Rookie left-hander Thomas Pannone pitched 6 2/3 innings to win his third straight start, Rowdy Tellez homered and drove in three and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Tampa Bay 5-2 Saturday, dealing another blow to the Rays' faint playoff hopes.
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Austin Meadows drove in three runs, Tommy Pham reached base three times and had two RBI and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-3 on Friday night to keep their postseason hopes alive.
Justin Smoak homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 9-9 victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday night, dealing a blow to the Rays' wild-card playoff hopes.
Even when your playoff odds drop to absolute zero, there's still a chance to do something absolutely special on the diamond.
Tommy Pham homered twice while extending his on-base streak to 21 games and the late-surging Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 9-3 victory Wednesday.
Blake Snell threw one-hit ball for five innings to become the major leagues' first 20-game winner in two years, as he helped the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-0 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Yeah, yeah, yeah -- pitcher wins don't matter. Still, 20 wins is awesome and Blake Snell got there with five scoreless, one-hit innings for the Rays (and tying David Price for the franchise record). He's 20-5 with a 1.97 ERA and if Chris Sale doesn't qualify for the ERA title (he's at 150 innings with a 1.92 ERA), Snell could become the first AL starter with a sub-2.00 ERA since Pedro Martinez in 2000.
Baseball union officials met last month with the management of the four major league teams accused of improper spending of revenue sharing money, according to The Associated Press.
Tyler Glasnow allowed two infield singles in six innings for his first win since Tampa Bay traded Chris Archer to get the right-hander, and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 3-0 on Monday night.
Cardinals infielder Kolten Wong is disappointed that his younger brother, Kean, didn't get called up by the Rays this season, calling Tampa Bay a "bad organization which doesn't give chances to guys who deserve chances."
While the Rockies, Dodgers and Cardinals battle for two playoff spots, we have a new team at the top of the heap.
Khris Davis hit a grand slam in the ninth inning but the Oakland Athletics again came up short, beaten by the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Sunday.
Jake Bauers hit a three-run homer off Jeurys Familia in the eighth inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays set back the playoff-chasing Oakland Athletics with a 7-5 win Saturday night.
Khris Davis led off the 10th inning with his major league-leading 42nd homer, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Friday night.
Blake Snell took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and earned his major league-leading 19th win, guiding the Tampa Bay Rays past the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Wednesday.
Josh Donaldson went hitless in in Cleveland debut, Edwin Encarnacion reached 30 homers for the seventh straight season and the Indians beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Tuesday night.
The Cleveland Indians have decided to skip ace Corey Kluber's weekend turn in the rotation as they prepare their pitching rotation for the playoffs.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Rays beat the Indians on Ji-Man Choi's dramatic two-out walk-off home run (which included one of the best home run trots of the season). The Indians are 81-63. The Rays are 79-64. The Indians, however, are three games under .500 outside the AL Central. The Rays have been an amazing story in the second half. They're just in the wrong division.
Ji-Man Choi hit a two-run homer off Brad Hand with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on Monday night to set a team record with their 12th straight victory at home.
Graphic artist Todd Radom unveils the most notable uniform in Rays history and moderates the weekly uniform & logo trivia competition.
Boston should reach 100 wins this week, but after the defending world champs cut them down to size, all bets are off.
Brandon Lowe hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning and the Tampa Bay Rays tied a team record with their 11th consecutive home win, beating the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Sunday.
Ryan Yarbrough struggled but got his 14th win, most among major league rookies, and the Tampa Bay Rays won their 10th straight home game by beating the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 on Saturday night.