Found August 27, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Erick Aybar drove in four runs and the Los Angeles Angels rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Tuesday night. Aybar hit a two-run double off closer Fernando Rodney (5-4) to put the Angels up 6-5 in the ninth. Peter Bourjos stole second and went to third when center fielder Desmond Jennings misplayed J.B. Shuck's fly ball for a two-base error. Aybar then followed with the key hit. Aybar also had a two-run single during a three-run seventh that made it 5-4. Jose Molina had three hits and three RBIs for Tampa Bay, which has lost three in a row. The Rays, leading the AL wild-card race, are 2 games behind AL East-leading Boston. After Ernesto Frieri (2-4) pitched a scoreless eighth, Dane De La Rosa got the final three outs for his second save.

CJ Wilson takes embarrassing tumble

For average humanoids like you and I, it's always nice to be reminded that finely tuned millionaire athletes can be just as clumsy and accident prone as us norms.  Take Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson for instance, who when pitching tonight in Tampa Bay got devoured without mercy by the turf monster.  Thankfully, MLB's tumblr page saved the moment for posterity, because what...

Aybar delivers big in Angels' 6-5 victory over Rays

Erick Aybar drove in four runs and the Angels rallied from a late four-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 Tuesday night. Aybar hit a two-run double against closer Fernando Rodney (5-4) in the ninth inning to cap the comeback. "With a pitcher like Fernando you don't want to think too much" Aybar said. "Just look for a pitch in the zone and make contact...

David Price throws bullpen in football gear

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and former Vanderbilt stud David Price threw a bullpen session prior to Wednesday’s game donning a Vandy football helmet, shoulder pads and tight(er) pants. Through 20 starts this season, the 2012 Cy Young winner is sporting an 8-5 record with a 3.28 ERA and 109 strikeouts in 137 innings. [Instagram]

Rays send Jeremy Hellickson to Class A Charlotte for rest

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. After a rough August, the Tampa Bay Rays hope some rest and recovery does Jeremy Hellickson well. The right-hander was sent to Class A Charlotte on Tuesday, a day after he allowed five runs and seven hits in only 2 23 innings in a loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Rays manager Joe Maddon emphasized that Hellickson is well physically but giving...

Angels' win streak reaches 4 after 6-5 victory

The Los Angeles Angels used some late offense to extend their winning streak. C.J. Wilson struggled, but the Angels rallied in the late innings to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Erick Aybar drove in four runs with a seventh-inning single and a ninth-inning double for the Angels, who were down 3-1 when Wilson left the game in the sixth...

Photo: David Price throws off mound wearing Vanderbilt football uniform

Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price is a proud product of Vanderbilt University.The Murfreesboro, Tenn. native spent three seasons as a member of the Commodores baseball squad before eventually being taken first overall in the 2007 MLB Draft.Price has garnered three All-Star appearances and a Cy Young Award since his time in Nashville, but that doesn't mean he has forgotten his...

Three teams in five days: The crazy week of former Royal David DeJesus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was just a little over a week ago when all seemed calm in former Royal David DeJesus' life. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon, and DeJesus was enjoying family day at Wrigley Field with his wife, Kim, and 3-year-old son, David Jr., prior to his Chicago Cubs playing the St. Louis Cardinals. The next day, DeJesus began a bizarre journey. "I got a...

Rays relish laid-back schedule of American Legion Week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. This series is about showing and going. Late arrival. No batting practice. Like the good ol' days. On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Rays began their "American Legion Week" at Tropicana Field. The rules for a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels will be a bit more lax: Players can arrive later (the clubhouse opened 35 minutes after the usual...

Halo Headlines: Hamilton dealing with a bad shoulder, C.J. Wilson's embarrassing fall

The August 29th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Hamilton dealing with a bad shoulder, C.J. Wilson's embarrassing fall and much more... The Story: Josh Hamilton is dealing with a sore shoulder again and will spend some time at DH. The Monkey Says: This has been an issue all year, but both he and the team insist it isn't affecting his...

Boob of the day: Hello, Mr. Wilson

Los Angeles Angels left-hander had a bit of trouble on the Tropicana Field turf on Tuesday night. Before taking the mound to start the bottom of the second inning against the host Tampa Bay Rays, Wilson managed to ... well see for yourself. Your browser does not support iframes. You have to admit, it's an impressive recovery, but it's still nothing like the celebratory...

Royals pound Rays in make-up game

The Tampa Bay Rays had to interrupt a six-game homestand to fly to Kansas City and make up a snowed-out game from May in weather that made Kauffman Stadium feel like a blast furnace. So forgive Rays manager Joe Maddon for getting tossed early in this one. Maddon was ejected for arguing a called third strike on David DeJesus with the bases loaded in the fourth inning Monday, but...

Royals rout Rays 11-1 in makeup of May snow-out

The Royals' Jeremy Guthrie held down Wil Myers and the Tampa Bay Rays over five innings and Kansas City rolled to an 11-1 victory Monday in the makeup of a snowed-out game from early May. Guthrie (13-10) allowed six hits and three walks but twice delivered timely strikeouts. He fanned Kelly Johnson with two aboard to end the third inning, and then struck out David DeJesus on...

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Angels-Rays Preview

Clinging to the first AL wild-card spot, the Tampa Bay Rays are coming off a performance to forget. If their recent efforts against the Los Angeles Angels are any indication, they may have a good chance to regroup Tuesday night. The Rays go for a 13th win in 14 games against the visiting Angels as these teams meet for the first time this year. Tampa Bay (74-55) enters this three...
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