The Orioles Dominated The Rays Offensively And Defensively

In the third inning, Nick Markakis and Steve Pearce hit back-to-back home runs. In the fifth inning, Delmon Young, J.J. Hardy, and Chris Davis went back-to-back-to-back. Then, with a 9-1 lead, Adam Jones went and stole a home run from Evan Longoria and doubled-up Matt Joyce trying to tag up to second base. » 8/25/14 10:25pm 8/25/14 10:25pm

Rays Play Game Under Protest After Late Challenge Overturns Safe Call

The Tampa Bay Rays played today's 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays under protest after a replay challenge in the fourth inning ruled Wil Myers was picked off first base. Myers was initially ruled safe, but after pitcher Mark Buehrle had stepped on the rubber and Yunel Escobar was in the batter's box, the Blue Jays challenged… » 8/23/14 6:15pm 8/23/14 6:15pm

A's Fans Rage One Last Time For Former Closer Grant Balfour

A cool thing happened in the bottom of the tenth inning of last night's extra-innings tilt between the Rays and Athletics. Grant Balfour, who spent three seasons becoming an Oakland fan favorite as the A's hard-throwing bullpen goon, came on to pitch for the Rays against his old squad. Even with the score tied 2-2… » 8/05/14 10:41am 8/05/14 10:41am

Matt Joyce Hits Ball Back Into Pitching Machine; Machine Fires It Again

Your latest baseball oddity comes courtesy of Matt Joyce. During Thursday's batting practice, the Rays designated hitter fouled a ball that bounced off the top of the cage and right back into the pitching machine's loading slot. The machine then zipped another strike before Joyce realized what had happened. » 6/20/14 1:33am 6/20/14 1:33am

Joe Maddon Calls In Medicine Man To Fix The Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays have the worst record in a professional sports league that includes the New York Mets, The Chicago Cubs, and the Houston Astros. Forget outside the box, they need to get as far away from it as humanly possible to think themselves out of this mess. Joe Maddon bringing in a Seminole medicine man is a… » 6/09/14 7:59pm 6/09/14 7:59pm

Watch The Touching Tribute To Don Zimmer Before Mariners-Rays

Prior to today's game against the Mariners, the Tampa Bay Rays held a tribute to honor the late Don Zimmer. The ceremony featured a video montage of Zimmer's career that spanned more than 60 years, and statements from players (James Shields, in particular, seemed very emotional) and coaches from around the league… » 6/07/14 4:38pm 6/07/14 4:38pm