On a day the Rays were looking for late-inning relief, Tampa Bay's best options sat unavailable.
Nelson Cruz hit his second two-run home run of the game in the top of the 11th inning off Cesar Ramos (2-6) to keep Tampa Bay from sweeping the series.
ST. PETERSBURG — It was a fastball that Orioles C Nick Hundley tried to frame for a strike that nicked off his mitt and reached the backstop. That allowed SS Yunel Escobar to race home from third base with the winning run Saturday in the Rays&...
ST. PETERSBURG — Dave Martinez’s big-league managerial debut came during the eighth inning of the first home game of the 2008 season.
ST. PETERSBURG — If it was indeed Drew Smyly’s last start of the season, if the Rays are going to shut the young left-hander down to limit his workload this year with an eye on what they expect to be a very bright future, then Smyly cou...
ST. PETERSBURG — Rays LHP Drew Smyly will start Saturday afternoon against the Orioles. Whether this is his final start of the season has not been determined.
ST. PETERSBURG — It was, as Rays manager Joe Maddon would say more than once afterwards, formulaic.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays had the winning run at third base with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, had the bases loaded with one out in the bottom of the ninth and had a pair of righties set to hit against Toronto Blue Jays ...
RHP Alex Cobb makes the 23rd start of his season tonight against the Orioles. His goal is to pitch better than he has in his two previous starts, tighten up some things in his delivery and get back to being the dominant pitcher that he has been this season. And that’s it.
It has been nearly five months since LHP Matt Moore picked up a baseball and played catch. On Monday, Moore is scheduled to perform that seemingly simple act for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery to replace the ligament in his left arm on April 22.