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Rays, Archer complete sweep of Blue Jays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Chris Archer pitched two-hit ball in seven scoreless innings and Brandon Guyer drove in four runs Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays won their fifth straight, 5-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays. Archer (3-2) became the first American League pitcher to go four starts within one season without giving up an earned run since Zach Greinke did it for Kansas City in 2009...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Archer leads Rays to sweep over Blue Jays for fifth straight win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Archer pitched two-hit ball in seven scoreless innings and Brandon Guyer drove in four runs Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays won their fifth straight, 5-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays. Archer (3-2) became the first American League pitcher to go four starts within one season without giving up an earned run since Zach Greinke did it for Kansas City in 2009...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Tampa Rays in Collapse Mode? Because in MLB's new reality, that's how teams build

It's been a while since the Yankees owned Tampa. You could say it's been seven years - since Evan Longoria arrived on the scene. Before Longoria, the Devil Rays were lovable Yankee patsies, a stream of Jorge Cantus and Rocco Baldellis. Around 2008, they became a contender, thanks to Longoria and a seemingly endless line of young pitchers, most of them top picks in the MLB draft.This...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Faria: Exclusive interview with Rays’ pitching prospect

Jacob Faria is one of the Tampa Bay Rays’ more intriguing pitching prospects throughout their entire organization, and has a bright future ahead of him. He was taken in the 10th round of the 2011 MLB Draft, and has been one of the bright spots from that draft for the Rays. At 6’4″ and 200 pounds, he is the prototypical size for a starting pitcher. He has had some success...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What Will Evan Longoria’s Legacy Be?

This season will be Tampa Bay Ray‘s third basemen Evan Longoria‘s eighth year in the big leagues. Longoria is the face of the Rays franchise, and helped the club move away from the “devilish days” of Tampa Bay baseball. He has played his entire career for the Tampa Bay franchise, but what exactly will his legacy be when he finishes his professional career? Longoria is in...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Longoria does DH duty a day after being hit by pitch

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Evan Longoria will be the designated hitter for the Tampa Bay Rays, one day after getting hit on the left hip by a pitch. The third baseman got a break from playing the field in Friday night's game against the New York Yankees. He left Thursday night's game in Toronto in the eighth inning because of a bruise. ''Hopefully a day and he'll be back out there...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. The Tampa Bay Rays are looking for more wins following a successful first road trip of the season and will try to get them by adding to the New York Yankees' woes. It's unclear, though, if the Rays will have Evan Longoria available for their attempt to send the Yankees to their worst start in 26 years Friday night. Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees-Rays Preview

The Tampa Bay Rays are looking for more wins following a successful first road trip of the season and will try to get them by adding to the New York Yankees' woes. It's unclear, though, if the Rays will have Evan Longoria available for their attempt to send the Yankees to their worst start in 26 years Friday night. Tampa Bay (6-4) went 5-2 on their trek and bounced back with a 4...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria's hip injured on HBP as Blue Jays, Rays play tit-for-tat

  In the finale of their first series of the season, the Rays and Blue Jays set the stage for retaliation when they meet in Florida in eight days. Chris Archer struck out 11 in seven shutout innings, pinch-hitter Tim Beckham hit a two-run homer in the sixth and the Rays beat the Blue Jays 4-2 on Thursday night in a game that saw three batters hit by pitches. Evan Longoria left in...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Longoria leaves after being hit by pitch

TORONTO (AP) Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria left Thursday's game against the Blue Jays in the eighth inning after he was hit on the left hip by a pitch. Mikie Mahtook pinch ran for Longoria, who was drilled by Blue Jays reliever Marco Estrada. That came one inning after Rays right-hander Chris Archer hit Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion on the right elbow. Archer also hit...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Evan Longoria leaves game after being hit by pitch

TORONTO (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria left Thursday's game against the Blue Jays in the eighth inning after he was hit on the left hip by a pitch. Mikie Mahtook pinch ran for Longoria, who was drilled by Blue Jays reliever Marco Estrada. That came one inning after Rays right-hander Chris Archer hit Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion on the right elbow. Archer also hit...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria's Off-Season Strength and Resistance Workout

After a somewhat disappointing 2014 season, in which the Tampa Bay Rays missed the playoffs for only the second time in the last five years, Rays slugger Evan Longoria attacked
Via Stack
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending April 9th

With the season underway, it’s now time to bring back one of my favorite features at TOC – the longest home runs of the week! To summarize things quickly, each Friday, I’ll bring you videos of the five longest homers from Friday-Thursday. We’ll also track the five longest homers of the year, and the players who have the most appearances in the top five each week. At the end...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending April 9th

With the season underway, it’s now time to bring back one of my favorite features at TOC – the longest home runs of the week! To summarize things quickly, each Friday, I’ll bring you videos of the five longest homers from Friday-Thursday. We’ll also track the five longest homers of the year, and the players who have the most appearances in the top five each week. At the end...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Opening series observations

Desmond Jennings scored a run in Tampa’s first win of the year on Wednesday. The Tampa Bay Rays began opening day by retiring Don Zimmer’s number 66. They ended it with a 6-2 loss. In the second game, the Rays scored five runs but gave up six in the losing effort. Game three proved to be more fortunate for the Rays as they won 2-0. Here are some observations on that opening...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays comfortable falling back into role as underdogs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) A year after being a trendy preseason pick to contend for the World Series, the Tampa Bay Rays are back in a familiar role as underdogs. ''That's good. ... We like that,'' three-time All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria said, noting the team has a history of flourishing most when little is expected from outside the organization. ''I just think it's going...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays acquire Erasmo Ramirez

Erasmo Ramirez will look to contribute to a battered Rays pitching staff. Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Rays got some much-needed depth to their pitching staff. The Rays received right-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramirez in a trade with the Seattle Mariners for lefty Mike Montgomery. Ramirez made the Mariners Opening Day roster in 2014 and started their second game of the year. In 17 games...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Longoria homers as Rays and Orioles finish in a 10-inning tie

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Evan Longoria hit his third homer of the spring and drove two runs as the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played to a 6-6 tie in 10 innings Monday. Alejandro De Aza had two RBIs for Baltimore. For the second time in three days, Orioles manager Buck Showalter used a minor league pitcher against an American League East opponent. Zach Davies started...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles and Rays play to 6-6, 10-inning tie

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Evan Longoria hit his third homer of the spring and drove two runs as the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played to a 6-6 tie in 10 innings Monday. Alejandro De Aza had two RBIs for Baltimore. For the second time in three days, Orioles manager Buck Showalter used a minor league pitcher against an American League East opponent. Zach Davies started instead...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays comfortable falling back into role as underdogs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) A year after being a trendy preseason pick to contend for the World Series, the Tampa Bay Rays are back in a familiar role as underdogs. ''That's good. ... We like that,'' three-time All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria said, noting the team has a history of flourishing most when little is expected from outside the organization. ''I just think it's going...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Longoria drives in two runs as Rays beat Mets

Evan Longoria drove in two runs with a single and sacrifice fly, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-4 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday. Right-hander Matt Andriese continued his bid for a spot in Tampa Bay's pitching rotation, working three scoreless innings in his third spring start. The Rays scored five runs off Mets starter Bartolo Colon, and Allan Dykstra and Juan Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Longoria drives in 2, Rays beat Mets 8-4

Evan Longoria drove in two runs with a single and sacrifice fly, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-4 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday. Right-hander Matt Andriese continued his bid for a spot in Tampa Bay's pitching rotation, working three scoreless innings in his third spring start. The Rays scored five runs off Mets starter Bartolo Colon, and Allan Dykstra and Juan Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria drives in run, Rays fall to Phillies in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Chase Utley made his spring training debut after recovering from an ankle injury, Ryan Howard hit his first home run of the exhibition season and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 Friday. Utley missed 10 games because of a sprained right ankle sustained in January. Batting third as the designated hitter, he struck out in his first at-bat...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria's bat flew far and hit a fan, sending him to the hospital

Tampa Bay Rays star Evan Longoria "lost the grip on his bat during the second inning and it sailed in the seats along the third-base line, striking a fan. The fan, whose name was not released, left the stands on a stretcher and was taken to Fawcett Memorial Hospital. He was visited there after the game by Longoria, Cash and Rays vice president of communications Rick Vaughn."Follow...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: can revamped roster compete in AL East?

Cobb was named opening day starter for the Rays on March 4th, 2015 Kevin Cash and the Tampa Bay Rays are coming into Spring Training looking to shine a light on their revamped roster. Cash, a former major league catcher, was hired as the Rays manager on December 6th, 2014. He and new general manager, Matthew Silverman, have some big shoes to fill. In Tampa’s case, change started...
Via isportsweb.com
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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