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  • • Rays ace Snell back to work after pay gripes
    Rays ace Blake Snell said it wasn't hard to start playing again after MLB agreed to full pro-rated salaries....2020
  • • Blake Snell Hires Boras Corporation
    Rays left-hander Blake Snell has changed representation and is now a client of the Boras Corporation, Ken Rosenthal and Josh Tolentino of The Athletic report (subscription link). MLBTR has made note of Snell’s agency change in our database. Snell’s switch to the game’s highest-profile agent comes long before he’ll be eligible to reach the open…...2020
  • • Blake Snell doesn't owe you anything
    2020
  • • Quick Hits: Latest On The Impact Of Coronavirus Around The Game
    As players and owners work on negotiating a financial accord to allow for the start of play, opinions have trickled in from all reaches of the baseball-sphere with personal stances about how best to reboot gameplay. After Blake Snell set off a bit of a firestorm with his concerns about returning to the field, many…...2020
  • • Rays ace Blake Snell doubles down on controversial remarks
    Snell’s comments were met by support from some and the ire of others. Snell has since been backed up by other big-name players, including Bryce Harper of the Phillies....2020
  • • Rays pitcher Blake Snell won't play for a reduced salary
    Snell says that the risk he is taking in playing amid a global pandemic is far too great for him to accept a reduced salary....2020
  • • Blake Snell won’t play baseball at a reduced salary
    Major League Baseball hopes to return to action. The owners of the various Major League Baseball teams first want the players to agree to a 50-50 revenue share, given that the revenue will be dramatically reduced this year by the absence of fans at games. The players are balking at this. On Wednesday, Tampa Bay [more]...2020
  • • Blake Snell won't play for reduced MLB salary: 'The risk is through the roof'
    Snell isn't a fan of the proposed 50-50 revenue split...2020
  • • Rays' Snell: Playing for reduced pay 'not worth it'
    Rays ace Blake Snell said he will not play this season for a reduced salary, especially because the risk of contracting COVID-19 is "just not worth it."...2020
  • • Quick Hits: Snell, Draft, Torkelson, Molina, Jefry
    It’s not quite a Cy Young Award, but Rays southpaw Blake Snell captured another unique honor by winning the MLB The Show Players League championship today.  (MLB.com’s Mandy Bell, Adam Berry, Do-Hyoung Park and Juan Toribio have the details.)  The tournament featured one player from each team competing in a round-robin regular season of games…...2020

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Blake Snell injury and suspension

  • • Quick Hits: Snell, Nationals, Cubs
    Rays left-hander Blake Snell, the recipient of a cortisone shot in his elbow last week, threw 20 fastballs on flat ground Tuesday and came out of it “fine,” according to manager Kevin Cash (via Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times). Snell’s slated to continue working back this week, but even if things go well,…...2020
  • • Rays ace Blake Snell might not be ready for Opening Day
    The Tampa Bay Rays are working to get ace starter Blake Snell ready for Opening Day. After missing much of the latter half of the 2019 season after undergoing a procedure to remove loose bodies from his elbow, Snell is still dealing with some of the aftermath of that procedure. The left-hander got a cortisone shot that he said was precautionary but admitted he was not certain he’d be ready for Ope...2020
  • • Blake Snell Discusses Health Status
    Blake Snell spoke with the media this morning about the cortisone shot he received in his throwing elbow Friday. He reiterated (via Juan Toribio of MLB.com) that he doesn’t view the issue as a long-term concern, calling the injection a precautionary measure. Nevertheless, he stopped short of declaring he’d be ready for Opening Day (via Marc…...2020
  • • Blake Snell still optimistic he'll be ready for Opening Day after getting cortisone shot in elbow
    Blake Snell spoke with the media Sunday morning about the cortisone shot he received in his throwing elbow Friday. He reiterated that he doesn’t view the issue as a long-term concern, calling the injection a precautionary measure, via Juan Toribio of MLB.com. Nevertheless, he stopped short of declaring he’d be ready for Opening Day, though he is still optimistic, via Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay T...2020
  • • Griffin Canning's injury situation remains unclear
    Griffin Canning’s ongoing health concerns will remain uncertain until Sunday at the earliest.  The message from Angels manager Joe Maddon certainly paints the situation as unusual, per The Athletic’s Fabian Ardaya. Whether there’s mixed messaging coming from the medical staff themselves, or if this particular injury is causing undue confusion isn’t totally clear from Joe’s comments. What is clear ...2020
  • • Mets pitcher Seth Lugo suffers fractured toe in hotel room mishap
    Spring training is just about in full swing, so the time has arrived when major-leaguers begin to suffer baffling injuries under the most bizarre and seemingly benign circumstances. New York Mets pitcher Seth Lugo has joined the pantheon of players to suffer such an ignominious injury.  Mets skipper Luis Rojas revealed Tuesday that Lugo suffered a “small fracture” to his left pinkie toe in a hotel...2020
  • • AL Pitching Injury Notes: Snell, Carrasco, Smyly, Estrada, Hardy
    The Rays have decided to start ace lefty Blake Snell today after he bounced back quicker than expected from a minor toe fracture, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. There are some obvious risks to bringing him back before he’s ready, but the organization obviously feels that isn’t the case. The reigning American League Cy…...2019
  • • Tampa Bay Rays Blake Snell bounces back from toe injury, ready to start
    The Rays have decided to start ace lefty Blake Snell today after he bounced back quicker than expected from a minor toe fracture, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. There are some obvious risks to bringing him back before he’s ready, but the organization obviously feels that isn’t the case. The reigning American League Cy Young winner has been outstanding once again early in 2019, with a ...2019
  • • Snell to return Wednesday from fractured toe
    Rays pitcher Blake Snell is scheduled to return Wednesday from a fractured toe and start against the Royals....2019
  • • Eric Hosmer requires stitches following sauna accident
    San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer suffered a mishap in a sauna over the weekend that required nine stitches above his right eye, reports MLB.com . Hosmer became lightheaded while exiting the Padres’ sauna on Saturday night, presumably from the heat and possible dehydration, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported . The lightheadedness led to Hosmer fainting and hitting his forehead. “I just ...2019

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Blake Snell trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Rays pitcher Blake Snell won't play for a reduced salary
    Snell says that the risk he is taking in playing amid a global pandemic is far too great for him to accept a reduced salary....2020
  • • Blake Snell won’t play baseball at a reduced salary
    Major League Baseball hopes to return to action. The owners of the various Major League Baseball teams first want the players to agree to a 50-50 revenue share, given that the revenue will be dramatically reduced this year by the absence of fans at games. The players are balking at this. On Wednesday, Tampa Bay [more]...2020
  • • Blake Snell won't play for reduced MLB salary: 'The risk is through the roof'
    Snell isn't a fan of the proposed 50-50 revenue split...2020
  • • Rays' Snell: Playing for reduced pay 'not worth it'
    Rays ace Blake Snell said he will not play this season for a reduced salary, especially because the risk of contracting COVID-19 is "just not worth it."...2020
  • • How To Draft Mike Trout In Round 3
    In 2019, BABSbaseball.com said we could draft… Charlie Morton (ADP 119) instead of Blake Snell (30) Ketel Marte (220) instead of Lorenzo Cain (66) Matt Olson (109) instead of Khris Davis (45) Austin Meadows (186) instead of Tommy Pham (61) Eloy Jimenez (117) instead of Vlad Guerrero Jr. (46) Zack Greinke (66) instead of Aaron…...2020
  • • Blake Snell not happy about Rays trading Tommy Pham for 'slapd-ck prospect'
    The Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night traded away one of their best players, and Blake Snell was not a fan of the move. Snell was live on Twitch when he learned that the Rays had traded away Tommy Pham to the San Diego Padres for Hunter Renfroe and Xavier Edwards. “We gave Pham up for Renfroe and a damn slapd-ck prospect?” he said incensed. Here’s the clip: Why wouldn’t Snell be upset? The Rays jus...2019
  • • Blake Snell apologizes for way he reacted to Tommy Pham trade
    The Tampa Bay Rays traded away one of their best players on Thursday night when they sent Tommy Pham to the San Diego Padres, and Blake Snell happened to be live on Twitch when he learned of the big move. That did not work out so well for the star pitcher, and he has since issued an apology. When Snell caught wind that Pham had been traded to San Diego for Hunter Renfroe and Xavier Edwards, he cri...2019
  • • Rays' Blake Snell has NSFW reaction to reported Tommy Pham trade with Padres on Twitch stream
    Tell us how you really feel, Blake...2019
  • • Rays’ Blake Snell blasts Tommy Pham trade in Twitch stream
    Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell is not happy at all over the trade that shipped outfielder Tommy Pham to the San Diego Padres, to put it mildly. In exchange for Pham, the Rays reportedly netted Hunter Renfroe, prospect infielder Xavier Edwards and a player to be named later. The Rays will also send the Padres two-way prospect Jake Cronenworth in the reported deal. Snell took to Twitch to stream his...2019
  • • Rays' Snell seen reacting to Pham trade on Twitch
    In a moment that was captured on Twitch and shared on social media, Rays pitcher Blake Snell acknowledged to overreacting to news that teammate Tommy Pham had been traded to San Diego....2019

Blake Snell stats

  • • MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Rays' Blake Snell adds to Cy Young case, winning No. 21
    Keep it right here for all of Sunday's MLB action...2018
  • • Carlos Vargas, Ryan Yarbrough to Rays: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report
    2017
  • • Will High Demand for Controllable Pitching Lead to More Early Extensions?
    2017
  • • Why Is Hyped 2016 Rookie Pitcher Class Struggling So Badly?
    2016
  • • Blake Snell Needs to Get Strike One
    Tampa Bay’s Blake Snell entered the season one of the top prospects in major-league baseball. Among the top-20 names on a number of the industry’s preseason lists and a dark-horse Rookie of the Year Candidate, there were rumors that the young left-hander might agree to a contract extension with the Rays that likely would have placed him on the club’s Opening Day roster. That didn’t happen, however...2016
  • • Blake Snell Reportedly Called Up from Triple-A Durham by Rays
    2016
  • • Breaking Down MLB's Next Golden Era of Pitching Prospects
    2016

Blake Snell kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Kate Upton trolls herself after Justin Verlander doesn't win Cy Young
    Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander did not win the American League Cy Young Award. Shortly after Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell claimed the prize, Verlander’s wife, Kate Upton, made a joke about the vote, trolling herself in the process. After Verlander finished as the runner-up in 2016, Upton tweeted her displeasure in a rather colorful way (which you can see here). This year, she was on her bes...2018
  • • Justin Verlander has perfect response to losing out on Cy Young
    Justin Verlander again finished second in AL Cy Young voting this season, losing out to Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell. This time around, the Houston Astros pitcher took it in stride and had the perfect response to coming up short by putting things in a heartwarmingly proper perspective. Verlander and wife Kate Upton welcomed their daughter, Genevieve Upton Verlander into the world on Nov. 7, 2018...2018

Top Blake Snell news

  • • Rays' Snell: Playing for reduced pay 'not worth it'
    2020
  • • Gray to take Citi mound for 8th Yankees start
    Sonny Gray will take the mound for his eighth start with the Yankees on Tuesday, and he'll face off against the Rays' Blake Snell, who had been throwing well for two months prior to his previous start....2017
  • • Baker's delight: Early outburst ends Rays' skid
    The Rays jumped all over Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to snap an 11-game losing streak and hand rookie Blake Snell his first big league victory in a 13-7 win in Monday night's opener of a three-game series....2016
  • • E-Rod struggles mightily in opener
    The Rays jumped all over Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to snap an 11-game losing streak and hand rookie Blake Snell his first big league victory in a 13-7 win in Monday night's opener of a three-game series....2016
  • • Blake Snell won't play for reduced MLB salary: 'The risk is through the roof'
    2020
  • • Casali, Snell power Rays in finale shutout of O's
    Blake Snell gave the Rays a quality start and the offense put away the game late as the Rays ended the season on a high note, defeating the Orioles 6-0 Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field....2017
  • • Rays' Snell seen reacting to Pham trade on Twitch
    2019
  • • Blake Snell won’t play baseball at a reduced salary
    2020
  • • Top prospect Snell will reportedly be called up
    The Rays will call up their top prospect, left-hander Blake Snell, to start Saturday's game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium, according to a report from the Tampa Bay Times. The club has not confirmed the report....2016
  • • Rays' Blake Snell named best player in minors
    Rays' Blake Snell named best player in minors...2015

Blake Snell fantasy rankings and news

  • • 10 High-Upside MLB Prospects Who Will Become Household Names in 2016
    2015

Blake Snell schedule, game

  • • Injury Notes: Snell, Carrasco, Mondesi, Dodgers
    We’ll round up the latest health news from around MLB on this Sunday morning. Blake Snell will return to spring training action Monday, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. A bullpen session Friday went according to plan, Topkin adds, so the Rays feel comfortable allowing the 2018 AL Cy Young winner to begin building…...2020
  • • Mets pitcher Seth Lugo suffers fractured toe in hotel room mishap
    2020
  • • Snell to return Wednesday from fractured toe
    2019
  • • Blake Snell unhappy with lack of raise after Cy Young season
    As a pre-arbitration player, Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell has no real say in his salary. The Tampa Bay Rays do, and they opted against giving him special treatment for turning in a Cy Young season in 2018. That has Snell a bit peeved as spring training starts, and in a statement issued through his agents, he made it pretty clear what he thought, via Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times: “The Rays ...2019
  • • For Rays in deep AL East, pitching remains a major concern
    Matt Duffy is slated to be the Tampa Bay Rays starting third baseman, with newcomer Yandy Diaz also seeing time at the hot corner. Diaz figures to split his time between third, first and “eventually” the outfield, according to manager Kevin Cash.  In terms of further offseason additions, pitching remains an area of concern, though Cash is confident with the group he has now, per Marc Topkin of the...2019
  • • Blake Snell to be drug tested two days after winning Cy Young
    The randomness of drug testing in sports can sometimes provide hilarious moments of timing. That’s just the case for Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell, who is apparently going to be drug tested two days after winning the American League’s Cy Young award. Snell revealed on Twitter that he had just been informed MLB will be conducting a random drug test on him on Friday. The timing of whic...2018
  • • Aaron Judge weighs in on A's using opener in wild-card game
    The Oakland Athletics will trot out an opener for Wednesday’s AL wild-card game showdown against the New York Yankees. Aaron Judge believes the Yankees’ familiarity with the practice diminishes some of its significance.The A’s announced on Tuesday that reliever Liam Hendriks will “open” Wednesday’s match-up at Yankee Stadium. Judge noted that the Yankees have grown somewhat accustomed to facing op...2018
  • • Snell allows 1 hit, sails to MLB-leading 20th win
    Blake Snell threw five scoreless innings to earn his Major League-leading 20th win of the season, as Snell and three Rays relievers combined to shut out the Rangers Tuesday night at Globe Life Park. The series-clinching victory was the Rays' 13th win in their last 16 games, and they are 35-19 since the All-Star break. Tampa Bay is 8-0-1 in its last nine series, as they make a strong playoff push....2018
  • • Cash on Snell: 'The guy is dominating'
    Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash spoke before the game about Tuesday night's starting pitcher Blake Snell and his quest for his 20th win. "He's continued to get better throughout the year. He's really gotten hot after the break, and he's provided us a huge boost."...2018
  • • Look: No active starting pitchers on Rays' depth chart
    The Tampa Bay Rays have been very unconventional with their starting pitching this year. After they traded Chris Archer to the Pittsburgh Pirates, they took things to a new level.Following the deal, not a single player is listed under the rotation on the team’s official depth chart. A few weeks ago, Tampa Bay listed just two pitchers under their rotation with Archer and All-Star pitcher Blake Snel...2018

Blake Snell rumors, scandals

  • • Rays pitcher Blake Snell feels Astros stealing signs is worse than PED use
    Tampa Bay Rays pitchers Blake Snell and Tyler Glasnow can be added to the growing list of players who feel some members of the Houston Astros organization got off too easy. Snell and Glasnow discussed the Astros’ cheating scandal following a workout at Tropicana Field on Friday. Glasnow said he feels Major League Baseball was “relatively lax” in not punishing any players who knowingly cheated, whi...2020
  • • Rays broached extension talks with Willy Adames, Brent Honeywell
    The Rays have traditionally been pretty aggressive in locking up young players to early career extensions, as evidenced by their recent deals with Blake Snell and Brandon Lowe.  Beyond that duo, Willy Adames and Brent Honeywell told Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times that they had also been approached about long-term deals. Adames has been a consensus top-25 prospect in baseball in each of the las...2019
  • • For Rays in deep AL East, pitching remains a major concern
    2019

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