Tampa Bay Rays
Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.
The Tampa Bay Rays went throughDan Haren and Jered Weaver in the first two games of this series against the Los Angeles Angels as though they were journeyman pitchers. Then C.J. Wilson came along, and the same thing happened.
James Shields and the Tampa Bay Rays caught Jered Weaver on an off night. B.J. Upton andBen Zobrist made the Los Angeles Angels’ ace pay for his mistakes.
David Price pitched three-hit ball over seven innings for his AL-leading 16th victory and the Tampa Bay Rays got home runs from Evan Longoria, B.J. Uptonand Ben Zobrist in a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
Brandon Allen hit a two-run pinch-hit homer in the ninth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Thursday.
Reliever Fernando Rodney signed a $2 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Colby Lewis outpitched All-Star David Price, Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and the defending AL champions survived a shaky night from the bullpen to hold off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Monday night in Game 3 of their postseason series.
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 .