Game 45: Miami Marlins 9 Rays 1 – Postgame News and Notes

Homers continued to plague Rays starter Drew Smyly on Thursday afternoon, and Tampa Bay lost 9-1 to Jose Fernandez and the Miami Marlins.   The Rays dropped three of four in the Citrus Series.   (more…)

Game 45: Rays vs Miami Marlins – Pregame News and Notes

Updated 10:40 a.m. The Rays seek a split of a four-game home-and-home series with the Marlins this afternoon.  To get to that point, the Rays (21-23) will truly have to earn it, as they face Miami’s best pitcher in Jose Fernandez. (more…)

Game 44: Miami Marlins 4 Rays 3 – Postgame News and Notes

Logan Morrison continued his terrific run at the plate, but it wasn’t enough to beat the Marlins on Wednesday night.  Miami (24-22) scored in the eighth to break a 3-3 tie, and beat the Rays 4-3.  It was the first game in 11 contests where the Rays (21-23) didn’t score at least four runs, as it kicked off a five-game home stand.  (more…)

Game 44: Rays vs Miami Marlins – Pregame News and Notes

Updated 4:40 pm: The Rays are back home after a 5-3 road trip.   Tampa Bay beat the Marlins 4-3 yesterday to split the road games of a home-and-home four-game series.  The Rays (21-22) will be home for five games, two against the Marlins, and three against the Yankees who have won six straight. (more…)

Game 43: Rays 4 Miami Marlins 3 – Postgame News and Notes

On Tuesday the Rays built a 3-0 lead early, and then held on for a 4-3 win over the Marlins in Miami.  Alex Colome finished off the victory with two scoreless innings, allowing Tampa Bay (21-22) to complete a 5-3 road trip and snap a three-game skid.   (more…)

Game 43: Rays at Miami Marlins – Pregame News and Notes

Updated 10:10 a.m. The Rays (20-22) wrap up an eight-game road trip this afternoon, hoping to finish with a win.  Tampa Bay won the first four games of this stretch but has dropped the last three, including 7-6 last night to the Marlins (23-21). (more…)

Game 42: Miami Marlins 7 Rays 6 – Postgame News and Notes

Rays rookie Taylor Motter had a homecoming to remember on Monday night.  However, Tampa Bay (20-22) still fell 7-6 to the Marlins in Miami.    Motter homered, doubled, walked and drove in three runs, but the Rays dropped a third straight game after four straight victories, as Miami (23-21) rallied for two in the eighth.  (more…)

Game 42: Rays at Miami Marlins – Pregame News and Notes

Updated 3:30 p.m. It’s been a streaky start to the 2016 season, and the Rays will try to get back to .500 tonight as they visit the Miami Marlins (22-21), in the first of a four-game home-and-home series.  The Rays (20-21) have dropped two straight after winning the previous four games. (more…)

Game 41: Detroit Tigers 9 Rays 4 – Postgame News and Notes

Chris Archer’s first inning troubles continued on Sunday, but they also continued through his start against the Tigers.  Detroit (21-22) scored in each of the first three innings, and won the game 9-4 and the series as Tampa Bay (20-21) dropped the last two in the set, despite a strong comeback effort. (more…)

Game 41: Rays at Detroit Tigers – Pregame News and Notes

Updated 9:45 a.m. After a 5-4 loss to the Tigers on Saturday, and the loss of Kevin Kiermaier for a significant period of time due to injury, the Rays (20-20) will look to bounce back this afternoon against the Tigers.   A victory would give the Rays a winning road trip with two games remaining, and also a series win. (more…)

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