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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Rays Report

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.

Amid trade rumors, Price takes mound for Rays


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?...

DeJesus placed on disabled list


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.

Rays seeking another series win; Jennings gets day off


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...

Longoria to DH tonight for Rays; Rodriguez at 3B


Longoria to DH tonight for Rays; Rodriguez at 3B
ST. PETERSBURG – Evan Longoria will serve as the DH tonight for the Tampa Bay Rays for only the second time this season.

Rays open 10-game homestand vs. Orioles


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.

Sternberg isn’t giving up hope yet


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.

Zobrist says thumb not an issue as he returns

Published:   |   Updated: May 30, 2014 at 05:07 PM

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.

Zobrist returning to Rays; Molina outlook positive

Published:   |   Updated: May 29, 2014 at 04:25 PM

BOSTON -- A couple of off-day notes: