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.
ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly is headed to Texas where he will have the torn labrum in his left shoulder examined by Dr. Keith Meister of the Texas Rangers.
ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly had a second MRI today on his left shoulder and is seeking second opinions on the tear in his labrum.
ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly will undergo a second MRI today on his left shoulder to get a second opinion on the first MRI taken last week that revealed a tear in the labrum.
ST. PETERSBURG -- More lineup shuffling todaby by manager Kevin Cash as the Rays play the first of four games against the visiting Rangers at the Trop.
BOSTON -- Manager Kevin Cash said RHP Alex Cobb (forearm tendinitis) has stopped his throwing and was examined by Dr. Koco Eaton.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed OF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day DL on Sunday morning with left knee bursitis retroactive to April 26.
ST. PETERSBURG -- OF Desmond Jennings is not in tonight’s lineup against the Orioles, making this the fifth game he’s missed since leaving Saturday’s game with stiffness in his left knee.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays and Orioles begin a three-game series tonight at Tropicana Field thatw as originally scheduled to be played in Baltimore but was moved south because of the unrest in that city.
NEW YORK -- The Rays finish the first leg of their now road-home-road road trip this afternoon against the Yankees on a sun-splashed day at Yankee Stadium.
ST. PETERSBURG -- 1B James Loney and LHP Drew Smyly are back in the lineup tonight, fresh from the disabled list, as the Rays begin a three-game weekend series with the visiting Blue Jays.