Tampa Bay Rays

Souza, Rays overpower A's in series opener
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Five home runs and an inspired effort by Alex Cobb led the Rays to a 13-4 win over the A’s Friday night at Tropicana Field.

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Rays ready to rake in top talent with 4th pick
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The Rays didn’t finish where they wanted in 2016. On the bright side, the team will have its highest pick in the June Draft since selecting Tim Beckham with the first pick of the 2008 Draft.

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Rays activate Bourjos, send Faria to Durham
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The Rays activated outfielder Peter Bourjos from the disabled list prior to Thursday’s series finale against the White Sox. He appeared in the lineup, batting ninth and playing left field. In a corresponding move, the team sent pitcher Jacob Faria back to Triple-A Durham a night after winning his Major League debut.

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Cobb called as Rays welcome A's
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Andrew Triggs and Alex Cobb will both be looking for redemption when the A’s open a four-game series vs. the Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday.

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Rays display power in 4-HR win vs. White Sox
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Colby Rasmus’ eighth-inning home run provided Alex Colome an extra run to work with while preserving Tampa Bay’s 7-5 series-clinching win over Chicago at Tropicana Field on Thursday.

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Odorizzi seeks rebound in finale vs. Sox
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Both Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.53) and Chicago White Sox left-hander Derek Holland (4-5, 3.43) attempt to bounce back Thursday from abbreviated outings. Both pitchers allowed eight runs in 2 1/3 innings and lost in their last turns on the hill. Only three of those runs against Odorizzi were earned in Tampa […]

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Faria dazzles in Major League debut
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Poise and talent trumped any jitters Jacob Faria encountered Wednesday night while making his Major League debut. The right-hander pitched like a seasoned veteran in the Rays’ 3-1 win over the White Sox at Tropicana Field, picking up the win while notching a quality start.

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Rays right ship behind rookie Faria
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The Rays entered Wednesday’s game against the White Sox on a four-game skid, with their pitchers showing signs of fatigue on the heels of a long road trip. But Tampa Bay got just the jolt it needed from a Triple-A callup. Right-hander Jacob Faria dazzled in his Major League debut, pitching 6 1/3 innings of […]

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Miller heads to DL; Rays won't DFA Martinez
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Michael Martinez will remain with the Rays, and Brad Miller is going on the 10-day disabled list.

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Norris, Rays issue statements on allegations
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Rays catcher Derek Norris issued a statement on Wednesday denying an allegation that he mentally and physically abused his former fiancee.

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Faria makes first Major League start at home
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The Tampa Bay Rays called up right-hander Jacob Faria from Durham to make his Major League debut against the Chicago White Sox Wednesday.

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Mysterious leadoff home run baffles Rays
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One side said it wasn’t a homer. The other side said it was — wink, wink.

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