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View from the Catwalks: Rays have an off day to think about what they’ve done

Photo by Greg Fiume/ The Spread of the Opener, Revisiting the Willy Adames Trade, and a Josh Donaldson/Tim Anderson Kerfuffle The Rays got through the week with a 3-3 mark, which doesn’t sound terrible until you consider the games were against the Tigers and Orioles. The Baltimore series in particular stung, as the Rays choked away leads in both their losses to the orange birds. It’s probably safe to say the Rays dominance against the O’s is over. They still sit in second place in the AL East, five games back of the Yankees. The Rays are off today, before hosting...

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The Bay Republic Rays Jersey Sweepstakes!

Who wants a free Rays jersey? Great news! Our friends at the Rays team store — The Bay Republic — are partnering with DRaysBay for another awesome giveaway. This one is fairly straightforward: Follow both accounts on twitter @DRaysBay and @TheBayRepublic, and send a tweet using the hashtag #DRBxTBRsweepstakes with the player you’d choose if you won! The winner will be chosen just before the Yankees series this weekend. In the meantime, check out the official Rays store website’s collection of jerseys here — including those new baby blues — and swing by your next...

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Orioles’ 3rd walk-off in 4 games beats Rays again; Elias on the wall, Harvey; Minor league update

BALTIMORE—The Orioles were down to their final strike. Trailing by two runs, Austin Hays was pinch hitting for Robinson Chirinos with two runners on base, and with a 2-2 count, he singled to left, scoring Ryan McKenna and Chris Owings, tying the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays at 6. Then, rain came, and 51 minutes […]

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Rivalry Roundup: Red Sox win wild one, Rays lose wild one

Photo by Greg Fiume/ There were multiple late inning comebacks in games involving Yankees’ rivals on Sunday. Yesterday saw the Yankees drop both games of the doubleheader against the White Sox in frustrating fashion, ending that chaotic series. Despite taking those losses, the Yankees still remain at the top of the heap with the best record in baseball. As that was happening, their competition in the AL were playing some wild games. Let’s check in on Sunday’s action in today’s edition of the Rivalry Roundup. Cincinnati Reds (12-28) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (22-19)...

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Rays 6, Orioles 7: Raining on my Paredes

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports The pitching and defense is unable to provide support, as the early lead slips away We had this one. It was right. there. Until it wasn’t. Le sigh. The Rays lost 7-6 to the Orioles because they couldn’t catch the ball, couldn’t make clutch pitches when they needed it, couldn’t get the runner in in extras. It didn’t help that they were playing shorthanded. Andrew Kittredge hit the IL, and wunderkind Wander Franco and on base machine Yandy Diaz were both out of the lineup nursing minor injuries. So who did we have? Well, let’s...

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Orioles vs. Rays, May 21, 2022 | PHOTOS

Adley Rutschman made his major league debut and the Orioles played the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

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Orioles vs. Rays, May 22, 2022 | PHOTOS

The Baltimore Orioles play the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 22, 2022.

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Odor leads Orioles past Rays 7-6 in 11 innings.

Rougned Odor had his second game-winning at-bat in three days as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 in 11 innings on Sunday.

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Orioles get third walk-off win in four days, rally for 7-6 victory in 11 innings to secure rare win series versus Rays

After Austin Hays’ two-out, two-run single tied the game at 6 in the bottom of the ninth and then a 51-minute rain delay, Rougned Odor's fielder's choice allowed Adley Rutschman to score and give the Orioles a 7-6 win over the Rays in 11 innings on Sunday.

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GDT: Baseball, Sunday Scaries Edition

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports Don’t let the day slip away from you! Go Rays!

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Even in 6-1 loss to Rays, Adley Rutschman’s Orioles debut brings different feel to Camden Yards

Adley Rutschman alone won’t turn the Orioles’ tide, Saturday's loss showed, but his presence brought a new energy to Camden Yards.

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Rivalry Roundup: Alek Manoah shoves and the Sox stage a comeback

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ The rivals all held serve last night. The Yankees have a little cushion room between them and the rest of the American League right now, but more room never hurt. New York did its job on Saturday, defeating the White Sox 7-5 to move themselves to a dominant 29-10, but the others still had to do their part to gain some separation. How did the rest of the league hold up? Tampa Bay Rays (24-16) vs. Baltimore Orioles (16-25) This game was decisively in Tampa Bay’s favor, but it was significant for the Orioles for a different reason — top...

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Rays: 6, Orioles: 8 - Streak Snaps on Odor Walk Off

Photo by Patrick Smith/ Three blown saves late in the game ends Rays’ win streak over Orioles at 15 This Rays game had everything: Not a lot of hits, flashy defense, wild pitches, baserunning AND fielding errors, extra innings, Brett Phillips. Kicking off a weekend trip to Baltimore pic.twitter.com/UNFGSruLc9— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 20, 2022 Ready for the Rays! pic.twitter.com/pDYOdPdADw— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) May 20, 2022 Wander Franco helped opener Jalen Beeks in the 2nd inning: There's no way this play should look this easy...

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Rivalry Roundup: Trevor Story hot streak continues

Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Boston Red Sox/ Orioles walk-off Rays in extras; Blue Jays edge Reds; Story slam lifts Red Sox over Mariners; Rangers shutout Astros; Twins top Royals The Yankees game against the White Sox may have been rained out, but we had a full slate of games to occupy our evening. Every one of the Yankees’ AL rivals played last night, so there’s a lot to recap. Let’s jump right in and see how the Bombers’ foes fared. Tampa Bay Rays (23-16) vs. Baltimore Orioles (16-24) The first game of the night was actually the last one to end as the Rays and...

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Odor’s 13th-inning homer gives Orioles 8-6 victory over Rays; Vespi gets win in debut; Minor league update

BALTIMORE—After tying their wild game with the Tampa Bay Rays at 3-all in the seventh, at 5 in the 10th, and 6 in the 11th, the Orioles finally broke their 15-game losing streak against Tampa Bay. It took until the 13th inning, and Rougned Odor ended the Orioles’ longest game since September 23rd, 2019 with […]

Baltimore Sun

Rougned Odor’s walk-off homer lifts Orioles over Rays, 8-6, in 13 innings, ending 15-game losing streak to Tampa Bay

The Orioles beat the Rays, 8-6, in 13 innings on a two-run, walk-off homer by Rougned Odor as Baltimore snapped a 15-game losing streak to Tampa Bay.

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Game 40 Preview: Tigers look to bounce back vs. Guardians

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ Cleveland took the opening game of the series on Friday night. Can Detroit even it up? The Detroit Tigers are back on the schneid again after dropping the final two games against the Tampa Bay Rays during the week, then falling in the opening game of a weekend road series Friday night against the newly-minted Cleveland Guardians, 6-1. Tarik Skubal took a line drive to his shin, knocking him out of the game and sending yet another Tiger to the casualty ward, further decimating an already thin pitching staff that has been ravaged by the injury bug....

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Aaron Hicks’ lack of production is starting to become an issue for the Yankees

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/ The Yankees’ outfielder is still showing an elite ability to draw walks, but not much else. Should he start losing playing time? The Yankees have played some of their best baseball in a while, and had a five-game advantage over the Tampa Bay Rays before Friday’s games. That doesn’t mean, however, that they don’t have any weaknesses. The Yanks have gotten solid play from most of their starters, but there is one notable exception: outfielder Aaron Hicks is badly struggling at the moment. The catching tandem isn’t contributing much...

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One Year Later, The Willy Adames Trade Proving To Be One Of Stearns’ Best

It was one year ago today that the Milwaukee Brewers made a stunning trade with the Tampa Bay Rays with shortstop Willy Adames coming to Milwaukee as the headliner. A shocker at the time, this trade is quickly going down as one of the best in the David Stearns era. At this time in 2021, […] One Year Later, The Willy Adames Trade Proving To Be One Of Stearns’ Best - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - Milwaukee Brewers News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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GDT: Go Rays!

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Series Preview: 3 Game Road-trip in Baltimore

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Tampa Bay has a quick visit to Baltimore before returning home for the Marlins and Yankees. The Tampa Bay Rays continue to add wins with a 23-15 record over the first month plus of the season that would equate to a 98-win pace. The Rays won two out of three against the Detroit Tigers and head to Baltimore for a three game road trip. The red hot New York Yankees (28-10) hold a 5.0 game lead over the Rays, 8.0 games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays (20-18), 12.0 game lead over the Boston Red Sox (16-22), and 13.5 game lead over the Baltimore...

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Tampa Bay Rays: Isaac Paredes smashes two homers against Detroit Tigers

Just before the season started, the Tampa Bay Rays traded outfielder Austin Meadows to the Detroit Tigers and received infielder Isaac Paredes in return. Rays fans were surprised by the move from their team and some even questioned it. Even Paredes said himself that he was stunned when he heard the news that he would be […] Tampa Bay Rays: Isaac Paredes smashes two homers against Detroit Tigers - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rivalry Roundup: Nick Pivetta’s unexpected dominance

Photo By Winslow Townson/ The middle Red Sox righty threw a two-hitter against Houston while the Rays and Twins each won in a breeze. The Yankees might have only scored three runs last night in Baltimore, but thanks to a workmanlike outing from Gerrit Cole and more dominance from Clay Holmes, it was enough for a 3-2 victory — their ninth in ten games and fourth in a row. They’ve now won nine consecutive series and sit at a frankly absurd 28-9. Keep it up! That’s what happened in the Charm City, but this is what happened elsewhere around the American...

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Rays 6, Tigers 1: Isaac Paredes homers twice in dominant win

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Another solid outing by the Rays as Paredes notched his first career two-homer game against the team that traded him. The Rays offense lit up again, throughout the game, despite Brandon Lowe getting put on the shelf with a back injury. Sadly, it’s worth noting the Rays offense might have benefitted early from an injury for Eduardo Rodriguez, who made it only one out before walking away with at trainer today. Small sample size, but Eduardo Rodriguez had a drop in velocity across his arsenal before leaving in first inning with head...

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Rays 6, Tigers 1: Eduardo Rodriguez down with an injury as the hits keep coming

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Another pitching injury, another miserable offensive performance, but hey at least Spencer Torkelson raked today. Eduardo Perez left in the first with an arm injury because all is suffering, and despite a nice day from Spencer Torkelson, the offense was lifeless again. Oh and former Tigers’ prospect Isaac Paredes launched a pair of home runs while the homerless Austin Meadows sat on the injured list with an inner ear infection as the Rays took this one 6-1 to win the series. So this one started off poorly and got much worse. A one-out...

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Detroit Tigers can't recover in 6-1 loss to Rays after Eduardo Rodriguez exits early

Detroit Tigers starter Eduardo Rodriguez left in the first inning with an injury, but not before giving up 3 runs in a 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.       

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Paredes homers twice, Rodriguez leaves early, Rays win 6-1

Isaac Paredes homered twice against his former teammates to double his career big league total, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Wednesday on an afternon Eduardo Rodriguez left in the first inning and headed to the injured list.

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez exits start vs. Rays early

Six of seven batters reached safely against Detroit Tigers left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez, whose four-seam fastball averaged 89.5 mph.       

Lowe's home run lifts Rays to walk-off win | Red Sox-Rays Game Highlights 9/21/19

Condensed Game: Nate Lowe hit a walk-off two-run home run in the 11th inning, giving the Rays a 5-4 win over the Red Sox Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagram: https://

Adames' walk-off lifts Rays in 11 frames | Red Sox-Rays Game Highlights 9/20/19

Condensed Game: Willy Adames lined the walk-off single in the 11th to deliver the Rays a 5-4 victory over the Red Sox Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagram: https://www

Meadows' HR in 11th propels Rays | Rays-Dodgers Game Highlights 9/18/19

Condensed Game: Austin Meadows clubbed a go-ahead home run in the 11th inning to lead the Rays to a marathon win in extras Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagram: https: