CLEVELAND — It was on the night of Aug. 15 when Alex Cobb, Brad Boxberger and Joel Peralta combined to shut out the Yankees in a victory that finally pushed their record to .500 when the 2014 season really got away from the Rays....
Hillsborough County officials will begin laying the groundwork next week for discussions with the Tampa Bay Rays about a possible new stadium.
CLEVELAND — It was a crisp autumn night, the kind associated with important late-season baseball games, and there was Chris Archer, in control of the moment against an Indians team scuffling to remain alive in the wild-card race....
The Tampa Bay Rays maintained a disappointing trend this season — the third consecutive year of declining attendance.
CLEVELAND — RHP Alex Colome said he plans to pitch out of the bullpen while playing winter ball this offseason in his native Dominican Republic. He also said he plans to start, which might not work if he is going to get innings as a relief pit...
C Curt Casali is hoping to play one more game this year, though Rays manager Joe Maddon said the concussion the rookie suffered Wednesday means the end of Casali’s season.
Jeremy Hellickson turned in the shortest start of his career, going just 2 1/3 innings and allowing eight hits and five earned runs in an 11-1 loss.
If only Grant Balfour could hit a reset button and send the season back to the early part when he struggled with his fastball and his command and getting batters out. Maybe things would have turned out differently for him and the Rays.
RHP Jeremy Hellickson makes his final start of the season tonight against the Red Sox in a game that could be his last as a member of the Rays. Or not, depending on what the team does during the offseason with its depth at starting pitching.
The Tampa Bay Rays chances of avoiding a losing season ended Wednesday night at Fenway Park in a loss that even Rays manager Joe Maddon called “ugly.”