The Tampa Bay Rays lost against the Yankees, 3-2, Sunday during what the team thought would be a sweep.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Miami Marlins had their best offensive performance in over three weeks, but they still failed to improve upon the majors’ worst record.
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.
The Tampa Bay Rays have dominated the Miami Marlins in their recent interleague matchups, including a pair of remarkable outings from James Shields.