| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:24 PM
After the Orioles’ 4-2 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night in a lackluster game that lasted three hours and 37 minutes and featured 319 pitches, manager Buck Showalter played an impromptu word game with reporters.
“That was a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb obviously didn’t have one of his better nights Tuesday against the Orioles at Camden Yards, lasting just four innings. And his Rays aren’t what we all expected they would be this year, losing 4-2 on...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. WASHINGTON: Masters of the big finish, with five walkoff wins in six games. (6)
2. BALTIMORE: On pace for its biggest AL East margin since 1971, when Orioles...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy continued his resurgence by firing a four-hitter as the New York Yankees salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon.
Switch-hitting third baseman Chase...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:35 PM
With Alex Cobb tossing 7 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the way, the Tampa Bay Rays dealt the reeling New York Yankees a fifth straight loss with a 5-0 decision at Tropicana Field.
Cobb (8-6) scattered six hits -- all singles -- and a walk while notching...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays completed their long climb back to .500 on Friday night, beating the New York Yankees 5-0 at Tropicana Field.
With the win, the Rays moved to 61-61 on the year and became the fourth team in major league...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:39 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays gave Derek Jeter a fine bottle of wine in commemoration of his final game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday.
Then Jeter gave the scores of fans feting him something to cheer for and right-hander Brandon McCarthy...
| Sep 18, 2014
The Sports Xchange
Jeter, Yankees salvage series vs. Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays gave Derek Jeter a fine bottle of wine in commemoration of his final game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday.
Then Jeter gave the scores of fans...
| Sep 12, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — First Chris Young broke up a no-hit bid and then he found himself getting mobbed at home plate.
It was just how the New York Yankees planned out their biggest win of the season.
Two innings after...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:54 PM
An off day last week allowed the Angels to skip Joe Blanton’s turn the last time through their rotation.
But Manager Mike Scioscia said the right-hander, who leads the majors with 10 losses and 111 hits allowed, will return to the mound Tuesday...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb says he only has a minor headache after he was hit in the head by a line drive Saturday and spent the night in the hospital.
The team announced he had been released from the hospital during their game Sunday.