MIAMI (AP) — Manuel Margot fell short with a chance to help the Rays take the lead in the eighth inning. Given another opportunity in the 10th, he came through.
Margot hit a go-ahead single in the top of the 10th and prevented a run by tracking down a flyball to deep center in the bottom half, leading Tampa Bay past the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Wednesday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Michael Massey hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Kansas City Royals made three big defensive plays in the bottom half to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday night, ending a four-game skid.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were poised to extend their recent misery on a long night against the Rays. Then one swing from Josh Donaldson changed everything.
Donaldson hit a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the clock struck midnight, and struggling New York salvaged an 8-7 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the clock struck midnight, and the struggling New York Yankees salvaged an 8-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hits by newly acquired Jose Siri and David Peralta produced the winning run for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Siri led off the Tampa Bay sixth with a single off Adam Cimber (8-4).
Toronto Blue Jays (58-45, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (54-49, third in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 12:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (4-5, 4.89 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 79 strikeouts); Rays: Jalen Beeks (1-1, 2.36 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 50 strikeouts)
Tampa Bay Rays (43-36, fourth in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (44-35, second in the AL East)
Boston; Monday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Jalen Beeks (1-1, 2.70 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 41 strikeouts); Red Sox: Michael Wacha (6-1, 2.69 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 50 strikeouts)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit two home runs and Milwaukee center fielder Jonathan Davis made a spectacular catch, sending the Brewers over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday.
Tellez has five home runs and eight RBIs in his past six games.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Isaac Paredes hit a solo homer in the eighth inning and a two-run single with two outs in the ninth, sending the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Tampa Bay Rays (35-27, third in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (46-16, first in the AL East)
New York; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Jalen Beeks (1-1, 1.38 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 32 strikeouts); Yankees: Luis Severino (4-1, 2.80 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 71 strikeouts)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Burger’s first career pinch-hit homer highlighted a three-run eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox stopped a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
Tampa Bay Rays (23-15, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-24, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Jalen Beeks (1-0, 1.72 ERA, .83 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); Orioles: Tyler Wells (1-3, 4.18 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani can do it all on a baseball field, yet the Japanese two-way sensation had never hit a grand slam as a professional.
He changed that Monday night.
Ohtani's first slam came on a two-homer night, Mike Trout also homered and the surging Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-3.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays signed reliever Brooks Raley to a $10 million, two-year contract Tuesday with a club option for 2024.
The defending AL East champions also traded All-Star infielder Joey Wendle to the Miami Marlins for minor league outfielder Kameron Misner, and agreed with first baseman Ji-Man Choi on a $3.2 million, one-year deal that avoids arbitration.
Texas Rangers (5-7) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (5-7)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT...
Texas Rangers (4-7) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (5-6)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT...
By Jason Mastrodonato
BALTIMORE -- If this was the Boston Red Sox's final acquisition of trade season, they're in great shape.