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.
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.
ST, PETERSBURG — David Price faces the Pirates this afternoon during a camp day matinee at Tropicana Field. It is the last game of this homestand for the Rays. Will it be the last start at the Trop as a Ray for Price?...
ST. PETERSBURG – The afternoon began with news that OF David DeJesus was placed on the disabled list with an avulsion fracture in his left hand, suffered Wednesday when DeJesus tried to check his swing during his seventh inning at-bat.
ST. PETERSBURG — The goal for the Rays these days is to win as many series as they can, and a victory this afternoon against the visiting Orioles will give them wins in consecutive series for only the second time this season and the first time...
ST. PETERSBURG – Evan Longoria will serve as the DH tonight for the Tampa Bay Rays for only the second time this season.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays resume their run of 18 of 21 games played at Tropicana Field when they open a 10-game homestand tonight with the visiting Baltimore Orioles.
BOSTON -- Rays owner Stuart Sternberg, in town to catch the final two games of this three-game series with the Red Sox, took a few minutes for a state of the team address this morning.
BOSTON -- 2B Ben Zobrist rejoins the lineup tonight as the Rays begin a three-game series against the red-hot Red Sox at Fenway Park.
BOSTON -- A couple of off-day notes: