Shane Baz

Shane Baz

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/190 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Houston, Texas
College: None
Draft: 2017 1st round (12th pick) by the
  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    Rays lose 3 players in minor-league Rule 5 draft

    ST. PETERSBURG — Lefty reliever Kenny Rosenberg, who spent most of 2021 with Triple-A Durham, was the biggest name among three players the Rays lost Wednesday in the minor-league Rule 5 draft. Rosenberg, 25, was chosen by the Angels with the No. 8 overall selection. Right-hander Alex Valverde was taken with the next pick by the Mets. Outfielder Michael Gigliotti went 25th overall to the ...

  • Tampa Bay Times

    Tampa mayor says she's working to create a Rays stadium financial plan

    For years, the sticking point in the discussion of a new ballpark in Tampa Bay for the region’s Major League Baseball team was how to divvy up the cost. The Tampa Bay Rays have publicly promised to pay for half of a $700 million stadium. Now, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor says her staff is working with Hillsborough County and the Tampa Sports Authority to craft a financial package to pay for the $350 million balance.

  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    He wasn’t the voice of Tampa Bay, just its joyful heartbeat

    In the earliest days of the Devil Rays, victories were rare and postgame laughs rarer still. On one of those nights late in the 2001 season with the Devil Rays on their way to 100 losses, radio broadcaster Tom Gilbert breathlessly asked manager Hal McRae about the franchise record set that day by shortstop Chris Gomez. Record? What record are you talking about, McRae asked? Most home runs in a ...