11:37 PM EDT, Thu May 25, 2017
DRaysBay 7 hours ago
Rays 4, Angels 0: New World Order

Rays 4, Angels 0: New World Order

Thursday’s matinee to conclude a four-game set with the LA Angels saw the Rays looking to manage a series split with the Halos after being blanked for nearly two complete games to start the saga. They succeeded, and boy was it a fun one! The Souza Cannon! Steven Souza Jr. decided to show off his arm early in Thursday’s contest, cutting down some guy named Mike Trout at home plate. Maybe you’ve heard of him. With Trout at second base and two outs in the top of the first, Andrelton Simmons knocked a bloop single into shallow right field that one-hopped to Souza. Trout rounded third and...
Rays Colored Glasses 9 hours ago

Tampa Bay Rays: News and Notes on Getaway Day

Upon conclusion of Thursday’s game against the Angels, the Tampa Bay Rays will  head west to begin a nine-game, three-city road trip with stops in Minnesota, Texas and Seattle. As the Tampa Bay Rays prepare for their final game of the homestand against Los Angeles Angels and looking for split in the...
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Angels fall to Tampa Bay 4-0, putting both teams at .500

The Angels and Tampa Bay Rays each entered their four-game series this week with 23 wins and 23 losses. Fittingly, they each exited it with 25 wins and 25 losses. Two .500 teams played .500 baseball. The Angels lost 4-0 on Thursday afternoon to seal it. They scored just nine runs in the series,...
Washington Times 7 hours ago

Andriese, Rasmus help Rays beat Angels 4-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Matt Andriese allowed six hits over eight innings, Colby Rasmus drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays salvaged a split of a four-game series with Los Angeles by beating the Angels 4-0 on Thursday. Andriese (5-1) improved to 4-0 over his last five ...
Tampa Tribune 7 hours ago
Rays shut out Angels to cap homestand, get back to .500 (w/video)

Rays shut out Angels to cap homestand, get back to .500 (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG - The Rays completed their seven-game homestand Thursday with a 4-0 victory against the Angels, a win that moved them back to .500 for the season.Matt Andriese allowed six hits and walked two in eight innings and worked his way out of several jams to become the first five-game
DRaysBay 12 hours ago

Rays vs Angels Preview: Tampa looks for series split

Matt Andriese takes the mound as the Rays go for the series split This afternoon, Matt Andriese and the Rays will look to conclude a four-game set with a win against the Angels before heading to Minnesota for a weekend series. The Angels won the first two games of the series with the Rays taking game...
DRaysBay 13 hours ago
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...

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Tampa Tribune 1 hour ago
Back to .500, Rays feel ready to roll (w/video)

Back to .500, Rays feel ready to roll (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG - Who wants to be mediocre? Middling? Average? Run-of-the-mill?Who wants to be equal parts good and bad?Not the Rays, who evened their season record again Thursday with a 4-0 win against the Angels.It's the 15th time this season the Rays (25-25) have been at .500. Pitcher Alex
Tampa Tribune 2 hours ago
Rays journal: Steven Souza Jr. preserves shutout with perfect throw

Rays journal: Steven Souza Jr. preserves shutout with perfect throw

ST. PETERSBURG - The closest the Angels came to scoring off RHP Matt Andriese in Thursday's 4-0 Rays victory occurred in the first inning, when DH Mike Trout tried to score from second on a single to right. But the throw from RF Steven Souza Jr. was on the money, and Trout was out."That was
Gary Shelton Sports 21 hours ago

Souza’s home runs lead Rays to victory

Thursday, 2 a.m. Steven Souza said he had to figure out a way to get a runner home. He did. After all, hitting the ball over the fence usually will get runners in from anywhere on base. Souza homered twice Wednesday night, leading the Rays to a 5-2 win over the Angels, Tampa Bay's first […]
Tampa Tribune May 24, 2017
Erasmo Ramirez continues to deliver for Rays

Erasmo Ramirez continues to deliver for Rays

ST. PETERSBURG - Pitching coach Jim Hickey has a saying he uses with the Rays pitchers: "Don't let them hit the ball. Make them hit the ball."No one on the staff does that better than Erasmo Ramirez, Wednesday's starter who allowed a double to Mike Trout and a home run to Albert Pujols that
Tampa Tribune May 24, 2017
Tom Jones: Rays made right move sending Blake Snell to minors

Tom Jones: Rays made right move sending Blake Snell to minors

tom jones' two centsST. PETERSBURG - The Rays took their team photo before Wednesday night's game against the Angels. One player who should have been there was not: pitcher Blake Snell.In fact, Snell should have been on the mound Wednesday night. It was his turn in the rotation. Instead, the
Tampa Tribune May 24, 2017
Rays journal: More bullpen changes as Diego Moreno heads to DL

Rays journal: More bullpen changes as Diego Moreno heads to DL

ST. PETERSBURG - The Rays bullpen has another new look.The latest change was promoted by RHP Diego Moreno, who pitched relatively well over five appearances, going on the 10-day disabled list due to shoulder bursitis.That led the Rays to summon RHP Ryan Garton from Triple-A Durham, where he
Gary Shelton Sports May 24, 2017

Rays’ offense struggles again against Angels

Wednesday, 2 a.m. Stop me if you've heard this one before. The Rays' offense has gone dark, but late in the game, the team mounts a rally. The bases are loaded with one out. And the Rays strike out. And strike out again. And leave three runners stranded. And lose as they waste a solid […]
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
Tampa Tribune May 23, 2017
Rays journal: Brad Miller won't return from DL when eligible

Rays journal: Brad Miller won't return from DL when eligible

ST. PETERSBURG - 2B Brad Miller (left abdominal strain) will not return from the 10-day disabled list Friday as he hoped. While he took ground balls Tuesday, he has yet to resume running."I don't see how he could be," manager Kevin Cash said when asked Tuesday if Miller will return the first
Gary Shelton Sports May 23, 2017

Walks lead to another Rays’ loss

TUESDAY, 2 a.m. Another day, another bullpen. And, as it turned out, another loss. The Rays continued to struggle against the relievers of the American League in a 3-2 loss to the Angels Monday night. The Rays scored both of their runs – on three hits – in the first inning Monday; they were held […]
Tampa Tribune May 22, 2017
Rays say they don't want to be satisfied with hovering around .500

Rays say they don't want to be satisfied with hovering around .500

ST. PETERSBURG - As pleased as the Rays were to win consecutive series against the contending Red Sox, Indians and Yankees and to briefly get back over .500, there was a lot of talk in the clubhouse before Monday's game against the Angels that it was time to do better."There's a lot of things
Tampa Tribune May 22, 2017
Rays journal: Alex Cobb learning to work with what he has

Rays journal: Alex Cobb learning to work with what he has

ST. PETERSBURGIf this were 2012 or 2013, even 2014, RHP Alex Cobb would have problems. He would find himself working with only two of his three pitches, with the missing pitch being his trusty changeup.But Cobb is a different pitcher after having Tommy John surgery. His old changeup has yet to

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