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Every time you’re ready to say it’s over and concede the division, the Diamondbacks play a strong enough game to make you think maybe they’re not so far away from the Dodgers. That’s just how Wednesday night went for the Diamondbacks, as they beat a red-hot Tampa Bay team 7-0 behind yet another great start by Wade Miley.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wade Miley pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and Eric Chavez drove in three runs Wednesday night, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Paul Goldschmidt hit his 24th homer, scored three runs and reached base four times. Cody Ross had three straight hits and drove in two runs as Arizona broke a three-game losing...
His endurance was one of the only things holding him back from a return to the big leagues, and judging by the 88-pitch effort Trevor Cahill threw Tuesday night, he must be pretty close. While he wasn’t spectacular, Cahill now has another rehab appearance under his belt, leaving us all waiting for the official word on his return.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It was less than 24 hours after his dramatic throw, one that preserved a memorable Tampa Bay Rays victory and caused a firestorm throughout the country. Outfielder Sam Fuld was standing near his locker Tuesday afternoon at Tropicana Field, following a long but satisfying road trip, his team in first place in the American League East because of his strong left...
Understand that this is the trade deadline, so things are kind of busy. When things are kind of busy, you don’t have time to think about each individual thing in sufficient depth. The analyses you read today should be fine, but maybe they’ll miss some points. Maybe, right here, I’m missing some points. But the Diamondbacks traded Ian Kennedy to the Padres, and as far as Arizona...
The Arizona Diamondbacks placed catcher Miguel Montero on
the 15-day disabled list yesterday with a sore back. The team doesn’t believe
it to be anything serious, but Montero is slated to undergo further evaluation
today to determine the extent of the injury, according to Dave Sessions of
Montero’s back ailment has been lingering, and it’s resulted
Tampa Bay Rays starter Matt Moore has been placed on the 15-day-DL, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. The left-hander reportedly felt elbow soreness during his last start, a five-inning, five earned run loss against the New York Yankees. Infielder Ryan Roberts has been called up to take his place.
Hearing #Rays Matt Moore going to DL with left elbow soreness...
The Tampa Bay Rays chances for winning the American League East took a slight knock today as starting pitcher Matt Moore was placed on the disabled list. I call it a slight knock because Matt shouldn’t miss too much time but at the same time it will be tough to match his production. Moore underwent a MRI and it showed no structural damage, so right now it’s just soreness. ...
Multiple sources are reporting that the Padres are close to acquiring starting pitcher Ian Kennedy, from the Diamondbacks in exchange for lefty specialist Joe Thatcher and prospects.
The Padres have been searching for starting pitching and it appears they have found a new piece to add to the rotation in the form of Ian Kennedy. Kennedy has struggled since winning 21 games in 2011...
Roberto Hernandez came within one out of a complete-game shutout, and Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs each as the Tampa Bay Rays opened a five-game homestand with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
The Rays won for the 21st time in 25 games this month and maintained their half-game lead over Boston in the AL East.
Hernandez (6-11) opened...
PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero was placed on the disabled list with a lower back strain Thursday, a week after an MRI showed inflammation but no structural damage to the area.
Montero, who is hitting .228, was replaced on the roster by former ASU catcher Tuffy Gosewich, whose contract as purchased from Class AAA Reno.
In another move, the D-backs returned reliever...
Sitting eight games below .500 and five behind trading partner, Arizona, the San Diego Padres added an arm to their rotation.
Ian Kennedy, a former 21-game-winner and before that, a Yankee prospect, now stands with an ugly 3-8 record and 5.23 ERA. He seems to have overstayed his welcome in Arizona, but the Padres will now take a shot on the righty who hails from Southern California...
Monday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Boston Red Sox, 0 Win: Matt Moore (14-3) Loss: Brandon Workman (0-1) In a pivotal series for both clubs, both teams knew that they had to be on their A-game if they wanted to claim American League East supremacy. In this edition of what has become a very competitive rivalry over the last few years, Rays starting...
When the scorching-hot Tampa Bay Rays beat the Red Sox on Monday night, the AL East futures odds briefly changed, with the Rays moving ahead of the Red Sox as the division favorites. At the time, Tampa was +110 and Boston +120.
However, the momentum changed in Boston’s favor in less than a 24-hour stretch starting Tuesday night, making the Sox now -120 favorites by Bovada oddsmakers...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Friday, August 2 @ 7:10 PM
Randall Delgado, RHP (3-3, 2.85) vs Jon Lester, LHP (10-6, 4.27)
TV: NESN, MLB Network, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Saturday, August 3 @ 7:10 PM
Patrick Corbin, LHP (12-2, 2.24) vs Jake Peavy, RHP (8-4, 4.28)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network...