Tampa Bay starter Jake Odorizzi twice gave up back-to-back home runs in his worst start ever, allowing career highs in runs (eight) and hits (11).
Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was claimed on revocable waivers by the Oakland A’s, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, a development that means the teams have until Tuesday at 1 p.m. to work out a trade....
Rays manager Joe Maddon spent five minutes on the phone Sunday morning with Joe Torre, the executive vice president for baseball operations for Major League Baseball, discussing the events that led to Maddon protesting Saturday’s 5-4, 10-inning loss to the Blue Jays.
It took the Tampa Bay Rays 130 games this season before they encountered their first review of whether the catcher violated the blocking the plate rule instituted before this season.
Things almost got out of hand for the Rays in the 10th inning, so manager Joe Maddon made a slow walk to the mound to give his team a chance to calm down. Seven pitches later, the Rays were shaking hands, having held on for a 2-1, 10-inning victory that gave them a series win.
TORONTO — Kevin Kiermaier dives for every ball within the same area code as right field, tries to throw out every base runner and thinks every single is a double and every double is a triple....
TORONTO — Rays RHP Brad Boxberger had a rare off day in Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays in 10 innings.
TORONTO -- The Blue Jays celebrated a victory Saturday that came on a run-scoring single by Jose Reyes in the bottom of the 10th inning. They poured out of the dugout when Colby Rasmus slid across the plate, slapped Rasmus in the face with shaving cr...
TORONTO – The Rays are looking to extend their winning streak to three games and move to within one game of a .500 record today during an afternoon tilt against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.