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Friday, May 29, 2015

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Rays notes: Karns focused on strikes, not giving away at-bats

Rays notes: Karns focused on strikes, not giving away at-bats

RHP Nathan Karns makes his 10th start of the season tonight against the Orioles at Camden Yards, and if he’s learned anything during his first nine it is this: walks can hurt a guy at the big-league level.
Published: 05/29/15
Not trading DeJesus was best move for Rays

Not trading DeJesus was best move for Rays

Outfielder David DeJesus was the subject of trade rumors during spring training. Turns out, the Rays couldn’t trade DeJesus, and while he seemingly was the odd man out, he has been the Rays' best hitter.
Published: 05/28/15
Updated: 05/29/15
St. Pete council workshop treads water on Tropicana Field’s future

St. Pete council workshop treads water on Tropicana Field’s future

ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman is one vote closer but still a long way from winning the support he needs for a deal to let the Tampa Bay Rays look for a new stadium site in the region.
Published: 05/28/15
Updated: 05/29/15

Montreal mayor wants some MLB regular-season games in 2016

The mayor of Montreal has asked Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.
Published: 05/28/15
Rays' Cash stands by criticism of replay system

Rays' Cash stands by criticism of replay system

Upon further review, manager Kevin Cash stands by the statements he made after Tuesday's loss, when he called the replay review system “terrible” and “embarrassing.”
Published: 05/28/15
Rays Notes: Balfour opts out, may consider retirement

Rays Notes: Balfour opts out, may consider retirement

Rays right-hander Grant Balfour opted out of his minor-league contract with Durham on Tuesday and indicated in a text to The Tampa Tribune that he will try to catch on with another team. Otherwise, he’s contemplating retirement.
Published: 05/27/15
One pitch proves difference as Mariners finish sweep of Rays

One pitch proves difference as Mariners finish sweep of Rays

Nelson Cruz's three-run homer off Brad Boxberger in the ninth inning was the difference as Seattle beat the Rays 3-0 to complete a three-game sweep and waste a solid effort by Chris Archer.
Published: 05/27/15
Rays Notes: Archer not concerned about matchup

Rays Notes: Archer not concerned about matchup

RHP Felix Hernandez and RHP Chris Archer meet this afternoon in what has the potential be a dominant day for pitching at Tropicana Field.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Rays rally, but Seager ends it for Mariners in 10th

Rays rally, but Seager ends it for Mariners in 10th

Kyle Seager hit a grand slam off Jake McGee in the eighth to put the Mariners ahead by three runs and a solo shot off Brad Boxberger in the 10th as the Mariners rallied then withstood a Rays rally for a 7-6 win.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Odorizzi gets little support from Rays bats in loss to Mariners

Odorizzi gets little support from Rays bats in loss to Mariners

ST. PETERSBURG — Raise your hand if you’ve heard this one before: Jake Odorizzi deserved better.
Published: 05/25/15
Updated: 05/26/15