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Crawford's slam, 10th-inning run lifts Mariners past Rays

Jun. 20, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford scored the winning run on Mitch Haniger's 10th-inning single and hit a grand slam to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Saturday night. Tampa Bay pinch-hitter Brandon Lowe tied it 5-all with a solo home run in the top...

Kikuchi strikes out six, Mariners drop Rays 5-1

Jun. 19, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi threw four-hit ball over seven innings, Seattle batted around during a four-run first inning and the Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Friday night. Kikuchi (4-3) earned his 10th quality start in 12 appearances while sending the Rays...

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...

Yankees trade 1st baseman Mike Ford to Rays for $100,000

Jun. 17, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — First baseman Mike Ford was traded by the New York Yankees to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday for $100,000 and a player to be named. Ford was designated for assignment Saturday when reliever Zack Britton was activated from the injured list. ...

Grandal's single in 10th gives White Sox 8-7 win over Rays

Jun. 16, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat Tampa Bay 8-7 on Wednesday, taking two of three from the Rays in a matchup of division leaders. Jóse Abreu hit his 12th homer of the season for the White Sox,...

Rays' Hill says union 'dropped the ball' on grip enhancers

Jun. 16, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Veteran Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Rich Hill says the players' union “dropped the ball” when it came to this week’s announcement from Major League Baseball about grip-enhancing substances. MLB said pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games...

Keuchel crisp thru 7, leads White Sox past Rays 3-0

Jun. 16, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched seven innings of crisp four-hit ball to win his fifth straight decision, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night. Adam Engel hit a solo home run and Tim Anderson had three hits as the White Sox...

LEADING OFF: MLB crackdown coming, deGrom up, Glasnow down

Jun. 15, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: ___ GET A GRIP Now that Major League Baseball has detailed the coming crackdown on illegal substances, pitchers must get prepared to command their stuff without the same...

Rays ace Glasnow has elbow tear, no surgery for now

Jun. 15, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Glasnow isn't exactly sure what's going to happen with his elbow injury. But the Tampa Bay Rays ace is certain of a cause: trying to pitch slick baseballs without any grip enhancer. “I 100% believe that contributed to me getting hurt,” he...

LEADING OFF: 3 aces ailing, D'backs and O's lost on road

Jun. 15, 2021 04:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING ACES Three of baseball's best pitchers are hurting. Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber won’t throw for at least two weeks because of a right shoulder strain,...