Latest Brett Phillips News

Kiermaier hit after scouting report flap; Rays to playoffs

Sep. 22, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hit by a pitch two days after scooping up a Toronto scouting report and setting off a flap, Kevin Kiermaier hopes to see the Blue Jays in the playoffs. “Oh yeah, it was intentional,” Kiermaier said after reliever Ryan Borucki hit him on...

Candelario and Garneau homer, Tigers beat Rays 4-3

Sep. 18, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla (AP) — Jeimer Candelario and Dustin Garneau homered to lead the Detroit Tigers over the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday. Tampa Bay has a 7½-game margin over second place Boston. Toronto is 8½ games back and the New York Yankees trail...

Phillips homers in 10th as Rays rally to beat Tigers 7-4

Sep. 17, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brett Phillips hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays came back from a three-run deficit in the ninth to beat the Detroit Tigers 7-4 on Friday night. The Rays maintained their 8 1/2-game lead in the AL...

Bichette HRs, drives in 5; Ray fans 13 as Jays beat Rays 6-3

Sep. 15, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette homered and matched his career-high with five RBIs, Robbie Ray fanned 13 over seven innings to claim the major league strikeout lead and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Wednesday. Vladimr Guerrero Jr. doubled twice and scored...

Candelario 2 homers, Tigers walk off Rays with walk in 11th

Sep. 12, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning, Jeimer Candelario homered twice, and the Detroit Tigers pulled out an 8-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. The walk issued by J.P. Feyereisen (4-4) brought in Victor Reyes. ...

Gordon has RBI single in 9th, Twins beat Rays 6-5

Sep. 05, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nick Gordon had a game-tying seventh-inning RBI single and a go-ahead run-scoring base-hit in the ninth as the Minnesota Twins beat the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Sunday. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli, scheduled to leave the team...

Díaz, Rays tie team record with 6 HRs, romp past Twins 11-4

Sep. 04, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yandy Díaz hit one of Tampa Bay's franchise record-tying six homers and drove in four runs, Wander Franco extended his on-base streak to 34 games and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 11-4 on Saturday. Díaz had an...

Franco, AL East-leading Rays win 8th in row, top Red Sox 6-1

Aug. 30, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox had a rough day before the game began, then the Tampa Bay Rays made it even more rugged. Wander Franco extended his on-base streak 30 games with a two-run single, fellow rookie Luis Patiño pitched neatly into the sixth...

Cruz leads Rays past Phillies with bat and, yes, mitt

Aug. 24, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nelson Cruz returned from the COVID-19 list, played first base for the first time in his career and hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 41-year-old...

Phillips races for inside-the-park HR, Rays rout O's 9-2

Aug. 16, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brett Phillips had an inside-the-park homer, Brandon Lowe went deep twice, and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays handed the Baltimore Orioles their 12th consecutive loss, 9-2 on Monday night. Baltimore has been outscored 113-36 during the...