| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Maybe Carly Rae Jepsen should give her number to a pitching coach.
The pop music star had the honor of throwing out the first pitch before Sunday’s contest between the Houston Astros and host Tampa Bay...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Somebody is going to get killed out there.
I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand.
The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers?
The issue, in the news again after...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:39 PM
The Under-Armour All-American tour continues next week.
Palm Beach Central offensive lineman Kc McDermott and Cardinal Newman receiver Travis Rudolph received their All-American jerseys in an official ceremony at their schools this week, and Tuesday...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — Happy Home Run Monday, everybody.
Four innings after Birthday Boy Evan Longoria hit a three-run homer off Clay Buchholz, substitute catcher Jose Lobaton drilled a two-out walk-off homer off Koji Uehara to keep the Tampa Bay Rays...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Por AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
St. Petersburg--- Los Yankees de Nueva York continuaban el sábado su serie de tres partidos ante los Rays de Tampa Bay en el Tropicana Field.
El segundo juego de la serie entre rivales de la división este de la Liga...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:24 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays, kings of the improbable and the impossible for the last nine days, finally got burned by the inevitable twists of good fortune.
It can’t last forever.
Their defiant run of staving off elimination...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:13 AM
The Orioles begin a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park tonight just two games out of the second American League wild-card spot.
I know it sounds familiar. The wild-card race changes dramatically every day and expect it to take...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:35 PM
BOSTON – Orioles manager Buck Showalter said after Thursday’s game that he won’t decide a starter for Saturday afternoon's game against the Tampa Bay Rays until after Friday’s series opener.
Showalter said it will likely be...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
BOSTON -- The Orioles head to Tampa Bay for a four-game series against the Rays with their season on the line.
The Rays are tied with the Rangers for the two AL wild-card spots. If the Orioles leave Tropicana Field on Monday night having won three of...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Here are some nuggets from Buck Showalter’s pregame news conference:
** Miguel Gonzalez, who left his previous outing in Toronto in the sixth inning due to a right groin strain, feels fine and will pitch Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays....