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Rays disappointed, not discouraged by early postseason exit

Oct. 11, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Four straight playoffs berths, a World Series appearance and ample reasons to believe the future could be even brighter. Despite back-to-back early postseason exits, the Tampa Bay Rays remain confident they’re built for long-term success, and that...

Bogaerts hits slam, Eovaldi strong as Red Sox beat Rays 6-0

Oct. 04, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam and Nathan Eovaldi pitched five scoreless innings in what could be his final appearance in a Red Sox uniform to help Boston beat the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 in a rain-shortened game on Tuesday night. Christian Arroyo added an...

Rays lose 4-3 to Red Sox, move closer to 6th playoff seed

Oct. 03, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Glasnow gave playoff-bound Tampa Bay a short but strong start in his second outing since Tommy John surgery last year, but the Boston Red Sox rallied against the bullpen for a 4-3 victory on Monday night, extending the Rays' skid to four games. Boston pushed...

Rosario has pinch single in 10th, Guardians beat Rays 2-1

Sep. 28, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pinch-hitter Amed Rosario had a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning to give the Cleveland Guardians a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. Rosario, who wasn't in the starting lineup as manager Terry Francona rests his regulars after wrapping...

Arozarena 6 RBIs, Rays beat Blue Jays, tie for AL WC lead

Sep. 24, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit his 20th homer and drove in six runs as the Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 10-6 Friday night, tying the Blue Jays at the top of the AL wild-card standings. The win clinched the season series — and the tiebreaker — for the Rays, who...

Wander Franco drives in 3 as Rays beat Blue Jays 10-5

Sep. 22, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco had three RBIs, Jonathan Aranda homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night in the opener of a big four-game series between playoff contenders. Randy Arozarena had three hits and drove in two runs for...

Bethancourt, Siri homer as Rays beat Rangers 5-3

Sep. 18, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Bethancourt and Jose Siri hit back-to-back homers over a three-pitch stretch in the second inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Sunday. Bethancourt had three hits, and Siri went 2 for 3 with a walk. Jonathan Aranda,...

Rays beat Rangers 5-1, keep pace in AL wild-card race

Sep. 17, 2022 22:25 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Taylor Walls homered, six Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a six-hitter and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 Saturday night. Tampa Bay remained 1 1/2 games behind Toronto for the top AL wild card. The Rays hold a 5 1/2-game advantage over Baltimore,...

Springer homers, Jays beat Rays 7-2 for doubleheader split

Sep. 14, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Whit Merrifield drove in two runs with a seventh-inning double, George Springer added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 Tuesday night to gain a doubleheader split between AL wild card contenders. Toronto (80-62) is a...

Bichette late HR, Jays edge Rays in testy contender matchup

Sep. 12, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette launched a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after being hit by a high fastball in his previous at-bat, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a testy, 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a showdown between AL wild-card contenders Monday night. ...