Tampa Bay Rays

Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2013 - 11:06 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Dustin Pedroia connected for his first homer of spring training and Mike Carp had an RBI double in the second inning as a split-squad Red Sox club lost to the Rays, 6-3, Monday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park. Alfredo Aceves gaves up two hits and two runs in two innings...
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Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2013 - 7:50 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Torey Luvullo managed the Red Sox lineup of regulars that made the 45-minute trip north on I-75 Monday morning to take on the Tampa Bay Rays . Monday's lineup: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Dustin Pedroia 2B Shane Victorino RF Jonny Gomes LF Stephen Drew SS Ryan Sweeney DH Drew Sutton...
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Mike Petraglia
February 13, 2013 - 5:13 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Jonny Gomes made it very clear Wednesday that he does not consider himself a platoon player. He considers himself an everyday major league outfielder, ready to contribute to another winner. "Platooning isn't a position," Gomes began. "There's not platooning in high school, there...
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Mike Petraglia
August 05, 2012 - 6:07 am
After the most devastating loss of the season, the harsh reality finally started to set in last night for the Red Sox . They are going to need a miraculous turnaround to make a postseason run. Do the Red Sox feel the desperation? "It's a pretty harsh term," Kelly Shoppach said after the nightmarish...
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July 15, 2012 - 3:27 am
On Sunday afternoon the Red Sox look to begin shaking off their first-half mediocrity with a series win over division rival Tampa Bay. This year, just as last, Josh Beckett 's first post-All-Star break start comes against the Rays. However, that's where the similarities to 2011 end. Last season,...
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April 16, 2012 - 12:47 pm
It was, of course, uncharted territory for Daniel Bard . No surprise there. The right-hander remains in the very formative stages of his career as a big league starter, and so the idea that there will be uncertainty about his usage is natural. On Monday, the dilemma confronted the Red Sox of how...
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June 24, 2011 - 8:49 am
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez told the Daily News'€™ Kristie Ackert Thursday that he would give up the closer'€™s role if traded to a contending team . "If I am going to be traded, obviously I want the opportunity to close out games, but if it's going to be good teams like the Yankees or the...
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Ryan Hannable
May 26, 2011 - 7:07 am
Tampa Bay Rays season ticket holder Melton H. Little was a bit surprised last week when he was sitting in his seat, watching the Rays take on the Yankees , and a member of the Rays staff told Little he needed to get a new shirt because the one he was wearing constituted profanity according to Major...
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Mike Petraglia
April 09, 2011 - 10:29 am
Terry Francona heard the news of Manny Ramirez 's sudden retirement after Friday's game but declined detailed comment or reaction to the slugger's exit from the Tampa Bay Rays and Major League Baseball . "I thought about it [Friday] night a little bit and I really don't have a comment," the Red Sox...
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Mike Petraglia
March 22, 2011 - 2:32 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Prior to their Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox Tuesday night, Rays stars Evan Longoria and Manny Ramirez took batting practice. For Ramirez, it was yet another reunion with several of the Red Sox uniformed staff that have stayed in...
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