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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
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