Federal prosecutors want prison time for the president of an Idaho aquarium convicted in the illegal shipping of protected sharks and rays from Florida.
The outgoing mayor of St. Petersburg says he doesn’t believe that Major League Baseball wants to stay in Pinellas County or even the Tampa Bay area.
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.
Roberto Hernandez looked like a completely different pitcher in this start. Hernandez bounced back from two rough outings and went 8 2-3 innings, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over Miami 3-1 Wednesday night and sending the Marlins to their season-worst eighth straight loss.
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.
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.
Rookie Matt Moore and two relievers combined on a one-hitter Friday night, helping the Tampa Bay Rays snap a three-game losing streak with an 11-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins have finally finished one of the worst home stands since June 2011 with a 10-2 thumping at the hands of the Boston Red Sox. The home stand was miserable for both the team and the fans.
The Miami Marlins have gone from the hottest team in baseball in the month of May to ice cold halfway through the month of June.
The game dragged on for nearly 4 hours as five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw 185 pitches, yet they allowed only one run. But it was a win. Tampa Bay wiggled out of several jams Friday night to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-1.