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Run production high among Rays’ biggest issues this offseason
Evan Longoria’s struggles were well documented and a big reason the Rays posted their first losing record since 2007.

— Alex Cobb looked around the spring training clubhouse back in February after the Rays assembled their full squad and could not find a glaring...

Yanks top Rays, 3-2, in Jeter’s final game at Trop

Yanks top Rays, 3-2, in Jeter’s final game at Trop

In the final game at Tropicana Field for New York shortstop Derek Jeter, the future Hall of Famer started a sixth-inning rally to snap a long hitless drought before coming around the score the winning run in a 3-2 Yankees victory in front of an announced crowd of 26,332.
Published: 09/17/14
Tempers flare as Rays beat Yankees 6-1

Tempers flare as Rays beat Yankees 6-1

On a night when the spotlight shined on the 20-year career and respect given to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, benches cleared, tempers flared and ejections ensued in the Rays' win.
Published: 09/16/14
Updated: 09/17/14
Rays Notes: Cobb is looking to keep streak going

Rays Notes: Cobb is looking to keep streak going

Less than a week after nearly tossing a no-hitter against the Yankees, RHP Alex Cobb will return to the mound tonight staring down the Bronx Bombers again.
Published: 09/17/14
Jeter remembered for grace and how the Yankees great played the game
COLUMN

Jeter remembered for grace and how the Yankees great played the game

Fans cheered Derek Jeter for the baseball gift that kept on giving, Martin Fennelly writes. He was a winner with class and passion, and that never went away off the field, either.
Published: 09/17/14
Rays present Jeter with kayak, Zimmer jersey

Rays present Jeter with kayak, Zimmer jersey

Derek Jeter has a new way to enjoy the water near his home on Davis Islands once his retirement begins.
Published: 09/16/14
Jeter's heart, home plate remain in Tampa
COLUMN

Jeter's heart, home plate remain in Tampa

Derek Jeter's farewell tour with the Yankees has come to St. Petersburg for the final time, but he's about to be Tampa's - ours and all ours - forever and ever, writes columnist Martin Fennelly.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
Rays notebook: Fans, foes in awe of Jeter

Rays notebook: Fans, foes in awe of Jeter

Plenty of Derek Jeter fans were at Tropicana Field on Monday night and they let their voices be heard when the New York Yankees shortstop was announced as ... Brendan Ryan.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
Rays’ turn to honor Derek Jeter

Rays’ turn to honor Derek Jeter

The Rays will honor retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tonight, just prior to the second game of the series. Fans are asked to be in their seats by 6:45 p.m. Tickets are still available.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
Rays' final homestand starts with walkoff win over Yankees

Rays' final homestand starts with walkoff win over Yankees

There are no playoff implications, but the Rays are playing hard, says Ben Zobrist, who got the game-winning hit with two outs in the ninth with the bases loaded.
Published: 09/16/14
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