Found May 01, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
Another day, another home run for the Tampa Bay Rays.The Rays home-run streak gained historic status Wednesday night, reaching a team-record 16 consecutive games after Matt Joyces shot to right field off right-hander Luis Mendoza in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium in the second game of a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Ben Zobrist followed Joyces home run with one of his own to right in the next at-bat.The Rays entered Wednesday with 30 home runs, tied with the Texas Rangers for 10th in the majors in the category.The previous team record was achieved from July 25-August 10, 2009. You can follow Andrew Astleford on Twitter @aastleford or email him at

Rays’ Price, others fined for incident with umpire

It was unclear whether Major League Baseball would punish those involved in the David Price/Tom Hallion incident this past weekend. Today, it is being reported that all parties invovled — Hallion and Rays players — have been fined $1,000 each. #Rays Price, Moore, Hellickson and Hallion each fined for Sunday’s incident. players for violating social media policy, ump for his...

Rays' Luke Scott back in lineup after calf injury

Luke Scott is back in the lineup. The Tampa Bay Rays activated the designated hitter Tuesday before a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. He was dealing with a right calf strain late in spring training, which left him on the disabled list since March 30, retroactive to March 24. Shelley Duncan was designated for assignment to make room for Scott's re-entry...

MLB fines umpire Hallion, Price & 2 Rays teammates

Major League Baseball has fined umpire Tom Hallion and Tampa Bay pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore for their dustup last weekend. Hallion was the plate umpire and crew chief during a game Sunday at Chicago against the White Sox and Price thought he missed a pitch. They exchanged words and the AL Cy Young winner accused Hallion of directing an expletive at him...

Tampa Bay Rays Designate Outfielder Shelley Duncan

The Tampa Bay Rays have designated outfielder Shelley Duncan for assignment after having batted a sub.200 through 64 plate appearances in 2013 with the parent club. A streaky bat with solid power, Duncan will hope to catch on somewhere else. The post Tampa Bay Rays Designate Outfielder Shelley Duncan appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.

Tampa Bay Rays Reporter Kelly Nash a Babe Even Without Perfect Light Behind Her

Tampa fans are already pretty familiar with Ms. Kelly Nash, but the rest of the World Wide Web got a good look at her recently when she took this awesome picture of herself at a game when a ball happened to zoom right by her head. A lot of guys probably had to look at this pic twice; once because with the way the light played off her hair behind her--wow, it was a good pic,...

Who Gets David Price? It Depends on How The Rays Do

The Tampa Bay Rays would love to hold on to David Price for a playoff run in 2013.  But the team’s financial picture and his high value make him a prime candidate to trade for a haul of younger, affordable prospects.  Whom the Rays eventually trade with will depend on whether they are winning enough by the trading deadline to want to keep Price, or doing poorly enough to deal...

Tampa Bay Rays Activate Luke Scott From Disabled List

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated outfielder/designated hitter Luke Scott from the disabled list on Tuesday. Scott, who has been suffering from a strained calf since the end of spring training should be a regular in the Tampa Bay lineup. The post Tampa Bay Rays Activate Luke Scott From Disabled List appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.

MLB fines David Price and umpire Tom Hallion

Tampa Bay pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson, Matt Moore and umpire Tom Hallion were all fined for their involvement in an April 28 incident. During the incident Price claims that Hallion used profanity towards him during an argument in the seventh-inning. Hellickson was then ejected for his comments while in the dugout. Price contents that Hallion told him to “throw the ball...

Video: Rays players take pictures of snow during delay

Your browser does not support iframes.The Tampa Bay Rays aren't accustomed to snow. For one, they play in domed stadium (Tropicana Field), which eliminates any and all chance of a game being interrupted by precipitation. Secondly, the Rays play majority of their games in Florida, which isn't exactly a hot spot for snowflakes.However, the Rays were treated to a winter wonderland...

Tampa Bay Rays Familiar Faces Providing Less Relief

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MLB Chooses Non-Confrontational Route In Discipline Of Umpire Tom Hallion

Not surprisingly, Major League Baseball took the path of least resistance in its decision to fine all the parties involved in the Tom Hallion-David Price incident last Sunday. Long story short, according to Price on Twitter, Hallion told him: “Throw the [expletive] ball over the plate.’’ Later, Hallion called Price “a liar.’’ MLB fined Price, and Rays pitchers Jeremy...

Rays reporter Kelly Nash almost nailed by home run ball

Kelly Nash is a Fox Sports sideline reporter covering the Tampa Bay Rays. As you can tell from the photos, her job is largely influenced by her looks. Probably had a lot to do with how she got this sweet gig. So getting a batting practice home run ball to the face would likely not be the best thing to happen to Kelly Nash and her media career. Obviously. And it actually came “this...

Rays-Royals Preview

(AP) -- While the late innings doomed the Tampa Bay Rays in the opening game of the series, it's the first inning that has given Jeremy Hellickson the most trouble lately. Hellickson will try to get off to a strong start and get the Rays back on track on Wednesday night when they continue their road trip against the Kansas City Royals. James Shields was outstanding in his first...

Rays-Rockies Preview

While Matt Moore turned heads with superb outing after superb outing last month, cruising through his first start in May likely won't be as easy. Looking to remain perfect on the season, Moore takes on one of baseball's most potent offenses as the Tampa Bay Rays and Colorado Rockies open a three-game set Friday night at hitter-friendly Coors Field. Moore (5-0, 1.13 ERA...
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