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55 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Brew Crew Ball

Brewers face the Rays and David Price...Oh boy

This is a really interesting series to me. The Brewers definitely want to keep winning and hopefully gain more ground on their division rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Desmond Jennings, Jonathan Lucroy, Martin Maldonado, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East

SoDo Mojo

Mariners Trade Rumors: Say Goodbye to a Trade For Ben Zobrist or David Price

Jul 27, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price in the dugout against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field.

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

BleacherReport

MLB Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Surrounding Jon Lester, Ben Zobrist and More

As the July 31 MLB trade deadline approaches, teams have begun to make clearer decisions between acting as buyers or sellers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East, San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox

Cincinnati.com

BAR 7.28: Store shelves bare for Reds at trade deadline

The Reds are looking for a bat to add at the trade deadline, the problem is there may not be one available.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Nick Christiani, David Price

Boston.com

Trading Jon Lester to the Dodgers Makes Sense, but Certainly Not (Only) For Matt Kemp

Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Daniel Nava, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Opinion

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Relief roles a matter of routine

When Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez won the MVP in 1984, he pitched in 80 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robin Ventura, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Addison Reed, David Price, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston Herald

Red Sox salvage 3-2 win thanks to Ortiz' homer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Lately, the Red Sox have been hard-pressed to play a clean, well-balanced game on all three fronts: pitching, offense and defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, David Ortiz, Allen Webster, Evan Longoria

St. Petersburg Times

Rays manager Maddon happy with series win over Red Sox

With the Rays' nine-game winning streak over, manager Joe Maddon was quick to point out that the Rays accomplished their main objective toward a meaningful September: Taking two of three games against the Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Matt Joyce, Evan Longoria, David Ortiz

Isportsweb.com

San Francisco Giants' trade rumors: Are the Giants done?

The San Francisco Giants have proved their buyers in 2014 with the acquisition of Jake Peavy but GM Brian Sabean still has work to do before the arrival of the July 31 trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Matt Cain, Marco Scutaro

SFGate

Deadline

Those are questions some teams still are asking themselves four days from the trade deadline, and no team is asking more than the Rays, who have David Price and others they could trade before Thursday's deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, American League, Major League Baseball, National League West, National League, Clayton Kershaw

Albany Times Union

Shutout loss to Rays keeps Red Sox in

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli can't hang on to a wild throw from catcher Christian Vazquez on a bunt by Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 26, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Jeremy Hellickson, Boston Red Sox, Christian Vazquez

Ananova

MLB: Rays in sight of record

Tampa Bay Rays are now just three wins short of their record winning run after beating the Boston Red Sox 3-0 at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Josh Reddick, Baseball Players, Matt Joyce, Billy Butler, National League West, National League

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

Rays 3, Red Sox 0 Red Sox shut down by Rays

John Farrell came out of the dugout in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Red Sox' 3-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night looking like a man who had lost too many of these kinds of fights to walk into another one.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Christian Vazquez, David Ortiz

Seattle Times

Winning Rays might not want to part with David Price, Ben Zobrist

The Mariners brought back the switch-hitting designated hitter in hopes of supplementing an offense that ranks last or near the bottom of the American League in almost every major statistical category.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Drew Stubbs

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