| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:25 PM
It'll be interesting to see how ticket sales pick up for next week's series with Durham. Tampa Bay sent former Coca-Cola Park favorite Rich Thompson down to the Triple-A Bulls Tuesday when Desmond Jennings was activated off the disabled list. Thompson...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The Orioles’ 3-2 extra-inning win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon was a long time coming — in more ways than one.
The Orioles needed 14 innings — and five hours and 14 minutes — to complete a three-game sweep of...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez allowed five runs in the first – and seven runs total – in 2 2/3 innings Wednesday night against the Rays.
It halted the Orioles’ season-best seven straight quality starts.
Gonzalez allowed a home...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Standing by his locker following the Orioles' ugly 10-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, rookie right-hander Miguel Gonzalez offered no excuses.
“I've just got to get better,” he said.
Up until Wednesday, Gonzalez had been...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:01 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There was plenty of blame to go around after the Orioles' 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night, but very little of it could be placed on right-hander Tommy Hunter.
Yes, Hunter's biggest problem this season has...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:34 PM
There was plenty of motivation for Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman on Monday night if he wanted to seize it.
He was facing the Seattle Mariners, the team that traded him away in 2008; his Orioles are in a surprising pennant race; his fellow...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:53 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins’ starter Nick Blackburn knew the Tampa Bay Rays were going to be swinging early.
With his location off, he couldn’t stop the aggressive Tampa Bay hitters. Desmond Jennings singled on the first pitch of...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:12 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Evan Longoria is back on the field, and the Tampa Bay Rays are back in the AL East race. Jeff Keppinger hit tiebreaking grounder after the All-Star third baseman was intentionally walked in a four-run, 10th inning, and the Rays beat...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SEATTLE - Whenever Felix Hernandez takes the mound, the possibility of seeing something special, of witnessing immortality, is always lurking.
On Wednesday, on a brilliantly sunny day, that possibility became reality, as Hernandez threw the 23rd...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Few baseball men are wiser than Joe Maddon. He proved it with this conclusion about the postseason viability of the White Sox after arriving in Chicago on Thursday.
"You just never know, man,'' the Rays manager said.
No, you don't. But you do know this:...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
With their crosstown rivals in an organized retreat for the first time in anyone's memory, the White Sox spent 117 days in first place and went into the last weekend of the season with a division title in their reach.
The weather was beautiful and there...