The Tampa Bay Rays have struggled at the plate this season. Surprisingly, hitting home runs has not been an issue.
Steve Pearce hit one of four Tampa Bay homers, a go-ahead three-run shot in the sixth inning, and the Rays beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Wednesday night. Brandon Guyer, Steven Souza Jr. and Curt Casali added solo home runs for the Rays, who went 4-4 on an eight-game homestand. Pearce chased...
1. The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, and to twist the knife a bit, Yasiel Puig did the table top prank on Raymond. Is this mean? Maybe. Puig is not your friend, Raymond. 2. But the more I see mascots, the more I side with Lana Berry's #StopMascots2016 campaign. Show More Summary
Andrew Friedman might face a skeptical fan base in Los Angeles, but he was greeted as something of a conquering hero here Tuesday. For the first time since 2014, when he left the Tampa Bay Rays to become the Dodgers' president of baseball operations, Friedman returned to Tropicana Field. He roamed...
Trayce Thompson, Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled out of an offensive funk with a 10-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
Marcus Stroman allowed one run in eight innings on his 25th birthday, Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer during a four-run ninth and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.
Curt Casali drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning Saturday night and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3.
Michael Saunders hit two home runs and Aaron Sanchez pitched seven shutout innings for the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night in a 6-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Joey Rickard hit a three-run home run and Chris Tillman gave up two hits in 6 2/3 innings Wednesday night to help the Baltimore Orioles break a three-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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For the first nine years of his career, Carl Crawford played for the Tampa Bay Rays on the unforgiving artificial turf at Tropicana Field. He went on the disabled list once, when he yanked a tendon out of place on a swing, an injury that could have happened no matter what field his team called...
Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 on Tuesday night.
For a few hours on Monday, Chris Archer looked like an ace again. Now the only question is whether he can stay that way. It's a fair question in light of how Archer had previously been pitching. The Tampa Bay Rays right-hander ended 2015 with a 5.81 ERA over his last six starts, and he began 2016 with a 7.32 ERA in his first four starts. Show More Summary
Chris Archer struck out 10 over 6 2/3 innings to end a 10-start winless streak, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Kevin Gausman and the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 on Monday night.
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was removed from Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with left oblique stiffness. Continue for updates. Rodriguez to Undergo Further Testing Sunday, April 24 Chad Jennings of LoHud.com...Show More Summary
Steven Souza Jr. homered twice on his 27th birthday and the Tampa Bay Rays went deep five times in all, finally giving Drew Smyly some run support Sunday in an 8-1 victory over the New York Yankees.
It happens so rarely these days, so a straight steal of home must be celebrated. New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury gave us that highlight in the fifth inning on Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. [h/t MLB] No piggybacking a steal of second base. Show More Summary
Seeking a spark in their starting rotation, the Tampa Bay Rays are reportedly bringing up top prospect Blake Snell for a start Saturday against the New York Yankees. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported Friday the Rays will call...Show More Summary
Evan Longoria and Curt Casali homered off David Price, and the Tampa Bay Rays chased Price, an ex-teammate, in the fourth inning to beat the Red Sox, 12-8.
Curt Casali is a lifetime.198 hitter who was holding down the No. 9 spot in the batting order for the Tampa Bay Rays, the lowest-scoring team in baseball.