Found May 09, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Tampa Bay Rays have already had the depth of their lineup severely tested, playing without center fielder B.J. Upton the first two weeks of the season and losing third baseman Evan Longoria for two months. Thus, they felt relieved with word that the knee injury sustained by left fielder Desmond Jennings was minor and should only sideline him a few days. Jennings sustained what the team described as a left knee sprain, and he was confident he would not need a trip to the disabled list. "I don't think it's that bad," he said. Jennings was fitted for a brace and resumed some activities Tuesday, including running on a treadmill. He said it was possible he could return to action by Wednesday. Jennings was hurt during Sunday's game and came out after two innings. He went for an MRI exam Monday. "I was hoping it didn't come back with nothing, but if it's anything, this is probably the best thing that could have happened," Jennings sai...

Rays' Matt Joyce injured on go-ahead HR swing

Your browser does not support iframes. There aren’t many things that can ruin a go-ahead three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning. With the Yankees and Rays tied 1-1 on Wednesday night, runners on the corners and two out, Rays outfielder Matt Joyce found a way. As you can see from the video above, Joyce hit what turned out to be a game-winning homerun but fell like a ton...

Rays activate Keppinger, put Allen on DL

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated infielder Jeff Keppinger from the restricted list and put first baseman-outfielder Brandon Allen on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right quadriceps. The Rays made the moves before Thursday night's game against New York. Keppinger started at designated hitter - he's 8 for 17 lifetime against Yankees starter CC Sabathia. Keppinger...

Price, Rays ready to face Sabathia in New York

Tune into Sun Sports at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Rays take on the New York Yankees. While lefties David Price and CC Sabathia rank among the better pitchers in the game, this enticing matchup has proven to be a one-sided affair. With Price looking to improve to 4-0 against Sabathia, the Tampa Bay Rays seek a ninth win in 10 meetings with the New York Yankees as the teams...

With series at stake, Rays show fortitude

Considering how the Tampa Bay Rays were tumbling lately, it was only fitting that Matt Joyce took a dramatic spill Wednesday night while lifting his team out of its tailspin. His three-run blast in the top of the ninth at Yankee Stadium was one of the more unusual game-winners in recent memory. The clutch rip into the right field seats off New York closer David Robertson left Joyce...

Joyce HR caps Rays' rally past Yanks

Matt Joyce hit a three-run homer off fill-in closer David Robertson in the ninth inning, falling down on a twisted ankle as he finished his swing, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Wednesday night. In his first chance since taking over for injured star Mariano Rivera, Robertson escaped a bases-loaded jam to save Tuesday night's 5-3 victory over...

Yankees 5, Rays 3

NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon didn't expect to get much of a break just because the New York Yankees would not have injured closer Mariano Rivera for the rest of the season. While Maddon said he'd rather face a healthy Rivera than see him hurt, he paid a compliment to Rivera's main successor for the season, David Robertson, before Tuesday's game...

OUCH!!! (Video)

This Tampa Bay Rays fan should have played better defense! PROTECT YOURSELF!!!

Game 30: ‘Houdini’ Slips Up

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-5941\"> Tampa Bay Rays 4 — New York Yankees 1   David Robertson’s ‘Houdini’ act was unsuccessful in tonight’s 4-1...

Inside The Park Blog: BP Park Event At Tropicana Field by Jason Collette

This past Saturday, Bradley Ankrom and Jason Collette hosted the first Baseball Prospectus ballpark event at Tropicana Field. The special guests were Baseball Director Erik Neander and Assistant Scouting Director Rob Metzler.  The group gathered in the private Bar 410 area in the left field bleachers while the Rays and A's took batting practice and asked many probing...

Has a Nut Busting Ball to a Girls Face been Better than this?

There is the devil that has been missing in the Tampa Bay Rays the last few years. Does this get him laid is the real question? [Follow me @TravisHouser]

Impact of Early-Season Injuries in MLB

With over 20 games played, we’re certainly only in the beginning part of the baseball season. But to the dismay of many fans, and managers around the league, there have already been some big injuries that are impacting teams. And as always, the thought of losing a star player for an extended period of time has fans a bit worried. While baseball is one of the sports where the...

MLB: Likely Deals Before the Trading Deadline

Every contender thinks that they have the perfect team at the beginning of the season. Now we’re into May and teams are surprised to learn that their team may not be as balanced as they once thought. Thus, the trade rumor mill starts a churnin’. Everyone wants to know what the Boston Red Sox are going to do to try and turn their season around, or what Tampa Bay’s plan is to... MLB power rankings

By Eric Luchetti and Jase Bandelow 1 Rays 19-10 2 The Rays survived their first week with Evan Longoria (torn left hamstring) on the DL against the Mariners and As but things will get a bit tougher this week as they travel to the Bronx and Baltimore. 2 Rangers 19-10 -1 The Rangers stumbled for the first time this season, winning just two games against the...
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