Stories tagged: Tampa Bay Rays
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Rays acquire catcher Jesus Sucre from Mariners in trade
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired catcher Jesus Sucre from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named or cash. Sucre appeared in 90 games over four …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Mariners pick up starter Drew Smyly as they make pair of trades
The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves. Seattle completed the …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 3:30 a.m.
Wilson Ramos and Rays finalize $12.5 million, 2-year deal
The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a two-year, $12.5 million contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Rays beat Mariners on bases-loaded walk in 13th inning
Mike Montgomery walked Logan Morrison with the bases loaded in the 13th inning to bring in the winning run in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Mariners can’t hold big leads against last-place Rays
The Mariners lost a starting pitcher and gave away a win on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Chris Iannetta’s homer lifts Mariners past Rays 6-5 in 11 innings
Chris Iannetta led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday and a …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
With presidents Obama, Castro watching, Rays beat Cuban team
When Kevin Kiermaier slid into home plate for the Tampa Bay Rays’ first run of the day on Tuesday, President Barack Obama flung his arms wide in the sign for …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Rolling Stones to play March 25 show in Havana
The Rolling Stones announced Tuesday that they will play a free concert in Havana on March 25, becoming the biggest act to play Cuba since its 1959 revolution.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 7:22 p.m.
Rays would be team if MLB plays Cuba game in spring training
The Tampa Bay Rays would be the team to make the trip if Major League Baseball returns to Cuba for an exhibition game during spring training.
Mon., June 8, 2015, midnight
M’s now historical footnote
SEATTLE – Chris Archer reached into his locker and grabbed the first T-shirt he could find. Appropriately, “Make History” was written across the front.
Sun., June 7, 2015, 8:34 p.m.
Rays’ Archer makes history while shutting down M’s
Chris Archer became the first pitcher in more than 100 years to reach double-digits in strikeouts without a walk in three straight starts, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the …
Sat., June 6, 2015, midnight
Fernando Rodney serves up homer that sends M’s to 7th straight loss
SEATTLE – Right now, it not only seems the Mariners might never win again. Their veteran attack, loaded with former All-Stars, completely flatlined Friday in a 1-0 loss to the …
Fri., June 5, 2015, 11:13 p.m.
M’s dive continues in 1-0 loss
Beleaguered closer Fernando Rodney served up a leadoff home run in the ninth inning to Logan Forsythe that broke open a scoreless game and sent the Mariners to their seventh …
Fri., June 5, 2015, midnight
Mariners keep tumbling in 2-1 loss to Tampa Bay
SEATTLE – It doesn’t help – does it? – to know that old friend Erasmo Ramirez had been pitching well before he arrived Thursday and stuck it to his former …
UPDATED: Thu., June 4, 2015, 10:19 p.m.
Erasmo Ramirez, bullpen lead Rays to victory over Mariners
SEATTLE — Erasmo Ramirez beat his former team, combining with four relievers to help the Tampa Bay Rays defeat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Thursday night.
Thu., June 4, 2015, 6:14 p.m.
Mark Trumbo set for Mariners debut as DH against Rays
SEATTLE — Mark Trumbo is confident his powerful bat can make a big difference for the Seattle Mariners.
Thu., May 28, 2015, midnight
Nelson Cruz, Felix Hernandez lift Mariners to series sweep of Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The sound of ball meeting bat seemed louder than any daily thunder that hits Florida during the summer. It was followed by a loud gasp from …
UPDATED: Wed., May 27, 2015, 1:51 p.m.
Nelson Cruz breaks tie, Felix Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon need just one word to describe another great start by Felix Hernandez.
Wed., May 27, 2015, midnight
Seager’s two homers, 6 RBIs save Mariners
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Kyle Seager simply refused to surrender the spotlight Tuesday night in leading the Seattle Mariners to a rollicking 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in …
Tue., May 26, 2015, midnight
Robinson Cano breaks out of slump to help lead Mariners past Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Robinson Cano admitted it felt great getting a couple key hits. The second baseman drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the …
Mon., May 25, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
Cano drives in two, Elias sharp in M’s win
Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night.
Mon., May 11, 2015, midnight
Bellatti in majors five years after conviction
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Andrew Bellatti has now tasted big league success. It might not have been possible without the forgiveness of a woman five years ago. The 23-year-old pitcher …
Fri., May 1, 2015, midnight
MLB notes: Baltimore will be home team at Tampa Bay’s stadium
Will John Denver play during the seventh-inning stretch this weekend when the Orioles travel to St. Petersburg, Florida, to play three “home” games on the road at Tropicana Field, nearly …
Sat., Dec. 6, 2014, midnight
Cash new manager of Rays
Kevin Cash is the new manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. The team announced the former Cleveland Indians bullpen coach as Joe Maddon’s replacement on Friday, selecting him over ex-Mariners …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, midnight
Maddon opts out of contract with Rays
Joe Maddon’s highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over. After discussions on a new deal bogged down with the Rays, Maddon is now free to …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, midnight
Mariners get Austin Jackson from Tigers in three-team trade
CLEVELAND – Unlike seasons past, the Seattle Mariners were in an unusual position at the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. They were buyers.
Tue., June 24, 2014, midnight
Mlb notes: Female high school pitcher throws batting practice to Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have taken batting practice against a female high school knuckleballer Evan Longoria, Jose Molina and David Price hit against 17-year-old Chelsea Baker from Durant High School …
Tue., June 10, 2014, midnight
Mariners wrap up 6-1 road trip with another shutout of Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Robinson Cano delivered the biggest hit of the day for the Seattle Mariners, but not before a perfectly executed drag bunt set up things against one …
Sun., June 8, 2014, 9:42 p.m.
Fabulous Felix fans 15 in M’s win
Felix Hernandez threw seven shut-out innings, allowed four hits, walked one and struck out 15 with no deciision. But as he said, at least the Mariners got a win, 5-0 …
Sun., June 8, 2014, midnight
MLB notes: Rays salute Don Zimmer
Joe Torre, Tommy Lasorda and Jim Leyland were among the many friends and family members at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Saturday to celebrate the life of longtime …