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Rays SS Wander Franco takes on-field batting practice

Aug. 14, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco took on-field batting practice Sunday for the first time since being sidelined last month by a right hamate bone injury that required surgery. Franco said he will join Triple-A Durham on Tuesday to start a minor...

McClanahan stops 2-start skid, Rays beat Orioles 8-2

Aug. 13, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All-Star Shane McClanahan stopped a two-start losing streak, working six solid innings as the Tampa Bay Rays moved back in front of the Baltimore Orioles in the AL wild-card race with an 8-2 victory on Saturday. The benches and bullpens briefly emptied...

Brewers break out of recent slide with 5-3 victory over Rays

Aug. 10, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With each of Milwaukee's top two closer options unavailable, Matt Bush stepped in and showcased the depth of the Brewers' bullpen as they adapt to life without four-time All-Star Josh Hader. Bush, acquired from the Texas Rangers last week, struck out two batters...

Gausman allows 1-hit over 8 innings, Blue Jays beat Rays 3-1

Aug. 02, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Gausman allowed one hit and struck out 10 over eight masterful innings and the Toronto Blue Jays opened a nine-game trip with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays have won 11 of 13 and increased their lead over Tampa...

Rays acquire OF David Peralta in trade with D-backs

Jul. 30, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder David Peralta from the Arizona Diamondbacks, adding a veteran left-handed bat for the playoff race. The Rays sent 19-year-old minor league catcher Christian Cerda to the Diamondbacks. The 34-year-old Peralta...

Lowe and Díaz homer, Rays beat Guardians 6-4

Jul. 30, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe and Yandy Díaz homered as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-4 on Saturday. The Rays had dropped two consecutive games, getting one run and 10 singles in 18 innings over the stretch. “The offense came out hot...

Rays beat Orioles 6-4 in 10 innings to end 4-game skid

Jul. 27, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a two-run double off All-Star reliever Jorge López in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays recovered from another late lapse to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Wednesday night and end a four-game losing streak. Baltimore's Jorge Mateo sent...

Rays rule Kiermaier, Zunino out for season with injuries

Jul. 25, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays standouts Kevin Kiermaier and Mike Zunino are out for the season because of injuries, another significant blow for the defending AL East champions. Manager Kevin Cash said before Monday night's game at Baltimore that Kiermaier is having an operation...

Rays' Ramirez delivers winning hit in 10th to beat Bucs 4-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Ramirez scored Vidal Brujan with a game-ending pinch-single, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Friday night. Vidal Brujan took second as Tampa Bay's automatic runner and stole third against Yerry De Los Santos (0-1)...

Paredes' 3 homers lift Rays 5-4, Yanks' 3rd loss in 20 games

Jun. 21, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Isaac Paredes homered in his first three at-bats and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday night, handing New York only its third loss in 20 games. Paredes combined with Harold Ramirez for back-to-back homers in the first off Nestor Cortes,...