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  1. The Texas Rangers' Nate Lowe, left, celebrates his three-run home run with teammate Ronald Guzman during a game against the Royals earlier this month at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
  2. The TV rightsholder for local Lightning and Rays broadcasts has been rebranded to Bally Sports Sun from Fox Sports Sun.
  3. The Rays unveiled their 2020 AL East and league championship banners before Friday's home opener against the Yankees at Tropicana Field.
  4. Rays starter Rich Hill retired his first eight batters and his final 10 in Friday's win over the Yankees at Tropicana Field.
  5. Hunter Strickland, pictured during a spring training game, worked the seventh and eighth innings Friday, allowing just a solo homer.
  6. Second baseman Brandon Lowe (8), shortstop Willy Adames (1), third baseman Joey Wendle and first baseman Yandy Diaz (2) celebrate the Rays' victory over the Yankees in their home opener Friday in St. Petersburg.
  7. Raymond hold a sign saying “We Missed you” as fans are greeted before the doors open at Tropicana Field for the Tampa Bay Rays home opening day against the New York Yankees, on Friday, April 9, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  8. Pete Fairbanks was placed on the injured list with a shoulder strain that he said will sideline him about a month.
  9. The Rays work out before Thursday's home opener, with their 2020 division and league championship banners hanging over leftfield set to be unveiled.
  10. The Blue Jays' Bo Bichette, right, dives back to first base as Angels relief pitcher Aaron Slegers attempts to pick him off during the sixth inning. First baseman Jared Walsh anticipates the throw.
  11. The Angels and Blue Jays line up for the playing of the national anthem just prior to Toronto's home opener in Dunedin.
  12. The Rays are set Friday to welcome fans back to Tropicana Field for the first time October 2019.
  13. The Rays and Yankees exchange words after Tampa Bay's 5-3 loss on Sept. 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. Both teams' benches received warnings from the umpires after Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman threw near the head of pinch-hitter Mike Brosseau during the ninth inning.
  14. The Beans & Barlour caramel and peanut butter milkshake with a Cracker Jack rim, whipped cream and baseball lollipop — with whiskey added for those over 21 — is among the new items at Tropicana Field this season.
  15. Rich Hill will be back on the mound to start Friday's home opener at Tropicana Field against the Yankees.
  16. Rays starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough had a particularly bad fifth inning Wednesday afternoon in Boston.
  17. The Blue Jays will return to their spring base at TD Ballpark in Dunedin Thursday to start playing regular-season home games.
  18. The Boston Red Sox's Franchy Cordero makes a catch on a fly ball by the Rays' Manuel Margot during the seventh inning Tuesday in Boston.
  19. Tyler Glasnow followed up his opening-day gem with another much-needed strong outing at Fenway Park.
  20. Infielder Kevin Padlo, shown after rejoining the Rays following his spring 2020 health scare, was thrilled to be called up Tuesday.
  21. “If we had another righty, he’d be playing,” Rays manager Kevin Cash said.
  22. WWE global ambassador Titus O'Neil thanks executives from the Tampa Bay area's four professional sports teams during a community event on Tuesday.
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