Tampa Bay Rays

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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May 31, 2014 - 5:15 am
The Red Sox resume their three-game series with the Rays at Fenway Park on Saturday when they send Rubby De La Rosa to the mound against Jake Odorizzi . De La Rosa will make his first start in a Red Sox uniform on Saturday in place of the injured Clay Buchholz . The right-hander was acquired by the...
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Mike Petraglia
May 30, 2014 - 11:39 pm
Red Sox skipper John Farrell might have thought home plate umpire Dan Bellino and crew chief Jeff Kellogg let Friday night's game get out of control. Naturally, his counterpart in the Tampa Bay dugout saw things much differently. Joe Maddon was not only grateful that David Price wasn't ejected for...
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Mike Petraglia
May 30, 2014 - 9:19 pm
David Price was more than ready to answer questions about his shaky command and wildness that was interpreted as beanball by the Red Sox Friday night. In the first inning, Price drilled David Ortiz square in the back, nearly throwing a fastball completely behind the Red Sox slugger. That resulted...
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Rob Bradford
May 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Shane Victorino's stay on the active roster with the Red Sox lasted just four weeks. After coming back from a right hamstring injury in April, the outfielder aggravated the same injury Friday night while running out a ground ball in the ninth inning of a 1-0 loss to the Rays...
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Rob Bradford
May 24, 2014 - 9:30 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The road continues to get more difficult for the Red Sox . Entering Saturday's game against Tampa Bay ace David Price and stuck in an eight-game skid, the Red Sox will be without one of their best right-handed power bats as Mike Napoli will sit out with an injured finger...
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May 24, 2014 - 4:54 am
The Red Sox play the middle game of their three-game series with the Rays at Tropicana Field Saturday afternoon when they send Jake Peavy to the mound against David Price . Peavy (1-2, 4.33 ERA) was knocked around for the second straight start on Sunday in a 6-2 loss to the Tigers. The right-hander...
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May 23, 2014 - 10:16 am
Rays fans are known as some of the worst in baseball, with their loyalty and lack of attendance often questioned. Now the fan base is getting critiques from one of its own. Rays' closer Grant Balfour had strong words for the Tampa Bay fans after they booed him and the team for blowing a lead in the...
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May 01, 2014 - 4:36 am
After Wednesday's rainout, the Red Sox resume their three-game series with the Rays on Thursday afternoon, sending Jake Peavy to the mound to face southpaw Cesar Ramos . Peavy, who has pitched well all season, posting a 2.87 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP, finally got his first win of the season last Friday,...
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