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Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

Rays to call up infielder Nick Franklin, part of Price haul

Obviously impressed with the work of LHP Drew Smyly , the Rays will get a look at another piece of the trade return for LHP David Price when INF Nick Franklin joins the team today. Franklin, acquired from Seattle in the three-way deal with Detroit, was one of three players called up after Triple-A Durham's loss Saturday in the International League championship series and will get playing time at second base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Nick Franklin, Drew Smyly, David Price, Nathan Karns

Sunday | ABC News

Escobar Riles up Crowd, Rays Beat Blue Jays in 10

Yunel Escobar riled up the crowd with an exaggerated display after a home run in the eighth inning and Sean Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday. A frequent target of boos in Toronto after being suspended by the Blue Jays for writing an anti-gay slur on his eye-black in 2012, Escobar homered off the facing of the fourth deck against Todd Redmond.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Brandon Gomes, Baseball Players, Brett Cecil, Sean Rodriguez

Sunday | The Wichita Eagle

Escobar riles up crowd, Rays beat Blue Jays in 10

Yunel Escobar riled up the crowd with an exaggerated display after a home run in the eighth inning and Sean Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday. A frequent target of boos in Toronto after being suspended by the Blue Jays for writing an anti-gay slur on his eye-black in 2012, Escobar homered off the facing of the fourth deck against Todd Redmond.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Brandon Gomes, Brett Cecil, Sean Rodriguez

Sunday | CottageCountryNow.ca

Rays blow lead but recover to beat Jays

Sean Rodriguez' sacrifice fly in the 10th inning gave Tampa Bay a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday as the Rays recovered from blowing a 5-1 lead. The Rays came into the game having lost four of their last eight games, throwing away leads of 4-0, 4-0, 3-0 and 2-0 along the way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Sean Rodriguez, Brett Cecil, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Brandon Morrow

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Jays Journal

Blue Jays Lose To Rays, Happ Makes One Mistake

Sep 12, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Rays pride themselves on being an organization that can make any pitcher better.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

P Karns makes great first impression, leads Rays to win

And that's what Maddon received from Karns, who made his Rays debut in a 1-0 win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. “If he gets six solid with the lead that will be outstanding,” Maddon said before the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Nathan Karns, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Jose Lobaton, Jose Bautista

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Morning Call

Yankees rally past Rays for 8-5 victory

Chase Headley of the New York Yankees dives home past Ryan Hanigan of the Tampa Bay Rays to score an eighth inning run on a double from teammate Ichiro Suzuki at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night. Chase Headley of the New York Yankees dives home past Ryan Hanigan of the Tampa Bay Rays to score an eighth inning run on a double from teammate Ichiro Suzuki at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira, Preston Claiborne, Evan Longoria

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Boston Herald

Slump-free Bogaerts

The record will show the Red Sox scored their only run yesterday when Xander Bogaerts fought off a two-strike knuckleball from Toronto starter R.A. Dickey in the sixth inning, then lined the next pitch into left field for a two-out RBI single. "I think I like the second at-bat more, the one when I lined out to right field ," he said after the Red Sox lost, 3-1, to the Blue Jays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Xander Bogaerts, Baseball Players

Sat Sep 06, 2014

NorthJersey.com

MLB: Slow start dooms David Price

Andrew Susac hit a two-run double in San Francisco's four-run first against David Price, and the Giants beat the Tigers, 5-4, Saturday in Detroit. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his three hits as San Francisco won for the eighth time in nine games against Detroit, including a sweep of the 2012 World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Corey Kluber

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Rays toss 19th shutout, beat Orioles 3-0

Alex Cobb and two relievers combined on a six-hitter for Tampa Bay's AL-best 19th shutout this season, and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Friday night. Yunel Escobar's run-scoring single snapped a scoreless tie in the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Jake McGee, Brad Boxberger

ABC News

Rays Toss 19th Shutout, Beat Orioles 3-0

Alex Cobb and two relievers combined on a six-hitter for Tampa Bay's AL-best 19th shutout this season, and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Friday night. Yunel Escobar's run-scoring single snapped a scoreless tie in the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Jake McGee, Brad Boxberger

Tampa Bay Online

Rays bats revive in time to beat Orioles

It was as Rays manager Joe Maddon likes to say, formulaic. A solid outing from the starting pitcher followed by the one-two punch of Brad Boxberger and Jake McGee.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Jake McGee, Brad Boxberger, Jonathan Schoop, Jake Odorizzi

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Miami Herald

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Toronto

St. Petersburg, FL - Jose Reyes' three-run homer in the fourth inning helped the Toronto Blue Jays defeat the Tampa Bay Rays, 8-2, in the opener of a three-game set on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Jose Bautista, Ryan Goins

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Cobb aims to give Rays series lead over Red Sox

The right-hander will take the mound Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field trying to give the Rays the lead in the four-game series after the clubs split the first two games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Clay Buchholz, Ben Zobrist

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Rayhawk Review

Tampa Bay Rays Will Never Get Fair Value in a Yunel Escobar Trade

Aug 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar reacts after he missed a fly ball during the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Eric Sogard, Oakland Athletics, Andy Parrino

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boston Red Sox

Following day off, Sox renew rivalry vs. Rays

Even though this weekend's series won't have any major playoff implications, there still should be some energy on both benches at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Anthony Ranaudo, Brandon Workman, Xander Bogaerts, Felix Hernandez

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

MLB denies Rays protest of loss to Blue Jays

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon argues with umpire Bob Davidson after a call at first base was reviewed and overturned in the Toronto Blue Jays favour during fourth inning AL baseball game action in Toronto on Saturday, August 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The London Free Press

Unlike past Blue Jays stars, Jose Bautista not about to leave

Delgado left as a free agent, while Green and Halladay were dealt after saying they would not sign a contract extensions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie

Rayhawk Review

Yunel Escobar Will Remain in a Rays Uniform

Aug 23, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays player Melky Cabrera slides into second base while Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar catches in ninth innings at Rogers Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics, Eric Sogard, Ben Zobrist

Sun Aug 24, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Rays' Joe Maddon hopeful over outcome of protest

Manager Joe Maddon said he came away with "an adequate amount of hope" the Rays will prevail in their protest of Saturday's game after talking for five minutes with Joe Torre , the Major League Baseball executive who will make a ruling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players

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