Tampa Bay Rays

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For Royals

The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.

10/19/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 16:  Nick Franklin #2 of the Tampa Bay Rays slides safely into third base ahead of third baseman Chase Headley #12 of the New York Yankees as he advances from second off a wild pitch by Michael Pineda during the sixth inning of a game on September 16, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays Beat Yanks In Chippy Affair

Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night, the fifth time a New York Yankees batter has been hit by a Rays pitcher in the past week.

09/16/2014

Clay Buchholz (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Buchholz Shuts Out Rays

Clay Buchholz threw a three-hitter to stop his string of seven starts without a win, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday.

09/01/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 30:  Athletic trainer Brad Pearson of the Boston Red Sox and manager John Farrell #53 check on second baseman Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox following Pedroia's contact with Logan Forsythe of the Tampa Bay Rays at second base off of a sacrifice fly by Ryan Hanigan during the second inning of a game on August 30, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Odorizzi Stellar As Rays Beat Red Sox 7-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Jake Odorizzi rebounded from his worst start with a gem. Ordorizzi and two pitchers combined on a one-hitter as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-0 on […]

08/31/2014

David Ortiz (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images

Ortiz 3-Run Homer Ends Red Sox Losing Streak

The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t like the way David Ortiz acted after he helped beat them with a three-run homer, and now it’s back on between the teams at the bottom of the AL East.

07/27/2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 26:  Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays gets Christian Vazquez #55 of the Boston Red Sox out during a double play in the seventh inning at Tropicana Field on July 26, 2014 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Rays Beat Red Sox 3-0 for 9th Straight Win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP)   Ben Zobrist homered, Matt Joyce and Kevin Kiermaier each had an RBI single, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the skidding Boston Red Sox 3-0 Saturday night for their ninth consecutive […]

07/26/2014

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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 30:  Kevin Kiermaier #39 and Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on June 30, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rays Blow Lead, Beat Yankees 4-3 in 12 Innings

By: Mike Fitzpatrick AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP)  Logan Forsythe hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Monday night […]

07/01/2014

BOSTON, MA - May 30:  Home plate umpire Dan Bellino throws out manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox after David Ortiz was hit by a pitch during the first inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park on May 30, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Benches Clear, Sox Win In 10

A.J. Pierzynski hit an RBI triple in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox _ on their fourth manager of the night following a string of ejections _ beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Friday in the latest testy game between the teams on a wild evening at Fenway Park.

05/30/2014

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