J.T. Realmuto had three RBIs in his major league debut, Marcell Ozuna homered and drove in four runs, and the Miami Marlins handed Tampa Bay its 10th consecutive loss by beating the Rays 11-6 on Thursday.
Tampa Bay is back to playing like the Devil Rays, and that’s not a tradition any club would be intent on embracing.
Henderson Alvarez needed only 88 pitches to toss an eight-hitter for his third shutout this year, and the Miami Marlins beat Tampa Bay 1-0 Tuesday, sending the reeling Rays home after a winless eight-game trip.
Randy Wolf pitched six innings Monday night for his first victory since 2012, and the Miami Marlins beat Tampa Bay 3-1, sending the Rays to their seventh consecutive loss.
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez has been cleared to pitch Tuesday after complaining of a sore elbow in his most recent start. The severity of right-hander Carter Capps’s elbow injury is still unclear.
A fraud investigation has triggered the Florida Lottery to suspend 11 retailers from selling game tickets.
Deputies shot an alligator that was threatening to disturb a dead man’s body, according to Tampa Bay-Area authorities.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans with the seventh overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.
Since David Wilkins’s, DCF’s former secretary, abrupt resignation last July, Esther Jacobo has been in charge. Governor Rick Scott, on Monday, will announce a new secretary for the state’s child welfare agency.
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper does not think left wing Ryan Malone’s DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the playoffs-bound team.