9:53 PM EDT, Wed August 31, 2016
Tampa Bay Times 30 mins ago

Rays showing positive signs on offense

Today: Off Next game: 7:10 Friday, vs. Blue Jays, Tropicana Field. Probable pitchers: Rays — RH Alex Cobb (season debut); Jays — LH Francisco Liriano (7-12, 5.22) Plus sign
Tampa Bay Times 36 mins ago

Rays make overdue decision, send Tim Beckham to minors

The infielder's lack of hustle costs the team a run and gets him shipped to the minors.

Bucs hold out 25 players in preseason finale vs. Redskins

As expected, the Bucs are holding out nearly all their established starters and key contributors from Wednesday night's rainy preseason finale against the Redskins, with 25 players not playing, most as healthy scratches.
The Ledger 2 hours ago

Ramirez hits grand slam, Red Sox beat Rays

The Boston Red Sox scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning after giving up a lead in the top half to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6. Hanley Ramirez had a grand slam, and Dustin Pedroia had three more hits for Boston.
The Ledger 3 hours ago

Fishing around Polk County: Great weekend for bucketmouths

Around Lakeland, it was a great weekend for bucketmouths at Tenoroc Friday to Monday, with two bass in 11-pound class at 26-27 inches and three in 8-pound class at 23-24 inches.
Tampa Bay Times 3 hours ago

Rays demote Beckham to Triple-A Durham following latest baserunning blunder

The Rays decided they had seen enough of infielder Tim Beckham after his latest baserunning blunder, optioning him to Triple-A following Wednesday's 8-6 loss.
Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago

Rays blow early lead, waste rally in loss to Red Sox

BOSTON — The Rays came up just short in more ways than one in losing to the Red Sox 8-6 on Wednesday.

Lightning sets prospect camp roster

The Lightning's roster for this month's prospect tournament will include seven of its 10 draft picks from June, including first-round forward Brett Howden.

Vikings fans prefer Bucs' Mike Glennon for new QB

As Vikings fans reel from Tuesday's difficult news of losing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a season-ending knee injury, there's obvious speculation as to what Minnesota could do to bring in a veteran quarterback to work with new starter Shaun Hill.
Tampa Bay Times 12 hours ago

For starters: Rays vs. Red Sox, seeking series win

After Tuesday's tense 4-3 win, the Rays wrap up their series with the Red Sox today with a 1:35 matinee.LHP Drew Smyly will be on the mound for the Rays, knuckleballer RHP Steven Wright for the Red Sox.The Rays are 7-8 against the Red Sox this season.The Rays are planning to head home after the game, in …
Tampa Bay Times 22 hours ago

Bucs place Sweezy, Murphy on PUP list

TAMPA — The Bucs placed G J.R. Sweezy and WR Louis Murphy on the reserve-physically unable to perform list Tuesday, meaning neither will play in the first five games of the regular season.
The Ledger 22 hours ago

Bucs like depth that backups Glennon, Griffin bring at QB

The worst thing, if you are general manager Jason Licht, and you lose a starting quarterback like Jameis Winston to injury, is to have to face the Bucs owners before a game on Sunday and answer this question: Do we have a chance to win today?
The Ledger 22 hours ago

Longoria's HR in 8th rallies Rays to win over Red Sox

Evan Longoria broke a tie with a solo homer in the eighth inning, clearing Fenway Park's Green Monster and rallying Tampa Bay to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago

Odorizzi continues strong second half as Rays beat Red Sox

The Rays starter continues to be one of baseball's best pitchers since the break.
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago

Rays-Red Sox Wednesday preview

Today: at Red Sox 1:35, Fenway Park, Boston TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM Probable pitchers RAYS: LH Drew Smyly (6-11, 4.80) RED SOX: RH Steven Wright (13-6, 3.18)

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