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  • Three players ejected after Rays-Red Sox brawl

    Three players ejected after Rays-Red Sox brawl
    Yunel Escobar and Sean Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox left fielder Jonny Gomes were ejected Sunday after both benches and bullpens emptied and a scuffle took place on the field involving most of the players in St. Petersburg, Fla....
  • Mike Trout hits walk-off homer in Angels' 6-5 win over Rays

    Mike Trout hits walk-off homer in Angels' 6-5 win over Rays
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout blasted a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tampa Bay reliever Brad Boxberger. With Efren Navarro and Collin Cowgill on base, Trout ripped the pitch over the left-field fence for the 6-5 win. AT...
  • Rays break through against Jered Weaver for 3-0 win over Angels

    KEY MOMENT: The game was a scoreless pitchers' duel until the fifth inning when Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar hit a two-out solo home run over the center-field wall on an 0-2 pitch from Angels ace Jered Weaver. Former Dodger James Loney and Evan...
  • Orioles escape bases-loaded jam in ninth for 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles escape bases-loaded jam in ninth for 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After an opening five weeks to the season that included rain delays, irregular start times and early-morning flights, the Orioles were looking forward to playing three night games with no risk of weather delays under the roof of...
  • Orioles complete three-game sweep with 3-1 win over Rays

    Orioles complete three-game sweep with 3-1 win over Rays
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It was just more than two weeks ago when Steve Pearce sat hunched over his locker in Toronto, thinking his days with the Orioles were over. Since then, Pearce has been on an amazing roster roller-coaster -- designated for...
  • J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels

    J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels
    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy...
  • To reach major leagues, Cubans face short distance but long process

    To reach major leagues, Cubans face short distance but long process
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); The shortest route between Cuba and the United States is just 90 miles, but it can be a complicated journey for a baseball player. Because...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues

    GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
  • Looking at the defenses of the AL East teams

    Looking at the defenses of the AL East teams
    Luckily, they don’t trot out the old “defense wins championship” cliché as much in baseball circles – but there’s no denying there have been teams who improve their ‘D’ and then find increased success. So, as we...
  • Brian Matusz surrenders back-to-back home runs in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Rays

    Brian Matusz surrenders back-to-back home runs in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Rays
    Shortstop Yunel Escobar and second baseman Ryan Roberts hit back-to-back home runs off Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz in the fourth inning on Saturday as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Orioles, 4-1, at Charlotte Sports Park. Those were the only hits...