iOS app Android app

Tampa Bay Rays

What's Going On? Mets Are 3-0, Yankees 0-3

Posted 04.09.2012 | New York

A surprising start to the MLB season in New York this year. The Amazin' Mets are off to a 3-0 start while the Bronx Bombers have er, bombed, their fir...

Rays Shut Down Yanks For Season-Opening Sweep

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon talked all spring about the importance of winning early, and the Rays have responded by matc...

Rivera Blows Save To Start Season

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 04.07.2012 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Carlos Pena hit an early grand slam off CC Sabathia, then completed a ninth-inning comeback with an RBI single off Mariano Riv...

Introduce Yourself: The 2012 Tampa Bay Rays

Posted 04.06.2012 | Sports

By Martin Burke, Bugs And Cranks The 2012 Tampa Bay Rays are the most feared team in Rays history. From the constantly stoned look of Jeremy Helli...

Shields Throws 2 Perfect Innings As Rays Top Yanks

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- James Shields sailed through his first spring training start. The Tampa Bay right-hander pitched two perfect innings, and the Rays bea...

Cubs Pitcher's 2008 Championship Ring Stolen

AP | Posted 02.02.2012 | Sports

FRESNO, Calif. -- Sheriff's detectives say that an American League Championship ring belonging to Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has been stolen from...

MLB Managers Of The Year Announced

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays have been voted Managers of the Year. Gibson won by a w...

Adrian Beltre Leads The Way

AP | By FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Adrian Beltre stood off to the side of the interview room, drying his face with a giant towel. The Texas Rangers were celebrat...

Beltre Powers Rangers To ALCS

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This is what Adrian Beltre envisioned when he signed with Texas in the offseason. Balls jumping off his bat in October, t...

LIVE UPDATES: Rangers vs. Rays Game 4 ALDS

Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

Tampa Bay's miraculous run to the postseason could easily end today, as Rays righty Jeremy Hellickson takes the mound at the Trop for Game 4 against t...

Rays Pitcher: "I Feel Like A Loser"

Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

The life of a LOOGY is not all sunflower seeds and crossword puzzles. While it's true that the so-called "Lefty One-Out Guy" on a Major League tea...

Rangers Squeeze Out Game 3 Victory

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Once again, the Texas Rangers look perfectly comfortable under the roof at Tropicana Field. Colby Lewis outpitched All-S...

Rangers Strike Back To Even ALDS

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — With Texas Rangers fans chanting his name, Mike Napoli kept fouling off pitches until getting the big hit after James Shields...

Unheralded Rays Pitcher Dominates Rangers

AP | By JAIME ARON | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- C.J. Wilson wanted to lead the Texas Rangers the way Cliff Lee did last postseason. It didn't work out, at least not in Game 1....

Firefighter's Son To Throw First Pitch At Rangers Game

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — With 50,000 fans on their feet, many with tears in their eyes, 6-year-old Cooper Stone stood on the pitcher's mound and tosse...

Rays Take On Rangers In ALDS

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Matt Moore went to the mound as the ultimate wild card. Seven innings later, he walked off as a postseason ace....

MLB Network Analysts React To Baseball Chaos

Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

If the raucous reactions on Twitter are any indication, baseball fans around the country had a hard time containing their excitement -- or horror -- a...

Did Boston Writer Jinx Red Sox?

Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

It's not over until it's over. Not even when you've got a two-run lead over an opponent who is down its last strike in the bottom of the 10th inning. ...

Red Sox Add Another Epic Collapse To Their History

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — "Fire away," Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein told reporters at the start of his season-ending news conference. And then, because h...

Rays Clinch Wild Card With Stunning Comeback

AP | By FRED GOODALL | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Down by nine games in early September, down by seven runs on the final day of the season. And yet somehow, these Tampa Bay Ra...

LIVE BLOG: MLB Wild Card Races Come Down To Final Game

Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

It has all come down to the final game(s) of the season. Well, it could come down to an extra game tomorrow if things stay the way they are. The R...

Judgement Day

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

While it's true that the victors in war and politics often get first say when it comes to writing the history books, it sure seems like the losers are...

WATCH: Rays Turn Triple Play To Keep Pace In Wild Card Race

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Russell Martin has had a unique two days. The Yankees catcher homered and also hit into a triple play in New York's 5-3 loss ...

Surging Rays Win Again To Stay Tied For Wild Card

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Strong pitching, solid defense and just enough offense. Call it the Rays way. Tampa Bay continued its improbable bid for...

Rays Win To Move Into Wild-card Tie With Red Sox

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon sat alone in his office, waiting for the reaction of his players gathered around a cluster o...