Joe Maddon

Steve Cishek #31 of the Miami Marlins pitches during the ninth inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Marlins Park on June 2, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Seek 2nd Victory At Home Against Rays

A woeful offensive drought is chiefly responsible for the Tampa Bay Rays’ worst losing streak in nearly five years. But they may be primed to break out against Henderson Alvarez.

CBS Miami–06/03/2014

Marcell Ozuna #13 of the Miami Marlins bats against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on June 1, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Marlins Look To Avoid 4th Straight Loss Monday

The Miami Marlins weren’t acting on premonition when they traded for a reliever Sunday, though what unfolded later in the day proved how badly their bullpen needs help.

CBS Miami–06/02/2014

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Rays Put Cobb On Dl With Strained Oblique

The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they’ve lost to injury in a week.

04/13/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 25: Infielder Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees bats against the Tampa Bay Rays August 25, 2013 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Cano homered in the 4th inning. The Yankees won 3 - 2. (Photo: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Rays Couldn’t Sweep Yankees

The Tampa Bay Rays lost against the Yankees, 3-2, Sunday during what the team thought would be a sweep.

08/25/2013

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Jays Beat Rays 6-2

J.A. Happ had a successful return to Florida three months after a scary injury. Happ won in his first game at Tropicana Field since getting hit in the head by a ball and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday.

08/18/2013

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20-Foot Python Visits Rays Clubhouse

The Tampa Bay Rays’ manager, in attempt to motivate his team, found his muse in a 20-foot python, and brought him into the team’s clubhouse before Thursday night’s game.

08/16/2013

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Rays Shut Out Yankees, 1-0

The Tampa Bay Rays’ Chris Archer threw a two-hitter for his second shutout in three starts, outpitching Ivan Nova and leading his team to a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.

07/28/2013

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Marlins Can’t Solve Rays Offense, 7-6

Desmond Jennings kept the Tampa Bay Rays’ offense rolling along. Jennings drove in the winning run with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 7-6 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

(Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Marlins Take On Rays In Miami

The Miami Marlins had their best offensive performance in over three weeks, but they still failed to improve upon the majors’ worst record.

05/28/2013

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Rays Tag Marlins For 10 In Victory

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.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

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