Rays pitcher Matt Wisler allowed a pair of two-run home runs in an eight-pitch span of the sixth inning Tuesday at Tropicana Field.
Taking over in the sixth with a one-run lead, he allows a pair of two-run homers in an eight-pitch span.
“I have a special place in my heart for this team and for this city,” Adames said of Tampa Bay.
Notes | There also is good news on the progress of Brandon Lowe and Pete Fairbanks.
Given unexpected extended opportunities, Vidal Brujan, Josh Lowe, Isaac Paredes and Taylor Walls have had mixed results.


  1. A city flag flies during a press conference to announce Mayor Rick Kriseman’s pick for Miami’s Midtown Development to redevelop Tropicana Field, at Campbell Park, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  2. Rays pitcher Matt Wisler allowed a pair of two-run home runs in an eight-pitch span of the sixth inning Tuesday at Tropicana Field.
  3. Outfielder Kevin Kiermaier, pictured, and starting pitcher Drew Rasmussen are in line to rejoin the active roster during the Rays' upcoming series in Toronto.
  4. Milwaukee Brewers and former Rays shortstop Willy Adames, left, jokes with Tampa Bay third baseman Yandy Diaz before Tuesday's game at Tropicana Field.
  5. An aerial view of Tropicana Field and the surrounding area looking east towards downtown, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  6. The Rays' Ji-Man Choi stops short after rounding third base during a game against the Pirates on Sunday in St. Petersburg.
  7. The Rays' Vidal Brujan bats during Saturday's game against the Pirates at Tropicana Field. Thanks to injuries, Brujan and others are getting a chance to prove themselves at the MLB level earlier than expected.
  8. The Rays' Isaac Paredes gestures toward his third base coach as he circles the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Pirates on Saturday.
  9. It's been no surprise to his former Rays teammates and coaches that Willy Adames' infectious personality quickly won over the Brewers.
  10. The Rays' Randy Arozarena stole second in the seventh inning to help Tampa Bay beat the Pirates.
  11. Rays phenom Wander Franco had a single in his return to the lineup Sunday.
  12. The Astros' Cristian Javier and two relievers on Saturday combined to pitch the first no-hitter against the Yankees in 19 years.
  13. The Rays' Isaac Paredes celebrates after hitting a two-run winning single to defeat the Pirates during the ninth inning Saturday at the Trop.
  14. Rays shortstop Wander Franco, center, escorted off the field by team staff during a game against the Rangers in late May in Arlington, Texas, is expected to be activated and in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Pirates.
  15. Isaac Paredes hits a home run off Yankees pitcher Nestor Cortes during Tuesday's game at the Trop.
  16. Manuel Margot, pictured during Monday's game, likely won't need surgery and will rehab a "significant" patellar tendon strain with the hope of returning later this season, manager Kevin Cash said Friday.
  17. The Rays' Harold Ramirez reacts after driving in the winning run with a single against the Pirates during the 10th inning Friday night.
  18. Rays infielder Jonathan Aranda (62) watches his team play against the Yankees during the first inning at Tropicana Field on Tuesday.
  19. The Yankees' Jose Trevino celebrates after hitting a home run off Rays pitcher Ralph Garza Jr. during the eighth inning Wednesday.
  20. Pirates manager Derek Shelton, left, greets Ke'Bryan Hayes (13) as he returns to the dugout after scoring on a sacrifice fly during a game against the Cubs in June in Pittsburgh. Shelton expects his players to play hard but keeps things loose off the field.
  21. Isaac Paredes homers off the Yankees' Jordan Montgomery in the second inning Wednesday.
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