Tampa Bay Rays

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For Royals

The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.

10/19/2014

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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals in the second inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 23, 2014.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Rays Blank Cards 3-0

Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run

07/23/2014

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi smiles as he enters the dugout after laying down a RBI sacrifice bunt in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 22, 2014.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Red-Hot Rays Cool Wainwright, Cards

Highland native Jake Odorizzi leads Tampa Bay to 7-2 win

07/23/2014

Joe Maddon

7-22 Live at Shannon’s: Joe Maddon

Tampa Bay Rays Skipper Joe Maddon joined Mike Shannon and Mike Claiborne for tonight’s edition of Live at Shannon’s.

07/23/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning at Comerica Park on July 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Scherzer recorded his 10th win in the Tigers 8-1 defeat of the Rays. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Scherzer Stifles “Tommy Tutone” Lineup

St. Louis native foils Rays manager’s quirky batting order experiment.

07/03/2014

Manager Mike Matheny #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals moves in to hug former Major League Baseball player and manager Tony La Russa before the start of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 11, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Cards Lose On LaRussa Day In Tampa

Retired manager & Florida native sees St. Louis fall 6-3.

06/11/2014

Pitcher Jake Odorizzi #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays tips his hat to the crowd as he comes off the mound  during the eighth inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals on June 10, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Cards Win With Third Consecutive Shutout

Highland Illinois’ Jake Odorizzi was the hard-luck loser for Tampa, 1-0

06/10/2014

Former New York Yankees coach Don Zimmer talks with Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland during the teams 63rd Old Timers Day before the game against the Detroit Tigers on July 19, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Don Zimmer Dies At 83

Baseball lifer was Joe Torre’s trusted bench coach during title run with Yankees

06/04/2014

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