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Rays disappointed, not discouraged by ALDS exit

Oct. 11, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are disappointed, though hardly discouraged. The overachieving franchise with baseball's smallest payroll returned home from losing to the Houston Astros in the AL Division Series confident that getting its first taste of postseason success since 2013 will...

Rays can't beat 3 aces, finally fold in ALDS vs Astros

Oct. 11, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Unable to beat three aces in a row, the Tampa Bay Rays finally folded against Houston. It didn't help that starter Tyler Glasnow was sure he tipped pitches in the first inning, when the Astros scored four fast runs. With baseball's most inexpensive roster, the young Rays tried all they could...

Cole, Astros beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees next

Oct. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — All season long, it seemed inevitable. Yankees-Astros for the American League pennant. "It's the matchup that we wanted," Houston shortstop Carlos Correa said. "It's the matchup that everybody wants to watch. It's must-see TV right there. So everybody is going to be tuning in. It's going to...

Rays chase Verlander early, beat Astros 4-1 to even ALDS

Oct. 9, 2019 4:45 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays never doubted themselves, even with Justin Verlander looking to end their season. Willy Adames homered and made a sensational relay throw from shortstop, and the Rays chased the Houston ace early in beating the Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even their AL...

Rays pummel Greinke, Morton clutch vs Astros to win Game 3

Oct. 8, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton to the rescue, again. Kevin Kiermaier hit a go-ahead, three-run homer as Tampa Bay teed off on Zack Greinke, and the Rays got another clutch playoff performance from Morton to beat the Houston Astros 10-3 Monday and cut their AL Division Series deficit to 2-1....

Cole fans 15, Bregman homers as Astros top Rays 3-1

Oct. 6, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's pair of aces dealt the Astros a pair of wins. Gerrit Cole carried his splendid September into an outstanding October with a 15-strikeout performance and Alex Bregman handed fans chanting MVP the mighty swing they craved. The Astros survived a wild ninth inning to beat the Tampa Bay...

A capsule look at the Rays-Astros playoff series

Oct. 3, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 2:05 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, 9:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 3, Monday, Oct. 7, at Tampa Bay, TBA (MLB); x-Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Tampa...

A capsule look at the Rays-Athletics playoff game

Oct. 1, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

A look at the American League wild-card game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics: ___ Schedule: Wednesday, at Oakland, California, 8:09 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Athletics won 4-3. ___ Projected Lineups: Rays: 2B Joey Wendle (.231, 3 HRs, 19 RBIs in 75 games), LF Tommy Pham (.273, 21, 68,...

Rays clinch wild card with 6-2 win over Blue Jays

Sep. 28, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Last year, 90 wins wasn't enough for the Tampa Bay Rays. This year, 96 proved to be the number the Rays needed to reach the postseason. Tampa Bay returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night...

Choi HR in 12th lifts Rays 2-1 as Sabathia pitches in relief

Sep. 25, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have developed a knack for comeback wins. Ji-Man Choi's game-ending home run in the 12th inning that helped Tampa Bay remain on track for an AL wild card berth. The Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Tuesday on a night CC Sabathia pitched a perfect inning in...