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Foul Ball Shatters Light Bulb At MLB Game

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports

Hits were at a premium during the Red Sox-Rays 16-inning pitching duel last night, but thrills were not--just ask the fans sitting along the third bas...

Rays Fan Booted For Anti-Yankees Shirt

Sporting News | Staff Report | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports

When the New York Yankees visited Tropicana Field earlier this month, Tampa Bay Rays fan Melton Little wanted to make it clear on which side of the ri...

Does Manny Ramirez Belong in the Hall of Fame?

Danny Groner | Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

While some can forgive Manny's misdeeds chalking them up to him being "a product of his age," several sports columnists have voiced their opposition to Ramirez ever joining the greatest of the game.

Manny Ramirez Retires After Reported Positive Drug Test

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 06.08.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Rays slugger Manny Ramirez told Major League Baseball on Friday that he is retiring after being notified of an issue that arose ...

Manny Ramirez Liked Getting Booed

Posted 06.06.2011 | Sports

With just four games into the season, Tampa Bay Rays fans appear to be fed up with Manny Ramirez's lack of production. The slugger is batting .063 ...

MLB Players' House Robbed At Spring Training

Posted 05.27.2011 | Sports

The spring training rental home of three Tampa Bay Rays players was robbed on Saturday, according to the St. Petersburg Times. Evan Longoria, Davi...

Fan Removed For Allegedly Making Racist Comments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has his player's back. He proved that on Sunday when a fan was allegedly making racist comments about one of his out...

Hungry for Playoff Action!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

"You've got your regular season, and then you've got your post-season -- it's almost like a season of its own."

Joy Is a Phillies Phanatic

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joan E. Dowlin

Maybe it is because we have a long history of being staunch, die-hard Phillies fans. Maybe it's because we have begun a baseball dynasty that may eventually rival the Yankees and Braves and Red Sox.

Save Baseball! Expand the Playoffs and Shorten the Season

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Now that the Steroids Era is over, Major League Baseball needs new juice. One way to stimulate interest is to expand the post-season playoffs and sho...

How Much Does a Free Ticket Cost to See the Tampa Bay Rays?

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

As the Tampa Bay Rays march toward the best record in baseball and their second post-season appearance, fans have not followed them through the gates....

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Is anybody clean? The Tour de France takes yet another huge hit. Champion Alberto Contador tested positive for a banned substance during this year's race and has been suspended from racing.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Ryder Cup captains have ruled no tweeting, no Facebook during the tournament, which starts Friday. Too bad. I'd really like to know what they're thinking while their opponent is lining up a critical putt.

MLB Players BLAST Their Own Fans For Awful Attendance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

After the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Monday night, Rays star players Evan Longoria and David Price took shots at their own fa...

If He's on My Team, It's "Gamesmanship"

Ron Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ron Kaplan

In the seventh inning of the Sept. 15 game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, Derek Jeter hoodwinked the home plate umpire into believing he had been hit by a Chad Qualls pitch.

WATCH: Pitcher Loses No-Hitter With ONE OUT To Go

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TORONTO — Brandon Morrow wasn't about to hang his head after coming inches away from a no-hitter. The Blue Jays pitcher still tossed his first shuto...

Seasonal Sports Transitions

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The seasonal transitions of sports are a built-in safeguard against despair.

The Teams You Expected to Improve at the Deadline Did

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

A couple weeks ago, the Rangers surprised everyone by grabbing Cliff Lee ahead of the Yankees. Then yesterday rolled around, and we were reminded the same old teams were going to be the big wheeler and dealers, anyway.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Teams have been known to ban players from skiing and riding motorcycles. The Florida Marlins are the first to ban the use of pie.

WATCH: Rays Star Carl Crawford Hit In GROIN

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Tampa Bay Rays star Carl Crawford was hit in the groin during a game against the Baltimore Orioles, causing an extremely painful testicular contusion....

Why Do I Care About the Red Sox?

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The Boston Red Sox just visited the hopeless Orioles in Baltimore and were swept three games. Two of the O's wins were of the walk-off variety. Needle...

WATCH: Tampa Bay Rays FEUD During Loss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays' frustrating weekend can be summed up with one image: Stars B.J. Upton and Evan Longoria standing nos...

Wait 'Til Next March: A Spring Training Fan's Lament

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

Spring training has a completely different vibe than the regular baseball season. The parks are much smaller, the crowds are more subdued; it's a quieter, more contemplative experience.

Shirtless Fan Storms Field In Rays-Mariners Game (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays have baseball's best record. Now, manager Joe Maddon is offering another barometer of the team's succ...

2010 MLB Over/Unders

Jonah Keri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonah Keri

Every year around this time, I get my list of Over/Under Win totals for MLB teams and spend the next few days debating the most interesting lines -- some of the most compelling baseball talk I'll have all year.