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Rays beat Tigers 5-2, extend AL East lead to 8 1/2 games

Sep. 16, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yandy Díaz hit a leadoff home run and Mike Zunino later connected, reliever Dietrich Enns pitched four solid innings and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Thursday night. The Rays lead second place Boston and...

Bichette HRs, drives in 5; Ray fans 13 as Jays beat Rays 6-3

Sep. 15, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette homered and matched his career-high with five RBIs, Robbie Ray fanned 13 over seven innings to claim the major league strikeout lead and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Wednesday. Vladimr Guerrero Jr. doubled twice and scored...

Choi and Lowe HR, Rays beat Jays 2-0 to reach 90-win mark

Sep. 15, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Drew Rasmussen combined with four relievers on a three-hitter. Brandon Lowe and Ji-Man Choi homered and the Tampa Bay Rays became the first AL team to reach 90 wins by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 Tuesday night. After losing four of their previous...

LEADING OFF: Greinke back, Vladdy & daddy, Brewers pitch in

Sep. 14, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ZACK IS BACK Houston Astros right-hander Zack Greinke makes his first start since testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Greinke (11-5, 2.66 ERA)...

Guerrero hits MLB-leading 45th HR, Blue Jays rout Rays 8-1

Sep. 14, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — All on one swing, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. topped his Hall of Fame father and moved ahead of Shohei Ohtani. Guerrero hit his major league-leading 45th home run, Alek Manoah set a career high by pitching eight shutout innings of one-hit ball, and the Toronto...

Candelario 2 homers, Tigers walk off Rays with walk in 11th

Sep. 12, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning, Jeimer Candelario homered twice, and the Detroit Tigers pulled out an 8-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. The walk issued by J.P. Feyereisen (4-4) brought in Victor Reyes. ...

Joey Wendle, Dietrich Enns lead Rays to 7-2 win over Tigers

Sep. 11, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Joey Wendle tripled and homered, 30-year-old Dietrich Enns won for the first time in the major leagues and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Saturday. “We all wanted to see this moment,” Wendle said about Enns. “He hasn't always had...

Rays' Franco extends streak, exits with hamstring tightness

Sep. 10, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays rookie Wander Franco extended his on-base streak to 39 games, then exited in the first inning against Detroit because of tightness in his right hamstring Friday night. “We’ll know more, but hopefully we caught it early enough,” Rays...

Cabrera 9 hits in row, Schoop, Tigers win; Rays' Franco hurt

Sep. 10, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera got his ninth straight hit before the string ended, Jonathan Schoop launched a grand slam and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-4 Friday night. Rays rookie shortstop Wander Franco extended his on-base streak to 39 games, then...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Urías seeks MLB-leading 17th win

Sep. 09, 2021 03:07 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ COUNTING UP Dodgers lefty Julio Urías (16-3, 3.11 ERA) tries to add to his major league-leading win total when he pitches at St. Louis. The 25-year-old...