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Yankees Game 17: Late game collapse

(Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images) New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 11 With five wins in a row, the Yankees turned to the veteran righty, Hiroki Kuroda, to keep the streak going against the Tampa Bay Rays. Through the first three innings, everything was going the Yankees way. In the second and third inning, Hiroki Kuroda would induce two double plays to keep the Rays off...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
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James Loney drives in four as Rays top Yankees 11-5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- James Loney drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame a four-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 11-5 on Friday night. Pinch-hitter Desmond Jennings had an RBI single before Loney's two-run single off Adam Warren (0-1) in the seventh inning gave Tampa Bay a 6-5 lead. Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run homer during a five-run eighth that made it...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Rays will likely mend rotation from within

The Tampa Bay Rays will try and fix their injured starting rotation from within their farm system. Despite injuries to Alex Cobb, Jeremy Hellickson, and Matt Moore, the Rays will look to replace them using "internal options" according to Ken Rosenthal.David Price will have to pick up the slack for the rays rapidly thinning rotation.via Keith Allison on FlickrAt this point...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Tampa Bay Rays Game Day Chatter

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Via Fox Sports Florida
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buy Myers With Zest As He’s No Lemon

I remember distinctly the day Will Clark retired. I just got home from a Winter Solstice Pageant. I was only 12 years old at the time, but my mustache was already coming in. Earlier that night, when I was singing in the pageant, a mother yelled out from the audience, "Who's the midget with the mustache?" Then another parent yelled out, "Or is it a dwarf? I...
Via Razzball
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Turn 5-4-3 Triple Play vs. Rays

Your browser does not support iframes. On Thursday night during C.C. Sabathia’s first win of the season, the Yankees pulled off a 5-4-3 triple play. While this is a pretty rare feat, it was relatively easy to turn, as Sean Rodriguez hit the ball right to Kelly Johnson on third base. Last year’s 4-6-5-3-4 that the Yanks turned was much more impressive. [CBS Sports] The post...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees turn a 5-4-3 triple play against the Rays (video)

A hard hit ball off Sean Rodriguez‘s bat to third baseman Yangervis Solarte begins a successful around the horn triple play, as C.C. Sabathia escapes the inning without allowing a run.Your browser does not support iframes.The last around the horn triple play, if not mistaken, came in 2011 in the same exact battle between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees at Tropicana Field...
Via The MLB Nation
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Matt Moore’s Injury Might Have Hurt Rays’ Chances Of Winning AL East

This was set up to possibly be the finest season in Tampa Bay Rays history. The franchise went all-in for its first World Series title when it decided not to trade ace David Price this offseason in a minor surprise. The Rays looked like legitimate contenders because of their rotation, considered one of the best in baseball. Here is what the rotation was projected as: Price, Matt...
Via NESN.com
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Notebook: Rays not making too much of cold snap at plate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Outfielder Wil Myers, in a way only he can, summed up the Tampa Bay Rays' hitting woes best Thursday. He was asked if he enjoyed talking about a slump that has seen the Rays score just 14 runs in their last nine games. Nope, not at all. "It's the best," Myers said, the sarcasm clear. Offensive woes remain a painful topic for Tampa Bay, but...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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MLB Rumors: Angels, Twins interested in Sam Fuld

Sam Fuld was released by the Oakland Athletics last week, but he is drawing interest from teams including the Angels and Twins, according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser.Re: Fuld, there is expected to be interest in him from several teams, incl #Twins and now likely #Angels among others. #Athletics— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) April 16, 2014 Fuld has value...
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Orioles (7-7) – Rays (7-8) Series Review

Photo: www.washingtonpost.com The Orioles claimed their first series sweep and second series win of the season in a rain-shortened two game set versus the Tampa Bay Rays.  The series sweep means that the Orioles climb back to the .500 mark for the first time since the second game of the season and 1.5 games behind the AL East leading Yankees in the congested early season standings...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Tampa Bay Rays Game Day Chatter

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Via Fox Sports Florida
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Myers epitomizes club’s woes at plate

Maybe if he was swinging the bat better, the Rays’ Wil Myers would not have been out front of the slider thrown by Zach Britton in the seventh inning Wednesday that Myers hooked foul with the bases loaded. But Myers is in a slump, and the long foul ball was followed by a swing-and-a-miss for strike three and the Rays lost the final game of their long road trip 3-0 to the Orioles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Yankees at Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. With a starting rotation battered by injuries, the Tampa Bay Rays need David Price to be at his best. Looking to help the Rays avoid a fourth consecutive defeat Thursday night, Price attempts to continue his success against CC Sabathia and the visiting New York Yankees, who are trying for a fifth straight win. Two days after...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays series primer

Wanted: Offense. It's needed now. It's needed for a long stretch into the future. Not much went right for the Tampa Bay Rays in their eight-game road trip to Kansas City, Cincinnati and Baltimore. They went 3-5. Left-hander Matt Moore and right-hander Alex Cobb joined right-hander Jeremy Hellickson on the disabled list. There's a feeling of, "Everyone knows the season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Daily Fantasy - Evan Longoria vs CC Sabathia

The Tampa Bay Rays are in the Bronx to play a 4 game set with the New York Yankees, and they will not have to face one of Masahiro Tanaka or Michael Pineda.  But tonight it's David Price vs CC Sabathia and that means the Rays bats could come alive!  Sabathia has faced the Rays 14 times in the past 3 seasons, more than any other team.  Over those starts, he is just 3 and 8...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Tropicana Field beat down starts tonight

Joe Maddon (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Following winning yesterday’s double header against the Cubs, the New York Yankees land in Tampa on a four game winning streak to face their divisional rival Rays. This series is a big one not only because Tropicana Field, the dome home of the Rays has not been the friendliest place to the Yankees over the last few years. It is the Rays themselves...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
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Orioles complete two-game sweep with 3-0 win over Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday

Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn’t have to pitch in torrential rain Tuesday. That game was postponed before he had to take the mound. So, instead, Gonzalez threw Wednesday afternoon's first pitch with the temperature at 39 degrees. No matter. Gonzalez, who has earned the reputation in his three seasons with the Orioles as a gamer who competes in any situation, threw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi starts well but fades as Rays fall to Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) --Miguel Gonzalez and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, and the Baltimore Orioles capitalized on two infield singles by Adam Jones in a 3-0 victory over the punchless Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Nick Markakis also had two hits for the Orioles, who outscored the Rays 10-1 in the rain-abbreviated, two-game series. Baltimore has won five of seven to reach .500...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Stop the Madness! Ending Over-Reaction Transactions

in 2011 Sam Fuld had 17 runs, 10 stolen bases, and hit .289 in April- photo by: Keith Allison - Every year without fail, it seems as though there is a great deal of hysteria early in the fantasy baseball season that leads to mass amounts of knee jerk transactions being made.  There are those owners out there that will make over-reaction transactions that make for amazing message...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles-Rays game rained out, makeup date not announced

The Orioles’ game with the Tampa Bay Rays was called because of rain. The announcement was made about 5:20 p.m. No makeup date has been announced. The teams will play their regularly scheduled game on Wednesday at 12:35 p.m. Miguel Gonzalez will pitch against Jake Odorizzi. That was the scheduled matchup for Tuesday. Manager Buck Showalter doesn’t want to hear any complaints...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Injury Report: Tampa Bay Rays P Matt Moore Opts for Season Ending Tommy John Surgery

Tampa Bay Rays P Matt Moore has decided to proceed with Tommy John surgery rather than rehabilitate the partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his throwing elbow. Moore left his last start against the Kansas City Royals after feeling discomfort in the elbow during the 5th inning. The initial MRI performed on Moore’s elbow came back inconclusive, resulting in the Rays...
Via FF Locker Room
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Moore the latest to opt for Tommy John surgery

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI. Here are the stories from Tuesday, April 15th. Top Stories From late Monday night, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times tweeted that Rays' starter Matt...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Moore Out For Season

John Sleezer / MCT After a short attempt to forgo Tommy John surgery. The Tampa Bay Rays announced that starting pitcher Matt Moore will undergo season ending Tommy John surgery early next week. After a strong 2013 season where Moore went 17-4 with a 3.29 era Moore was expected to be the number 2 guy in a very formidable rotation after David Price. But with Moore now out for the...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays lose Matt Moore for the season

The Tampa Bay Rays have lost one of the key members of their starting rotation.  Matt Moore will have season ending Tommy John surgery next week.  In a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 7, Moore left late in the game with discomfort in his elbow.  Originally, the Rays had placed him on the 15-day disabled list, but after a catch session on Monday, the team determined...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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