12:09 PM EDT, Fri May 27, 2016
Tampa Bay Times

Jose Fernandez, Marlins rout Rays as pitching falters again

ST. PETERSBURG — Marlins RHP Jose Fernandez, proud product of Tampa's Alonso High, began his Thursday homecoming performance by plunking Tampa Bay mascot Raymond, who had ventured too close to the visitors bullpen during warmups.

Tampa Bay Times

Jose Fernandez leads Marlins past Rays, 9-1

ST. PETERSBURG — Not much went well for the Rays in Thursday's 9-1 matinee loss to the Marlins, as their hitters didn't make much contact, in striking out 16 times, and their pitchers made too much, allowing 15 hits.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Bryan Morris mulling back surgery that could end season

Miami Marlins reliever Bryan Morris has been struggling with a herniated lumbar disc in his back and said he may need surgery that could end his season.Morris, who was placed on the disabled list Thursday, also missed time with the problem last season when he strained the muscles protecting the...

The Ledger

Late RBI lifts Marlins over Rays

Cole Gillespie had a late tiebreaking RBI single, Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays-Marlins Thursday preview

Today: vs. Marlins 1:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' homers help Fernandez finally tame Rays

Jose Fernandez recalls being awestruck the first time he stepped inside Tropicana Field.The home of the Rays may be the most maligned park in the major leagues, but to a teenager who had recently defected from Cuba, it was a palace when he visited while a sophomore at Tampa's Braulio Alonso High....

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Mattingly praises hitters' tenacity, Fernandez's dominance

Manager Don Mattingly says Marlins' hitters and pitcher Jose Fernandez were both outstanding in Thursday's 9-1 romp against the Rays.

Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

Bryan Morris to DL; Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich remain out

ST. PETERSBURG -- The injury list continues to lengthen for the Marlins, who announced this morning that reliever Bryan Morris is headed to the disabled list with lumbar disc herniation. Meanwhile, outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich remained out of...

Tampa Bay Times

Rays beat Miami Marlins 4-3

MIAMI — The Rays put a successful finish on an eventful road trip by beating the Marlins 4-3 in a Tuesday matinee.

Tampa Bay Times

Short starts continue to put too much burden on Rays bullpen

MIAMI — The end result always should be what counts the most. So for that matter, the Rays had good reason to be smiling as they headed home for another brief stay after Tuesday's 4-3 matinee victory over the Marlins that was their fifth on an eight-game, three-city, two-country road trip.

The Ledger

Rays hang on to edge Marlins, end 3-game slide

Jake Odorizzi was great at the start, and Alex Colome provided just as good a finish. Everything else for the Tampa Bay Rays was an adventure.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays blow late lead, lose to Marlins

Six runs aren't enough for Moore, overworked bullpen.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays-Marlins Monday preview

Tonight: at Marlins 7:10, Marlins Park, Miami TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Probable pitchers RAYS: LH Matt Moore (1-3, 5.09)