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1 hr ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

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

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