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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:26:01 EDTSpotted a four-run advantage in the first inning against the Astros, Matt Andriese seemed poised early on to provide a long start.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:15:43 EDTVeteran Astros catcher Brian McCann opened Houston's three-game series Friday against the Rays by scoring what turned out to be the winning run. On Sunday, he came through again -- this time with the bat.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:10:54 EDTOver the course of his six-year big league career, Rays ace Chris Archer has grown close to Orioles star Adam Jones.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:35:37 EDTIt all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:02:46 EDTThe Rays' bullpen took yet another injury blow on Sunday when veteran right-hander Tommy Hunter was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right calf strain.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:32:41 EDTThe Rays rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to snap the Astros' three-game winning streak in a 6-3 victory at Tropicana Field.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:14:26 EDTSouza jumps trying to reach base on strikeout
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:03:54 EDTWho do the Rays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Tampa Bay's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:07:22 EDTRays manager Kevin Cash has been generally pleased with what he's seen from Blake Snell this season.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:01:33 EDTClint Frazier has had Yankees fans abuzz since New York traded for him last July, but he hadn't gotten off to the hottest start to the 2017 season at the plate. As of Saturday, that looks like it might be changing.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:29:46 EDTThe Rays will be without a left hander in the bullpen for the first time since April 24, 2015, after they placed Xavier Cedeno on DL.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:11:28 EDTThe legend of Kevin Kiermaier continues.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:05:38 EDTThe Rays brought the big bats to open their three-game series against the Astros on Friday night, but in the end, Houston made the little things matter the most.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:47:50 EDTThe Rays placed left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno on the 10-day disabled list with forearm tightness following their 6-3 defeat against the Astros on Friday night.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:30:39 EDTCorey Dickerson's lead-off homer to give the Rays a first-inning advantage on Friday night against the Astros wasn't just loud -- it carried far.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:16:30 EDTRays outfielder Mallex Smith continued his progression from a right hamstring strain, participating in a full on-field workout before Friday's game against the Astros.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:08:17 EDTRight-hander Erasmo Ramirez, who had only started one game in his last 70 appearances, was called upon Thursday afternoon to pull the Rays out of a tough situation. He delivered.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:50:38 EDTHe thinks too much. He overanalyzes everything. That's the observation of Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. -- on himself.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:08:43 EDTRays right-hander Erasmo Ramirez was mostly a long reliever in 2016, a role he continued through much of this month. But on Thursday afternoon, he was a spot starter, called upon to step in for the injured Jake Odorizzi and an overtaxed bullpen.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:38:01 EDTMake it three straight scoreless starts for Class A Advanced Buies Creek's Franklin Perez.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:17:13 EDTThe scene at the end of Wednesday night's Rays-Tigers contest told two tales. On one part of Tropicana Field's infield, the Rays celebrated a walk-off 8-7 win. Closer to second base, the Tigers gathered around fallen shortstop Jose Iglesias, who got roughed up on the final play.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 02:37:40 EDTTampa Bay scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to take an 8-7 win over the Tigers Wednesday night at Tropicana Field.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:10:41 EDTCorey Dickerson showed up at Spring Training 25 pounds lighter. Though it's early in the season, the Rays outfielder/DH looks like a different player on the basepaths and when playing the field.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 02:24:21 EDTTampa Bay snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over Detroit on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. Matt Andriese held the Tigers to one run on four hits over six innings to pick up his first win of the season, and Rays hitters chipped in with plenty of offense in the victory.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:26:47 EDTTennis star serves up first pitch at Rays' game
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:52:26 EDTGood Major League teams have competition and depth at different positions. Tim Beckham is stating his case for making the decision a hard one for the Rays once shortstop Matt Duffy returns from rehab assignment sometime in the coming weeks.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 01:19:55 EDTAny lingering concerns regarding Lewis Brinson's health were quashed by his performance on Tuesday night. Playing in just his fifth game since returning from a dislocated pinky finger, the Brewers' No. 1 prospect recorded four hits, including his second home run, and five RBIs.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:52:47 EDTMatt Duffy and Colby Rasmus were busy prior to Tuesday night's game, each at varying stages of their rehabs, and each seemingly make progress.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:22:26 EDTThough roles are still evolving in the bullpen, the Red Sox's relief crew is finding a way to get the job done. With no margin for error in Monday's annual Patriots' Day contest, manager John Farrell again pushed the right buttons, and his pitchers came through to hang on for a 4-3 victory over the Rays that allowed the Red Sox to take three out of four in the series after losing the opener.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:15:58 EDTAs thousands of runners were lining up some 26 miles from Fenway Park for the start of the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, the Rays' Mallex Smith was doing a little running of his own inside the ballpark.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:37:21 EDTWith a one-run lead in hand Monday at Fenway Park, the Rays looked to be on the verge of ending the second inning without any damage, as Tim Beckham cleanly fielded a two-out grounder from Marco Hernandez without issue.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:37:04 EDTSouza Jr. dances to Red Sox fans' boos
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:47:02 EDTDickerson fouls ball off twice in one swing
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 20:38:11 EDTThe Red Sox overcame a three-run, first-inning deficit and an off-kilter outing from left-hander Drew Pomeranz to beat the Rays, 7-5, at Fenway Park Sunday afternoon.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 19:40:13 EDTEvery story has a beginning, middle and end, and though the Rays had a strong beginning and a solid middle, the end did not read in their favor as two blown leads saw the Red Sox sink the visitors, 7-5, on Sunday.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:17:22 EDTPrior to his Saturday start in Triple-A Durham, Chase Whitley was sitting in the clubhouse watching Friends when he was called in and told he was being scratched. Though he was interrupted in the midst of one of his favorite shows, he had an inkling why, and soon after began gathering his belongings to head north to Boston.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:26:06 EDTAfter going 1-for-3 with an RBI and run scored in the matinee for Triple-A Rochester, Daniel Palka exploded in the Red Wings' second game against Syracuse. The right fielder was involved in the entirety of Rochester's offense in the nightcap, driving in four runs and scoring three more of his own in the Red Wings' 8-7 loss to the Chiefs.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 01:46:42 EDTAs it turned out, all Chris Sale needed to get his first win in a Red Sox uniform was just a hint of run support. The lefty (1-1, 1.25 ERA) was dominant throughout a seven-inning masterpiece, allowing three hits and a run while walking three and striking out 12 while leading Boston to a tense 2-1 victory over the Rays.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 21:00:02 EDTRays starter Jake Odorizzi was removed from Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Red Sox after experiencing left hamstring tightness on the first pitch of the bottom of the second inning. After the game, manager Kevin Cash said the team would put Odorizzi on the 10-day disabled list and recall Chase Whitley from Triple-A Durham.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 17:30:10 EDTRays ace Chris Archer was 18 years old when he began reading Jackie Robinson's autobiography. Archer had seen the movies and documentaries on Robinson, but wanted to learn more details about his life in and out of baseball. Archer wasn't on the hill against the Red Sox for Jackie Robinson Day on Saturday, but he was able to take in the festivities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 01:33:21 EDTAstros No. 2 prospect Kyle Tucker enjoyed a huge night at the plate on Saturday for Class A Advanced Buies Creek, helping slug his club to a 13-6 victory at Winston-Salem.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 02:20:46 EDTThe Rays, smarting after coming off of a sweep in New York by the Yankees, came out swinging at Fenway Park and belted the Red Sox, 10-5, in Friday night's opener of a four-game series.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 01:39:24 EDTLogan Morrison struck a big blow for the Rays in the third inning at Fenway Park on Friday night, connecting for his first Major League grand slam to give Tampa Bay an early cushion during a 10-5 win over the Red Sox.