FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rays will hire Kevin Cash as their new manager.
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Rays are likely to choose a new manager by the end of the weekend.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Rays will begin interviews with finalists for their managerial vacancy on Tuesday, starting with Don Wakamatsu.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports hears Kevin Cash has a "strong chance" at being the next Rays manager.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Rays will bring in each of their three managerial finalists for another interview during the week of December 1.
The Rays have narrowed down their managerial search to three finalists: Kevin Cash, Raul Ibanez and Don Wakamatsu.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Manny Acta is out of the running for the Rays' manager job.
MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports that Craig Counsell has pulled out of the running for the Rays' manager job.
Evan Longoria (forearm) returned to the starting lineup for the MLB All-Stars Thursday in Japan.
Evan Longoria exited Monday's game in Japan after being hit by a pitch on the left forearm.
The Rays interviewed Barry Larkin for their managerial opening Saturday.
The Rays interviewed Indians bench coach Kevin Cash for their managerial opening Wednesday.
The Rays interviewed Dave Martinez and Manny Acta for their managerial opening Saturday.
The Rays spoke with managerial candidates Craig Counsell, Raul Ibanez, and Don Wakamatsu by phone on Friday.