Found August 28, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Archer pitched seven strong innings, David DeJesus scored twice and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Angels 4-1 Wednesday night, ending Los Angeles' four-game winning streak. Archer (8-5) allowed one run and five hits while striking out five. For the fifth time in his last 10 starts, the rookie right-hander did not walk a batter. Archer breezed through the first six innings, scattering three singles and facing 20 batters, only two over the minimum. Fernando Rodney pitched the ninth, striking out two for his 31st save. Garrett Richards (4-6) gave up four runs on seven hits and three walks in 3 1-3 innings. DeJesus, playing his fifth game since the Rays got him in a trade with Washington, had two of the Rays' eight hits and drove in his first run. Ben Zobrist also had two hits and an RBI. DeJesus led off the Tampa Bay first with a double and scored on Matt Joyce's sacrifice fly. In the fourth, DeJesus hit an RBI single off Richar...

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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...

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...

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...

Jose Molina has three hits, but Angels rally to down Rays

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...

Angels hand Rays fourth loss in five games

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday. The Rays have lost four of five, and are top of the AL wild-card standings with Oakland. The Angels have won five of six. Vargas (8-5) gave up a leadoff double to Desmond Jennings in the first and Ben Zobrist's sixth-inning infield...

Rays hit road for West Coast swing with work to be done

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There is work to do out West. There are problems to fix, focus to regain. The Tampa Bay Rays leave to start a 10-game swing against the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners after a week so far thats short on anything good and long on questions. The Rays' record since Sunday: 1-4. The Rays' opportunity ahead: Still plenty....

Vargas helps Angels top Tampa Bay 2-0

The Los Angeles Angels were 18 1/2 games out of first place when they started what manager Mike Scioscia called ''our little burst'' - winning five of six to start a nine-game road trip. Better late than never, according to pitcher Jason Vargas. ''The year's not over,'' Vargas said after Thursday's 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. '...

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...

Rays’ offensive struggles continue in 2-0 loss to Angels

The Rays are set to hit the September stretch run but are stumbling to get to the starting line. Tampa Bay dropped the rubber game of a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels suffering a 2-0 loss in front of 15741 for Thursday’s get-away day matinee. Jake Odorizzi (0-1) did an admirable job in a spot start allowing just one run on four hits in five innings of work but the...

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...

"Baseball Wives" to Star on The Amazing Race

Here we go again. "Baseball wives" are nothing new when it comes to reality television.  Yup, we all know about the disaster that was VH1's show of the same name, but, this time...I'm guessing there will be less drama.  CBS has announced the cast for the upcoming season (number 23!) of its hit show "The Amazing Race" and included, two ladies whose...

MLB Daily League Lineups Advice for Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) – 8/30

MLB Daily Leagues – Lineup Picks for August 30, 2013   P – Jered Weaver (LAA): Weaver is a very solid and affordable option against the Milwaukee Brewers. I always enjoy starting a pitcher who has never faced a team before. Milwaukee batters are very unfamiliar with what kind of pitches Weaver can deliver, and Weaver [...]
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