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  • Rays strike early, but can't hold off Astros
    For eight innings, the Rays were better than the reigning-champion Astros. Alas, the game was nine innings, and the Astros finished a come-from-behind 5-4 win in walk-off fashion to extend their winning streak to 12 games.
  • Kiermaier set to return to Rays on Tuesday
    Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is ready to return to the Rays. The two-time Gold Glover, who had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb on April 20, is set to be activated on Tuesday and be available for Tampa Bay's game against the Astros in Houston.
  • Snell, Rays look to cool down red-hot Astros
    Blake Snell will make his 16th start of the season tonight in Houston after allowing four runs -- his most since May 13 -- in his last start against the Yankees. He has yielded two runs or fewer in 12 starts this season. Steady veteran righty Justin Verlander will start for the Astros. Game time is 8:10 p.m. ET.
  • VOTE NOW: Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot
    Help get your Rays into the AL All-Star Game starting lineup. Vote up to 5 times in any 24-hour period (max 35 votes) on the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot. Plus, each vote gives you a chance to win a 2019 Freedom Elite Motorhome.
  • Bauers teased by Gordon before 1st MLB hit
    Bauers teased by Gordon before first career hit
  • Ballpark plan for Rays? Sternberg talks timeline
    Rays owner Stu Sternberg believes the team should "have a good sense of where things are headed by year's end" regarding the pursuit of a new ballpark, according to a report in the Tampa Bay Times.
  • Bullpen of the Week: Rays
    As the Rays continue to employ an unorthodox bullpen strategy by utilizing relievers as starters in many games, Tampa Bay's relief corps posted a 1.48 ERA over 30 1/3 innings last week to earn MLB Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford honors for the period of June 11-17.
  • Rays' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Rays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Tampa Bay's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • In high school, Field was All-American wrestler
    Johnny Field was an All-American wrestler
  • Font and Co. quiet Yanks as Rays take finale
    For the second day in a row, the Rays had a bullpen day. This time, it worked out in their favor as they defeated the Yankees, 3-1, at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the finale of the four-game series. Wilmer Font fanned five over 4 2/3 innings and Matt Duffy had three hits and two RBIs to pace the Rays.
  • Duffy: No better role model than Dad
    Now we know where Rays third baseman Matt Duffy gets his work ethic from. It comes from his father, Tom, who taught him to work hard, be smart in his decisions and take responsibility for his actions.
  • Hechavarria returns as Arroyo lands on DL
    Following Saturday's loss to the Yankees, the Rays placed infielder Christian Arroyo on the 10-day disabled list because of a left oblique strain and reinstated shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from the 10-day DL. Hechavarria missed almost a month of action because of a right hamstring strain.
  • Rays stifled by Severino; Duffy homers in 9th
    The Rays could get nothing going against Yankees right-hander Luis Severino on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium in a 4-1 loss.
  • Hernandez hits a pair of homers
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday.
  • Eovaldi lacking support in return to NY
    Right-hander Nathan Eovaldi found himself in familiar territory Friday night at Yankee Stadium. After all, he pitched for the Bronx Bombers from 2015-16. In his first start at Yankee Stadium since Aug. 4, 2016, Eovaldi worked 7 1/3 innings, but the Rays were blanked by the Yankees, 5-0.
  • Listen to Field reminisce about winning CWS
    Listen to Field reminisce about winning CWS
  • Ramos likes fit with Rays as free agency nears
    Catcher Wilson Ramos sounds like a guy who wants to stay with the Rays beyond 2018. He is a free agent after the season, and he loves the direction the team is going in.
  • Gomez a rebound candidate in AL East
    It isn't quite the knee-jerk panic of a slow April, but with baseball past it's quarter pole and rounding the corner to the midway point, there's a lot of players who need to kick their finish into high gear. Here are five players who are prime candidates to turn things around after a slow start.
  • Snell derailed in Bronx after Rays' fast start
    Left-hander Blake Snell has been the Rays' best pitcher this season, but on Thursday night, he wished he had a do-over as the Yankees edged the Rays, 4-3, at Yankee Stadium. The loss snapped Tampa Bay's three-game winning streak.
  • Rays sign first-round Draft pick Liberatore
    The Tampa Bay Rays have signed left-handed pitcher Matthew Liberatore, the No. 16 overall selection from the 2018 MLB Draft.
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