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New dad Zunino hits 2-run HR to help Rays rally past Royals

Apr. 22, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Zunino's first home run for the Tampa Bay Rays was one to remember. The veteran catcher was reinstated from the paternity list, three days after the birth of his first child, and hit a two-run shot that helped the AL East leaders stop a season-high four-game skid with a 6-3...

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

Apr. 21, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A manufactured run in extra innings capped off a resurgent weekend for the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a...

Rays put Meadows on IL with thumb sprain, reinstate Wendle

Apr. 21, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — 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

Apr. 20, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — 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...

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

Apr. 19, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mookie Betts hasn't looked much like the 2018 AL MVP yet. Two key hits Friday night might help jumpstart the Boston star's season. Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends, Sabathia sharp

Apr. 19, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: EARLY TEST Off 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 deficit. Rays...

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

Apr. 19, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joey Rickard had four hits and the Baltimore Orioles needed all of them to beat the Tampa Bay Rays. None was bigger, however, than the last one. Rickard drove in the winning run in the 11th inning with an RBI double, lifting the Orioles to a 6-5 victory Thursday night. "This...

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

Apr. 17, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays got some strong offensive support to back their pitching and keep up their strong play. Brandon Lowe, Ji-Man Choi and Yandy Diaz homered in the first three innings and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-1 Wednesday night. Choi reached based four straight...

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

Apr. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Glasnow had some adversity after cruising through his first three starts. In the end, he and the major league-leading Tampa Bay Rays just kept on rolling. Glasnow allowed two runs over seven innings in winning his fourth consecutive start to begin the season, Avisail...

Pals from Rays days, Montoyo, Baldelli face off for 1st time

Apr. 15, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Last year, when Rocco Baldelli and Charlie Montoyo were coaches for the Tampa Bay Rays, Montoyo placed a Toronto Blue Jays media guide in Baldelli's locker one day to rib him about a potential managerial opening. An adept communicator with the mind of a millennial working for an...