Joe Maddon won't manage Tampa Bay Rays in 2015
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Contrary to statements he made 10 days ago after Andrew Friedman left the Tampa Bay Rays to join the Los Angeles Dodgers, Joe Maddon reportedly is using an opt-out clause in his contract with the Rays to leave the organization. He won't manage them in 2…Upvote Share Tweet
Rays manager Maddon opts out, leaving teamESPN.com 19 minutes agoTampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the team immediately.Upvote Share Tweet
Rays promote Bloom, Neander to VP statusESPN.com Oct 17 (7 days ago)The Tampa Bay Rays promoted Chaim Bloom and Erik Neander to vice presidents of baseball operations Friday.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17 (7 days ago)Will Don Mattingly manage the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2015? Yes, says Andrew Friedman, the club's new president of baseball operations. Friedman, the front-office whiz who shaped the Tampa Bay Rays roster for nine years, was introduced Friday in his new …Upvote Share Tweet
Sarah's Take: Dodgers begin front office shakeupMLB.com Oct 15The Dodgers began to transform their front office Tuesday, as Ned Colletti, the club's general manager for the past nine years, was named special advisor to team president Stan Kasten. Andrew Friedman was hired away from the Tampa Bay Rays to be preside…Upvote Share TweetBefore the news that Andrew Friedman was leaving his post as executive vice president and general manager with the Tampa Bay Rays to become team president of the Los Angeles Dodgers could even settle in on Tuesday, speculation was already running wild o…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 14The Tampa Bay Rays expect to keep rolling without Andrew Friedman.Upvote Share TweetWashington’s Zimmermann pitched the fifth no-hitter of the season and the first in Nationals history, a 1-0 gem against the Miami Marlins that concluded with a diving catch.Upvote Share Tweet
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Indians Top Rays 7-2 to End Rough SeasonRookie Zach Walters and Carlos Santana each had two RBIs, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday to conclude a disappointing season for both clubs.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 27Alex Colome and three relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Tampa Bay Rays blanked the Cleveland Indians 2-0 on Saturday nightUpvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 26Corey Kluber struck out 11 in eight innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Friday night to stay in the race for a playoff spot.Upvote Share Tweet
Webster Helps Red Sox Beat Rays 11-1nytimes.com Sep 25Rusney Castillo and Christian Vazquez each hit his first major league homer, and Allen Webster pitched seven solid innings to carry the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 24Anthony Ranaudo pitched seven strong innings, and Garin Cecchini hit his first major league home run to help the fifth-place Boston Red Sox beat the fourth-place Tampa Bay Rays 11-3 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2: Somber Note for Yankees After Victory Ends Tripnytimes.com Sep 17After a win, the mood in the Yankees’ clubhouse was subdued as players learned that Carlos Beltran, who left the team the day before, said on his Facebook page that his wife had miscarried.Upvote Share TweetDerek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Headley upset with Maddon's 'graze' remarkESPN.com Sep 17After the 96 mph fastball from the Tampa Bay Rays' Jake McGee nailed Chase Headley in the chin last week, doctors told Headley, "It was a miracle [his] chin didn't shatter."Upvote Share TweetFollowing a loss that saw three New York Yankees ejected and the benches clear, a "pissed" Joe Girardi accused the Tampa Bay Rays of pitching inside incompetently.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees' Girardi and Rays' Maddon at odds after Jeter hit by pitchyahoo.com Sep 17Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the Tampa Bay Rays should stop pitching inside if they're going to keep hitting his players. Rays manager Joe Maddon says thanks for the advice, but no thanks. Oh, and we'r…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Sep 17Derek Jeter received a lot of gifts today. Before the game, the Tampa Bay Rays gave him a $16,000 donation to his foundation, a Don Zimmer jersey, and a pinstriped kayak. And in the eighth inning, Steven Geltz gave him a fastball to the elbow hand. You …Upvote Share Tweet
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