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1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Online

Smyly surprised to be coming to Rays

Infielder Nick Franklin, 23, whom the Rays have liked for a number of years, will head to Triple-A Durham.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Nick Franklin

5 hrs ago | SFGate

Red Sox send SS Drew to Yankees for 3B Johnson

Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew, left, tags out Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist who was attempting steal second base during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players

9 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

Not done yet? A's fielding calls on Jason Hammel, Zobrist available

Billy Beane might not be done quite yet. This is, after all, what happens when you put together a team with four bona fide aces and another plus starter in Jesse Chavez - quality pitchers like Jason Hammel fall to the floor like breadcrumbs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, David Price, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

13 hrs ago | Viva El Birdos

St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: After acquiring Justin Masterson,...

Yesterday, I pondered whether the 2014 incarnation of the St. Louis Cardinals was worth betting on with a trade.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Shelby Miller, Baseball Players

17 hrs ago | Rayhawk Review

Tampa Bay Rays Have Precedent for Not Trading Stars

Sep 18, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays general manager Andrew Friedman before the game against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, James Shields, Baseball Players

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers' inconsistency makes it hard to tell what help they need

One night, one week, one month, they look like World Series favorites. The next night, week or month, they look like a weary bunch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, David Price, Matt Joyce

Rayhawk Review

Rays Playoff Odds And How It Affects Their Trade Deadline

Mar 5, 2014; Port Charlotte, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon and VP of baseball operations Andrew Friedman talk prior to the game against the New York Yankees at Charlotte Sports Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players

Examiner.com

Cardinal Trade Target: David Price

The Cardinals have been tied to a lot of players over the last few weeks, including Kurt Suzuki , Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee and Troy Tulowitzki .

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, James Shields, Wade Davis, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery

BleacherReport

Full Preview, Predictions for the 2014 MLB Trade Deadline

With Major League Baseball's trade deadline merely hours away, the countdown has begun.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Tampa Bay Rays, David Price, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

Knoxville News Sentinel

Rays beat Red Sox 3-0 for 9th straight win

Ben Zobrist homered, Matt Joyce and Kevin Kiermaier each had an RBI single, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the skidding Boston Red Sox 3-0 Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, Matt Joyce

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

Cobb, Zobrist lead Rays to victory against Brewers

The Tampa Bay Rays torrid rise up the major league standings continued Tuesday with a 5-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers before an announced crowd of 16,249 at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Sean Rodriguez, Matt Joyce

Brew Crew Ball

Rays 5, Brewers 1: 14 strikeouts for the Crew

The Brewers got very little going against Alex Cobb, especially in the early innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Alex Cobb, Khris Davis, Scooter Gennett, Evan Longoria

WFLA-AM Tampa

Rays Top Brewers 5-1

The beat goes on for the Rays and it was their pitching that carried them once again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Scooter Gennett, Sean Rodriguez

Inside Bay Area

Could A's deal Tommy Milone, get Jon Lester from Boston Red Sox in return?

It's closing in on 48 hours before the trade deadline , and just where do the A's stand? For one thing, they're in a position where they don't need to make a trade, although they continue to explore second base options.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Tommy Milone, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Asdrubal Cabrera, Aaron Hill

McCovey Chronicles

Dan Uggla & The Need for an Upgrade

If you're reading this, then by now I'm sure you've been made well aware of the statistics as they relate to Dan Uggla , both offensively and defensively.

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Related Topix: Sports, Darwin Barney, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants

Frisco Fastball

Assessing the SF Giants need at second-base

Jul 8, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist runs out a single during the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Chase Utley

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Five potential Orioles targets before Thursday's nonwaiver trade deadline

Here are five potential Orioles trade targets before Thursday's deadline and whether a deal for each player could work.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chase Headley, Baseball Players, David Price, Kevin Gausman, Bud Norris

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Milwaukee

Jake Odorizzi tossed seven solid innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 2-1, in the opener of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Odorizzi, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

NewsOK.com

Odorizzi goes 7 strong, Rays beat Brewers 2-1

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Odorizzi, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Jean Segura

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brewers offense remains silent in 2-1 loss to Rays

Jake Odorizzi, picked 32nd overall by the Brewers in 2008, threw seven innings of three-hit ball to out-duel his old club and Kyle Lohse, 2-1, at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Odorizzi, Baseball Players, Zack Greinke, Khris Davis, Jean Segura, Matt Joyce

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