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8 hrs ago | Rayhawk Review

Deviating From Usual Strategy for Grant Balfour Costs Rays Dearly

Aug 19, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Grant Balfour reacts after he walked with based loaded and Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler scored during the eleventh inning at Tropicana Field.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Major League Baseball

Porcello blanks Rays as Tigers climb in Wild Card

Backed by Victor Martinez's seventh-inning grand slam, the right-hander shut out the Rays on just three hits in the Tigers' 6-0 win that clinched the series victory in advance of Thursday's finale Detroit also took a one-game lead in the American League Wild Card standings, moving into sole possession of the second spot after Seattle's loss on ... (more)

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Major League Baseball

Balfour, Kiermaier frustrated after extras defeat

Prior to Wednesday night's game between the Rays and Tigers, Kevin Kiermaier and Grant Balfour could be seen discussing what transpired in Tuesday night's 8-6, 11-inning loss.

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Rayhawk Review

Breaking Rays News: Wil Myers Activated, Vince Belnome Demoted

May 25, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers smiles while on deck during the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field.

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DRays Bay

How to improve the Rays roster

The Rays are on the edge of contention and still have the ability to find their way to the playoffs, but things need to click.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Evan Longoria, Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball

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, Jeremy Hellickson, Alex Cobb, Roenis Elias, Drew Smyly

Bless You Boys

Game 123 Preview: Tigers at Rays

Chris Archer put together his longest outing of the 2014 season against the Tigers back in July, holding them to two runs -- a pair of solo homers -- on six hits in 8 1/3 innings.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Journal

Kuroda, Gardner lead Yankees over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Hiroki Kuroda got a couple extra days between starts and it looked as if it paid off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Ben Zobrist

DRays Bay

Rays down on the farm August 17: DeJesus returns to action

What the Rays do with their outfield once Wil Myers and David DeJesus come back will be interesting.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

The Heater Rays lose to Yankees, drop back below .500

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Drew Smyly after New York Yankees right fielder Martin Prado hits a two-run homer in the second inning during the New York Yankees at the Tampa Bay Rays in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

DRays Bay

TB 5 - NY 0: Alex Cobb K's eight, Rays thrill en route to .500

After travelling to Oakland, Chicago, and Arlington, the Rays returned home for the first of 29 AL East match ups, spread over the next 32 games through mid-September.

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Rayhawk Review

Matt Joyce and Sean Rodriguez: The Rays' "Secret Big Bat"

I must confess that I have not been a fan of either Matt Joyce or Sean Rodriguez over their years with the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Major League Baseball

Arencibia makes it trio of position players to pitch

Rangers manager Ron Washington hates bringing in position players to pitch in blowout games.

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Rayhawk Review

Game 120: Chris Archer, 3 HRs Lead Rays to Blowout Win

Aug 12, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Matt Joyce is congratulated by third baseman Evan Longoria after scoring a run against the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

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Texas Rangers

Home run ball derails Mikolas in loss to Rays

There were three home runs hit in the first two innings on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The News Tribune

Recap: Texas vs. Tampa Bay

Chris Archer struck out a career-high 12 as the Tampa Bay Rays cruised past the Texas Rangers, 10-1, in the third tilt of a four-game set on Wednesday.

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The State

Rangers edge Rays in 14th inning, 3-2

And as a result, the Rangers ended up with a spirit-lifting 14-inning walkoff 3-2 win on Adam Rosales' four-pitch walk.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Rayhawk Review

Game 119: Jeremy Hellickson Solid, But Rays Lose In Extras

Aug 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson pitches the ball against the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bradenton.com

Smyly gets 1st win for Rays, 7-0 over Rangers

Smyly struck out nine in a career-high 7 2-3 innings to beat the Rangers for the second time this season.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Rays, Smyly beat Rangers, 7-0

Drew Smyly allowed three hits in his first win since the David Price trade, Matt Joyce had a two-run single and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-0 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, Robinson Chirinos, David Price, Drew Smyly, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball

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