Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

Baseball 04/21/19, 17:40

Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday.Rafael Devers singled off Jose Alvarado (0-2) to start the 11th and went to second when Michael Chavis walked.Both ...

Rays put Meadows on IL with thumb sprain, reinstate Wendle

Baseball 04/21/19, 12:37

The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb in a series of moves on Sunday. Meadows was hurt when he awkwardly slid into third base on a two-run triple in the seventh inning of Saturday night's 6-5 loss to the Boston ...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

Baseball 04/21/19, 01:53

Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track.The World Series champions won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and catcher Christian ...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:06

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and catcher Christian Vázquez picked off Tommy Pham for the final out in a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays ...

Betts, Moreland homers lead Red Sox to 6-4 win over Rays

Baseball 04/19/19, 23:05

Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Friday night.With the game tied at 4, Betts hit a leadoff shot off Diego Castillo (0-2) and Moreland connected three ...

Betts, Moreland homer in 8th, Red Sox beat Rays 6-4

Baseball 04/19/19, 21:28

Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Friday night.With the game tied at 4, Betts hit a leadoff shot off Diego Castillo (0-2) and Moreland connected three ...

Rickard’s RBI double in 11th lifts Rays past Orioles 6-5

Baseball 04/18/19, 22:52

Joey Rickard drove in the winning run in the 11th inning with an RBI double, his fourth hit of the game, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Thursday night.Rickard doubled off Diego Castillo (0-1) after two-out singles by Chris Davis and Rio Ruiz kept the ...

Leading off: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends, Sabathia sharp

Sports 04/18/19, 18:52

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:EARLY TESTOff to the best start in baseball, Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays host the wobbling Red Sox. Boston is just 6-13, and a real bad series at Tropicana Field could drop the defending World Series champions into a double-digit ...

Lowe, Choi, Diaz homer to help Rays beat Orioles 8-1

Baseball 04/17/19, 21:16

Brandon Lowe, Ji-Man Choi and Yandy Diaz homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-1 Wednesday night.Choi reached based four straight times on two hits and two walks, and Mike Zunino had three of the rays' 13 hits as they won for the eighth time in nine ...

Glasnow wins 4th in a row, Rays beat Orioles 4-2

Baseball 04/16/19, 21:01

Tyler Glasnow allowed two runs over seven innings in winning his fourth consecutive start to begin the season, Avisail Garcia drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Tuesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.Glasnow (4-0) allowed hits to six of ...

AL East-leading Rays opening just fine so far in 2019

Baseball 04/15/19, 01:20

Now, this is an impressive opening for the Tampa Bay Rays.Last year, the Rays pioneered the idea of an "opener" — a pitcher who would work an inning or two at the beginning of the game, facing some of the toughest hitters instead of having a traditional starter do it. ...

Blue Jays’ Pannone strikes out side on 9 pitches vs Rays

Baseball 04/14/19, 19:49

The Tampa Bay Rays simply couldn't touch Toronto reliever Thomas Pannone.Pannone became the 89th different pitcher in major league history to strike out the side on nine pitches, setting down the Rays in the fifth inning Sunday.The 24-year-old lefty fanned a swinging Avisail Garcia, then caught Brandon Lowe and Daniel ...

Heredia homers as Rays top Jays 8-4, win 5th straight series

Baseball 04/14/19, 16:07

Pinch-hitter Guillermo Heredia homered to cap a five-run burst in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Sunday for their fifth straight series victory to start the season.Tampa Bay improved to 12-4 and matched the 2010 team for the best 16-game start in ...

Rays hit 5 homers, beat Jays 11-7 for 5th straight win

Baseball 04/12/19, 21:44

Austin Meadows and Brandon Lowe each hit two home runs, becoming the first teammates to hit upper deck homers at Toronto in the same game, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Blue Jays 11-7 on Friday night.The Rays won their fifth straight. It's the second time this season Tampa ...

Pham homers twice as Rays win 9-1 to sweep White Sox

Baseball 04/10/19, 18:15

Tommy Pham homered twice and extended his on-base streak to a club record 45 games, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday for their first series sweep in Chicago.Austin Meadows had a single, double, home run and three RBIs for the Rays, who outscored Chicago ...

Meadows gets 4 hits, Garcia homers, Rays beat White Sox 10-5

Baseball 04/09/19, 17:21

Austin Meadows homered and set a career high with four hits, Avisail Garcia connected against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 10-5 on Tuesday.The Rays pounded Ervin Santana (0-1) and improved to 9-3, their best start in nine years. They also extended a ...

Snell dominates again, Rays beat White Sox 5-1

Baseball 04/08/19, 16:52

Blake Snell struck out 11 over six innings in another strong outing, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Monday.The Rays improved to 8-3 and kept pace with their best start since 2010.Snell (2-1) gave up one run and six hits and did not walk ...

Belt homers to spark Giants offense in 6-4 win over Rays

Baseball 04/06/19, 19:29

Brandon Belt believed a breakout was coming for the Giants offense, even as the first week of the season slogged on with the numbers indicating otherwise.After San Francisco set a season high for scoring, its first baseman has a little evidence at last.Belt homered and drove in three before an ...

Iannetta’s 11th-inning homer lifts Rockies over Rays 1-0

Baseball 04/03/19, 15:46

Chris Iannetta homered with one out in the 11th inning, and the Colorado Rockies stopped a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.Iannetta connected on a hanging slider with an 0-2 count against Chaz Roe (0-1), the Rockies' first hit since Raimel Tapia's ...

Snell Ks 13, Rays blank Rockies for 5th straight win

Sports 04/02/19, 21:23

Blake Snell matched a career high with 13 strikeouts, pitching seven innings of two-hit ball to lift the Tampa Bay Rays over the Colorado Rockies 4-0 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.The AL Cy Young Award winner struck out six straight during one stretch, helping Tampa Bay improve ...

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