Tampa Bay Rays
New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin got an early exit after a brief exchange with home plate umpire Paul Schrieber.
Reid Brignac got Tampa Bay’s offense started with his first homer of the season and delivered the deciding run with a safety squeeze bunt in the 10th for the Rays, who completed their first-ever three-game sweep in Anaheim with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
Rookie Alex Cobb pitched 6 1-3 strong innings to earn his first major league victory, B.J. Upton homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Tuesday night.
David Price took a shutout into the eighth inning, Justin Ruggiano homered and drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 Monday night.
Hank Conger homered and nifty baserunning by Vernon Wells helped the Los Angeles Angels rally from a five-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Sunday.
Mark Trumbo homered and drove in four runs, Ervin Santana won for the first time this season and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 on Friday night.
Manny Ramirez is ahead of schedule in his bid to re-establish himself as one of the most fearsome sluggers in baseball.
The Rays have shored up their designated hitter spot in a big way on Friday — not only signing Johnny Damon as expected, but also Manny Ramirez, Sports Illustrated ‘s Jon Heyman tweets .
Brandon Wood hit his first homer since June 27, a tiebreaking shot leading off the ninth inning that lifted the Los Angeles Angels over Tampa Bay 4-3 on Friday night and knocked the Rays out of first place in the AL East.