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.
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.
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...