Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:26:52 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Lobaton swatted a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to break a tie in Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox. It was the first walk-off home run in franchise history in the postseason.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:42:35 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon plans to monitor the playing time of C Jose Molina this year, and he's targeting 80 games for the catcher. Maddon wants to avoid having Molina catch more than three games in a row. C Jose Lobaton is the backup catcher.
Fantasy Tip: Molina is only considered useful in very deep AL-only leagues or deep two-catcher formats.
Sat, 02 Mar 2013 10:50:56 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to terms with the following players on one-year contracts: Ps Chris Archer, Alex Cobb, Alex Colome, Frank De Los Santos, Brandon Gomes, Brandon Guyer, Josh Lueke, Jake McGee, Mike Montgomery, Jake Odorizzi, Cesar Ramos, Felipe Rivero, Enny Romero and Alexander Torres, Cs Robinson Chirinos, Chris Gimenez, Jose Lobaton and Stephen Vogt, INFs Tim Beckham and Hak-Ju Lee and OF Desmond Jennings. They have also renewed the contract of SP Jeremy Hellickson. As a result, all members of the team's 40-man roster are now under contract for the 2013 season.
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 11:30:48 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Molina is expected to be the primary catcher in 2013, playing approximately two-thirds of the team's games. Cs Robinson Chirinos, Chris Gimenez and Jose Lobaton will battle for the backup catcher spot in spring training, barring another offseason move.
Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:59:20 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Lobaton went 3-for-3 with a three-run home run, his first career major league homer, Wednesday, July 25, against the Baltimore Orioles. He finished with a career-high four RBIs.
Mon, 28 May 2012 08:24:00 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Lobaton (shoulder) was activated from the 15-day disabled list. C Chris Gimenez was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
Fri, 11 May 2012 20:07:36 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Lobaton (shoulder) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday, May 12, for Class A Charlotte (Fla.).
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 21:18:15 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Lobaton (shoulder) is "doing all right," according to manager Joe Maddon, but he is not close to returning.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:25:30 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays C Jose Lobaton's (shoulder) MRI exam showed only right shoulder inflammation, and he's hoping to throw in the next few days.
Sat, 14 Apr 2012 19:16:37 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays placed C Jose Lobaton (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, April 14, due to a sore shoulder.