Tampa Bay Rays

Archer, Fiers set to square off in Houston
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The second game of a four-game series between potential postseason opponents Tampa Bay and Houston takes place Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, with the Rays’ Chris Archer squaring off against the Astros’ Mike Fiers.

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Sucre pitches in to help rest bullpen
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Jesus Sucre took one for the team during Monday night’s 14-7 loss to the Astros. With the Rays trailing, 11-6, in the eighth inning, the Rays’ backup catcher took the mound to pick up a worn-down bullpen.

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Dickerson homers twice, but Rays outslugged
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After a 12-run loss on Sunday to the Tigers, the Astros had no issues bouncing back as they rolled to a 14-7 win over the Rays, tallying 17 hits, including two home runs from Jake Marisnick, in Monday’s opener of a four-game series at Minute Maid Park.

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O's land shortstop Beckham from TB
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Infielder Tim Beckham has been traded by the Rays to the Orioles for young right-hander Tobia Myers.

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Rays tab Cobb vs. AL-leading Astros
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After losing the weekend series to the Yankees, the Rays will travel to Houston looking to right the ship against the American League West-leading Astros, with first pitch set for 8:10 p.m. ET on Monday.

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Rays jump on Yanks early to salvage series
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Corey Dickerson drove in a pair of runs and the Rays’ bullpen fired five scoreless innings to salvage the finale of a four-game American League East showdown, a 5-3 victory over the Yankees on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

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Revamped Rays 'pen shuts down Yankees
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With two on, nobody out and the heart of the Yankees’ order coming up, the Rays turned to their bullpen in the fifth inning of a one-run game. There was little room for error if they were to avoid being swept.

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Rays content with moves, but might do more
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With the non-waiver Trade Deadline just a day away, the Rays have already done most of their buying, adding first baseman Lucas Duda and relievers Dan Jennings, Sergio Romo and Steve Cishek.

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Rays ask birthday boy Faria to stop Yankees
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With the Yankees and Rays battling in a tight American League East, the postseason hopefuls will start rookie pitchers on Sunday in the Bronx. First-place New York will be going for the four-game sweep while trying to extend its win streak to seven games.

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Rays hit 3 homers, but fall on walk-off in Bronx
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Brett Gardner’s walk-off single in the ninth gave the Yankees a 5-4 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. It was Gardner’s second game-winning hit of this four-game series for the Yankees (56-46), who have won six in a row and maintained their position in first place in the American League East.

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Snell stays winless, but continues progression
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Losing three straight to a division rival has made for a tough beginning to an eight-game road trip for the Rays. However, they could take solace in the fact that Blake Snell seems to be edging closer to becoming the pitcher they think he can be.

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'New kid' Cishek joins Rays, gets acclimated
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Steve Cishek arrived on Friday and was activated prior to Saturday’s game. Now it’s all about getting acclimated for the new Rays reliever.

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