nytimes.com Updated 11 hours agoDavid Price struck out eight in five innings and Yunel Escobar and David DeJesus drove in runs off Ricky Nolasco, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Maddon preparing Rays for potential loopholes in expanded replay systemyahoo.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is always looking for ways to stay that one critical step ahead of the competition. Another classic example of his forward thinking surfaced earlier this week when members of the media noticed Maddon's Rays were getting…Upvote Share Tweet
Cobb Throws 3 Shutout Innings, Rays Beat Blue Jaysnytimes.com Updated Mar 7 (4 days ago)Alex Cobb tossed three scoreless innings as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Tampa Bay Rays-Baltimore Orioles Game Cancelednytimes.com Updated Mar 6 (6 days ago)The spring training game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles game has been canceled because of rain.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Maddon reenacts Allen Iverson's famous 'Practice' rant (Video)yahoo.com Updated Mar 5 (6 days ago)Your browser does not support iframes. Joe Maddon, the amusing manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, cocked his hat to the side and channeled Allen Iverson the best he could. The two don't have a heck of a lot in common — Iverson being a basketball player with…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Mar 5 (6 days ago)Ben Zobrist, Desmond Jennings and Matt Joyce homered to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Inside the on-deck circle with Evan Longoriayahoo.com Updated Mar 5 (7 days ago)Tampa Bay Rays slugger Evan Longoria appears on the home page for SKLZ, a company that makes athletic training equipment, in what Rays Index says appears to be a new marketing partnership. He's also done a series of videos you can watch on YouTube and o…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Mar 4Chris Archer pitched two scoreless innings in his spring training debut, Jose Molina reached base three times and scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Hernandez 3 Scoreless Innings; Rays Beat Phils 6-1nytimes.com Updated Mar 3Philadelphia Phillies starter Roberto Hernandez allowed one hit in three shutout innings against his former team in a 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Mar 1Wandy Rodriguez had a solid spring training debut while facing major league batters for the first time in nearly nine months, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tampa Bay Rays played to a 2-all tie in 10 innings.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles' Tillman Sharp in Victory Over Raysnytimes.com Updated Feb 28Chris Tillman pitched two scoreless inning in an impressive spring training debut, helping the Baltimore Orioles open their exhibition schedule with a 4-2 victory over Erik Bedard and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch a day at spring training from Wil Myers’ point of viewyahoo.com Updated Feb 19Ever wonder what makes up a typical spring training day for the players before they hit the field for exhibition games? Wonder no more. Tampa Bay Rays outfielder and 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers was kind enough to take baseball fans through his …Upvote Share Tweet
A Joe Maddon ‘Mr Potato Head’ is coming in 2014yahoo.com Updated Feb 18If there's one thing we've learned beyond a shadow of a doubt, it's that there's no such thing as too much Joe Maddon. The Tampa Bay Rays fearless leader is always in high demand, whether it be for interviews, appearances, commercials, and of course, as…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 14When the Tampa Bay Rays open the season in late March, they'll take the field as the highest-paid team in franchise history.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 13The Washington Nationals filled the last clear-cut need on their roster on the opening day of spring training, acquiring catcher Jose Lobaton and two prospects from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday for pitcher Nathan Karns.Upvote Share Tweet
Rays’ pitcher Alex Cobb proposes to girlfriend with assistance from a dolphinyahoo.com Updated Feb 13Fortunately for Alex Cobb, his wet feet didn’t turn into cold feet before proposing to girlfriend Kelly Reynolds this past weekend. In fact, the Tampa Bay Rays right-hander actually went through with one of the more creative and daring marriage proposal…Upvote Share Tweet
Rays catcher's dog a winner at WestminsterESPN.com Updated Feb 11A pet who lives with Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan earned an early ribbon Monday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 6Veteran infielder Wilson Betemit is among five players agreeing to minor contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays.Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals interested in Rays' LobatonMLB.com Updated Feb 5The Nationals are interested in Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton, and the two clubs have been talking for a least a month. However, the teams can't agree on the players the Rays would receive in the deal, although it's known the Rays would like to re…Upvote Share TweetTampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson has undergone surgery on his pitching elbow and is expected to miss the first six-to-eight weeks of the season.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 27MILWAUKEE (AP) -- After committing $50 million to free agent Matt Garza, the Milwaukee Brewers are feeling much better about their pitching staff.Upvote Share Tweet
Taijuan Walker expected to open season in Mariners rotationyahoo.com Updated Jan 26The past few months have been very interesting for Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Taijuan Walker. Between trade rumors connecting him to the Tampa Bay Rays in a possible David Price deal, and the unexpected loss of his No. 27 uniform to newly signed…Upvote Share TweetBefore Grant Balfour established himself as a top-notch closer with the Oakland Athletics the previous three seasons, he was a setup man for the Tampa Bay Rays. When Balfour's free agent deal with the Baltimore Orioles fell apart because of health conce…Upvote Share TweetWord got to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation's Daily Dish late Tuesday night that the San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Rays were working on a trade that included some familiar, if not front-line, names. Infielder Logan Forsythe was heading to the Rays and left-…Upvote Share Tweet
Grant Balfour Headed To RaysJan 23Jerry Crasnick discusses free-agent closer Grant Balfour's two-year deal with the Rays.
Fallout From Tanaka DealJan 22Tim Kurkjian discusses the growing concern in baseball about the gap between the haves and have-nots.
David Price To Remain With Rays?Jan 14Buster Olney discusses the lack of suitable trades for Rays starting pitcher David Price and thinks that Price will remain in Tampa Bay for the 2014 season.
Reports: Tanaka Will Not Be PostedDec 19Tim Kurkjian breaks down the impact of news that Masahiro Tanaka wont be posted on other Major League Baseball free agents and the baseball trade market.
Don Banks: Cap numbers lead to cut stars; more Snaps from free agencyMar 11Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a whirlwind first day of the NFL's free agency period (what a day for Twitter to crash in mid-afternoon)...
Don Banks: Déjà vu in New England as Julian Edelman hits the open marketMar 11One of the more surprising headlines on the first day of the NFL's free agency period was the news that the New England Patriots couldn't manage to strike a deal with receiver Julian Edelman and keep their leading pass-catcher from last season off the m…
Brooklyn Nets to sign Jason Collins for remainder of seasonMar 11The Brooklyn Nets will sign center Jason Collins for the remainder of the season once his 10-day contract expires after Friday according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
Don Banks: No shortage of suitors for late-blooming quarterback Josh McCow…Mar 11Throughout his eventful 11-year NFL career, Michael Vick and his out-sized reputation have often commanded far more attention than his on-field production deserved. But I don't foresee history repeating itself with Vick in the case of this year's modest…