Tampa Bay Rays

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
August 07, 2018 - 9:57 am
Jonny Gomes says he almost suffocated his teammates when the 2008 Rays wrapped up the American League East division crown. The story is entirely believable. The Athletic recently ran an oral history of the Rays’ miraculous World Series run, which happened just one season after they had gone 66-96...
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Lucy Burdge
September 08, 2017 - 10:53 am
The Rays and Red Sox are set to open a three-game set in Boston Friday night and some Tampa players are speaking out on the cheating allegations levied against the Red Sox this week. "In the past I haven't specifically said, 'That team is up to something,' but I've always walked off the mound...
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Zach Britton's Orioles are in the hunt for another postseason bid. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
July 14, 2015 - 3:25 pm
CINCINNATI -- All is not lost for the 2015 Boston Red Sox . Just ask the best players from their competition in the AL East. When the Red Sox return from the break in Anaheim on Friday, they'll do so with a 42-47 record, 6 1/2 games behind front-running New York in the division. They sent just one...
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Rick Porcello
June 26, 2015 - 4:09 am
Ten games under .500 after dropping two of three to the Orioles, the Red Sox travel to Tampa Bay to take on the AL East-leading Rays. Boston will trot Rick Porcello to the mound Friday for the first game of the series while Alex Colome gets the ball for Tampa. Porcello, 4-8 with a 5.61 ERA, is in...
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Jose Bautista is hitting just .198 this season, although he does have five home runs. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
May 08, 2015 - 5:24 am
After a nine-game homestand against three AL East opponents, the Red Sox head north of the border on Friday for the second series of the year against the Blue Jays. Both teams are struggling, as Toronto is 5-5 in its last 10, and Boston is 3-7. The Red Sox sit in last place in the division with a...
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Hanley Ramirez left Monday's game with the Rays in the first inning with a left shoulder sprain. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
Ryan Hannable
May 04, 2015 - 6:21 pm
Things just aren't going the Red Sox ' way right now. On a night where Clay Buchholz overcame a tough first two innings where he allowed four runs, the right-hander settled down going 6 1/3 innings and allowing five runs, but the Red Sox ' bats couldn't come through as they fell to the Rays 5-1. It...
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Kevin Kiermaier has eight hits in his last 24 at-bats as the Rays head to Boston for a three-game series. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
May 04, 2015 - 8:59 am
Having spent the last week at home, the Red Sox will finish up their homestand at Fenway when the Rays cruise into Boston. Like the Sox, Tampa also dropped its weekend series, though the Rays at least picked up one victory against the Orioles. Boston finished up the weekend without a win in three...
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Steven Souza
April 21, 2015 - 8:02 am
Having at the very least temporarily reclaimed first place in the division, the Red Sox are taking a road trip to visit the two AL East teams they haven't yet faced this season. To start, Boston will head down to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, for a three-game set with the Rays. The...
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Mike Petraglia
March 29, 2015 - 1:33 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Rusney Castillo is making it harder and harder to leave him off the Opening Day roster. The Cuban outfielder, who has overcome oblique issues early in camp, showed again Sunday in a 3-2 10-inning win over the Rays at JetBlue Park why he is regarded as such a dynamic player, and...
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Hanley Ramirez swings away Saturday against the Rays in spring training action. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2015 - 1:44 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Steven Wright and Matt Barnes made their best pitches for spots on the Red Sox roster in Saturday's 9-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park. Hanley Ramirez , David Ortiz and Mike Napoli also made big contributions in the win as the Red Sox try to build some...
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