Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have activated reliever Jake McGee from the paternity list and optioned right-hander Jeremy Hellickson to Double-A Montgomery.
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Donovan Solano hit a three-run homer off David Price to help the Miami Marlins beat Tampa Bay 5-3 on Wednesday night, extending the Rays’ longest losing streak in nearly five years to nine games. It is the second-longest losing streak in the major leagues this season.
The Tampa Bay Rays say former major league manager, coach and player Don Zimmer has died. He was 83.
The Miami Marlins are doing a good job rebounding off of their three game sweep at the hands of the Atlanta Braves last weekend. The Marlins are spending this week playing in their annual Citrus Series against the Tampa Bay Rays and so far things have gone well for Miami.
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.
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.
Jon Lester pitched seven shutout innings and Brock Holt drove in two runs with one of his four doubles to lift the Boston Red Sox to their seventh straight win, completing a three-game sweep over the reeling Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.
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.
Wil Myers gives the Rays legitimate power in the middle of the batting order.