9:26 AM EDT, Thu April 19, 2018
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Lightning hold off Devils and David Puddy

Lightning hold off Devils and David Puddy

NEWARK, N.J. : The Devils pulled out all the stops for Wednesday's Game 4 of their Stanley Cup quarter final series with the Lightning by inviting David Puddy at the Prudential Center.For those who do not know who he is, Puddy was Elaine's boyfriend on Seinfeld. He
9 hours ago
Roger Mooney's takeaways from Lightning-Devils Game 4

Roger Mooney's takeaways from Lightning-Devils Game 4

I guess the lesson here is never believe a hockey player when he says what happens in a scrum at the end of a playoff game doesn't carry over into the next game. It sure looks like the Lightning and Devils won't be vacationing together this summer.The first line
13 hours ago
Marc Topkin's takeaways from Rays' 4-2 Wednesday win

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Rays' 4-2 Wednesday win

Alex Colome's ninth-inning dramatics took the focus, but the work of newly corn-rowed RHP Chaz Roe in the seventh (three Ks) and LHP Jose Alvarado (one K, two infield outs) was textbook, and showed how the bullpen can work.
13 hours ago
Rays journal: Whew. Alex Colome gets the job done

Rays journal: Whew. Alex Colome gets the job done

ST. PETERSBURG - In the end, Alex Colome got the three outs to save the game, the day and the stomach linings of his bosses from further deterioration, so in theory that should be what mattered most Wednesday.And the fact that he was smiling in the clubhouse
17 hours ago
Anonymous Rays rally to beat Rangers 4-2, win series

Anonymous Rays rally to beat Rangers 4-2, win series

ST. PETERSBURG - Even before they lost several of the hitters they were relying most on to injuries, the Rays did not exactly have a lineup built on intimidation.Their own owner said opening day that he expected them to rank among the least productive in the American League as they
20 hours ago
Rays Baldelli makes a key catch

Rays Baldelli makes a key catch

Rays coach Rocco Baldelli was all smiles Wednesday morning, happy to play a role through social media in reuniting a lost dog and its owner."I feel really good about how this worked out," Baldelli said.REUNITED! Thank you
23 hours ago
For starters: Rays vs. Rangers, with Faria on the hill

For starters: Rays vs. Rangers, with Faria on the hill

UPDATE, 12:01: Cash said Brad Miller (groin) got through his rehab game with the Stone Crabs well last night playing first and will play second tonight, with the likely plan to be off Thursday and rejoin the Rays Friday. ... With 3B Matt Duffy on the DL the
Apr 17, 2018
Rays, Chirinos fall to Rangers, 7-2

Rays, Chirinos fall to Rangers, 7-2

ST. PETERSBURG - For three outings, rookie Yonny Chirinos had been stellar in making a case to join the Rays' starting rotation, not allowing a single run in the first 141/3 innings of his major-league career.That perfection came to an inevitable end Tuesday night as the first
Apr 17, 2018
Rays takeaways: Just one bad outing, a rangey outfield, a sharp ex-Ray

Rays takeaways: Just one bad outing, a rangey outfield, a sharp ex-Ray

Yonny Chirinos may still be an answer as the Rays look to fill out their rotation. He probably stayed in a little too long Tuesday, trailing 2-1 entering the fifth but giving up four runs the rest of the way. Bad starts caught up to him in the first, second and fifth.
Apr 17, 2018
Rays-Rangers lineup: Matt Duffy to DL, Brandon Snyder up

Rays-Rangers lineup: Matt Duffy to DL, Brandon Snyder up

Greetings from Tropicana Field, where another day brings another round of injury-related transactions for the Rays.Third baseman Matt Duffy, who left Monday's game with tightness in his right hamstring, has been placed on the 10-day disabled list, taking away another key bat from the Rays
Apr 17, 2018
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Penalties cost Lightning in Game 3

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Penalties cost Lightning in Game 3

The Lightning took a lead early in the third period, but penalties ultimately cost it in a Game 3 loss to the Devils, Rick Stroud says in today's podcast.Plus, the Rays break out the lumber in beating the Rangers 8-4. Blake Snell pitches into the seventh inning, allowing only one run and
Apr 17, 2018
After getting hit by puck, Tampa mom wary about hockey games

After getting hit by puck, Tampa mom wary about hockey games

TAMPA - Sabrina Pattie and her two sons love hockey. And they love the Tampa Bay Lightning.So she and her husband, Ryan, took them to their first-ever Lightning game on Saturday: Game 2 of the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the New Jersey Devils. They sat in Section
Apr 17, 2018
It's Yonny Chirinos day for Rays

It's Yonny Chirinos day for Rays

Despite starting his major-league career with a Rays record 14-1/3 scoreless innings over three outings, RHP Yonny Chirnos has not officially earned his way into the rotation.Yet.Instead, Chirinos is still considered part of the "Bullpen Day" assortment of long relievers.For
Apr 17, 2018
Hey, Tampa Bay, how do you like Brian Boyle now?

Hey, Tampa Bay, how do you like Brian Boyle now?

The loss some Lightning fans feel this morning may be greater than just a Game 3 defeat.Some of them lost a lot of love for Brian Boyle.Boyle, who was
Apr 16, 2018
Roger Mooney's takeaways from Lightning-Devils Game 3

Roger Mooney's takeaways from Lightning-Devils Game 3

How about 19-year-old Mikhail Sergachev standing up to Brian Boyle near the end of the game? Boyle pointed to Sergachev and yelled something unprintable for a family paper as he was being escorted off the ice and Sergachev yelled back. The kid's got moxie, give him that.