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Tampa Bay Rays’ Yunel Escobar started off this slick double play on Wednesday night with a filthy behind-the-back flip to Ben Zobrist. Zobrist then barehanded the ball and rifled it to first to finish off the double play. This was an absolutely fantastic play, and a web gem for sure.
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Turning a double play is always a feat in and of itself, but making it look pretty is a practiced art form.
On Wednesday night, Yanul Escobar was quite the artist. In the bottom of the fourth inning of Wednesday night’s game, the Red Sox’ Dustin Pedroia hit what looked like a seeing-eye single, but Escobar wouldn’t let that fly. The Rays shortstop ranged up the middle to make...
Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar pulled off one of the more impressive defensive plays of the year in the fourth inning of Wednesday night’s game against the Red Sox. Check out the sexy behind-the-back flip with the glove. Nailed it.
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A star of the Tampa Bay Rays' farm system will miss significant time.
The Rays announced that right-hander Taylor Guerrieri, considered to be their top pitching prospect, had successful Tommy John surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the rest of the 2013 season and at least part of the 2014 campaign.
The top pitching prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, Taylor Guerrieri, underwent Tommy John surgery today and will most likely be out until the 2015 season.
Guerrieri was slated to pitch in the 2013 Futures Game, but was scratched due to fatigue, which appeared to follow him into his most recent start on July 15, where he was pulled in the third inning with elbow soreness...
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Torres busted out one of the most creative pickoff moves we’ve seen Wednesday night against the Red Sox. Granted, Jarrod Saltalamacchia beat Torres’ throw back to first, but COME ON. Look at the creativity and the deception. [Continue Reading]
I’m surprised there isn’t more creativity being applied to pickoff moves. I guess you can spend your time...
The Price is Right After missing a month and a half, Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price has returned to the Cy Young-caliber pitcher we saw in 2012. In his five July starts since returning from the DL, Price has gone 4-1 with a 1.76 ERA over 41.0 innings pitched. Three of his five starts have been [...]
The Tampa Bay Rays (60-42) will head to New York this weekend to take on the Yankees for a three-game series. This is a big series as well because the Rays will need to be able to win within the division and finish this road trip off strong. Tampa Bay is fresh off winning a [...]
Rays Lefty Back to Cy Young Form Since Coming off Disabled List Starting pitcher David Price went the distance for Tampa Bay on Wednesday night allowing just a run on five hits as the Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-1 to creep to within a half game of first place Boston in the division. [...]
Jon Lester matched his season high with eight strikeouts and overcame homers by Wil Myers and Evan Longoria as the Boston Red Sox remained in first place with a 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
The Red Sox moved 1 1/2 games ahead of the Rays in the AL East and stayed atop the division for the 58th consecutive day.
The loss ended the Rays' six-game winning streak...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeremy Hellickson retired Yankees newcomer Alfonso Soriano with the bases loaded to preserve an early lead and the streaking Tampa Bay Rays tagged CC Sabathia once again, beating New York 10-6 Friday night.
The Rays have won 20 of 23 and took sole possession of the AL East lead for the first time since June 10, 2012. Tampa Bay moved a half-game ahead of Boston....
Thursday night's Red Sox/Rays battle for first place in the American League East has been postponed. The game will be made up on Monday at 6:10 p.m. at Fenway Park. That would have been an off day for both teams.
The delay may actually work in the Rays favor as it will be David Price's turn in the rotation. Price pitched a five-hit complete...
The Tampa Bay Rays entered Tuesday’s contest with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park just a half game back in the American League East. The Rays would catapult the Red Sox in the division with a victory, but the night would belong to the Red Sox as Boston took the second game of the [...]
Jeremy Hellickson retired Yankees newcomer Alfonso Soriano with
the bases loaded to preserve an early lead and the streaking Tampa
Bay Rays tagged CC Sabathia once again, beating New York 10-6