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Tampa Bay Rays at Detroit Tigers series primer

This is more like it. Where was this team for most of the season's first half? Where was the confident, complete play that has marked the Tampa Bay Rays' surge on this road trip? Where was the strong pitching, the punch-back offense, the fight that resembles more American League contender than the worst team in the majors? Better late than never. Now, the Rays should make...
Via Fox Sports Florida
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays maintain momentum, top Yankees in 12th

All the momentum the Tampa Bay Rays brought with them to Yankee Stadium on Monday after their big weekend in Baltimore could have sailed into the Bronx night along with the game-changing home run by Brian Roberts in the bottom of the ninth inning. But all that home run did, aside from ending Chris Archer’s chance at placing his name alongside a legendary pitcher and ruining Joel...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Logan Forsythe helps Rays hold off Yankees in 12 innings

NEW YORK (AP) -- Logan Forsythe hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Monday night after squandering a late lead. Matt Joyce and Kevin Kiermaier homered for the resurgent Rays, who have their first three-game winning streak since taking a season-best four in a row May 22-25. They've won five of six overall...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Rays launch five homers in 12-7 victory over Orioles

Matt Joyce homered twice, while Ben Zobrist, Kevin Kiermaier and Logan Forsythe also homered as the Rays beat Orioles 12-7 on Sunday.
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Joyce's monster day powers Rays to win over Orioles

BALTIMORE -- Matt Joyce homered twice, had a career-high five hits and drove in four runs to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Baltimore Orioles 12-7 Sunday. Tampa Bay totaled 11 extra base hits -- five homers and six doubles. The Rays trailed 4-3 before Kevin Kiermaier and Logan Forsythe went deep during a seven-run sixth inning that sent many in the crowd of 32,665 scattering toward...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays fend off Orioles rally, win 5-4

From where he stood near second base, Logan Forsythe saw catcher Ryan Hanigan signal for a curveball. “Huh,” Forsythe thought. “Let’s see how this works.” On the mound was Jake McGee, who was in his second inning of pumping high-octane fastballs toward Orioles hitters. At bat was Manny Machado, whose two-run homer in the eighth started a furious Baltimore rally and who...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates hang on for 6-5 win against Rays

The Pirates rode a familiar combination to their fourth consecutive win. Their starter provided them with another long, bullpen-saving outing. They assembled a multiple-run inning early. Those ingredients also worked Monday, and Tuesday they gave the Pirates a 6-5 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, sealing a series victory. Jeff Locke (1-1) allowed three runs in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Players and coaches remember Tony Gwynn

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tony Gwynn was a gift to many throughout baseball, and within the Tampa Bay Rays, memories of his impact remain alive. They span decades, from Joe Maddon's impressions playing with him as part of the amateur Boulder (Colorado) Collegians in 1980 to treasured advice received by Logan Forsythe early in his time with the San Diego Padres. That's what...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays change narrative with winning streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There were three dominant narratives before the Tampa Bay Rays began their current winning streak. These were neon-bright elephants parked in the clubhouse of whichever city they found themselves throughout the past two weeks: Seattle, Anaheim, here. The Rays can't score. Logan Forsythe can't hit. Longo? Evan Longoria looks more Lost-O at the plate...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Guyer, Logan Forsythe come alive to give Rays a boost in latest walk-off win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Well, there are many ways you can tell the story of the Tampa Bay Rays' latest walk-off victory, their third consecutive in such fashion. You could focus on how left-hander David Price recovered after allowing five runs on four hits in the first inning to surrender only one hit over the next seven. You could focus on how Boston Red Sox right-hander Jake...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 30: Offense cannot get going in series finale

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) Tampa Bay Rays 5 — New York Yankees 1 The game went bad from the first batter in today’s series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays. Logan Forsythe hit a double to start the game. He would advance on a sacrifice bunt and Evan Longoria would continue being a thorn in the side of the Yankees, hitting a ground-rule double to put the Rays ahead by one...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins mascot catches foul ball in his mouth

The Minnesota Twins might need to find room on their roster for a bear. In the seventh inning of Tuesday's game between Minnesota and Tampa Bay Rays in Fort Myers, Twins mascot T.C. Bear showed off his skills by catching a baseball -- in his mouth.  After Tampa Bay's Logan Forsythe hit a ground ball foul down the third base line against pitcher Deolis Guerra, a Twins ball...
Via Fox Sports North
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Padres preview: Friars need to avoid injuries, inconsistencies

SAN DIEGO PADRES 2013: 76-86, third in NL West Manager: Bud Black (eighth season) Key additions: Joaquin Benoit, Alex Torres, Josh Johnson, Seth Smith Key losses: Luke Gregerson, Logan Forsythe, Brad Boxberger, Mark Kotsay Offense: The Padres will need Chase Headley to return to his 2012 form, when he led the NL with 115 RBI and won a Silver Slugger award. After a dismal 2013 by...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcomer spotlight: Logan Forsythe has plenty of versatility to offer Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Logan Forsythe's defensive versatility has become part of his identity, and he should offer the Tampa Bay Rays plenty. Forsythe, 27, was gained in a seven-player with the San Diego Padres in January that saw rising middle reliever Alex Torres sent to the West Coast. Forsythe, a fourth-year major leaguer, is a career .241 hitter with 12 home runs and 57...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays, Padres Fill Needs And Challenge One Another

If you had told me at the start of this week that Logan Forsythe was going to headline a seven-player trade, I’d have said that you just must be bored because nothing has been going on. After all, how often do seven-player trades happen? I mean, that’s just crazy talk. That it did actually happen, […]
Via Fangraphs
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres acquire LHP Alex Torres in seven-player trade

SAN DIEGO -€“ The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired left-handed pitcher Alex Torres and right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for infielders Logan Forsythe and Maxx Tissenbaum and right-handed pitchers Matt Andriese, Brad Boxberger and Matt Lollis.   Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres make seven-player deal

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired left-handed pitcher Alex Torres and right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for infielders Logan Forsythe and Maxx Tissenbaum and right-handed pitchers Matt Andriese, Brad Boxberger and Matt Lollis.
Via padres.scout.com
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

LOOGY Acquired For Logie

Padres agree to 6-player trade with Rays The news broke late Tuesday night that the Padres and Tampa Bay Rays had agreed to a trade involving Logan Forsythe going to Tampa Bay for Alex Torres. Photo courtesy of Fox Sports Florida According to sources, the #Rays are acquiring Logan Forsythe from the #Padres in a 4-player trade: http://t.co/na52R70VH3 — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo...
Via Padres Public
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays set to trade Alex Torres to Padres for Logan Forsythe

Alex Torres could soon be out of Tampa Bay. A trade between the Tampa Bay Rays and San Diego Padres that would send the left-handed reliever to the West Coast is being discussed, a source confirms. The Rays would receive infielder Logan Forsythe, a right-handed batter who hit .214 with six home runs and 19 RBI last season. Forsythe, who has played three seasons in the majors, is...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays set to trade Alex Torres to Padres for Logan Forsythe

Alex Torres could soon be out of Tampa Bay. A trade between the Tampa Bay Rays and San Diego Padres that would send the left-handed reliever to the West Coast is being discussed, a source confirms. The Rays would receive infielder Logan Forsythe, a right-handed batter who hit .214 with six home runs and 19 RBI last season. Forsythe, who has played three seasons in the majors, is...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Trade Alex Torres To Padres for Logan Forsythe

The Tampa Bay Rays and the San Diego Padres have agreed on a trade that will send left-hander Alex Torres to the Padres in exchange for infielder Logan Forsythe. The deal was first reported by Chris Coltillo of the MLB Daily Dish, confirmed by Rays beat writer Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times and will include additional players, likely minor league prospects. Torres became a important...
Via Baseball News Source
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays acquire Logan Forsythe from Padres in multi-player deal

The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired Logan Forsythe from the San Diego Padres in a multi-player trade, according to a league source. Alex Torres is likely headed to San Diego in the deal, and each team seems set to receive additional prospects. The trade is likely to be announced on Friday, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation. As we reported yesterday, the Padres...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Trade Forsythe to Tampa; Acquire Torres

Reports surfaced late Tuesday night that Padres infielder/utilityman Logan Forsythe is being sent to the Tampa Bay Rays in a possible four-player deal involving pitcher Alex Torres and two unknown prospects or players to be named later. The news came via Chris Cotillo on Twitter. Forsythe, a 27 year-old 1st Round draft pick (48th overall) in the 2008 amateur draft, made his major...
Via Friarhood
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Rays and Padres agree to trade involving Logan Forsythe and Alex Torres

Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobfaganAccording to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Tampa Rays have acquired infielder Logan Forsythe from the San Diego Padres. Cotillo says, “Alex Torres is likely headed to San Diego in the deal, and each team seems set to receive an additional prospect.”SD Dirk via Wikimedia CommonsForsythe had been receiving interest from many ball clubs...
Via MLB Injury News
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres rumors: a 'number of teams' interested in Logan Forsythe, team listening to offers

The San Diego Padres are currently gauging trade interest in infielder Logan Forsythe, so much so that MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo says a 'number of teams' have inquired about what it would take to pry the utilityman away from G.M. Josh Byrnes. Last week, the New York Yankees were said to be interested in trading for Forsythe, though it's unclear which teams in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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