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Despite early playoff exit, future remains bright for Rays

Oct. 12, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Three consecutive playoff appearances, back-to-back AL East titles and a trip to the World Series. The Tampa Bay Rays have a lot to feel good about, even if the best regular season in franchise history was followed by a loss to Boston in the...

Rays' remarkable season comes to sudden end at Fenway Park

Oct. 12, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Put the popcorn away for the winter at Tropicana Field. The AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays saw their record-setting season come to a sudden end Monday night when they lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-5 in Game 4 of their Division Series and were eliminated...

Ground Rule Trouble: Red Sox bounce Rays in 13 on odd call

Oct. 11, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier’s line drive sailed over right fielder Hunter Renfroe’s head and bounced off the short wall in front of the Boston bullpen and back onto the warning track. It ricocheted off Renfroe and into the air. The Red Sox right fielder waved at...

Arozarena shines, Rays blank Red Sox 5-0 in ALDS opener

Oct. 08, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena is off and running in October again. The rookie showstopper became the first player to hit a home run and steal home in a postseason game, propelling the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in their AL...

Yanks' rally fizzles, AL wild-card race tightens as Rays win

Oct. 02, 2021 01:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Rougned Odor both struck out with two runners on to blunt a ninth-inning rally and the New York Yankees’ lead atop the AL wild-card race got even tighter with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. The Yankees’ edge fell...

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. ...

Wendle slam, 6 RBIs; Rays finish 18-1 vs Orioles this year

Aug. 29, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joey Wendle hit a pair of homers, including a grand slam, and drove in six runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays over the Baltimore Orioles 12-8 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Austin Meadows and Jordan Luplow also homered for Tampa Bay, which finished 18-1...

Arozarena HR in 8th, Rays keep pecking away at Orioles

Aug. 28, 2021 22:41 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bays Rays continued their dominance over the Baltimore Orioles with a 4-3 victory Saturday night. The AL East leaders improved to 17-1 against the Orioles this year,...

Maeda, Twins silence red-hot Rays in 12-0 win

Aug. 14, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kenta Maeda pitched six effective innings, Luis Arraez hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 12-0 on Saturday night. Max Kepler, Brent Rooker and Ryan Jeffers also went deep for the Twins, who won for the third time in...

Lowe hits grand slam, Cruz homers as Rays beat Orioles 12-3

Aug. 07, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a grand slam, Nelson Cruz homered for the second straight game and the Tampa Bay Rays maintained their dominance of the Baltimore Orioles with a 12-3 victory Saturday night. Yandy Diaz and Wander Franco also went deep for the AL...