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Joyce’s walk-off single gives Rays the win
Tampa Bay Rays' Sean Rodriguez, center, gets high fives from Evan Longoria, right, and James Loney, left, after scoring on a Matt Joyce walk-off  hit. The Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

ST. PETERSBURG -- There they were, mobbing Matt Joyce on the infield dirt in a ritual nearly perfected by the Rays over the years though not practiced often this season.

Rays end road trip on losing note

Rays end road trip on losing note

The Rays, who twice led by two runs, lost 5-4 to the Orioles during the finale of the seven game road trip.
Published: 08/28/14
Rays Notes: Innings limit near for Smyly

Rays Notes: Innings limit near for Smyly

Those crisp outings by LHP Drew Smyly that have been so impressive since he arrived from Detroit at the trade deadline will only be available on a limited basis.
Published: 08/28/14
Mistreating dog costs CEO $100,000, 1,000 hours but not job

Mistreating dog costs CEO $100,000, 1,000 hours but not job

The CEO of sports concessionaire giant Centerplate has been placed on probation by the company — and requiring him to make a $100,000 donation to establish an animal charity — after investigating a video showing him mistreating a dog. ...
Published: 08/28/14
Rays Notes: Batters struggle to gets hits that count

Rays Notes: Batters struggle to gets hits that count

The Rays won three of their next 10 games after reaching .500 on Aug. 15, a streak punctuated with Tuesday’s sloppy 4-2 loss to the Orioles that included bad base running and the inability to hit in the clutch.
Published: 08/28/14
Smyly in control as Rays top Orioles 3-1

Smyly in control as Rays top Orioles 3-1

If the Rays new pitcher keeps up the quality starts, the David Price trade may soon be known as the Drew Smyly trade.
Published: 08/27/14

Rays concessionaire CEO draws ire after kicking dog

The chief executive of the company that handles concessions at Tropicana Field and dozens of North American stadiums said he was ashamed and remorseful after surveillance video of him kicking a friend’s dog went public.
Published: 08/27/14
Rays notes: Protest denial perplexes Maddon

Rays notes: Protest denial perplexes Maddon

Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon was informed Tuesday that his protest of Saturday’s loss at Toronto was denied, but he wasn’t quite clear on the reason.
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Rays chances slipping away as they lose again

Rays chances slipping away as they lose again

The club comes up short in all facets in a 4-2 loss at Baltimore, falling for the third time in the past four games.
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Longoria nursing sore forearm, will DH tonight for Rays

Longoria nursing sore forearm, will DH tonight for Rays

BALTIMORE – Evan Longoria has been playing through a sore right forearm for about week, which is why he is the DH tonight for the second straight game against the Orioles.
Published: 08/26/14
MLB denies Rays’ protest from loss to Toronto

MLB denies Rays’ protest from loss to Toronto

BALTIMORE — Major League Baseball has denied the Tampa Bay Rays’ protest of Saturday’s 5-4, 10-inning loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto.
Published: 08/26/14