| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:07 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox dealt away much of their core at the non-waiver trade deadline to prepare for the future, and in the first game of a series uncharacteristically devoid of postseason importance, the future arrived early....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:25 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Jake Odorizzi continued his strong rookie season, holding the Red Sox to one hit in seven innings and leading Tampa Bay to a 7-0 win over Boston on Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
Odorizzi (10-11) gave up just a fourth-inning single...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Since Maya Moore gave up soccer as a little girl because she thought it was too slow, her athletic life has been one competitive thrill ride after the other. On Thursday, the four-time UConn all-American was named the WNBA's Most Valuable Player, a just...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:57 PM
The San Francisco Giants trail the Dodgers in the National League West standings, but they are second to none in one category: home ballpark. According to Los Angeles Times sportswriters Kevin Baxter, Mike DiGiovanna, Dylan Hernandez and Bill Shaikin,...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:08 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The New York Yankees shrugged off the stress of a five-game losing streak, their longest of the season, and the hero was the guy who has come through in the clutch so many times in the past.
Derek Jeter drove a single just past...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Derek Jeter really got the home fans worked into a frenzy Saturday night.
And he wasn't even playing at home.
The soon-to-be-retired New York Yankees shortstop has been seeing plenty of love everywhere during his final season, and Tropicana Field in...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:35 PM
With Alex Cobb tossing 7 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the way, the Tampa Bay Rays dealt the reeling New York Yankees a fifth straight loss with a 5-0 decision at Tropicana Field.
Cobb (8-6) scattered six hits -- all singles -- and a walk while notching...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays completed their long climb back to .500 on Friday night, beating the New York Yankees 5-0 at Tropicana Field.
With the win, the Rays moved to 61-61 on the year and became the fourth team in major league...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Down 7-0 with two out in the ninth inning at the time, Giancarlo Stanton’s 27th homer Thursday was inconsequential in terms of the outcome, but it wasn’t devoid of significance.
Stanton had gone 10 career games at PNC Park without putting...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of what the team called a “forearm strain.”
Though no timetable was set for Skaggs’ return, Manager Mike Scioscia seemed optimistic that the 23-year-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:51 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Rays loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth when Cole Figueroa singled, Brandon Guyer walked and Angels shortstop Erick Aybar threw late to second on Kevin Kiermaier's fielder's-choice grounder. But Huston Street struck out Desmond...