The defense behind him was sloppy, but Pirates left-hander Wandy Rodriguez looked sharp Saturday in his spring training debut.
Rodriguez worked the first inning, did not allow a hit and got two strikeouts. The Tampa Bay Rays got an unearned run off him, thanks to two errors, and tied the Pirates, 2-2, in 10 innings.
Rodriguez, 35, missed the final four months last season because...
SEATTLE (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Sean Rodriguez had a go-ahead single in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied past the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Sunday to build their wild-card edge.
The Rays lead Baltimore and Cleveland, who both lost, by two games for the second AL wild-card spot.
Trailing 1-0, Tampa Bay scored three times in the eighth. Rodriguez broke a tie with an RBI single...
The Tampa Bay Rays had baseball’s worst on-base percentage entering Monday’s game against the Red Sox and didn’t do much against Ryan Dempster to help themselves in that category.
Dempster went seven innings against the Rays on Patriots’ Day, allowing just two hits and one run while walking two. In an apparent attempt to shake things up and spark some sort of offense, Rays...
Infielder Sean Rodriguez won't be rejoining the Tampa Bay Rays later this week as expected after he broke his right hand while punching a locker at Triple-A Durham.
Rays manager Joe Maddon says that Rodriguez was very contrite and upset about his actions when the two shared texts.
Maddon said Tuesday that it was unfortunate because Rodriguez was set to play for the Rays in...
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August 28, 2012
If Sean Rodriguez could turn the clock back to Sunday morning, he certainly would. The Rays infielder has been spending time with the team’s Triple-A club in Durham, but he was set to be called back up to the majors on Sept. 1 when teams expand their rosters. Because of a lapse in judgment over the weekend, that won’t be happening.
Rodriguez punched a locker in frustration after...
FISTS OF FURY
Sean Rodriguez's 2012 season may be over after he punched a locker out of frustration, just days before the Rays wanted to recall him from AAA.
Sean Rodriguez breaks hand punching a locker, putting his return to
the Rays on hold.
You wont find a nicer, more down-to-earth guy on the Tampa Bay Rays than Sean Rodriguez. And thats what makes the possible season-ending incident involving him this weekend in Durham so perplexing and disappointing.
Rodriguez was all set to rejoin the Rays on Saturday from the Triple-A club, where hes been biding his time the past week until major league rosters expand on Sept....
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Sean Rodriguez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays continue their home dominance over the New York Yankees in a 7-4 victory over the AL East leaders on Tuesday night.
Rodriguez, mired in a 17 for 100 slump dating back to May 21, finished with 3 for 4.
After blowing a three-run lead, New York went ahead 4-3 on Eric Chavez's RBI...
PORT CHARLOTTE Sean Rodriguez has traversed the field for the Tampa Bay Rays like a frequent flier making stops during his two seasons at second, short, third and first, in center and left and as a DH.
Heck, hes even volunteered to go behind the plate in an emergency.
But the veteran utility man is hoping to finally land at the spot his big league career began and what became...