Yankees 5, Rays 4: Alex Rodriguez, a Maligned Source of Power, Lifts the Anemic Yankeesnytimes.com Updated 3 hours agoRodriguez, the disgraced slugger who has made a career out of usurping story lines with his out-of-bounds behavior, blasted two home runs and drove in the winning run as the Yankees rallied to win.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 16 (yesterday)Chris Archer struck out 11 in seven shutout innings, pinch-hitter Tim Beckham had two-run homer in the sixth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Thursday night.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 16 (yesterday)Tampa Bay Rays minor-league pitcher Burch Smith won't pitch this season. That's because the right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery this April. Normally, that would be a devastating development for a player. While it's still unfortunate that he's hurt…Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)Desmond Jennings hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)Jake Odorizzi pitched eight impressive innings and the Tampa Bay Rays scored on two bases-loaded walks by R.A. Dickey to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Monday night.Share Tweet
Karns Leads Rays Over Reeling Marlins 8-5nytimes.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)Nathan Karns allowed two hits in seven innings for his second career victory and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the reeling Miami Marlins 8-5 Sunday.Share TweetThe Marlins got on the board with an exciting walkoff victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night in Miami. After being swept at home by the Atlanta Braves earlier this week, it's a win they badly needed just to get some confidence rolling on the…Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 7Adam Jones drove in two with a double during a four-run first inning Tuesday night, and the Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 4Alfredo Simon allowed one hit over five innings, Victor Martinez hit his second home run and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 Saturday in the spring training finale for both teams.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 3Miguel Cabrera hit his third home run of the spring, doubled and drove in three runs Friday for the Detroit Tigers in an 11-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 2Chris Archer prepared for his opening day start, striking out two in two scoreless innings Thursday as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-1.Share Tweet
Ryan Hurts Calf in Yankees' 3-0 Loss to Raysnytimes.com Apr 1In the first season following Derek Jeter's retirement, the Yankees have concerns about shortstop less than a week before opening day.Share TweetESPN.com Mar 31The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez.Share Tweet
Swihart Keys Big Ninth-Inning Rally, Red Sox Beat Rays 11-8nytimes.com Mar 31Blake Swihart drove in three runs with a triple and a single in a nine-run ninth inning Tuesday that lifted the Boston Red Sox to an 11-8 victory over a Tampa Bay Rays split squad.Share Tweet
Gausman Gives Up 4 Runs to Rays in Orioles' 4-3 Lossnytimes.com Mar 31Competing for the fifth spot in the Baltimore Orioles' rotation, Kevin Gausman gave up four runs in 3 2-3 innings of a 4-3 loss to a Tampa Bay Rays split-squad on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Orioles and Rays Play to 6-6, 10-Inning Tienytimes.com Mar 30Evan Longoria hit his third homer of the spring and drove two runs as the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played to a 6-6 tie in 10 innings Monday.Share Tweet
Castillo Throws Out Runner, Scores as Red Sox Top Rays 3-2nytimes.com Mar 29Rusney Castillo made a sliding catch in the 10th inning and threw out the potential tiebreaking run at the plate, then singled and scored in the bottom half to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on SundayShare Tweet
Orioles-Rays Game Called by Rainnytimes.com Mar 27The Baltimore Orioles' game with the Tampa Bay Rays was called because of rain in the fourth inning on Friday.Share Tweet
Gibson Strikes Out 7 in Twins' Loss to Raysnytimes.com Mar 25Kyle Gibson struck seven in six strong innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.Share TweetESPN.com Mar 24The Tampa Bay Rays will honor former longtime senior adviser Don Zimmer by retiring uniform No. 66 before their April 6 season opener against Baltimore.Share Tweet
Pirates Hits 3 Homers During 7-6 Victory Over Raysnytimes.com Mar 23A.J. Burnett pitched into the fifth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates hit three homers Monday during a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.Share Tweet
Martin Homers, Blue Jays Blank Raysnytimes.com Mar 22At the start of spring training, Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna didn't think he'd have a lengthy stay in the big-league camp.Share Tweetnytimes.com Mar 21Allan Dykstra hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win over a Minnesota split squad Saturday after Twins starter Trevor May pitched four nearly perfect innings.Share Tweet
Smoak Homers Twice, Blue Jays Rout Raysnytimes.com Mar 20Justin Smoak hit a pair of long home runs — one landed atop the Rays' office building beyond the right field wall — Daniel Norris struck out five in 5 2-3 innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-5 on Friday.Share Tweetnytimes.com Mar 19Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb has tendinitis in his right forearm and will miss his planned opening day start against Baltimore on April 6.Share Tweet
A-Rod Has RBI Single In Win Over RaysMar 9Alex Rodriguez went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and Michael Pineda allowed one hit and struck out two over two scoreless inning as the Yankees beat the Rays 4-3.
Longoria, Rays Excited For New SeasonMar 2Rays third baseman Evan Longoria discusses being a leader on the team and what new manager Kevin Cash can bring to Tampa Bay.
Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' MyersDec 17Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.
Rays Ink CashDec 5Jayson Stark discusses the Tampa Bay Rays' hiring of Kevin Cash as the fifth manager in the franchise's history.
NBA - Golden State Warriors' battle with conventional wisdomApr 16The biggest challenge this postseason for the top-seeded Warriors might be what history has taught us is needed in playoff ball, writes J.A. Adande.
5-on-5 - Western Conference playoff previewApr 16Who will win the West? 5-on-5 breaks down each first-round series and picks the conference champions.
ESPN NowApr 15Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN's Chad Ford. Porzingis is currently ranked N...
Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis to declare for NBA draftApr 15Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis, who burst onto the NBA draft scene in 2014, will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN.com.