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Mitch Haniger hit a grand slam, Nelson Cruz added his 31st home run and the Seattle Mariners rolled to their fourth straight win Saturday night, a 7-6 decision over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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How cold have the Tampa Bay Rays' batters been since the All-Star break (hitting .214 over that span)? Entering Saturday, there were 12 pitchers with at least 10 plate appearances this season who have a batting average better than .214.
Nelson Cruz hit two doubles and his 30th home run Friday night and Erasmo Ramirez won his first game for the Seattle Mariners since April 1, 2014, a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Kiermaier back in lineup
The Rays activated OF Kevin Kiermaier (fractured hip) from the 60-day disabled list on Friday and optioned OF Mallex Smith to Triple-A Durham in a corresponding roster move. Kiermaier missed more than two months of action with the injury.
Justin Smoak hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Josh Donaldson added two solo blasts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Thursday.
Tony Dungy helped lead a charge to pay to move a Confederate statue from in front of a Tampa, Florida, courthouse.
Marcus Stroman pitched 6 1/3 innings, Steve Pearce homered and scored twice and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Year of the long ball
MLB fans have been treated to a season full of hitters showing off their power at the plate. The influx of home runs has put the Astros, Nationals and a few other teams on pace to shatter their respective franchise records for HRs hit in a single season.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Wilson Ramos added a solo shot and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Tuesday night, snapping a four-game skid.
Josh Donaldson homered for the second consecutive game, Nick Tepesch won for the first time in almost three years and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the slumping Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Monday night.
Rays recall Whitley, option Alvarado
The Tampa Bay Rays recalled RHP Chase Whitley from Triple-A Durham on Monday to replace LHP Jose Alvarado, who was optioned Sunday.
ESPN Stats and Information's Mark Simon examines the wild-card chances for the Rays, Twins, Angels, Orioles, Royals and Mariners.
Austin Jackson led off the eighth inning with a home run, sending Corey Kluber and the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Sunday.
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The Rays were shut out for the fifth time in eight games on Saturday, scoring an average of one run per game over that stretch. The Elias Sports Bureau notes that this is the first time that a team has been shut out five times in an eight-game span in a single season since the 2012 Dodgers from June 25th to July 2nd. It's the first time this has happened in the American League since the 1978 Athletics from June 10th to 17th.
Jay Bruce drove in his first two runs for the Cleveland Indians and Mike Clevinger struck out nine in seven innings Saturday night in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
El campocorto de los Rays habla sobre Cuba, el impacto de perder a José Fernández mientras jugaba para los Marlins y acerca de tener que rendir pese a que situaciones personales o políticas pueden hacerte perder el enfoque.
The Rays shortstop talks about the impact of losing Jose Fernandez last season, and keeping one eye on events in Latin America while staying focused on baseball.
Carlos Carrasco took another no-hit try into the late innings at Tropicana Field, losing his bid on a two-out single in the seventh by Logan Morrison but leading the Cleveland Indians over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 Friday night.
AL wild-card race heating up
Entering Friday, the Mariners and Rays are tied for the second wild-card spot, with five other teams trailing by 3 1/2 games or less.
Corey Dickerson's three-run homer in the eighth inning carried the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.
Buster Olney talks to Rays' All-Star OF Corey Dickerson about the thrill of being named to the All-Star team, the keys to his success this year and much more.
Earned Run Average4.119th
On Base Percentage.31820th