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.
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.
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.
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.
ST. PETERSBURG — The wit was sharpened while doing the PA for the winless University of Minnesota-Morris women’s basketball team’s games during his college days, and St. Paul Pioneers games when he was trying to put his degree in...
ST. PETERSBURG — Give Sean Rodriguez a few minutes with Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg and executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman and he would ask one question about David Price.
The Rays optioned RHP Jeremy Hellickson on Sunday to Double A Montgomery for the purpose of getting him starts until the Rays need a fifth starter, which would be July 29 when the Rays play the Brewers at the Trop.
Amid building trade rumors, David Price dominates the Blue Jays for eight innings in winnings his fourth consecutive start.
ST. PETERSBURG — The quote of the year, and perhaps the epitaph to this season, came from manager Joe Maddon moments after the Rays’ 12-5 loss in Seattle on a Monday in mid-May.
ST. PETERSBURG — Rays LHP David Price is expected to start this afternoon against the Blue Jays, a move that will prevent him from pitching in Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Minneapolis....