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Hernández and Espinal HR, Kikuchi fans 8, Jays beat Rays 4-1

Jun. 30, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández and Santiago Espinal each hit two-run home runs, Yusei Kikuchi struck out a season-high eight over six innings to snap a seven-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 Thursday night. Kikuchi (3-4) allowed one run...

Rays put LH Raley, RH Thompson on restricted list

Jun. 30, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put left-hander Brooks Raley and right-hander Ryan Thompson on the restricted list Thursday before opening a five-game series in Toronto against the Blue Jays. Tampa Bay added righties Javy Guerra and Phoenix Sanders from Triple-A Durham. ...

Red Sox beat Jays 6-5 in 10 to avoid three-game sweep

Jun. 30, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — J.D. Martinez drove in the tiebreaking run when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep. “It’s a big one,” Martinez said. “We lost...

Tellez's 2 HRs, Davis' super catch send Brewers over Rays

Jun. 29, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit two home runs and Milwaukee center fielder Jonathan Davis made a spectacular catch, sending the Brewers over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday. Tellez has five home runs and eight RBIs in his past six games. Tellez hit...

St. Pete mayor reopens talks on future of Rays stadium site

Jun. 29, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, is reopening talks about the future of the Tropicana Field site where baseball's Tampa Bay Rays play their home games. Mayor Ken Welch said Wednesday that two previous proposals for the 86-acre (348,000-square-meter)...

Woodruff fans 10 in return from IL, Brewers beat Rays 5-3

Jun. 28, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 over five innings in his return from the injured list, Andrew McCutchen and Luis Urías homered during a four-run sixth, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Tuesday night. Woodruff, who hurt his right...

CF Kiermaier expected Friday, welcome news for wounded Rays

Jun. 28, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla, (AP) — Tampa Bay center fielder Kevin Kiermaier expects to return from a left hip injury Friday night at Toronto, a welcome development for the injury-plagued Rays. The Rays, who are tied for the second-most players on the injured list with 14, started Tuesday...

Toronto beats Boston 7-2; Red Sox win streak ends at 7 games

Jun. 27, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto’s Kevin Gausman gave the Red Sox a rough time as Boston got back to playing its biggest foes in the AL East. Gausman matched a season high with 10 strikeouts over seven innings, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit one of three Toronto home runs and the Blue Jays...

McClanahan strikes out 10, Rays beat Pirates 4-2 for sweep

Jun. 26, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane McClanahan struck out 10 over seven innings, Tampa Bay had a three-run seventh keyed by an overturend call and the Rays completed a three-game sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Sunday. McClanahan (8-3) allowed one run...

Rays SS Wander Franco returns from quadriceps injury

Jun. 26, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay shortstop Wander Franco was reinstated from the 10-day injured list after missing 23 games with a right quadriceps strain. The 21-year old was the No. 2 hitter in Sunday’s lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Franco was...