Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Friday night.
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Are the Red Sox really on the ropes already? Which of the Braves' young arms will be the best? And how hot is Christian Yelich? Here's your guide to the weekend.
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Buster & Karl Ravech debate their Mt. Rushmore of pitchers, discuss the possibility of Mookie Betts getting traded and much more (6:53). Plus, Jess Mendoza looks ahead to the weekend (32:03) and Wayne Coffey discusses his new book chronicling the '69 Mets (47:27).
Joey Rickard drove in the winning run in the 11th inning with an RBI double, his fourth hit of the game, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Thursday night.
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Brandon Lowe, Ji-Man Choi and Yandy Diaz homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-1 Wednesday night.
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The best 1-2 relief combo at the moment may be Jose Alvarado and Diego Castillo of the Rays. Their combined numbers: 18.1 IP, 7 H, 7 BB, 23 SO, 1 R, 0 ER, 0.00 ERA. Kevin Cash will interchange them in the eighth or ninth depending on the matchups (Alvarado has four saves and Castillo picked up his second on Tuesday). Just another reason the lights-out Tampa staff continues to dominate.
Tyler Glasnow allowed two runs over seven innings in winning his fourth consecutive start to begin the season, Avisail Garcia drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Tuesday night for their seventh victory in...
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Before an enlightening conversation with Jacob deGrom (49:22), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Jackie Robinson Day, the red hot Astros, dominant pitching staffs & more (11:38). Plus, Negro Leagues Museum President Bob Kendrick (38:36) and Todd Radom's Cap Talk and latest uniform quiz (41:44).
Pinch-hitter Guillermo Heredia homered to cap a five-run burst in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Sunday for their fifth straight series victory to start the season.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays overcome reigning AL Cy Young winner Blake Snell's no-hit bid in a 3-1 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday, snapping the Rays' five-game winning streak.
Austin Meadows and Brandon Lowe each hit two home runs, becoming the first teammates to hit upper deck homers at Toronto in the same game, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Blue Jays 11-7 on Friday night.
We have aces aplenty, an LCS rematch and several intriguing matchups. Here's your guide to what will happen this weekend.
Tommy Pham homered twice and extended his on-base streak to a club record 45 games, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday for their first series sweep in Chicago.
Buster gets some inside heat on the 1st place Rays from Tampa Bay Times staff writer Marc Topkin including the Chris Archer trade results, comparing this team to the 2008 team and much more.
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Austin Meadows homered and set a career high with four hits, Avisail Garcia connected against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 10-5 on Tuesday.
Blake Snell struck out 11 over six innings in another strong outing, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Monday.