Sunday, July 15, 2018

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Blake Snell will join All-Star pitching staff

Blake Snell will join All-Star pitching staff

MINNEAPOLIS — The conversation took place a month or so ago, when Dave Snell told his son Blake he had bought a plane ticket from Seattle to Washington, D.C., for All-Star week in anticipation of seeing him there."I told him to shut up,'' his s...
Published: 07/13/18
Marc Topkin’s takeaways from Friday’s Rays-Twins game

Marc Topkin’s takeaways from Friday’s Rays-Twins game

The Twins, through the first eight innings anyway, took the high road and didn't throw at Rays OF Carlos Gomez, who, in old-school versions of those unwritten rules, might've deserved it for his over-the-top walkoff homer celebration back in April.Pr...
Published: 07/13/18

Sports on TV/radio for Saturday, July 14

TODAYAutosMonster Energy Cup: Quaker State 4007:30 p.m.NBCSN; 102.5-FMBaseballBlue Jays at Red Sox1 p.m.MLBRays at Twins2 p.m.Fox Sun; 620-AMPhillies at Marlins4 p.m.FSFDiamondbacks at Braves4 p.m.MLBYankees at Indians7 p.m.FoxCubs at Padres10 p.m.ML...
Published: 07/13/18
Ex-Plant QB Robert Marve arrested on domestic battery complaint

Ex-Plant QB Robert Marve arrested on domestic battery complaint

TAMPA — Former Plant High and University of Miami quarterback Robert Marve was arrested Friday morning in Hillsborough County, accused of striking his ex-girlfriend and stomping on her throat in Key West.Marve turned himself in at the Orient Ro...
Published: 07/13/18
For starters: Rays at Twins, looking to bounce back

For starters: Rays at Twins, looking to bounce back

UPDATE, 6:46: Cash said the word on Arroyo was good, that x-rays of his left hand were negative and he could resume his rehab assignment this weekend. … As for picking which infielder plays the outfield, Cash said Wendle covers more ground than...
Published: 07/13/18
Rays’ Blake Snell named to AL All-Star team after all

Rays’ Blake Snell named to AL All-Star team after all

UPDATE, 6:42: Snell never seems to get visibly excited about much, but it was clear how much being added to the team meant to him."This is awesome," he said. "It was a childhood dream. Something I've looked forward to for a long time. To be able to d...
Published: 07/13/18
Tony Dungy on Jameis Winston: ‘He knows the right things to do’

Tony Dungy on Jameis Winston: ‘He knows the right things to do’

Former Bucs coach and current NFL analyst Tony Dungy said Friday that quarterback Jameis Winston's three-game suspension is disappointing, but he still hopes the 24-year-old can learn from his mistakes moving forward."Obviously, it's disappointing, a...
Published: 07/13/18
Mom appreciates ‘surprising’ Winston interaction with kids after workout

Mom appreciates ‘surprising’ Winston interaction with kids after workout

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston continues to be a complicated study in the off-field behavior of pro athletes, doing things that draw criticism and praise, sometimes even in the same hour.Winston drew criticism from some fans today for posting video ...
Published: 07/13/18

Captain’s Corner: Pinellas south beaches strong for snook

Snook fishing along the south beaches of Pinellas County has been amazing. Large schools are hanging in the swash channels formed by wave motion right off the beach. The water clarity changes daily, depending on the wind direction. If the wind is out...
Published: 07/08/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Roof drives lofty cost of Rays’ proposed Ybor City ballpark

Roof drives lofty cost of Rays’ proposed Ybor City ballpark

TAMPA — Nobody pretends that $892 million to build a baseball stadium is pocket change, not even the guy who owns the team."That’s a large number, and it’s a shocking number when you see it," Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg says of th...
Published: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/13/18
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