Latest Brooks Raley News

Manoah, Merrifield lead Blue Jays to 3-1 win over Rays

Sep. 24, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Toronto interim manager John Schneider is willing to go all in trying to get the top AL wild card and the home playoff series that goes with it. Alex Manoah and Whit Merrifield helped the Blue Jays move closer to that goal. Manoah pitched...

Wander Franco drives in 3 as Rays beat Blue Jays 10-5

Sep. 22, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco had three RBIs, Jonathan Aranda homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night in the opener of a big four-game series between playoff contenders. Randy Arozarena had three hits and drove in two runs for...

Astros sweep struggling Rays behind Tucker, McCullers

Sep. 21, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a two-run homer, Lance McCullers Jr. pitched seven effective innngs and the AL West champion Houston Astros completed a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Wednesday night. Houston second baseman Jose Altuve was hit on...

Rangers score 4 early, including Lowe HR, hold off Rays 4-3

Sep. 16, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nathaniel Lowe hit his 25th home run in a four-run inning Friday night and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3. Lowe's two-run homer was the fourth of five straight hits in the third inning off Corey Kluber, who gave up seven straight hits in...

Bichette late HR, Jays edge Rays in testy contender matchup

Sep. 12, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette launched a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after being hit by a high fastball in his previous at-bat, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a testy, 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a showdown between AL wild-card contenders Monday night. ...

Rays put LHP Raley on restricted list, add three RHPs

Sep. 12, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put three new pitchers on the roster Monday before a pivotal four-day, five-game series against wild-card rival Toronto, adding right-hander Cooper Criswell as a substitute player to start the opener. Tampa Bay also selected righties Kevin Herget...

Rays reliever Raley to miss Canada trip over vaccine issue

Sep. 11, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tampa Bay reliever Brooks Raley will miss the Rays' five-game, four-day series at Toronto because players must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter Canada. Rays manager Kevin Cash said Sunday that Raley will be the only player not making the trip. ...

Rasmussen no-hit try into 6th after near-gem, Rays top KC

Aug. 20, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Drew Rasmussen took a no-hit try into the sixth inning in his first start since making a serious perfect game bid, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Saturday. Rasmussen, who lost his perfect game last Sunday when Baltimore’s...

Donaldson hits walk-off slam in 10th, Yankees beat Rays 8-7

Aug. 18, 2022 01:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were poised to extend their recent misery on a long night against the Rays. Then one swing from Josh Donaldson changed everything. Donaldson hit a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the clock struck midnight, and struggling New York salvaged an...

Arozarena's early homer sends Rays past skidding Yankees 3-1

Aug. 16, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a three-run homer off Nestor Cortes in the first inning and the Tampa Bay staff made it stand up, leading the Rays over the skidding New York Yankees 3-1 Tuesday night. Starter Jeffrey Springs (5-3) and four relievers combined on a four-hitter,...