| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:33 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With his offense failing to score more than three runs in four of the previous five games, Orioles manager Buck Showalter shuffled his lineup rather drastically on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays and their ace, lefty David...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Jason Vargas threw seven shutout innings last Thursday in Tampa Bay, allowing two hits, striking out seven and walking three in an Angels victory, but his encore performance against the Rays five days later did not go as well.
The left-hander was rocked...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season.
But at least one under-...
| Aug 21, 2013
The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough.
A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:56 PM
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| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK - Jeremy Hellickson confounded hitters with off-speed pitches for six innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays continued their surge with a 10-6 victory over the New York Yankees Friday night at Yankee Stadium that lifted them into sole possession of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:29 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. In five of Kyle Gibson's six innings Tuesday, he pitched like the future maestro the Twins believe him to be. In his other inning, he pitched like the rookie he still is.
Waiting is the hardest part.
Maybe because he's noticed how...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Go watch the video of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb being hit on the head by a shot off the bat of the Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer, ball meeting skull sounding like a cantaloupe dropped on a sidewalk.
Go watch the clip of Toronto Blue Jays hurler...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Orioles second baseman Alexi Casilla will be absent from the starting lineup for a second straight game because of a finger injury suffered in the ninth inning of Sunday’s win at Tampa Bay.
Casilla said X-rays on his right index finger were...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:40 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles were introduced to the latest jewel of the Tampa Bay Rays' pitching pipeline Friday night.
Rays right-hander Chris Archer, who was making just his sixth career big league start, limited the high-powered Orioles...