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5 hrs ago | DRays Bay

Smyly sharp as Rays down Orioles 3-1

Drew Smyly shutdown the Orioles over seven innings while Kevin Gausman proved just hittable enough for the Rays to prevail Wednesday night over the Orioles 3-1 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Kevin Gausman, Matt Joyce

5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

The Heater Smyly sharp again as Rays beat Orioles

Through nothing but the circumstance of being the pitcher that came back in the trade, Drew Smyly is going to be oft-compared to former Rays ace and Cy Young Award winner David Price.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, David Price, Drew Smyly, Chris Davis, Evan Longoria

10 hrs ago | DRays Bay

Is Ben Zobrist having a better season than you think he is?

FanGraphs rolled out a new tool over the past two days, a WAR leaderboard with different styles of calculating the mark for pitchers.

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

12 hrs ago | New York Post

Yankees' plan: A's and Rays roster tactics meets big spending

The likely plan for Yankees GM Brian Cashman involves versatile players like Martin Prado , while still going after big-ticket players like the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Yangervis Solarte, Alex Rodriguez, Jed Lowrie, Mike Aviles

19 hrs ago | DRays Bay

Rays 2015 effective 25-man... no hope ??! :(

As we give up on 2014... 2015 is right around the corner! Anyone care to join with me in the fun of venturing a guess as to what the Rays 2015 25-man might look like - not necessarily opening day, but who gets the playing time over the course of the season with injuries factored in: In a rosy scenario, I see C getting filled by someone good in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Evan Longoria

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Camden Chat

Orioles bullpen and defense carries them to a 4-2 victory over Rays

It was a beautiful night for baseball at Camden Yards as the Orioles utilized superb defense and a flawless bullpen to earn at least a series split with the Tampa Bay Rays .

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Wei-Yin Chen, Chris Davis

Mon Aug 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

SportsRays allow five homers in rout by Orioles

The Rays' hopes of sweeping the first-place Orioles to get back into the American League East race were quickly crushed Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jake Odorizzi, Baseball Players, Sean Rodriguez, Evan Longoria, Adam Jones

Brew Crew Ball

Jean Segura and other options for the Brewers at shortstop

Jean Segura is having a rough season, both on and off the field. Well we'd all prefer he hit a hot stretch, should the Brewers be looking at other shortstop options? The Brewers are just 1.5 games up on the Cardinals for first place in the National League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jean Segura, Yasiel Puig, Stephen Drew, Sean Rodriguez

Rayhawk Review

Can Ben Zobrist Be An Everyday Shortstop?

Jun 30, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist forces out Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter and throws the ball to first for a double play during the first inning at Tropicana Field.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NorthJersey.com

MLB: Mariners finish sweep at Fenway

Ackley had a triple, double and single, going 13-for-25 in six games against Boston this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Evan Longoria, Nolan Reimold, Steve Pearce, Tsuyoshi Wada

Tampa Bay Online

Aand#x2019;s have until Tuesday to make deal for Escobar

It's common for teams to place players on waivers in August, so it's possible other prominent members of the Rays have either cleared waivers or were claimed by other teams and then pulled back by the Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings

ABC News

Longoria Gets Winning Hit, Rays Beat Blue Jays 2-1

Evan Longoria singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Longoria, Baseball Players, Jake McGee

The Washington Post

Longoria gets winning hit, Rays beat Blue Jays 2-1

Evan Longoria singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Longoria, Baseball Players, Jake McGee

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Rayhawk Review

Are Sean Rodriguez's Days As A Ray Limited?

Aug 10, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Sean Rodriguez hits a single against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Rodriguez, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Scott Kazmir

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Despite longer outing, Stroman can't bounce back

The Blue Jays hoped to kick off their nine-game homestand with a bang, but their series opener against the Rays was instead a bust.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marcus Stroman, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Evan Longoria, Aaron Loup, Matt Joyce

Baseball Prospectus

What You Need to Know: August 22, 2014 by Chris Mosch

Price turned in countless such outings over his six-plus seasons in Tampa Bay, but on Thursday his former teammates were on the other end of one of his best starts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez

The Miami Herald

Detroit Tigers

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, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, David Price, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer

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, Alex Cobb

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers' brass unrelenting in chase for Cuban defector Rusney Castillo

Cuban Rusney Castillo, here diving back to first, would need '50 to 60 at-bats' of sophisticated competition to be ready for big-league play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Brandon Guyer, David Price, Miguel Cabrera

MSNBC

David Price threw a one-hitter against the Rays. And lost.

Man, that's a tough one. Former Ray David Price , facing his old mates, was absolutely dealing today.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Alex Cobb, Brandon Guyer, Eugenio Suarez, Jake McGee

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