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PLAYERS: Evan Longoria
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
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Evan Longoria Needs To Watch His Bat Waggle

Evan Longoria had a bit of trouble as he was warming up for a pitch against the Yankees on Wednesday. As Evan shook his bat around to loosen up before the pitch it accidentally knocked his bat down covering his eyes. As he tried to be able to see from underneath the hat a perfect strike went by him. Whoops. [Drawn To MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

MLB Announces Tiebreaker in Case of Three-Way Tie Among Rays, Indians, Rangers for AL Wild Card

The majority of the Major League Baseball postseason is now set in stone, but three teams are still battling for the final two playoff spots in the American League. The Rays, Indians and Rangers all remain in contention for the AL’s wild card berths, and just two games separated the three teams entering Friday night. The teams wrap up their regular-season slates this Sunday, and...

Tampa Bay Rays crash Rivera’s farewell party; win seventh straight

On an emotional night in the Bronx, where fans saw Mariano Rivera’s final game at Yankee Stadium, the Rays won their seventh straight.  Alex Cobb pitched for seven innings, allowing no runs and three hits, leading his team to a 4-0 victory.  Tampa Bay is now 12-3 in their last fifteen games, and appear to be red-hot heading towards October.  They have completed sweeps of two...

Price leads Rays over Yanks 8-3, magic number at 3

David Price ended a five-start winless streak, Evan Longoria hit two home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays won their sixth in a row, beating the New York Yankees 8-3 Wednesday night to move closer to clinching an AL wild-card berth. Nearing their fourth postseason appearance in six years, the Rays would seal it with a combination of Tampa Bay wins or Texas losses totaling three. New...

Rays Rumors: David Price 'probably' going to be traded

This is likely David Price's last season with the Tampa Bay Rays. After drafting him with the first pick in the 2007 draft, he has been exactly what they expected. An ace, a guy capable of striking out 200+ hitters in a season and a winner. Price has gone 70-39 in his career with a 3.20 ERA and a 872/285 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Price has two years remaining on his contract,...

Rays rookies play dress-up after beating Yankees

Rookies beware. The Tampa Bay Rays held "rookie dress-up day" at Yankee Stadium after their 4-0 victory over the New York Yankees, completing a crucial sweep for the hopes of claiming an American League wild-card spot. The results of the fashion display were, well, interesting. Here's a sampling of some of the unique sights from the Rays' youngest. Wil Myers...

Maddon seeks inspiration before facing Yanks

Joe Maddon sought some assistance in devising his lineup for Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees, so the Tampa Bay Rays manager walked from his team's hotel in Times Square to St. Patrick's Cathedral. Maddon said he sat in the back for his late-morning visit. ''I was looking for inspiration,'' he said. ''I saw St. Jude - don&...

Rays injury updates: Desmond Jennings, Jose Lobaton, Yunel Escobar

Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Desmond Jennings, catcher Jose Lobaton and shortstop Yunel Escobar were all out of the starting lineup during last night's contest against the New York Yankees. All three players are considered day to day, according to Bill Chastain of Jennings is dealing with a strained left hamstring, but he has recovered enough to where he was able...

Longo homers twice as Rays trounce Yanks 8-2

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon said before Wednesday's game he expected to see a different David Price than the one who's showed up for his most recent starts. Maddon said Price appeared motivated this week seemed more animated around the clubhouse and in the dugout. “I think you're going to see prime David” Maddon said. Well the left-hander has been more prime...

Joe Maddon seeks inspiration before facing Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) -- Joe Maddon sought some assistance in devising his lineup for Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees, so the Tampa Bay Rays manager walked from his team's hotel in Times Square to St. Patrick's Cathedral. Maddon said he sat in the back for his late-morning visit. "I was looking for inspiration," he said. "I saw St. Jude -...

Jays end Rays' seven-game win streak

R.A. Dickey slowed Tampa Bay's stretch run, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 victory Friday night that stopped the Rays' seven-game winning streak. Tampa Bay wasted a 2-0 lead and committed a season-high three errors, including a pair by two-time Gold Glove third baseman Evan Longoria. The Rays began the night with a magic number of two over Texas for clinching an...

Next week, I may have to root for the Tampa Rays

I never had use for Tampa. Took the kids to Busch Gardens once. It rained. Tampa was the place where Yankee prospects seemed to vanish in sinkholes, the city that couldn't stand a team being called the "Devil Rays" - you know, because it is a victory for Satan - which set a new record for pathetic-ness, even in Florida. And Tampa always tried to hate the Yankees, probably...

Rays maintain AL wild-card lead, eliminate Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees failed to make the playoffs for only the second time in 19 years, getting mathematically eliminated Wednesday night during an 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Evan Longoria homered twice as the Rays won their sixth straight and lowered to three their magic number over Texas for clinching an AL wild-card berth. Slowed by age and hobbled by injury...

American League wild-card race update: Sept. 26

Want drama? The American League wild card chase is heating up. Here's the latest look at how teams in the race stack up. Thursday's key results Tampa Bay Rays 4, New York Yankees 0 Buzz: Evan Longoria had three RBI to help lead the Rays to a sweep of the Yankees. Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb only allowed three hits and struck out four batters in seven innings. The Rays...
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