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Drew Smyly strong for 6 but Rays fall in walk-off fashion again to A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Ryon Healy hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning two batters after Jake Smolinski tied it with a two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday night. Both home runs came off Rays closer Alex Colome, who had recorded 21 consecutive saves before giving up three runs to the A's. Khris Davis opened the ninth...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The New What Next: Rays, Smyly look to rebound against the A’s Saturday night

Better than the Pepsi Bottle Race. (Photo Credit: Tampa Bay Rays) On Saturday, the Tampa Bay Rays will try to rebound from a disappointing 1-0, extra inning loss against the Oakland Athletics — their first loss in four days. Jake Odorizzi threw a superb eight inning affair Friday night, and LHP Drew Smyly  (2-11, 5.64 ERA) will try to replicate that success for Tampa Bay...
Via X-Rays Spex
5 days ago

Report: Rangers targeting Rays' starting pitchers in trade

The Texas Rangers need starting pitching, and they’re eyeing the Tampa Bay Rays as a possible trade partner. Matt Moore is a name high on Texas’s list, but Jake Odorizzi and Drew Smyly are also reportedly on the Rangers' radar. #Rangers engaged in ongoing trade talks with #Rays about Matt Moore, sources say. No deal imminent. Moore pitched very well Saturday. @MLB — Jon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dickerson set for Colorado return with Smyly on hill

Corey Dickerson will make his return to Colorado -- where he became one of the National League's most consistent hitters -- when the Rays open a three game series vs. the Rockies at Coors Field on Monday. The Rays' Drew Smyly will face off against the Rockies' Tyler Anderson.
11 days ago

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: possible reunion with Drew Smyly

The Detroit Tigers capped off a solid June on Thursday with an incredible comeback victory in Tampa, finishing the month with a 17-11 record. Now it’s July and that means it’s time to be thinking about trades. The Tigers, who are desperate for pitching help both in the bullpen and the rotation, are notorious for big moves around the trade deadline but don’t have as much room...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Fernández and Smyly Highlight the Afternoon

It’s a short slate on this baseball Thursday, but it’s also a pretty good one. We’ve got a little bit for everyone, with an aces matchup, an ace in isolation and a nice secondary duel. Check ’em out! José Fernández (MIA) versus Drew Smyly (TBR) 1:10 p.m. ET Fernández has been red hot over his last three starts, allowing just two earned runs total in bringing his ERA...
Via The Sports Post
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Stay Late for Smyly

No strong pitchers duel today, so we’ll take a look at some third-party candidates on this baseball Tuesday. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation Masahiro Tanaka (NYY) versus Kansas City’s Kris Medlen After tossing five straight starts with two earned runs, Tanaka broke the mold and threw it away with eight shutout innings in a tough-luck 1-0 loss to the Orioles last time out...
Via The Sports Post
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Smyly beats Rays in season's first arbitration hearing

PHOENIX -- Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Drew Smyly has won baseball's first salary arbitration case this year.The three-person panel decided Thursday in Smyly's favor.The 26-year-old lefty asked arbitrators Elizabeth Neumeier, Andrew Strongin and Phillip LaPorte for a raise from $2.65 million to $3.75 million during a hearing Wednesday. The Rays argued for $3.2 million.Smyly was 5-2 with...
Via Associated Press
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Smyly and Tampa Bay Rays argue 1st MLB salary arbitration case of year

PHOENIX — Drew Smyly and the Tampa Bay Rays argued baseball's first salary arbitration case this year on Wednesday.The 26-year-old left-hander asked arbitrators Elizabeth Neumeier, Andrew Strongin and Phillip LaPorte for a raise from $2.65 million to $3.75 million during a hearing Wednesday. The Rays argued for $3.2 million.A decision is expected on Thursday.Smyly was 5-2 with...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Q&A: Kevin Ziomek, Detroit Tigers Pitching Prospect (and the Next Drew Smyly?)

Kevin Ziomek carved up Midwest League hitters in his first full professional season. In 123 innings at West Michigan, the 22-year-old left-hander logged a 2.27 ERA and an 11.1 K/9. His top-flight numbers notwithstanding, he created surprisingly little buzz. The Detroit Tigers took Ziomek in the second round of the 2013 draft out of Vanderbilt […]
Via Fangraphs
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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