Latest Jose Siri News

Concentrating on contact, not power, Guardians an anomaly

Oct. 12, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Valaika knows about making contact. He singled off Santiago Casilla back in 2010 on the very first pitch he saw in the major leagues. “I wanted to stay aggressive my first at-bat,” Valaika recalled with a smile. “That was more of my identity. I don’t...

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...

Guardians take WC opener as Ramírez homers, Bieber dominates

Oct. 07, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians were certain of two things: José Ramírez would deliver, and Amed Rosario touched second base. Cleveland's kids were right. Ramírez connected for a two-run homer, Shane Bieber dominated Tampa Bay for 7 2/3 innings and the young...

Rays clinch AL wild-card spot; Astros get AL home-field edge

Oct. 01, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros both had reasons to like how things turned out Friday night. Drew Rasmussen and the Rays were the only ones celebrating, however. Rasmussen pitched seven effective innings and the Rays clinched a playoff spot for...

Rays top Guardians 6-5 in 11, move up in AL wild-card race

Sep. 28, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With Hurricane Ian and the playoffs foremost on their minds, the Tampa Bay Rays started a season-ending trip with a gritty win. A wild-card spot is drawing near. Harold Ramírez's two-run double with two outs in the 11th inning pushed Tampa Bay past...

Manoah, Merrifield lead Blue Jays to 3-1 win over Rays

Sep. 24, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Toronto interim manager John Schneider is willing to go all in trying to get the top AL wild card and the home playoff series that goes with it. Alex Manoah and Whit Merrifield helped the Blue Jays move closer to that goal. Manoah pitched...

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 make MLB history with all-Latin lineup on Clemente Day

Sep. 15, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays made major league history on Thursday by starting nine Latin American players against the Toronto Blue Jays. It happened as baseball celebrated Roberto Clemente Day, honoring the late Hall of Fame outfielder from Puerto Rico. Third...

Kluber, Rays top Yanks, AL East gap down to 4; Judge 52nd HR

Sep. 03, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Slugger Giancarlo Stanton and manager Aaron Boone both say the New York Yankees still control their destiny. Time might be running out for that, however. Corey Kluber limited the Yankees to a pair of singles over seven shutout innings and...