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St. Pete, Rays may cooperate on study of Trop site

St. Pete, Rays may cooperate on study of Trop site

ST. PETERSBURG — In another attempt to end the deadlock over Tropicana Field, city leaders and the Tampa Bay Rays want to partner in a study on how the Trop site could be redeveloped without a baseball stadium.
Published: 05/22/15
Updated: 05/23/15
Rays’ affiliate pulls planned ‘A-Rod Juice Box’ promotion

Rays’ affiliate pulls planned ‘A-Rod Juice Box’ promotion

Class A Charlotte canceled the promotion - a dig at Alex Rodriguez - and apologized after objections from the Rays, Yankees and Florida State League. The team planned to give juice boxes to the first 500 fans.
Published: 05/22/15
Updated: 05/23/15
Rays’ bullpen again clutch in 5-2 win over A’s

Rays’ bullpen again clutch in 5-2 win over A’s

Brandon Gomes and Xavier Cedeno shut down the A's during critical moments, and Evan Longoria, Steven Souza Jr. and Tim Beckham go deep to help the Rays' extending their AL East lead to 1 games.
Published: 05/22/15
Updated: 05/23/15
Rays’ attendance again in familiar spot: dead last

Rays’ attendance again in familiar spot: dead last

ST. PETERSBURG — Perhaps it was the departure of manager Joe Maddon and star player Ben Zobrist, or maybe the Tampa Bay Lightning’s deep playoff run.
Published: 05/22/15
Updated: 05/23/15
Despite homer, Beckham sent down in place of reliever

Despite homer, Beckham sent down in place of reliever

ST. PETERSBURG – Less than an hour after his eighth inning home run Friday reached the Captain Morgan deck in left-center field for the final run of the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 victory, infielder Tim Beckham was optioned to Triple A Durham to clear...
Published: 05/22/15
Rays Notes: Surgery not on table for Smyly

Rays Notes: Surgery not on table for Smyly

For 10 days, the word around the Rays had LHP Drew Smyly weighing opinions from the doctors who examined his damaged labrum and was deciding between season-ending surgery or rest and rehab in an effort to return to the mound this season.
Published: 05/22/15
Rays alone in first place after topping Oakland 3-0

Rays alone in first place after topping Oakland 3-0

Alex Colome's "bounce-back start" lifted the Rays to a 3-0 victory in front of 10,605 fans at Tropicana Field, a victory that moved them into sole possession of first place, a half-game ahead of the idle New York Yankees.
Published: 05/21/15
Updated: 05/22/15
Rays offense unable to come through in loss to Atlanta

Rays offense unable to come through in loss to Atlanta

The Rays could have opened a seven-game homestand tonight against Oakland with a one-game lead in the AL East had they not wasted another solid outing by Jake Odorizzi, who pitched well enough to win but didn’t because the offense came up flat.
Published: 05/20/15
Rays Notes:  It’s early, but team’s showing a good omen nonetheless

Rays Notes: It’s early, but team’s showing a good omen nonetheless

The Rays reached the quarter pole of the season tied with the Yankees for first place in the AL East, which is not bad for a team with three starting pitchers on the disabled list and a key member of the bullpen who didn’t return until late last week.
Published: 05/20/15

Wil Myers placed on Padres’ disabled list

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Padres have placed first baseman-outfielder Wil Myers on the 15-day disabled list with left wrist tendinitis.
Published: 05/20/15