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BOSTON — Joe Maddon said his No. 1 priority this offseason is find a way to squeeze water from a stone.
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RHP Nathan Karns, making his second and final start with the Rays this season, allowed six runs in five-plus innings. The White Sox also added six runs in the sixth, the final four coming off RHP Alex Colome.
Sunday’s 10-5 drubbing by the White Sox in the final home game of the season dropped the Rays’ record at the Trop to 36-45, their worst mark since the 2003 Devil Rays finished with the same record.
ST. PETERSBURG — So what does RHP Nathan Karns do for an encore?
ST. PETERSBURG — Well, so much for eating last. The Rays’ mantra over these final days of the season is “wait ’til next year,” while attempting a Don Quixote-esque run at finishing 2014 with at least a .500 record....
ST. PETERSBURG — The lofty goals that surrounded the Rays way back in March have been whittled down to this: avoid a losing season.
Ben Zobrist was voted team MVP for the second time by the members of the Tampa Bay chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, but this one came with a special honor.
Not that it came as a shock Friday night when the Tampa Bay Rays were eliminated from postseason contention. It didn’t. But the 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox made it official.
As the Rays offense struggled through the early portions of the season, 3B Evan Longoria found himself in the center of those woes when it came to producing runs.
Yankee 3B Chase Headley, who was hit in the chin by a pitch from Jake McGee last week in New York, was aggravated that Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon referred to Headley as “being grazed” when Maddon brought it up following Tuesday’s game.
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