Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tampa Bay Rays

Rays ride Jake Bauers’ three RBIs to 5-4 win over Orioles

Rays ride Jake Bauers’ three RBIs to 5-4 win over Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG — One-run games at Tropicana Field have long since become routine.Which doesn't preclude them from still being riveting.The big league's purveyors of close shaves, the Rays rallied from an early three-run hole for a 5-4 triumph T...
Published: 08/09/18
Rays journal: 8-year-old delivers special first pitch

Rays journal: 8-year-old delivers special first pitch

ST. PETERSBURG — When she begins third grade Monday at Lamping Elementary School in Henderson, Nev., Hailey Dawson's a cinch to steal the show-and-tell.An 8-year-old born without the three middle fingers on her right hand and an under...
Published: 08/09/18
Joey Knight’s takeaways from Thursday’s Rays-Orioles game

Joey Knight’s takeaways from Thursday’s Rays-Orioles game

The batting-order demotion (to sixth) hasn't helped Kevin Kiermaier, whose plate struggles are becoming painful to watch. The Gold Glove center­fielder was hitless in his four at-bats Thursday against the Orioles, extending his latest swoon to 1...
Published: 08/09/18
Girl with 3-D prosthetic hand to throw first pitch tonight at Trop

Girl with 3-D prosthetic hand to throw first pitch tonight at Trop

  Go ahead and bank on it: The first pitch thrown tonight at Tropicana Field will be pulled. Right across the audience's heartstrings. Hailey Dawson, an 8-year-old Las Vegas resident with a 3-D printed prosthetic hand, is set to throw out tonight'...
Published: 08/09/18
For starters: Orioles vs. Rays, 7:10 p.m.

For starters: Orioles vs. Rays, 7:10 p.m.

Greetings from Tropicana Field, where the Rays host the Orioles in the finale of their three-game set. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m., but you'll want to arrive/tune in by 6:55 to see 8-year-old Hailey Dawson's first pitch.Hailey Dawson, an 8-year-old L...
Published: 08/09/18
Rays on the Runway raise spirits and money

Rays on the Runway raise spirits and money

When Kelsie Vance was in the hospital for two weeks in April, being able to think about an upcoming trip to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios helped occupy her mind and boost her spirits. The Children’s Dream Fund raised the money to pay for Ke...
Published: 08/06/18
Updated: 08/09/18
Greg Auman’s takeaways from Wednesday’s Rays-Orioles game

Greg Auman’s takeaways from Wednesday’s Rays-Orioles game

It's early, but there's a promising calm to rookie LHP Jalen Beeks, who threw five innings of relief and gave up only two hits. Beeks, acquired from Boston for Nathan Eovaldi, has had two straight solid outings after struggling in his Rays debut.You ...
Published: 08/08/18
Rays journal: Tim Beckham laments on ‘tough season’ for Orioles

Rays journal: Tim Beckham laments on ‘tough season’ for Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG — It hasn't been the season INF Tim Beckham wanted, for himself or for the Orioles, but his bat got a spark with this week's return to Tropicana Field to face his old team.Beckham hit a solo home run in the first inning Wednesday...
Published: 08/08/18
Rays rally for lead, lose it in the ninth to fall to Orioles, 5-4

Rays rally for lead, lose it in the ninth to fall to Orioles, 5-4

ST. PETERSBURG — On a night where the Orioles committed five errors, including two with two outs in the ninth to put the tying run at third, the Rays found a way to lose another one-run game, blowing a ninth-inning lead in a 5-4 loss Wednesday ...
Published: 08/08/18
Rays morning after: Glasnow gets athletic

Rays morning after: Glasnow gets athletic

RHP Tyler Glasnow decided shortly before the July 31 trade that sent him from the Pirates to the Rays to abandon some of the delivery-based guideposts he had been working with and go back to just throwing.That certainly seemed to work.Glasnow looked ...
Published: 08/08/18
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