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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
Rays notes: Hanigan goes on 15-day DL

Rays notes: Hanigan goes on 15-day DL

Catcher Ryan Hanigan was placed on the 15-day DL with a sore left oblique, retroactive to July 9, which means he could be back as soon as July 24. But manager Joe Maddon said he was unsure whether Hanigan would be ready by then.
Published: 07/17/14
Updated: 07/18/14
Friedman still believes in Rays' players

Friedman still believes in Rays' players

After a first half of starts and stops and extended periods of ineffective play, the Rays open the second half tonight, Executive Vice President Andrew Friedman said he still believes in the cast he assembled last winter.
Published: 07/18/14
Rays first half: Ups and (mostly) downs

Rays first half: Ups and (mostly) downs

While saddled with a losing record and fighting the Red Sox to stay out of the AL East cellar, the Rays rolled into the All-Star break with 13 wins in their final 18 games.It leaves the Rays in the hazy area of maybe a contender, maybe a seller as the second half of the season begins Friday in Minnesota.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14
Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL in All-Star Game

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL in All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS — Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.
Published: 07/16/14
Selig: Rays can succeed in Tampa market with new stadium

Selig: Rays can succeed in Tampa market with new stadium

Outgoing baseball commissioner Bud Selig said the Tampa Bay area has the demographics to succeed as a major-league market but reiterated the Rays’ need for a new ballpark.
Published: 07/15/14
Jeter grabs spotlight in final All-Star appearance

Jeter grabs spotlight in final All-Star appearance

With the captain of the New York Yankees set to retire after the season, Derek Jeter’s 14th All-Star game tonight will be his last. He says he won’t approach the game any differently.
Published: 07/14/14
Updated: 07/15/14
Oakland’s Cespedes repeats as home run derby champ

Oakland’s Cespedes repeats as home run derby champ

MINNEAPOLIS — Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Published: 07/15/14