Rays Score Four in Seventh, Benches Empty Late as Rays Beat Yankees 6-1

The Rays scored four runs in the seventh inning against New York’s bullpen, breaking open a close game on Tuesday and went on to beat the Yankees 6-1.  Tampa Bay (74-78) now has won its last three games.

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Colome Solid in Return To Rays, and Zobrist Ninth Inning Single Results in 1-0 Win

Alex Colome had the longest outing of his brief MLB career, and Ben Zobrist delivered a bases-loaded single with two out in the ninth for a 1-0 win over the Yankees on Monday.  The Rays are 73-78 after taking the first of a six-game home stand. (more…)

Rays Lose Another Lead Late, But This Time Win, 6-5 over Toronto in 10

For the third time in six days, the Rays lost a four-run lead, but this time found a way to win, 6-5 over Toronto in 10 innings on Sunday.  With the victory, the Rays (72-78) completed a 3-3 road trip, taking two of three from the Blue Jays. (more…)

Toronto Beats Rays 6-3 on Back-to-Back HR in Seventh

Toronto’s Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion hit back-to-back homers on back to back pitches in the seventh, and that allowed the Blue Jays to beat the Rays, 6-3 on Saturday.  The Rays (71-78) are 2-3 on a six-game road trip. (more…)

Karns Terrific in Rays Debut, Bullpen Does Job in 1-0 Win at Toronto

Nathan Karns threw seven shutout innings in his Rays debut, and Ryan Hanigan homered for the only run on Friday, as Tampa Bay edged Toronto by a 1-0 score.  The Rays (71-77) are 2-2 on a six-game road trip through the American League East. (more…)

Cobb, Escobar Lead Rays Early, but Bullpen Collapses Late in 5-4 Loss

Alex Cobb worked no-hit ball for 7.1 innings and Yunel Escobar had the first multi-homer game of his MLB career on Thursday, but the Rays lost a four-run lead for the second straight game in New York, and fell 5-4.  This time it was the bullpen that lost the lead, giving up five runs on homers over the final two innings.   The Rays are 70-77 after dropping the last two games of the series. (more…)

Yankees Surge Past Rays to Win 8-5

On Wednesday the Rays scored four in the first, but the Yankee bullpen didn’t allow anything thereafter, and came from behind to beat Tampa Bay 8-5.   The Rays (70-76) now are 1-1 on a six-game road trip. (more…)

Rays Score Early, Hold On to Beat Yankees 4-3

The Rays built a 4-0 lead early, and then held on Tuesday with some great defense, winning 4-3 at New York to start a six-game road trip.    The Rays (70-75) are now 6-1 in New York this year after their latest road win over the Yankees. (more…)

Rays Lose Lead in Ninth, Fall 7-5 in 11th as Baltimore Avoids Sweep Behind Cruz

Pitching without Brad Boxberger and Jake McGee, each of whom had worked the past three days, the Rays bullpen lost a two-run lead in the ninth, and fell 7-5 in 11 to Baltimore on Sunday as the first-place Orioles avoided a three-game sweep thanks in large part to Nelson Cruz.   Cruz homered twice and drove in all seven runs as Tampa Bay (69-75) finished 4-6 on a 10-game home stand.

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Rays Walk Off on Baltimore 3-2, Take Advantage of Orioles Mistakes in Ninth

Yunel Escobar scored the winning run in the ninth on a Nick Hundley passed ball, as the Rays beat the Orioles on Saturday for a second straight game, 3-2.  The Rays, now 4-5 on a 10-game home stand, are 69-74 on the year. (more…)

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