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Rays starter Blake Snell to pitch in rehab game Saturday

Injured Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell is scheduled to make his first rehab start Saturday in a playoff game with Triple-A Durham. Last year’s AL Cy Young Award winner …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5:42 p.m.

Rays rally in 9th, beat Mariners 7-6 to avoid sweep

The Tampa Bay Rays struggled during a six-game homestand against a pair of last-place teams but were able to break even due to three walk-off wins.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays

The M’s had their four-game winning streak snapped but completed their nine-game trip with a 6-3 record, winning all three series at Detroit, Toronto and Tampa Bay.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 10:04 p.m.

Tom Murphy homers again as Mariners beat Tampa Bay, 7-4

Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer, his sixth in the last four games, in the sixth inning Tuesday night to lift the Mariners to a 7-4 win over the Rays

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 7:56 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays

Tom Murphy hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Tuesday night in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Tom Murphy, Austin Nola lead Mariners to 9-3 win over Rays

Tom Murphy homered twice and drove in four runs, Austin Nola also went deep and had three RBIs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays 9-3.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 9:43 p.m.

Former Ferris star Andrew Kittredge finds a major-league home with Rays

Andrew Kittredge dealt at Ferris High School, overpowering Greater Spokane League hitters for four years before doing much of the same at Washington. After floating around various rungs of the …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Mike Zunino, Kevin Kiermaier, Avisail Garcia homer as Rays beat Mariners 5-4

Mike Zunino hit a three-run homer, Kevin Kiermaier and Avisail Garcia also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4. Tampa Bay starter Charlie Morton gave …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 11:17 p.m.

Mariners’ bullpen coughs up three runs in 9th-inning loss to Rays

Veteran right-hander Anthony Bass has been delegated as the Mariners’ best option to serve as interim closer through sheer attrition in a bullpen that has been undone by injuries and …

Rays’ Travis d’Arnaud making most of chance to jumpstart career

Travis d’Arnaud is quietly making the most of an opportunity to resurrect his career with the Tampa Bay Rays. The soft-spoken catcher who also played for the New York Mets …

Red Sox not pursuing protest against Rays

The Red Sox are not pursuing a protest of a game at Tampa Bay this week, when conflict developed after the Rays designated hitter was removed. Boston declined to file …

UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 2:37 p.m.

Rays’ Blake Snell to undergo arthroscopic surgery on left elbow

Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell will be sidelined until at least September due to arthroscopic surgery to remove loose bodies from his left elbow. The Tampa Bay …

MLB roundup: Boston beats Tampa Bay 5-4, moves into 2nd place in AL East

Christian Vazquez hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Marcus Walden bailed Boston out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth and the Red Sox beat the Tampa …

Rays’ Mike Brosseau goes from undrafted to middle of MLB lineup

The thrifty Tampa Bay Rays think they have found another hidden gem in Mike Brosseau, an undrafted infielder from Oakland University in Michigan who signed for $1,000 and bolted to …

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 6:27 p.m.

Rays-Yankees game postponed due to severe weather forecast

The scheduled game between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees has been postponed due to a forecast of thunderstorms and severe inclement weather. Though no rain was falling …

Rays carry combined perfect game into 9th, beat Orioles 4-1

The Tampa Bay Rays took a combined perfect game into the ninth inning before Hanser Alberto beat the shift with a leadoff single against Ryan Yarbrough, wrecking history in the …

Young Rays confident they can stay in AL playoff chase

The Tampa Bay Rays are confident they can emerge from a tough five-week stretch and remain in contention for their first playoff berth in six years. The team with one …

2-city solution seen as way to preserve MLB in Tampa

Giving the Rays permission to explore playing part of their home schedule in Montreal is seen by baseball owners as “a way to preserve baseball in Tampa,” according to baseball …

MLB roundup: Travis d’Arnaud homers in bottom of the 9th, Rays beat Yankees 4-3

Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-out homer off Chad Green in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays past the New York Yankees 4-3 on Saturday.

UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 3:43 p.m.

Rays’ 2-way prospect Brendan McKay to make big league debut

The Tampa Bay Rays have added two-way prospect Brendan McKay to the taxi squad in preparation for his major league debut. He will make a pitching start Saturday against Texas. …

UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 9:52 a.m.

Baseball union: Player approval needed to play in Montreal

The players’ union says the Tampa Bay Rays would need its permission to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred has said the low-drawing Rays may explore playing a split …

UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Montreal group supports idea of sharing Rays with Tampa Bay

The son of former Montreal Expos owner Charles Bronfman believes the predominantly French-speaking city is ready and willing to support – and share – the Tampa Bay Rays. Private equity …

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 2:25 p.m.

Rays owner says shared season with Montreal is best option

The principal owner of the Rays says it’s unrealistic for his team to play full time in the Tampa Bay area and a shared season with Montreal is the best …

Paul Newberry: Baseball is doomed on Florida’s Gulf Coast

As the Tampa Bay Rays look into the idea of playing games north of the border, it’s clear that baseball is doomed on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

St. Pete mayor on Rays deal: ‘This is getting a bit silly’

The mayor of St. Petersburg says he will not introduce a proposed deal that would see the Tampa Bay Rays split time in Montreal. In fact, Mayor Rick Kriseman thinks …

The Ex-Rays: Tampa Bay gets OK from MLB to explore Montreal

The Tampa Bay Rays have been given the go-ahead by Major League Baseball to look into playing a split season in Montreal.

MLB roundup: Yonny Chirinos, Rays cool off Red Sox

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UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019, 2:56 p.m.

Rays’ Tyler Glasnow out 4-6 weeks with mild right forearm strain

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed pitcher Tyler Glasnow on the 10-day injured list because of a mild right forearm strain that’s expected to sideline him four to six weeks. …