Sources: #Rays have made Matt Joyce available on trade market and have had some talks with other clubs. He is comparable to Jay Bruce.
Rays Colored Glasses "When the Rays acquired David DeJesus on Friday their short-term goal was simple: acquire an above-average hitter and defender capable of bolstering their team down the stretch. However the acquisition of DeJesus could affect more than the rest of this season. Following the year DeJesus has a $6.5..." August 25
Tampa Tribune "The Orioles had the bases loaded with no outs and were trailing by two runs in the seventh inning Tuesday when Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon called for Alex Torres the left-hander who seems suited for those situations. Remember the time in early June when Torres came on at Detroit with the..." August 21
Tampa Tribune "Take what they give you, is how Matt Joyce described his rather interesting night at the plate Wednesday. Nobody covering third because of the over-shift? Bunt for a hit up the third base line. A fastball right over the heart of the plate? Crush it. Joyce did both in span of two..." April 04