Tampa Bay Rays

Andriese throws 2-hit shutout in second '16 start
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Rays right-hander Matt Andriese was dominant in his second start of the season, firing a two-hit 6-0 shutout against the A’s at Tropicana Field on Saturday night for the first nine-inning complete game of his career.

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Rays treat lucky kids to clubhouse tour
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The Rays took a different approach in the annual National PLAY Campaign stop at Tropicana Field this year. Usually the event centers around a ballgame played on an MLB diamond. This year became an in-depth tour behind the scenes of a Major League team.

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Forsythe goes on DL with fractured scapula
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The Rays were dealt a blow on Saturday when second baseman Logan Forsythe, one of their more consistent hitters, was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Tuesday with a hairline fracture of his left shoulder blade.

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Andriese to make second '16 start vs. A's
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Oakland right-hander Kendall Graveman seeks to rebound from a rough outing against the Orioles last Sunday when the A’s continue their three-game series with the Rays at 6:10 p.m. ET on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

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Rays rue missed chances in loss to A's
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The A’s busted out for four home runs, including two from third baseman Danny Valencia, to secure a 6-3 series-opening victory over the Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.

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Andriese appreciates consistency of new role
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Now working as the Rays’ fifth starter, right-hander Matt Andriese is eager to enjoy consistency in the Major Leagues. He’ll look to build on the momentum he produced in a victory over the Angels last Sunday in his season debut, when he allowed one run and four hits with three strikeouts in a career-long seven […]

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All systems go for Boxberger after 22-pitch outing
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Rays manager Kevin Cash gave a positive report after reliever Brad Boxberger threw 22 pitches in an extended spring training game Thursday in Port Charlotte, Fla.

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Inbox: Should Rays make change at catcher?
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With the lack of production from Curt Casali and Hank Conger, would a change at catcher would be the best decision for the Rays? Beat reporter Bill Chastain tackles this question and more in the latest Inbox.

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Rays giving Andriese another start Saturday
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Matt Andriese is the Rays’ fifth starter for the immediate future.

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Pair of clutch home runs not enough in loss
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Catcher Chris Iannetta blasted a walk-off homer leading off the bottom of the 11th inning against Rays reliever Steve Geltz as the Mariners swept Tampa Bay with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday at sunny Safeco Field.

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Safeco home run one Souza will remember
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In Tuesday night’s 6-4 Rays loss to the Mariners, Steven Souza Jr., who hails from nearby Everett, Wash., and attended Cascade High School, connected for a home run at Safeco Field for the first time in his career.

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Rays call on Odorizzi to open series vs. A's
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The Rays return from a six-game road trip to meet the Athletics, who are in the midst of a five-game losing streak, in a three-game weekend series starting Friday at Tropicana Field.

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