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Friday, May 29, 2015

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.

Some odds and ends for unsual ‘raod’ series for Rays


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.

Rays @ NYY: Lineups and notes


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.

Loney, Smyly return in series opener v Jays

Published:   |   Updated: April 24, 2015 at 05:17 PM

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.

Riefenhauser to DL, Loney starts rehab assignment, lineups v BoSox


ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed LHP C.J. Riefenhauser on the 15-day DL today because of inflammation in his left shoulder.

Smyly to return Friday, shoulder surgery for Beliveau

Published:   |   Updated: April 22, 2015 at 06:40 PM

Smyly to return Friday, shoulder surgery for Beliveau
ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly (shoulder tendinitis) is scheduled to return from the disabled list Friday and start that night against the visiting Blue Jays.

Rays v BoSox: McGee rehab delayed, lineups

Published:   |   Updated: April 21, 2015 at 04:54 PM

ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Jake McGee (elbow surgery) will not begin his minor league rehab assignment tonight with Triple A Durham as planned. Back soreness from his extended spring game last Thursday is delaying his comeback.

Rays v NYY: Beliveau to DL, Brett recalled, Longo at DH


ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day DL because of left shoulder soreness and recalled LHP C.J. Riefenhauser.

Rays @ Jays: Rivera moves to 1B, Andriese first MLB start


TORONTO -- Manager Kevin Cash is getting creative with tonight’s lineup as he gets all the right-handed batters in there against Blue Jays LHP Daniel Norris.

Rays @ Marlins: Notes on Smyly and lineups


MIAMI -- After five games here’s what we know about the Rays: They either win 2-0 or they lose.

Friday’s loss to Marlins broke Rays winning streak


MIAMI -- Friday’s 10-9, 10-innning loss to the Marlins snapped a 52-game winning streak for the Rays when they scored at least nine runs.