Tuesday Jul 22
Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, July 12, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Rangers' Lewis lashes out at Rasmus over bunt
This has not been a banner year for baseball's unwritten rules. Manager Bo Porter and the Astros were upset at Jed Lowrie of the Athletics for bunting to beat the shift in a seven-run game back in April, and in May the Red Sox got into it with the Rays' Yunel Escobar for stealing a base while up five.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
A.L. East midseason review: Shortstops
Who has been the best shortstop in the American League East so far this year? Could J.J. Hardy be better than you thought? Back in March I declared that J.J. Hardy was the best shortstop in the American League East .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Struggling Blue Jays enter all-star break on losing note
Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar slides home and tagged by Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole and called out during the sixth inning in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Sunday.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Odorizzi's Solid Outing Helps Rays Beat Blue Jays
JULY 12: Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays jumps to slide into home plate ahead of catcher Dioner Navarro #30 of the Toronto Blue Jays to score off of a two-run single by Kevin Kiermaier during the sixth inning of a game on July 12, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Yunel Escobar shows little appreciation for baseball rules
Even when Navi is safe, he's out. Yuni with a little trickery in the 8th. #Chistes #TooFunny GIF: http://t.co/sMMCc3B31C Yeah, the Rays shortstop was clowning around with Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro at second base, but who knows? Maybe the umpire who's right on top of the play gets distracted for a second and doesn't see any of it.
Draftee Michael Conforto signs with Mets
The 21-year-old All-American outfielder from Oregon State, selected 10th overall last month, receives a $2,970,800 bonus - the assigned value for his draft slot.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Wil Myers close to return; Jerry Sands out for season
Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers , with a cast on his right wrist, during batting practice before the start of the Miami Marlins against the Tampa Bay Rays in Tropicana Field on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Escobar slated to return to Rays for Jays set
Shortstop Yunel Escobar, who has been on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder soreness, is slated to return to the Rays on Friday night for the series opener against the Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.