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11 hrs ago | Detroit Tigers

Dombrowski: No options elsewhere outside of roster

Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski's assessment of their August trade market might well have doubled as a message for his struggling hitters: If Detroit's offense is going to turn around, it's going to have to come from the guys they have now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, David Price, Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

18 hrs ago | Washington Times

Baseball Capsules

Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Justin Turner, Baseball Players, David Price, Brandon Guyer, Ben Zobrist

22 hrs ago | Sportsnet.ca

TB @ TOR7:07 pm ET

The Blue Jays have their sights set on the American League's second wild card spot, after watching their deficit in the AL East swell from 1 1/2 games to 9 since the start of August.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Tampa Bay Rays

Yesterday | The Miami Herald

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 22

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, above, says that in his mind, it's as if his offensive line has five, not four, starters returning, referring to Austin Barron's experience.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Leonys Martin, Brandon Guyer, David Price

Yesterday | Detroit Free Press

Shawn Windsor: Tigers have talent to win - and lose

David Price after Tigers' 1-0 loss: David Price talks about facing his former teammates in a 1-0 loss to the Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Rick Porcello

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

Price returns to the Trop, starts today against Rays

Price makes his first start this afternoon against his former team just 21 days after the trade that sent him to the Tigers for right-hander Drew Smyly, Triple A infielder Nick Franklin and Class A shortstop Willy Adames.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Nick Franklin

BoSox Injection

Allen Webster Needs a Real Chance in 2015

Jul 27, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Allen Webster throws a pitch during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Allen Webster, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Chris Archer, Yasiel Puig

The Miami Herald

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Ben Zobrist, Eugenio Suarez, Brad Boxberger

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Ex-Ray David Price returns to Tropicana Field, seeks series sweep in Tampa

Detroit Tigers starter David Price, right, greets former teammate, Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist, before a game Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Desmond Jennings, Brandon Guyer

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WDAE-AM Tampa

Porcello, Tigers Blank Rays 6-0

Make it 4 straight losses for the Rays and counting. Victor Martinez smacked a grand slam and Rick Porcello was dominant as the Tigers went on to shut out the Rays 6-0 on Wednesday night from Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Rick Porcello, Jake Odorizzi, Miguel Cabrera, Ben Zobrist

Motor City Bengals

A dominant Rick Porcello and Victor Martinez grand slam help Detroit Tigers shut out Tampa Bay Rays

Aug 20, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello throws a pitch during the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera

WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

Now It's Two Water Main Breaks

Now it's two water main breaks in Tampa; crews are still working the first one closed the northbound lanes of South Dale Mabry south of Gandy Blvd. That one they hope to have repaired by Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Price

Tampa Bay Online

Rays Notes: Reinforcements on the way

RF Wil Myers should rejoin the team during this series with the Tigers, if not tonight then Thursday when the Rays face LHP David Price.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price

Tue Aug 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Rays: Matt Joyce tries to get David Price's secrets

Tickets: $14-$200, available at Tropicana Field box office, Ticketmaster, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within 5 hours of game time.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Matt Joyce, Jeremy Hellickson, Roenis Elias, Drew Smyly

Yanks Go Yard

YGY Series Preview Show Rewind: Astros-Yankees

Aug 16, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter hits a sacrifice fly against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Despite good history, Scherzer knows Rays can still sting

Series: Tigers at Tampa Bay for three games, tonight through Thursday. TV/radio: Tonight and Wednesday - 7:10.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello, David Price, American League, Major League Baseball

Detroit News

Tigers' David Price excited to see old friends, pitch against old teammates

He's made his first start with his new team and he's made his home debut. Now, he's got to go back to Tampa and pitch against his former teammates.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Felix Hernandez, Justin Verlander, Chris Archer

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Major League Baseball

No matter their standing, Rays look to finish strong

Tampa Bay entered Sunday's action nine games behind in the American League East standings and six back for the AL's second Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Matt Moore, Drew Smyly

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Deep Left Field

Standings Update: 8/16/14

Aug 15, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians left fielder Mike Aviles celebrates with the rest of the Cleveland Indians after hitting a game wining home run during the eleventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Progressive Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Robinson Cano, James Paxton, Danny Duffy

The Peninsula

Unheralded Lynn shines as Cardinals outplay Padres 4-2

St. Louis Cardinals' starting pitcher Lance Lynn delivers a pitch to the San Diego Padres in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, yesterday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, James Paxton

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