Latest Oliver Drake News

Rays add lefties Alvarado, Fleming to ALCS roster

Oct. 11, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have added left-handers José Alvarado and Josh Fleming to their roster for the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. With those additions, outfielder Brett Phillips and right-hander Trevor Richards did not make the ALCS roster but remain in the 60-man...

New York Yankees' Luke Voit, right, celebrates with Gleyber Torres (25) after Voit hit a solo home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Voit, Torres homer as Yankees beat Rays 5-1 to force Game 5

Oct. 9, 2020 2:09 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Yankees didn't flinch under the pressure of an elimination game and got the AL Division Series against Tampa Bay into the hands of ace Gerrit Cole for the decisive Game 5. Luke Voit and Gleyber Torres hit impressive home runs, Jordan Montgomery and three relievers were...

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Oliver Drake follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Injured Drake replaced by Richards on Rays' ALDS roster

Oct. 8, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Oliver Drake was replaced on the AL Division Series roster by right-hander Trevor Richards just hours before Game 4 against the New York Yankees on Thursday night at Petco Park. Tampa Bay leads 2-1 in the best-of-5 series. The roster swap had to be approved by...

Rays include McClanahan, Choi, Diaz on wild card roster

Sep. 29, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie left-hander Shane McClanahan was a surprise addition to the 28-man roster the Tampa Bay Rays announced for the AL first-round series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. McClanahan was a first-round pick in the amateur draft two years ago who pitched at Class A and...