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Hot-hitting Kipnis continues to be menace against Rays

Carlos Carrasco faced Tampa Bay less than two weeks ago and was about as hittable as he's been all season. The way the Rays are batting entering Wednesday night's game at Tropicana Field, it looks as though the Cleveland Indians right-hander might have a decent shot at getting back at them and becoming the third AL pitcher to reach 10 wins. After Tuesday's 6-2 victory, Cleveland...
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Hot-hitting Kipnis continues to be menace against Rays

Carlos Carrasco faced Tampa Bay less than two weeks ago and was about as hittable as he's been all season. The way the Rays are batting entering Wednesday night's game at Tropicana Field, it looks as though the Cleveland Indians right-hander might have a decent shot at getting back at them and becoming the third AL pitcher to reach 10 wins. After Tuesday's 6-2 victory, Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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New home for Tampa Bay Rays?

Baseball is evolving, and over the past ten years many franchises have constructed brand new, state of the arc venues for their teams to play in. With fans having more and more reasons to just sit on their couch and watch the game on big flat screen televisions, teams are looking to draw fans in to stadiums by bringing the best new technology, food options, unobstructed views of...
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Three Homers Sinks Rays; Indians 6, Rays 2

The Indians won their second straight, 6-2, over the Rays on Tuesday, as Danny Salazar followed Cody Anderson with a stellar start. Salazar carried a perfect game into the sixth a night after Anderson did so into the seventh. In all, Salazar allowed one earned run in 7.2 innings in improving to 7-3. Jason Kipnis (third, solo), Giovanny Urshela (seventh, three-run) and David Murphy...
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Tampa Bay Rays players were abundant in Port Charlotte for rehab assignments on Tuesday night

The Charlotte Stone Crabs, the Single-A Advanced affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, had the benefit of extensive major league experience in their lineup on Tuesday night. James Loney, Andrew Bellatti and John Jaso all started for Charlotte as part of their minor league rehab assignments when the team hosted the Clearwater Threshers at Charlotte Sports Park. Loney began his rehab assignment...
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Watch: Francisco Lindor robs Longoria of a hit

In his short time with the Cleveland Indians, Francisco Lindor has made some amazing plays at shortstop, and on Tuesday night he made another. Evan Longoria thought he had a hit in the fourth inning, but Lindor made a spectacular diving stop robbing the Rays star. Add another play to the already impressive highlight reel.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Rays sign first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have signed first-round pick Garrett Whitley, the 13th overall selection in this year's baseball draft. The 18-year-old outfielder from Niskayuna High School in New York visited the club before Tuesday night's game against the Cleveland Indians, slipped on a uniform and participated in batting practice. Whitley is the highest high school...
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Despite 2015 Success, Rays Still Not Seeing Consistent Ticket Activity

The 2015 MLB season hasn’t been all roses for the Tampa Bay Rays, but fans can’t ask for much more than a shot at first place in the AL East as July welcomes us all into the heart of summer. The Rays boast a solid 42-35 record going into July, as they’ve done a terrific job on the road and have won games with a solid balance of timely offense and really stingy pitching. Fans...
Via Baseball Essential
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Tampa Bay Rays: Matt Moore set to return

Starting pitcher Matt Moore looks to duplicate his 2013 stats as he returns from Tommy John Surgery on Thursday. The Tampa Bay Rays receive some good news. Yesterday, starting pitcher Matt Moore was cleared to rejoin the club’s rotation. Moore threw a 35-pitch bullpen session on Monday. After the Rays 7-1 defeat against the Indians later that night, the organization confirmed...
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Rays sign 2015 first-round pick Garrett Whitley

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have signed outfielder Garrett Whitley, their first-round selection from the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and the No. 13 pick overall. He will join the Gulf Coast League Rays. Whitley, 18, was the sixth high school outfielder taken by the Rays with their first overall selection (Josh Sale, 2010; Delmon Young, 2003;...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Dodgers' Friedman missed out on Liberatore in Tampa, not in Los Angeles

Dodger reliever Adam Liberatore never got a chance to get called up with his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays, but it wasn’t like he didn’t get noticed. Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, former executive vice president of baseball operations for the Rays, noticed and made sure to take him away from the Rays when he joined the Dodgers. Per the Orange County...
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Oops! Rays pitcher's epic fail leads to Indians run

Intentionally walking a batter is supposed to be an easy exercise -- four soft tosses between pitcher and catcher. It turned into an adventure for Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Ronald Bellasario in the ninth inning of Monday night's game against the Cleveland Indians. Attempting to load the bases with Michael Brantley at the plate, Bellasario sailed a pitch over the head of catcher Rene...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Rays Pitcher’s Intentional Walk Attempt Couldn’t Have Gone Worse (Video)

All Ronald Belisario wanted to do was give the Cleveland Indians a free baserunner. Instead, he gave them a free run. The Tampa Bay Rays reliever entered Monday’s game in the ninth inning and allowed hits to Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor, putting runners on second and third with one out. The Rays then decided to intentionally walk Michael Brantley to load the bases. Apparently...
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USF students behind latest marketing campaign for Tampa Bay Rays on Sun Sports

In the spring of 2014, a team of FOX Sports Florida and FOX Sports Corporate executives traveled to the University of South Florida to present Sport and Entertainment Management program students with their FOX Sports University project. FOX Sports University is a program that FOX Sports developed with prestigious academic and athletic institutions from around the country. Each class...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Cleveland Indians at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. A groin injury cut Erasmo Ramirez's last start short, but he'll now get a second chance to beat the Cleveland Indians. Ramirez will try to re-establish his success in the rotation in order to help the Tampa Bay Rays to their third win in nine games Tuesday night against the visiting Indians. Ramirez (6-2, 4.23 ERA) has been...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Rays Pitcher Throws Wild Pitch on Intentional Walk, Run Scores

Last night in the Rays-Indians game, Ronald Belisario threw a wild pitch on an intentional walk allowing the runner to score from third. The Indians led 3-1 in the top of the ninth. Francisco Lindor had just doubled, moving Jason Kipnis over to third. So the Rays try to load the bases with 1 out [&hellip The post Rays Pitcher Throws Wild Pitch on Intentional Walk, Run Scores...
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The Rays Ronald Belisario threw a run scoring wild pitch on an intentional walk

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Ronald Belisario threw a run scoring wild pitch on an intentional walk against the Cleveland Indians last night.Just a bit high.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Ronald Bolisario throws wild pitch during intentional walk (Video)

Ronald Bolisario's relief appearance for the Tampa Bay Rays did not go well Monday night, as it went off the rails after throwing a wild pitch during an intentional walk.Bolisario came into the game in the top of the ninth with the Cleveland Indians holding a 3-1 lead. With Indians runners on second and third with one out, the plan was to walk batter Michael Brantley to load the...
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Tampa Bay Rays OF Grady Sizemore Ends Cody Anderson's Perfect Game Bid With Home Run

Indians starting pitcher Cody Anderson has gotten his career off to a pretty good start. His first start was June 21 when he threw 7 2/3 shut out innings. He got his second start Monday night and came within striking distance of pitching immortality--the perfect game. However, thanks to a former Indian. Grady Sizemore, his shot at perfction was broken up in the seventh inning.Sizemore...
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Detroit Tigers make trade with Tampa Bay Rays, acquire veteran infielder

The Tigers made a trade to strengthen their middle infield depth on Monday. Detroit acquired veteran infielder Alexi Casilla from the Tampa Bay Rays, in exchange for a player to be named later. Casilla, 30, has spent the entire season in Triple-A Durham, where he hit .315 in 37 games for the Bulls. He will start his tenure with the Tigers at Triple-A Toledo. The switch-hitter is...
Via Fox Sports
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Rays' Belisario throws wild pitch during intentional walk, run scores (Video)

I believe it was the great Yoda who said, "Do or do not. There is no try."Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario tried to intentionally walk a hitter. He did not do that.Instead, he threw a wild pitch, scoring Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis.Before the errant throw, it was a tight 3-1 game in the ninth; the Rays lost 7-1.Photo credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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Rays stymied by Anderson, Indians 7-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays were stymied again. This time it was Cleveland rookie Cody Anderson's turn to shut them down. Anderson took a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Rays on Monday night. ''A young pitcher who's in a good groove right...
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Ronald Belisario Had Some Issues Intentionally Walking Michael Brantley

When intentional walks go wrong.
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Rays break up perfect game in 7th inning, lose 7-1 vs. Indians

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Rookie Cody Anderson took a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Cleveland Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Anderson (1-0) didn't allow a baserunner until Grady Sizemore homered against his old team on a 1-2 pitch with one...
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Ex-Indian Grady Sizemore haunts his former team by breaking up perfect game bid

The ghost of Grady Sizemore has come back to haunt his former team, the Cleveland Indians. The Rays outfielder was responsible for breaking up Cody Anderson's perfect game bid on Monday night, hitting a solo home run off the Indians rookie in the seventh inning. Anderson, pitching in only his second major-league game, was perfect through six when Sizemore homered to right center...
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