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Tampa and Detroit FOX affiliates trade barbs after David Price trade

Tampa Bay Rays fans obviously weren’t happy after learning that David Price had been traded to the Tigers.  FOX 13 Tampa Bay took it the worst.  And somebody probably got fired.  Not long after the trade was announced, some punk tweeted the following message to Price: Twitter And then FOX 2 Detroit fired back, in a much more accurate (and classier) way. Twitter Detroit has it’s...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

News stations in Tampa, Detroit troll each other over Price trade

There have been two central themes surrounding this exciting MLB trade deadline: Big trades, and being really bad at Twitter. It’s understandable that people in Tampa Bay would be upset about the news of David Price being traded from the Rays to the Detroit Tigers but, hey, maybe FOX 13 Tampa Bay didn’t take enough time to think this one out: Take some comfort, #Rays fans. ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Rays Trading David Price Before Deadline

This is all of a sudden turning into the craziest trade deadline in recent baseball history. According to various reports, the Tampa Bay Rays are going to trade staff ace David Price prior to the deadline at 4 PM ET Thursday afternoon.  Been told #Rays are definitely moving Price — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) July 31, 2014 Sherman goes on to say that the Rays are getting enough...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays Rumors: David Price trade talks 'intensifying'

The Tampa Bay Rays were thought to be unlikely to deal coveted left-handed pitcher David Price, but talks are "intensifying", and the chances of a deal happening have increased over the last 12 hours, reports Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

For The First Time Ever, A Non-Home Run Ball Landed In The Rays’ Ray Tank

The first EVER non-home run put into the Rays’ tank. http://t.co/Cx2MBce2Jz — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) July 30, 2014 In the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Rays and the Brewers, history was made. Milwaukee’s Khris Davis hit a fly ball towards center field. Improbably, the ball hit the ground and then rebounded all the way up into Tropicana Field’s ray tank. The...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Wil Myers to take BP for first time since breaking wrist

The Tampa Bay Rays entered Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers with a 52-54 record, fourth in the American League East. The Rays have been solid on the mound, ranked 11th in the Major Leagues in ERA, but have been hindered by injuries and are just 17th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. There is some good news on the injury front regarding outfielder Wil Myers, who...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays have odd Wil Myers giveaway planned

On Sunday, the Rays are giving away a Wil Myers bike horn to kids 14 and under. And quite frankly, it’s terrifying. What, you ask? Head-on view of the #Rays @wilmyers bike horn to be given away Sunday. pic.twitter.com/ihnaR9QkMH — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 30, 2014 Here's what that #Rays @wilmyers bike horn looks like from the side. Nice hair, right? pic.twitter.com...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan aiming for Friday return

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan is doing better and eyeing rehab games this week. He would like to rejoin the Rays on Friday after fully recovering from a oblique injury as reported by Marc Topkin.#Rays Hanigan (oblique) doing better, eyeing rehab games this week with @StoneCrabs, rejoin #Rays Friday— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 29, 2014#452283158 / gettyimages.comHanigan...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Archer: Strikeout Celebration Came In ‘Infant Stages Of My Career’

There were a lot of raised eyebrows around the baseball world when Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer called out David Ortiz for his bat flip Sunday night. Ortiz’s post-home run actions are far from universally beloved — Archer’s rotation mate, David Price, is an outspoken Papi critic — but many didn’t think the 25-year-old right-hander was one to talk regarding such matters...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays begin a telling week with a victory behind James Loney's clutch hit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- James Loney watched his soft line drive flutter toward the gap and hoped it would land. At first, when he poked right-hander Kyle Lohse's 89-mph fastball toward right-center field, he felt good about his chances to deliver as the Tampa Bay Rays' Mr. Reliable again. Still, centerfielder Carlos Gomez was closing fast, and Loney braced for the best. Then...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Joel Peralta re-instated, Erik Bedard designated for assignment

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays designated left-hander Erik Bedard for assignment Monday to make room for reliever Joel Peralta's return from the 15-day disabled list. Bedard, 35, was 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 17 appearances (15 starts) for the Rays this season after making his debut in the rotation April 13 in a no-decision against the Cincinnati Reds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays DFA Bedard, re-instate Peralta from DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays designated left-hander Erik Bedard for assignment Monday to make room for reliever Joel Peralta's return from the 15-day disabled list. Bedard, 35, was 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 17 appearances (15 starts) for the Rays this season after making his debut in the rotation April 13 in a no-decision against the Cincinnati Reds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays recall righty Jeremy Hellickson, sends reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo for assignment

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays recalled right-hander Jeremy Hellickson on Saturday and designated reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo for assignment. Oviedo, 32, only appeared in 31 2/3 innings with the Rays, all this year, after he was signed before the 2013 season in hopes that he would be an effective late-relief option. However, he never realized that potential, and he finishes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays have sights set on solid second half

In their first meeting of 2014, the Tampa Bay Rays entered their game versus the St Louis Cardinals mired in a near-epic run of failure with just one victory in their last 14 contests, and after losing 1-0 to the NL Central powers, the folks at Tropicana Field watched their collapsing club fall to 18-games under .500. But on Wednesday, the red-hot Rays returned the favor with a 3...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rays' Joel Peralta may have mosquito-borne virus

Tampa Bays relief pitcher Joel Peralta says he's been feeling sick since he went home to the Dominican Republic during the All-Star break and thinks he has been stricken with chikungunya — the mosquito-borne virus spreading over Florida and the Caribbean.Peralta began feeling sick on Friday after visiting the Dominican Republic where chikungunya is extremely prevalent, reported CBS...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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