MLB Clarifies Home Plate Collision Rule Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year's experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
Kuroda, Gardner Lead Yankees Over RaysHiroki Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Brett Gardner drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Sunday.
1st Time Starter Quiets Marlins BatsStop us if you've heard this before but the Miami Marlins played decent baseball overall Thursday night, but still couldn't put up enough runs to stay close to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Marlins Take On Rays In MiamiThe Miami Marlins had their best offensive performance in over three weeks, but they still failed to improve upon the majors' worst record.
Moore Turns In Solid Pitching, Rays Beat Sox 5-3As good as Matt Moore has been, the Tampa Bay Rays believe he can be even better. The 23-year-old lefty pitched six strong innings and beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Tuesday night to remain undefeated and claim a share of the major league lead in victories.
Rays Thrash PadresSean Rodriguez, Yunel Escobar and James Loney drove in late runs for the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday in a 4-2 victory that completed a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres.
Rays Wrap Sweep Of Marlins ames Shields allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings Sunday to win for the first time in his past five starts, and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 Sunday.