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Tim Beckham ties club record with 8th straight hit, leads Rays in victory over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Getting the chance to play first base for the first time, Tim Beckham figured he might as well hit like a slugging first baseman instead of a middle infielder.Beckham made the most of his emergency position switch by hitting a homer and sparking a four-run inning with his eighth straight hit over three games to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-3 victory over...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Beckham leads Rays to 7-3 victory over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Tim Beckham homered and then sparked a four-run inning with his eighth straight hit over three games to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night. He followed up a five-hit game in Colorado on Wednesday by hitting a solo homer in the second against Sonny Gray (4-9) and then adding a leadoff single in the big fifth...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Beckham ties Rays mark with 8-AB hit streak

Tim Beckham singled up the middle to start the fifth inning of Thursday night's contest against the Athletics, putting him in the Rays' record book with eight consecutive hits.
4 days ago

What Rays fans will be talking about today

The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 11, Rockies 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Have yourself a day, Tim Beckham! Beckham went 5-5 as the Rays crushed the Rockies for the second-straight day. If you want to poo-poo it a little bit, three of the hits were groundballs and only one of those reached the outfield...
Via Rays Index
4 days ago

Archer, Beckham lead Rays to series win over the Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Chris Archer struck out 11 over six innings for his first win since June 6, Tim Beckham had a career-high five hits and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Wednesday.Evan Longoria kept up his hot hitting with two doubles as the Rays took two of three to capture their first road series since June 6-8 at Arizona. Longoria turned in a big series with...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jennings, Beckham power Rays past Diamondbacks 6-4

PHOENIX (AP) Desmond Jennings had three hits, including a home run, and Tim Beckham also went deep to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Monday night. Chris Archer (4-7) struck out 12 over six innings for the Rays, who have won four straight. Archer allowed three runs, five hits and three walks in his first win since May 17. Alex Colome pitched the...
Via Associated Press
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois Head Coach Fires Back After Being Fired

After an investigation concluded that Illinois Head Coach Tim Beckham mistreated his athletes, Illinois fired him. On Friday evening, Beckham finally responded to the event. Statement from Tim Beckman: "I am shocked and disappointed by the decision Mike Thomas and the University of Illinois made today …. " — Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) August 28, 2015 Tim Beckman statement...
Via Gamedayr
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Pillar scaled the wall to rob Tim Beckham of a homer

Crazy things happen in the Rogers Centre outfield, and on Wednesday, another one of those crazy moments happened. Check out this catch by Blue Jays left fielder Kevin Pillar to rob Rays second baseman Tim Beckham of a homer in the seventh inning. Like…how? What? That’s not a short fence, and Pillar wasn’t exactly running at full speed when he made his leap. But whenever I...
Via The Outside Corner
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Pillar climbs wall to rob home run

By Gordon Dixon On Tuesday, Nolan Arenado presented a candidate for Major League Baseball’s catch of the season by making a spectacular grab down the third base line (watch it here). The following day, Kevin Pillar did his best to one up him. In the top of the seventh inning of Toronto’s game against Tampa Bay, Rays second baseman Tim Beckham hit a drive to left field that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays' Tim Beckham has successful ACL surgery

Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham had successful surgery to repair the ACL in his right knee Tuesday, the team announced Wednesday. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure in Pensacola, Fla. Beckham, 23, is expected to miss six to eight months as he rehabs. The former first overall pick tore the ligament during a workout last week. He made his major-league debut Sept. 19 against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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