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Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: The Rays Hold On, Despite Shaky Bullpen

Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: The Rays Hold On, Despite Shaky Bullpen

Alex Cobb flashed former brilliance, and Corey Dickerson had another multi-hit day Last night, the Tampa Bay Rays just barely held on as they defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 6-5. The bullpen made it interesting as Tommy Hunter allowed a run in the eighth and the usually sure handed Alex Colome made things interesting as he allowed two runs in the 9th, but managed to strikeout Scott Schebler to end the game. Alex Cobb looked great as he continues to regain his split-change. Cobb worked seven innings and allowed two runs on eight hits, while Hunter and Colome allowed three runs over the final...
Tampa Tribune Jun 16, 2017
Rays journal: Tigers' Cabrera hits walkoff in ninth (w/video)

Rays journal: Tigers' Cabrera hits walkoff in ninth (w/video)

DETROIT - The Rays lost Thursday's 5-3 game to the Tigers in the bottom of the ninth when Tommy Hunter left a fastball in a bad spot and mighty Miguel Cabrera knocked it over the rightfield fence for a two-run walkoff homer."It was a fastball, and it was up and in the middle of the plate,''
Camden Chat Jun 10, 2017
Orioles prospects 6/9: Sisco and Mountcastle star again

Orioles prospects 6/9: Sisco and Mountcastle star again

Three of the four Orioles affiliates lost their games on Friday night, but there were good performances from Chance Sisco, Ryan Mountcastle, and Lucas Long. Durham (Rays) 5, Norfolk Tides 2 The other day, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was lamenting the number of pitchers in the minors with 5 and 6 ERAs who might otherwise get called up but kind of aren’t doing that great. In that vein, in this game, Jayson Aquino, who’s on the 40-man roster, gave up the full Tommy Hunter (five runs, all earned) in 5.1 innings, allowing six hits and two walks while striking out eight. Tides batters...
Tampa Tribune May 27, 2017
Twins eventually cash in as Rays lose, fall back to .500 (w/video)

Twins eventually cash in as Rays lose, fall back to .500 (w/video)

MINNEAPOLIS - The Rays could only battle their way out of trouble for so long Saturday afternoon before succumbing in a 5-2 loss to the Twins.Brian Dozier's two-run homer in the eighth off reliever Tommy Hunter was the difference, coming after the Rays dealt with threats the three previous
DRaysBay May 25, 2017
Rays activate Tommy Hunter, place Jumbo Diaz on Disabled List

Rays activate Tommy Hunter, place Jumbo Diaz on Disabled List

Prior to today’s afternoon series finale with the Los Angeles Angles, the Tampa Bay Rays have announced that they have activated Tommy Hunter from the 10-day DL (calf strain) and have placed Jumbo Diaz on the disabled list with right arm fatigue. His placement on the DL is retroactive to Tuesday, meaning he is eligible to return on June 2nd. Tommy Hunter was placed on the DL towards the end of April after straining his calf while covering first base. Up to that point, Hunter had pitched in 10 games for the Rays this season and nine of those had been scoreless. He is a major league veteran...
Tampa Tribune May 23, 2017
Sputtering Rays keep falling one run short

Sputtering Rays keep falling one run short

ST. PETERSBURG - Even going into play against the Angels on Tuesday just a game under .500 at 23-24, the Rays have some issues they have to resolve.Improving the bullpen is first, and arguably second and third, on the list as they wait for the return of injured Tommy Hunter (sooner) and Brad
DRaysBay May 23, 2017
Tommy Hunter to begin rehab assignment

Tommy Hunter to begin rehab assignment

The Rays will have a much better bullpen once Hunter makes his return The Tampa Bay Rays are close to having Tommy Hunter back in their bullpen as the veteran reliever will make his first rehab appearance since going on the disabled list towards the end of the April. Hunter will pitch at some point tonight for the Charlotte Stone Crabs. Hunter has already pitched in 10 games for the Rays this season, allowing just one run over the course of eight innings pitched. He suffered a calf strain during his outing on April 22nd against the Astros and would ultimately be placed on the 10-day DL. The...

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