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  • Tampa Bay Rays beat the Orioles with walk-off homer

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – One of the major reasons the Orioles were able to outlast the Tampa Bay Rays — a team built on a foundation of strong pitching — for a postseason berth last season was because of the strength of their bullpen. The...
  • Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman overcomes early wildness in first spring start

    Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman overcomes early wildness in first spring start
    Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman struggled with his control early, but recovered well in 2 2/3 innings of work in his first career spring training start on Thursday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium. Gausman, the No. 4...
  • Star sighting: Tampa Bay Rays’ Matt Joyce at Discovery Cove

     
    Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce encounters a dolphin during his visit to Discovery Cove on Thursday. Jones also snorkeled with rays and hand-fed exotic birds. The Tampa native was taking a break from the Rays' battle with the New York Yankees for the...
  • Dan Haren pitches Angels past Rays, 5-1

     
    Right-hander Dan Haren found a way around the Angels' bullpen problems Wednesday, pitching well enough to keep most of the team's relievers on the bench during a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Haren scattered four......
  • Angels' Fernando Rodney loses closer job to Jordan Walden

     
    After the Angels bullpen lost three games in Kansas City during the Royals' final at-bat, Manager Mike Scioscia promised to "sort some things out." Tuesday he announced the results of that sorting process, taking the role of closer away from......
  • Angels drop Vernon Wells in lineup

     
    Scratching Jered Weaver from his scheduled start Sunday wasn't the only lineup change Angels Manager Mike Scioscia made. Outfielder Vernon Wells, who has hit fourth or fifth all season, was dropped to the No. 6 spot while Howie Kendrick was......
  • Slumping Vernon Wells helps Angels to 8-5 win

     
    Bobby Abreu, Howie Kendrick and Alberto Callaspo led a 17-hit attack with three hits each and Vernon Wells, mired in a monthlong slump, broke a tie with a fifth-inning sacrifice fly to lead the Angels to an 8-5 win over......
  • Rays beat Angels on walkoff wild pitch, 2-1

     
    Tampa Bay's James Shields may be the hottest pitcher in baseball. But for a time Saturday, he also seemed to be the unluckiest as well. After coming within three outs of a third consecutive complete game and second straight shutout,......
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • Mike Scioscia shakes up Angels lineup for game against Rays

     
    Right fielder Torii Hunter was moved from his usual cleanup spot to the second spot for Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, part of lineup shakeup Manager Mike Scioscia hopes will spark an offense that has scored only......
  • Three South Lake baseball players sign with colleges

     
    Matt Joyce, Jonathan Cox and Matt Parisi, all three recent graduates from Groveland South Lake, have signed with college baseball programs. Joyce signed an academic scholarship with Daytona State College, but is expected to play baseball there. Cox signed...