Adames knocks in run in 11th inning, Rays beat Blue Jays 4-3

Baseball 05/29/19, 22:38

Willy Adames delivered a long single against a five-man infield in the 11th inning, driving in the winning run as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night.Adames' hit came off Justin Shafrer (0-1), who walked two and allowed a single by Avisail Garcia. With one ...

Meadows, Garcia homer in Rays 3-1 win over Blue Jays

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:22

Austin Meadows homered for the third straight game and five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw a six-hitter and beat struggling AL East rival Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday night.The second-place Rays won for the fourth straight time, improving to a season-best 13 games over .500 before an announced crowd of ...

Chirinos pulled after 5 no-hit innings, Rays beat Blue Jays

Baseball 05/27/19, 17:10

Tampa Bay's plan to use an opener was derailed by recent heavy bullpen use.Yonny Chirinos showed that fill-in starters, even on a pitch count, can be an excellent replacement.Chirinos was pulled after five no-hit innings and the Rays went on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Monday.Tampa Bay ...

Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock

Baseball 05/24/19, 13:19

New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment that Saturday that has him returning to the big league team by mid-June.Paxton allowed one hit in four innings and struck out seven ...

Ndamukong Suh headed to Tampa Bay to replace Gerald McCoy

Football 05/24/19, 13:14

Ndamukong Suh is headed to Tampa Bay.Suh, who helped the Rams make the Super Bowl last season, has agreed to terms with the Buccaneers as a replacement for Gerald McCoy.McCoy was released earlier this week after nine seasons with the Bucs, who selected him third overall in the 2010 draft ...

Update: Serial killer has no visitors before execution

U.S. 05/23/19, 15:57

The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local):4:45 p.m.Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984.In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long ...

Tampa Bay uses long ball to beat Dodgers 8-1

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:46

Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night.Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to cut down Cody Bellinger at home plate, keeping the score tied 1-all ...

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:33

Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night.Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to cut down Cody Bellinger at home plate, keeping the score tied 1-all ...

Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing

Baseball 05/22/19, 16:29

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won't play in any rehabilitation games for seven to 10 days because of left calf tightness.Shortststop Didi Gregorius moved ahead toward a mid-June return when he went 1 for 3 with a walk ...

Clayton Kershaw gets 8 Ks, Dodgers beat Tampa Bay 7-3

Baseball 05/21/19, 22:09

Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night.The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up allowing two runs, six hits, one walk and had eight strikeouts ...

Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3

Baseball 05/21/19, 21:27

Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night.The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up allowing two runs, six hits, one walk and had eight strikeouts ...

Buccaneers moving on from 6-time Pro Bowl DT Gerald McCoy

Football 05/21/19, 14:17

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving on from Gerald McCoy.The team released the six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle, describing the move as a mutual agreement after nine seasons.McCoy, the third overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, was due to make $13 million next season, but none of it was ...

Yanks’ Gregorius plays for 1st time since Tommy John surgery

Baseball 05/20/19, 13:38

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17."It was good," Gregorius said.Playing against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers and in front of Yankees ...

Meadows HR in 11th, Rays top Yanks 2-1, back into 1st place

Sports 05/18/19, 19:14

Austin Meadows homered off Luis Cessa in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Yankees 2-1 Saturday and regain the AL East lead after dropping behind New York for a day.New York's bullpen retired 13 in a row before Meadows lined a slider from Cessa ...

Didi Gregorius projected to return to Yankees next month

Baseball 05/18/19, 11:47

Didi Gregorius is projected to return to the New York Yankees next month, a faster recovery from Tommy John surgery than expected.Gregorius is scheduled to play shortstop on Monday at extended spring training in Tampa, Florida, his first game action since surgery on Oct. 17 to replace a torn ulnar ...

Hal Steinbrenner pleased with injury-decimated team’s play

Sports 05/17/19, 15:51

New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner is pleased with the performance of his injury-decimated team."Considering the adversity we've faced in the first two months of the season, it's phenomenal the job these guys have done," Steinbrenner said Friday at a Yankees extended spring training game.The Yankees have put 17 players ...

Column: Penny-pinching Rays manage to keep up with big boys

Sports 05/17/19, 15:50

They play in an architectural nightmare of a ballpark.They are treated like pariahs in their own community.They have to get by with one of baseball's stingiest payrolls.Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash, left, high-fives relief pitcher Diego Castillo, center, after the Rays defeated the Miami Marlins 1-0 in a baseball ...

7 Rays pitchers combine to hand Miami 7th straight loss, 1-0

Baseball 05/15/19, 21:29

Seven pitchers combined on a seven-hitter for Tampa Bay, and the Rays shut out the Miami Marlins for the second straight game, 1-0 on Wednesday night.The Marlins (10-31) lost their seventh consecutive game and are on pace for 122 losses.Tampa Bay's run scored in the second inning when catcher Anthony ...

Mom runs inside burning home to rescue kids; all 3 die

U.S. 05/15/19, 09:44

Authorities say a Florida woman ran back into her burning apartment after realizing her two children hadn't made it out. All three died in the fire. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a Wednesday morning news conference that the woman and another adult living in the apartment made it safely ...

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