Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2

Baseball 05/25/19, 21:20

Charlie Morton struck out a season-high 10 and Ji-Man Choi and Tommy Pham hit two-run homers Saturday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians in a game delayed for nearly three hours because of an incorrect weather forecast.Morton (5-0) extended his unbeaten streak ...

Leading off: Morton’s streak, Biggio’s bid, Wacha’s move

Sports 05/24/19, 22:43

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:WHAT A STRINGRays right-hander Charlie Morton hasn't lost in his last 17 starts, going 7-0 with a 3.21 ERA in a span that started last August with Houston. Morton (4-0, 2.65) faces Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in Cleveland.Toronto Blue Jays' Cavan ...

Morton, Garcia lead Rays to 4-0 win over Marlins

Baseball 05/14/19, 21:31

Charlie Morton pitched six strong innings, Avisail Garcia homered and drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Tuesday night.Morton (4-0) gave up three hits and struck out five while throwing 82 pitches before he was pulled for a pinch hitter in the ...

Rays rally to beat Royals 3-1 for 4-game split

Baseball 05/02/19, 16:32

Brandon Lowe hit a two-run homer off Wily Peralta with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Thursday for a four-game split. Whit Merrifield became the third player with a two-triple game this season for the Royals, who lead ...

Diaz homers, Morton goes 6 scoreless as Rays top Red Sox 2-1

Baseball 04/27/19, 18:53

Yandy Diaz hit David Price's second pitch over the Green Monster for a home run, Charlie Morton pitched six shutout innings and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Boston Red Sox 2-1 Saturday.Mike Zunino added a fourth-inning RBI single off the Monster for the AL East-leading Rays, who were ...

Leading off: Rays, Red Sox begin series after rainout

Sports 04/26/19, 20:09

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:RAIN, RAIN GO AWAYThe Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox try again after Friday's series opener at Fenway Park was postponed by rain. Tampa Bay is on top of the AL East with a 16-9 record, but it was swept by ...

Red Sox, Rays washed out in series opener; twinbill June 8

Baseball 04/26/19, 17:41

The Red Sox will have to wait a day for a chance to catch up on the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays.The series opener Friday was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on June 8.World Series champion Boston has won five of seven and ...

Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

Baseball 03/29/19, 22:33

Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs and ...

Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

Baseball 03/29/19, 20:59

Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs and ...

Leading off: Knebel’s decision, Morton faces former team

Baseball 03/28/19, 20:17

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:DAY OF DECISIONCorey Knebel plans to choose a course of action on his ailing right elbow, potentially sidelining a key part of Milwaukee's vaunted bullpen for the season.Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi warms up before a spring training baseball game ...

American League West capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 12:01

Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Houston Astros FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros' Carlos Correa follows through on a foul ball during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins at the ...

Rays poised to build on last year’s surprising success

Sports 03/20/19, 11:56

Heightened expectations don't scare the Tampa Bay Rays.Winning 90 games a year ago not only established them as a team on the rise, but one that's undaunted by the challenge of closing the gap between themselves and the big-spending Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.The Rays won more games ...

Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at meetings

Baseball 12/12/18, 21:01

An All-Star starter to the relief-reliant Rays, a Tanner-for-Tanner trade and a Scott Boras sighting. Intrigue at the winter meetings, but not much impact.Not yet, anyway.Charlie Morton was the top name to switch teams Wednesday, joining Tampa Bay for a $30 million, two-year deal after going 15-3 with Houston last ...

source: Charlie Morton, Rays agree on $30M, 2-yr deal

Baseball 12/12/18, 17:39

A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton and the Tampa Bay Rays have reached a $30 million, two-year deal.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the contract has not been officially announced.The 35-year-old Morton was a first-time All-Star last season ...

Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Baseball 10/16/18, 21:27

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrates after his grand slam ...

Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

Baseball 10/14/18, 17:10

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora has shuffled his lineup for Game 2 against the Houston Astros, putting infielders Ian Kinsler and Rafael Devers and catcher Christian Vazquez in the starting lineup for the first time in the AL Championship Series.Devers was batting sixth and playing third base in place ...

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