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Cruz HR in Rays debut, Tampa Bay beats Cleveland 10th in row

Jul. 23, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a solo homer in his Tampa Bay debut and Joey Wendle delivered the go-ahead single in a six-run ninth inning as the Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 Friday night. On a day the Indians announced they will change their name to the...

Meadows' RBI single in 10th lifts Tampa Bay past Braves 7-6

Jul. 17, 2021 02:53 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Meadows and the Tampa Bay Rays keep finding ways to rally for wins. Meadows singled in the 10th inning to score Brett Phillips from second base with the tiebreaking run, and the Rays beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6 on Friday night. ...

Ray takes no-hitter into 7th, Jays end Rays' 6-game streak

Jul. 11, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Robbie Ray took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Tampa Bay 3-1 Sunday, ending the Rays' six-game winning streak. The left-hander’s bid ended with one out when Yandy Díaz was awarded a double after a fan...

Rays bullpen dominates again in 7-1 win over Blue Jays

Jul. 09, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Three Tampa Bay relievers combined on five more scoreless innings, Ji-Man Choi drove in three runs and the Rays won their fifth consecutive game, 7-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Andrew Kittredge (6-1) and Jeffrey Springs each...

Manoah fans 10 and 3 Blue Jays homer in 11-1 win over Rays

Jul. 02, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alek Manoah, back from a five-game suspension, struck out a career-high 10 over seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball for the Toronto Blue Jays in their 11-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. George Springer, Marcus Semien and...

Ohtani hits 25th homer, drives in 3 as Angels beat Rays 6-4

Jun. 27, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his 25th homer and drove in three runs, and the Los Angeles Angels stopped a five-game losing streak by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Sunday. Ohtani hit an opposite-field shot to left in the ninth against Pete Fairbanks....

Rays win 4th in a row, send Angels to 5th straight loss

Jun. 26, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane McClanahan pitched six effective innings, Brett Phillips drove in three runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 13-3 Saturday for their fourth straight win. Manuel Margot and Mike Zunino homered for Tampa Bay. Ji-Man...

Lowe go-ahead HBP, Rays win; Angels' Ohtani homers again

Jun. 25, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani led off by homering for the seventh time in nine games, a long drive off an overhanging catwalk, but the Tampa Bay Rays edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Friday night when pinch-hitter Brandon Lowe was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. ...

Red Sox bid for combined no-hitter vs Rays ends in 8th

Jun. 24, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier doubled off reliever Darwinzon Hernández with one out in the eighth inning for Tampa Bay's first hit against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. Nick Pivetta and Josh Taylor combined to hold the Rays hitless through seven...

Mariners score 2 in 9th to rally past Rays 6-5

Jun. 18, 2021 02:35 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shed Long Jr. hit a tying double in the bottom of the ninth inning and pinch-hitter Kyle Seager singled home the winning run to rally the Seattle Mariners past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Thursday night. Seattle lost starter Justin Dunn to a sore right...