A baseball blog by Roger Mooney
Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald.
MINNEAPOLIS – The Rays return to action tonight at Target Field after the four-day All-Star Break to open a three-game series with the Twins.
ST. PETERSBURG – The final day before the All-Star Break began with news that RHP Jeremy Hellickson has been optioned to Double A Montgomery for the purpose of giving him work during the break.
ST. PETERSBURG -- RF Wil Myers had his cast removed from his tight wrist and has been cleared to begin baseball activities.
DETROIT – No theme for this road trip – other than winning – but there is a theme for tonight as the Rays begin a four-game series with the Tigers: Tommy Tutone.
NEW YORK – The Tampa Bay Rays will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games this afternoon when they try to complete the series sweep against the New York Yankees on another steamy day at Yankee Stadium (1:05 p.m.; Sun Sp...
NEW YORK – The Tampa Bay Rays recalled left-handed pitcher Jeff Beliveau Tuesday afternoon to fill the roster spot vacated when shortstop Yunel Escobar was placed on the disabled list.
NEW YORK – The Tampa Bay Rays look to build on the momentum gained from winning three of four over the weekend in Baltimore tonight when they begin a three-game series with the New York Yankees in the Bronx.
BALTIMORE – SS Yunel Escobar put his sore right shoulder to the test by making 40 throws at 90 feet this morning. He will also hit in the cage before today’s game with the Orioles.
BALTIMORE – SS Yunel Escobar is not in the lineup for the fourth straight game because of soreness in his right (throwing) shoulder.
BALTIMORE — The Rays kickoff this 11-game, 10-day, three-city road trip today with a day/night doubleheader against the Orioles at Camden Yards.