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DRaysBay 7 hours ago
Series Preview: Rays Head to Toronto

Series Preview: Rays Head to Toronto

Rays look to pile onto the rough start by the Blue Jays While the Rays are coming off a disappointing series in Baltimore they can comfort themselves with the thought that at least they are not the Blue Jays. The 6 - 16 Blue Jays managed to lose twice yesterday, swept by the Cardinals in a double header. Injuries have not helped. Currently they have Josh Donaldson, Troy Tulowitzki, Aaron Sanchez, and J.A. Happ on the disabled list. Aaron Sanchez is scheduled to return this weekend, but that’s still leave some very important pieces out of action. For the Rays, Colby Rasmus should make his...
Jays Journal 8 hours ago

Blue Jays series preview vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays are still looking for their first series win, and have yet to win consecutive games so far this season. The nightmare of a season continues for the Toronto Blue Jays. They head home to the Rogers Centre for a quick weekend match-up against the Tampa Bay Rays. Toronto (6-16) wrapped...
National Post 5 hours ago

Blue Jays series preview: Is Gregg Zaun right about what’s wrong with Roberto Osuna?

The Blue Jays return home from a rugged road trip for a quick three-game series at home against the Tampa Bay Rays
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Tigers complete Mikie Mahtook trade by sending pitcher to Tampa

Tigers complete Mikie Mahtook trade by sending pitcher to Tampa

The Tigers acquired Mahtook for a player to be named later in January. DETROIT -- Right-handed minor-league pitcher Drew Smith is being sent to the Tampa Bay Rays organization, completing the Mikie Mahtook trade. The Tigers acquired Mahtook for a player to be named later in January. Smith, a third-round pick in 2015 out of Dallas Baptist, has pitched well in the lower levels of the Tigers system. Last year at Class A West Michigan, Smith went 1-2 with a 2.96 ERA, striking out 62 in 48 2/3 innings. In three different levels in 2015, Smith allowed only one...

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Tampa Tribune 23 hours ago
Rays send Mallex Smith to Triple A to prepare for Colby Rasmus' activation

Rays send Mallex Smith to Triple A to prepare for Colby Rasmus' activation

With Rasmus coming, Smith joins DurhamTORONTO - The Rays activated outfielder Mallex Smith from the 10-day disabled list Thursday and optioned him to Triple-A Durham.Smith was a catalyst for the Rays until straining his right hamstring April 13. But with outfielder Colby Rasmus expected to be
Tampa Tribune 23 hours ago
Rays at Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. Friday, Toronto

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

Tonight: at Blue Jays7:07; Rogers Centre, TorontoTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297Probable pitchersRays: LH Blake Snell (0-2, 3.38)JAYS: RH Marcus Stroman (2-2, 3.10)On Snell: Catches a break as Jays are without righty sluggers Josh Donaldson and
Tampa Tribune Apr 27, 2017
Defensive shifts can be double-edged swords, just ask Rays

Defensive shifts can be double-edged swords, just ask Rays

The Rays have been up to their usual shifty business, frequently bunching three defenders on one side of the infield or another, certain their data-driven positioning takes away more than it gives.Through the first three weeks of play, the Rays have shifted more than any team in the majors (281),
Gary Shelton Sports Apr 27, 2017

Colome again fails to go more than one inning in defeat

Wednesday, 2 a.m. Remember the stellar bullpen performance of Tuesday night? Wednesday night? Not so much. The Rays let a game slip through their fingers Wednesday night, losing a 5-4 game in 11 innings. The Rays took a 4-3 lead in the top of the 11th but could not hold it. For now, perhaps the […]
Tampa Tribune Apr 26, 2017
Rays journal: Longoria foul ball that spins back fair proves baseball adage correct

Rays journal: Longoria foul ball that spins back fair proves baseball adage correct

BALTIMORE - There's a saying among baseball people, even longtimers, that one of the joys of the game is that on any night you might witness something never seen before.Which brings us to Tuesday's seventh inning. Rays 3B Evan Longoria grounded a ball toward third base foul enough that it hit
Tampa Tribune Apr 26, 2017

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Wednesday's Rays-Orioles game

Matt Duffy will be the shortstop when he returns from the disabled list in mid- to late May, but Tim Beckham has been playing big in his place, on point with his defense and clubbing a pair of homers Wednesday to extend his hitting streak to seven games.C Derek Norris is struggling mightily at the
Tampa Tribune Apr 26, 2017

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

Today: OffNext: at Blue Jays, 7:07 Friday, TorontoProbable pitchers: Rays, LH Blake Snell (0-2, 3.38); Jays, RH Marcus Stroman (2-2, 3.10)On deckSaturday: at Jays, 7:07. Rays, RH Matt Andriese (1-0, 3.86); Jays, LH Franciso Lirinao (1-2, 4.58)Sunday: at Jays, 1:07. Rays, RH Chris Archer (2-1, 3.
Tampa Tribune Apr 26, 2017

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

BALTIMORE - Alex Cobb remains confident that there will be a game, and in the not too distant future, when he has full command of and confidence in the nasty changeup that made him a top-notch starter before his May 2015 Tommy John elbow surgery.But until then, his starts are going to a be a
Tampa Tribune Apr 25, 2017
Rays play 'bullpen game' to shut out Orioles (w/video)

Rays play 'bullpen game' to shut out Orioles (w/video)

BALTIMORE - The intrigue and suspicions buzzed quickly around Camden Yards on Tuesday night when about 20 minutes before first pitch, rookie Austin Pruitt was seen warming up in the Rays bullpen rather than scheduled starter Erasmo Ramirez.Was Ramirez, who seemed in good health and spirits
Tampa Tribune Apr 25, 2017
Rays journal: Steven Souza Jr. defends risky leap at wall

Rays journal: Steven Souza Jr. defends risky leap at wall

BALTIMORE - The answer to whether RF Steven Souza Jr. would miss any time after bruising a bone in his right elbow Monday jumping for a ball at the wall came early Tuesday."When I woke up and it wasn't extremely unbearable, I texted (manager Kevin) Cash and said I was ready to go," Souza said.
Tampa Tribune Apr 25, 2017
Rays at Orioles, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Baltimore

Rays at Orioles, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Baltimore

Tonight: at Orioles7:05, Camden Yards, BaltimoreTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297Probable pitchersRays: RH Alex Cobb (1-2, 4.88)ORIOLES: RH Dylan Bundy (3-1, 1.37)On Cobb: Has allowed at least four runs in three straight starts; has worked into
Tampa Tribune Apr 25, 2017

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Tuesday's Rays-Orioles game

Manager Kevin Cash started lefty swinging 1B Logan Morrison against Orioles LHP Wade Miley saying he wanted to get him going, but it also seemed like a move to have better defense than putting Rickie Weeks - who DH'd - at first. It may be time to wonder if C Derek Norris is close to
Tampa Tribune Apr 24, 2017
Rays' Steven Souza Jr. wins AL player of the week honors

Rays' Steven Souza Jr. wins AL player of the week honors

BALTIMORE - Steven Souza Jr. really liked the iPad wife Mikaela got him for his 28th birthday Monday and was pretty pleased with the Lululemon shirt.But the American League player of the week honor he received was a good present, too."A great honor," Souza said. "And this is really an honor

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    Blake Snell

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

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    Mallex Smith

    Rays send Mallex Smith to Triple A to prepare for Colby Rasmus' activation

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    Colby Rasmus

    Rays send Mallex Smith to Triple A to prepare for Colby Rasmus' activation

  • Chris Archer

    Chris Archer

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    Evan Longoria

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