Tyler Cloyd

Tyler Cloyd

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/210 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Papillion, Nebraska
College: Nebraska Omaha
Draft: 2008 18th round by the
  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    Jake McGee is retiring and wants to be known as a Ray

    Jake McGee has plenty of memories from his time pitching for the Rays, topped by a 2010 big-league debut that included striking out Derek Jeter and getting the win in the wild-card clinching Game 162 in 2011. He has a place in Tampa Bay’s team record book, with a seemingly safe team-most 297 games pitched. He has some prized memorabilia, most prominently a framed jersey and photos on the wall ...

  • CBS News

    St. Petersburg Mayor announces developers for Gas Plant District

    The wait is finally over! St. Petersburg Mayor, Ken Welch announced the new developers of the Gas Plant District: Hines and the Tampa Bay Rays. "We had a community that supported itself, therefore we had our own black businesses, lots of green space, fruit trees galore," said Alexa Manning, a resident in St. Petersburg.

  • Leader-Telegram

    How Rays' Jeffrey Springs evolved into a $31 million man

    The primary explanation for how Jeffrey Springs evolved from a fringy reliever who was dumped off big-league rosters three times and traded twice into a key part of a standout Rays rotation with a new four-year, $31 million contract is his fervent drive and determination to succeed. “He's brought a considerable amount of persistence to his career,” pitching coach Kyle Snyder said. When the Rays found themselves short on quality starters a month into last season, they started to discuss transitioning Springs from the bullpen, where his swing-and-miss stuff — including a top-tier changeup — made him an effective weapon. Snyder and manager Kevin Cash first talked in mid-April about giving Springs a chance to return to starting, which he did in high school and college but as a pro only at the Class A level in 2016-17.