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MLB alumni honor Rays’ Kiermaier for Heart and Hustle

MLB alumni honor Rays’ Kiermaier for Heart and Hustle

ST. LOUIS — Rookie right fielder Kevin Kiermaier was named the Tampa Bay Rays’ winner of the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award from the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
Updated: 38 mins ago
Rays needs more relievers to get big outs late

Rays needs more relievers to get big outs late

ST. LOUIS — Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger were out of the game Sunday when the red lights began flashing in the ninth inning. Grant Balfour was having trouble throwing strikes, and rookie Kirby Yates was quickly warming up in the bullpen. ...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rays notes: Homecoming for Odorizzi in St. Louis

Rays notes: Homecoming for Odorizzi in St. Louis

RHP Jake Odorizzi will realize two dreams tonight — pitching in front of his family and friends at Busch Stadium and batting in a big league game.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Rays complete sweep of Twins, win 5-3

Rays complete sweep of Twins, win 5-3

Kirby Yates retired the two batters he faced to earn his first big-league save in the Rays’ 5-3 win against the Twins at Target Field. It was the Rays' fifth straight win and 14th in their past 18 games.
Published: 07/20/14
Rays notes: Longoria reaches team records for doubles, RBIs

Rays notes: Longoria reaches team records for doubles, RBIs

Evan Longoria moved to the top of two more team records Sunday when he caught and passed Carl Crawford for the franchise mark in doubles and tied Crawford for the franchise lead in RBIs.
Published: 07/20/14
Rays Notes: Right moves pay off for Maddon

Rays Notes: Right moves pay off for Maddon

Right-handers entered Saturday’s game with a major league-high .335 batting average against Twins RHP Phil Hughes, so that’s why Rays manager Joe Maddon stacked his lineup with righties.
Published: 07/20/14
Price delivers again in 5-1 win over Twins

Price delivers again in 5-1 win over Twins

The surging Rays continue their hot streak as David Price delivers eight scoreless innings and hitters come alive.
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/20/14
Rays Beat: Hot-hitting Longo could swing club's fortunes

Rays Beat: Hot-hitting Longo could swing club's fortunes

What can the Rays use most during the second half of the season? What could really help improve their chances of making a run at the playoffs? Roger Mooney says it's Longo just being Longo.
Published: 07/20/14
Rays maintain momentum, top Twins

Rays maintain momentum, top Twins

It was the first game after the All-Star break, a second Opening Day of sorts, but for the Rays it was a pretty big game.
Published: 07/18/14
Updated: 07/19/14
Rays Notes: Price gets a bit more rest

Rays Notes: Price gets a bit more rest

LHP David Price has been the workhorse of the pitching staff with a team-high and league-high 1472⁄3 innings. He has pitched at least eight innings in seven of his past 10 starts.
Published: 07/18/14