The Tampa Bay Rays have activated reliever Jake McGee from the paternity list and optioned right-hander Jeremy Hellickson to Double-A Montgomery.
Jake McGee, who earned his undergraduate degree last month and decided to transfer for graduate school, attended classes Monday in Gainesville and will be eligible to play for the Gators this fall.
David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays found a way to beat the New York Yankees again. Price pitched six strong innings and the surging Rays won for the eighth time in 10 games, rallying to beat CC Sabathia 4-2 and hang on to first place in the AL East on Saturday night.
Jose Lobaton hit a solo home run in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.
This is the most productive month of Kelly Johnson’s career, and Monday was the most productive day. Johnson became the first player in Tampa Bay history to hit two three-run homers in the same game, and the Rays needed them in a 10-6 victory against the Miami Marlins.
A 10-yard touchdown pass from Michael Rocco to Jake McGee with 6 seconds remaining Saturday was what Virginia needed, rallying from a 10-point deficit to edge past Miami 41-40.