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The reality of Jose Lobaton‘s walk-off home run is that we don’t know what it’s going to mean yet. This is going to depend in large part on series context, on how the rest of the series goes, and if the Rays still lose to the Red Sox, Lobaton won’t be remembered forever. He’ll forever be a part o...
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Monday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox was not won with ease, but after a 5-4 victory, the Tampa Bay Rays have forced a Game 4. The Rays did not play perfect baseball last night, but they got the breaks that they needed, especially when they needed it most. Jose Lobaton hit a ninth inning walk-off homerun to keep the Rays season alive, and hopefully give them the momentum...
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The Tampa Bay Rays staved off elimination on Monday night with a dramatic walk-off home run by catcher Jose Lobaton.
Lobaton had seven home runs during the regular season but none of them measure up to his blast off of Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara which landed in the Rays tank in center field.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A day later, Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg is still excited about the result of Game 3 in this American League Division Series.
Sternberg called catcher Jose Lobaton's game-ending, 412-foot solo homer Monday "absolutely the most unexpected moment." The hit, which became the third to splashdown into the Rays Touch Tank in center...
The Tampa Bay Rays are still afloat in the AL division series.
Jose Lobaton hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning into the giant fish tank beyond the center-field wall, and Tampa Bay staved off elimination once again by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Monday night.
The Rays cut Boston's lead in the best-of-five series to 2-1. Game 4 is Tuesday night...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The after-party in the Tampa Bay Rays' clubhouse was predictably wild and free, both traits that fit these survivors well.
There were yells and drums banged and other familiar noises when catcher Jose Lobaton walked through a corridor with a wide grin and his blue hat turned backward, the man of the moment pausing to blow a kiss to a fan nearby.
The Rays lived to fight another day on Monday night, beating the Red Sox with some late-inning dramatics.
The Red Sox jumped out to an early 3-0 lead, striking first with one run to start off the game, and adding two more in the fifth inning. But with one swing of the bat, Evan Longoria erased the deficit, and knotted the score up at 3-3 with a towering home run in the bottom of...
Koji Uehara took the loss after giving up a walk-off solo homer to
Jose Lobaton as the Rays beat the Red Sox 5-4 in ALDS Game Three
on Monday night at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg (AP Photo)
Ladies and Gentlemen, we have ourselves a series.
The Tampa Bay Rays staved off elimination for the fourth time in the last eight days on...
Just when it seemed like this series was over, the unlikeliest of players took center stage and swung the momentum of this American League Divisional Series drastically. But even before the Tampa Bay back up catcher, Jose Lobaton, belted a walk off home run to right center filed to give the Rays the victory, things seemed to be taking a different path than that of the first two games...
The Boston Red Sox are one of the wilder teams in baseball. After they beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 4 of the ALDS to clinch a berth into the ALCS, you knew they would be partying hard. But nobody was prepared for the scene we saw inside the clubhouse. Reliever Koji Uehara […]
Still scratching your head over some of Joe Maddon’s moves? Ye of little faith! In the end the Rays’ manager put all of his pieces in the right places producing a jaw-dropping electrifying result.
A walk-off homer by backup catcher Jose Lobaton into the tank beyond right-center field where no Rays player had ever gone deep at Tropicana Field? Of course! That was the plan all...
The St. Louis Cardinals NLDS celebration may have started off slow but things picked up in the locker room and TBS cameras were the victim of champagne attacking their lens in slow motion. This is one of the coolest images of seen in a locker room celebration, well except that time David Ortiz tried to impregnate Koji Uehara. The post Watch The St. Louis Cardinals Spray Champagne...
Things just got a lot more interesting.
The Red Sox entered Monday’s Game 3 in Tampa Bay with a 2-0 series lead. Then, they jumped out to a 3-0 lead on the scoreboard with Clay Buchholz toeing the rubber. Everything was looking up for those in the Boston dugout. The only problem was that the Rays were in the opposing dugout.
The Rays have fought tooth and nail just to get into...
Eric D. Schabell
He might be hard to see in the Red Sox clubhouse as a Ninja is a master at hiding, but he is there.
Lean on in and listen close.
It all started with a comment during an interview yesterday with Clay Buchholz.
He was talking about how effective Koji Uehara has been saying, "It's been crazy to watch all season how he can go out there...
Over the past few years of playoff baseball, fans have come to understand that their are a couple of rules when it comes to playoff baseball.
1. The hottest team will tend to win in the short series’
2. The best starting pitcher will make the difference in the series.
3. Three man rotations are the keys to winning a series.
4. Offensive production does not tend to carry over into...