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Royals complete DH sweep with 7-1 thumping of Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alcides Escobar hit a bases-loaded double, Alex Gordon matched a career high with four RBIs and the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. Escobar fell behind 0-2 against Brandon Gomes (1-4) in the sixth inning before battling back to a full count. On the 11th pitch of the at...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals complete DH sweep with 7-1 thumping of Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alcides Escobar hit a bases-loaded double, Alex Gordon matched a career high with four RBIs and the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. Escobar fell behind 0-2 against Brandon Gomes (1-4) in the sixth inning before battling back to a full count. On the 11th pitch of the at...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hardy's 9th-inning single lifts Orioles past Rays 2-1

BALTIMORE (AP) J.J. Hardy's single drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning, Chris Davis homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 2-1 on Friday night to extend the Rays' losing streak to six games. Travis Snider led off the ninth with an infield hit off Brandon Gomes (1-2). With two outs, Davis greeted Xavier Cedeno with a single that advanced pinch-runner...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Rays pitchers combine to shut out Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Colome and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Baltimore 2-0 Friday night in a relocated home game for the Orioles. The three-game series was moved from Camden Yards to Tropicana Field this week after violence broke out in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody after suffering...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays blank Orioles 2-0 in strange 'home' game for Baltimore

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Alex Colome and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Baltimore 2-0 Friday night in a relocated home game for the Orioles. The three-game series was moved from Camden Yards to Tropicana Field this week after violence broke out in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody after suffering a...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Dave Martinez considers himself ready for a managerial job

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Dave Martinez considers himself ready for a managerial job. Despite speculation that he could be a possibility for the Houston Astros' position, open after Bo Porter was fired Monday, the Tampa Bay Rays bench coach considers the talk just chatter for now. "Right now, as far as I'm concerned, it's just speculation," Martinez said Wednesday. "I heard my name...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays to active DeJesus from DL, call up three others with active rosters expanding Monday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays announced Sunday that outfielder David DeJesus will be activated from the disabled list Monday. In addition, catcher Curt Casali and relievers Brandon Gomes and Steven Geltz will be called up with major-league active rosters expanding to 40 players Monday. All three were on the taxi squad Sunday. DeJesus has not played for the Rays since...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays recall reliever Brandon Gomes from Triple-A Durham

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have recalled right-hander Brandon Gomes from Triple-A Durham. Tampa made the move before its game Wednesday game at Texas, a night after a 14-inning loss. Infielder Cole Figueroa was optioned to Durham, leaving Joe Maddon with a limited bench while adding to the bullpen for the third game of a four-game series. Gomes was on the opening...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays recall reliever Brandon Gomes from Triple-A Durham

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have recalled right-hander Brandon Gomes from Triple-A Durham. Tampa made the move before its game Wednesday game at Texas, a night after a 14-inning loss. Infielder Cole Figueroa was optioned to Durham, leaving Joe Maddon with a limited bench while adding to the bullpen for the third game of a four-game series. Gomes was on the opening...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays reinstate Desmond Jennings from bereavement list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have reinstated center fielder Desmond Jennings from the bereavement list and optioned reliever Brandon Gomes to Triple-A Durham. The moves were announced before Tuesday night's game against Oakland. Jennings was in Tuesday's starting lineup after missing two games.
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB News: Transactions for May 19th

Not a lot to talk about on Monday, as only five games were played & not a lot of moves were made.  A few teams optioned players which will result in a few moves to recall or activate players today.  As always, follow the links to read more on a particular transaction.Chicago CubsSent OF Justin Ruggiano on rehab assignment to Iowa (AAA) - Story by Kerry KauffmanMiami MarlinsReleased...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Gomes gives up 2-run homer in 7th, Rays fall to Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Jones hit a pair of solo homers and Jonathan Schoop launched a tiebreaking, two-run shot that sent the Baltimore Orioles over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Wednesday night. Schoop's drive in the seventh inning off Brandon Gomes (2-2) put the Orioles ahead 4-2. Jones hit leadoff homers in both the second and fourth off Cesar Ramos. It was his fourth multihomer...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

David DeJesus has two RBIs as Rays edge Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) -- David DeJesus had a solo homer and drew a bases-loaded walk, and Tampa Bay's bullpen pitched 4 1-3 scoreless innings to lift the Rays to a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. The win snapped Tampa Bay's three-game losing streak and was just its second victory in nine road games. Jonny Gomes had an RBI single for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays-Orioles game Tuesday postponed, no makeup date announced

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain. A steady downpour and low temperatures were predicted for much of the night. No makeup date was immediately announced. Baltimore won the opener of the three-game set 7-1 on Monday, and the series was scheduled to conclude Wednesday afternoon. Tampa Bay announced Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays go down early, rally back to beat Rangers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- James Loney hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night. Loney lined an opposite-field drive off Neal Cotts (0-1) that went over left fielder Shin-Soo Choo and put the Rays up 5-4. Brandon Gomes (1-0) pitched a perfect eighth before Grant Balfour got the final three outs for his...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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