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Tampa Tribune Apr 21, 2017

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Friday's Rays-Astros game

RHP Alex Cobb seemed to find his old friend, throwing his changeup much more effectively than in his first three starts, and thus was more impressive overall working into the seventh Friday. Picking off the Astros' Jose Altuve twice at first also helped. The Rays flashed high-grade leather on back-
Tampa Tribune Apr 21, 2017
Rays' Corey Dickerson homers, continues to thrive in leadoff role

Rays' Corey Dickerson homers, continues to thrive in leadoff role

ST. PETERSBURG - Corey Dickerson led off Friday's game against the Astros with a monster home run that reached the back wall down the rightfield line.It was his second leadoff homer of the season and, once again, confirmed the Rays' decision to have the power-hitting DH/leftfielder bat at the
Tampa Tribune Apr 21, 2017
Rays vs. Astros, 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Tropicana Field

Rays vs. Astros, 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Tropicana Field

Tonight: vs. Astros6:10, Tropicana FieldTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Tickets: $26-$300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of gamePromotions: Chris Archer Starting Lineup figurine to first 15,000
Outside Pitch Apr 21, 2017

Corey Dickerson, Steven Souza Jr. leadoff combo rewarding Tampa Bay Rays

Conventional leadoff hitters they are not, but Tampa Bay Rays outfielders Corey Dickerson and Steven Souza Jr. are making management look good. Heading into Friday night’s series opener against the Houston Astros, the Rays started all 17 completed games with either Dickerson or Souza batting leadoff. They’ve combined to hit .306 (22-for-72), with 12 runs […] The post Corey Dickerson, Steven Souza Jr. leadoff combo rewarding Tampa Bay Rays appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
SpikesnStars Apr 21, 2017

Astros at Rays: Respect the Streak

What just happened? The RAYS are coming off a 3-game home sweep of the Tigers where they averaged 7 runs scored per game, vaulting them all the way to… 9-8. (Seriously, folks. The AL Central is decidedly not good.) Youngster Steven Souza, Jr. is leading the team, presumably at a brisk marching tempo. The ASTROS just secured […]
DRaysBay Apr 21, 2017
Rays vs Astros Preview: Todd Kalas Returns!

Rays vs Astros Preview: Todd Kalas Returns!

Alex Cobb takes the mound against Mike Fiers and the Houston Astros The Tampa Bay Rays just capped off a thrilling and bizarre series against the Detroit Tigers in which the Rays were victorious in all three games. The Rays victories placed them a game over .500 at 9-8, however, they are still in 4th place in the AL East, 2 and a half games behind the Orioles for first place. The Houston Astros meanwhile have been playing excellent as they sit atop the American League West with a record of 11-5, having won eight of their past 10 games, including their past two in a row. The first pitch is...
The Process Report Apr 21, 2017

Previewing the Astros

As Houston rolls into town for a three-game set they will be welcomed by a bi-polar maniac that is currently riding as high as it gets. The Rays have alternated winning and losing streaks to start the year, but they will be in their home digs for this series. That’s a good thing as the […]
DRaysBay Apr 21, 2017
Series Preview: Time to shashtros the Astros

Series Preview: Time to shashtros the Astros

Rays face formidable challenge in weekend series. The Tampa Bay Rays enter this weekend bout with one of the American League favorites entering the season, Houston Astros. The Rays have won three in a row after completing the series sweep against the Detroit Tigers yesterday afternoon. Tampa Bay owns an 8-2 home record and will look to continue the hot start with a series victory against the Astros. Matchups: Friday 7:10 PM: Mike Fiers vs Alex Cobb Saturday 6:10 PM: Charlie Morton vs Blake Snell Sunday 1:10 PM: Joe Musgrove vs Matt Andriese Astros Starting Pitchers: The Rays are fortunate...

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    Blake Snell

    Rays at Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. Friday, Toronto

  • Mike Fiers

    Mike Fiers

    Start of Thursday's game between Cleveland Indians and Houston delayed by rain

  • Corey Dickerson

    Corey Dickerson

    Checking in on the Corey Dickerson Trade

  • Chris Archer

    Chris Archer

    Rays off Thursday; up next — at Blue Jays, 7:07 Friday

  • Alex Cobb

    Alex Cobb

    Rays' Alex Cobb is confident he will find his changeup … but when?

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