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Loss to Jays sums up Rays’ season
Jeremy Hellickson, the Gold Glove-winning pitcher, failed to make two fielding plays in the third inning.
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— You can add Saturday’s loss to the “that’s the 2014 season in a nutshell,” file. Or, perhaps squeeze the game into that...

Rays recover, beat Blue Jays 6-5

Rays recover, beat Blue Jays 6-5

After the Blue Jays tied the game on a home run in the ninth inning, the Rays escaped with a 6-5 win on Sean Rodriguez’s 10th-inning sacrifice fly.
Published: 09/14/14
Rays Beat: Zobrist is team’s ‘old’ reliable

Rays Beat: Zobrist is team’s ‘old’ reliable

TORONTO — Ben Zobrist’s first hit was a bloop single to right-center field in the fifth inning of the Red Sox-Devil Rays game Aug. 4, 2006 at Tropicana Field. It came off Curt Schilling....
Published: 09/14/14
Boxberger workload not a concern yet

Boxberger workload not a concern yet

TORONTO — Manager Joe Maddon mentioned last week that he would keep on eye on RHP Brad Boxberger’s workload for the remainder of the season, because he wants to be “mindful” of Boxberger’s future....
Published: 09/13/14
Loss to Jays sums up Rays’ season

Loss to Jays sums up Rays’ season

TORONTO — You can add Saturday’s loss to the “that’s the 2014 season in a nutshell,” file. Or, perhaps squeeze the game into that file if there is still room.
Published: 09/13/14
Rookie Karns dazzles in debut, shuts out Jays

Rookie Karns dazzles in debut, shuts out Jays

TORONTO — Nathan Karns could have been in Durham, N.C., on Friday, pitching the Bulls to a Triple A title. Instead, he was in Canada pitching in a meaningless game for a team going nowhere.
Published: 09/12/14
Rays Notes: Smyly’s offseason already under way

Rays Notes: Smyly’s offseason already under way

TORONTO — RHP Nathan Karns made his Rays debut Friday while LHP Drew Smyly, the pitcher Karns replaced in the rotation, did what he has been doing since the Rays decided Tuesday to shut him down for the remainder of the season — nothin...
Published: 09/12/14
Rays notes: No matter end result, it’s not good enough for Maddon

Rays notes: No matter end result, it’s not good enough for Maddon

The Tampa Bay Rays were eliminated Thursday from the AL East race, and manager Joe Maddon isn't happy about that. We’re not going to do it this year, and I don’t like it. None of us do,” Maddon said.
Published: 09/11/14
Updated: 09/12/14
Rays' Cobb five outs short of no-hitter, but Yankees rally to 5-4 win

Rays' Cobb five outs short of no-hitter, but Yankees rally to 5-4 win

Alex Cobb sailed along most of the night, ending his no-hit bid in the eighth. But the Yankees rallied, with the last three runs coming on Chris Young’s walk-off homer in the ninth against Jake McGee.
Published: 09/11/14
Updated: 09/12/14
Rays’ Cobb loses no-hit bid in 8th inning

Rays’ Cobb loses no-hit bid in 8th inning

NEW YORK — Alex Cobb of the Tampa Bay Rays lost his bid for a no-hitter against the New York Yankees.
Published: 09/11/14

Selig forms committee on pace of baseball games

SAN FRANCISCO — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig expects to receive a recommendation in the next 30 to 60 days from a committee he formed to deal with the issue of pace of game.
Published: 09/11/14