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Dodgers make Ray pay for rocky start, hold off D-backs, 4-3

PHOENIX -- Robbie Ray might be classified as a major-league rookie, but he's already well versed in the fickle nature of the baseball gods. And so he was not flummoxed to have suffered through the worst start of his Diamondbacks tenure on Wednesday night vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers. "That's baseball," said Ray, who saw his record slip to 2-4 with a 2.55 ERA. "It's going to happen...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Arizona Diamondbacks Look to Continue their Winning Streak Against the Los Angels Angels

Robbie Ray #38 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Tonight the Arizona Diamondbacks will open up a series with the Los Angeles Angels. The Diamondbacks have been on a tear coming off a series sweep of the San Francisco Giants. Over those three games the Diamondbacks...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs manager Hale has pitcher bat eighth

You may have noticed that Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale batted his pitcher, Robbie Ray, eighth in Tuesday night’s game in Los Angeles. Hale previously batted his pitcher, Archie Bradley, eighth on April 22 in Texas.Hale is employing a strategy which former major-league manager and current D-backs Chief Baseball Officer, Tony La Russa, employed when he was in the dugout. According...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: Starting rotation edition

As each day passes, the Detroit Tigers are getting closer and closer to the trade deadline. The one trade they may have to make may involve starting pitcher Max Scherzer. Scherzer turned down a 6-year deal worth $144 million dollars before the season started and is set to become a free agent after the season and does not appear to want to stay in Detroit. That being said, a deal...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray will fill in again to give Porcello extra rest

Robbie Ray is going to spend a little more time in the Tigers' rotation. With Anibal Sanchez returning from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday night against the Red Sox, the Tigers were expected to send Ray back to Triple-A Toledo. Ray has certainly pitched well enough to stay in the majors -- he has a 0.79 ERA in his two starts while Sanchez was recovering from a blister ...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Robbie Ray needs to stay

When Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez went to the DL, the Tigers called up minor league pitcher Robbie Ray to come and fill in while Sanchez recovered from a blister on his middle finger. Ray has done that and more. Ray has started two games and has allowed only a single run in 11 and 1/3 innings pitched and has one victory on his resume that he earned in his major league debut...
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Notes: Ray's developing curve key to his future

DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers left-hander Robbie Ray was impressive in winning his major league debut on Tuesday, and will get another start Sunday against the Minnesota Twins. He pretty much dominated the Houston Astros by allowing one run on five hits over 5 1/3 innings, and that heightened hopes that Ray could end up making obtaining him from the Washington Nationals for rotation...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: What Robbie Ray start could mean

The Detroit Tigers’ starting rotation took a major hit when pitcher Anibal Sanchez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a blister to his middle finger. Minor league prospect Robbie Ray will get the start in his place while Sanchez recovers. Ray was brought in for the Tigers in exchange for giving up pitcher Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals. Doing this move will only...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers minor league watch list

Being a passionate fan and writer covering the Detroit Tigers I tend to spend a fair amount of time on the minor league sites of the Tigers’ affiliates. And every time I go there I tend to check in on the same core of players. Below I’ll give you my watch list with what you need to know about each guy and how close they are to breaching the big league roster and then some other...
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers notes: Ray out to prove he belongs

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Through no fault of his own, Robbie Ray will always be known as one of the players the Tigers acquired from the Washington Nationals for Doug Fister. Although the trade was criticized, there's nothing Ray, Ian Krol and Steve Lombardozzi can do about it, other than play to the best of their abilities. Ray's abilities were on display in Tuesday's annual exhibition...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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