2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
23-19, 3rd in AL East
Rays slug three homers to down Mets (1:01)
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Dodgers acquire utility player Tsutsugo from Rays

The Los Angeles Dodgers, seeking veteran role players with the team struggling with injuries this season, acquired Yoshitomo Tsutsugo from the Rays on Saturday for a player to be named or cash.

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Rays send veteran reliever Strickland to Angels

The Tampa Bay Rays traded right-handed relief pitcher Hunter Strickland to the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.


SportsCenter All Night: TOP 5 Plays Wednesday 05/14/21

TOP 5 plays from Friday night on SportsCenter All Night on ESPN Radio w/Arda Ocal. Narrated by SC Anchor Jim Basquil. 5. Gregory Polanco PIT GW RBI Sac Fly Sports Radio 93.7 The Fan 4. Russell Westbrook WSH Shot + Foul Federal News Radio 3. Jordan Poole GS Go Ahead Bucket 95.7 The Game 2. Brett Phillips TB Walk Off Single 620 WDAE 1. Sabrina Ionescu NYL Game Winning 3 YES Network

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Randy Arozarena has 7 HR against the Yankees since making his Rays debut August 20, 2020. Only two players have as many homers against a single opponent in that stretch, Kyle Tucker (7 vs. Angels) and Ronald Acuña Jr. (8 vs. Nationals). It was Arozarena's first HR in 16 games after hitting 3 homers in his first 18. Including the postseason, Arozarena is now hitting .295 with 7 HR and 13 RBI vs. NYY.


Hill strikes out 9, Rays beat COVID-19 impacted Yankees 9-1

— Rich Hill joined Cy Young and Nolan Ryan as the only pitchers to strike out nine against the Yankees at age 41 or older, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat coronavirus-impacted New York 9-0 Thursday night to avoid getting swept in a three-game series.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Yankees confirm that Gleyber Torres has received a positive COVID-19 diagnosis: "He was fully vaccinated and previously had COVID-19 during the most recent baseball offseason. Torres has been placed on the COVID-19 injured list, and the Yankees have recalled Miguel Andújar from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Mario Garza said that he will coach 1B tonight. When asked what was the plan moving forward, and whether he would travel with the Yankees to Baltimore, Garza said that Director of Player Development Kevin Reese told him to prepare to do so, but that at this point it is a “day-to-day” situation until Reggie Willits return.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aaron Boone on whether the Yankees expect to play Wednesday night against the Rays: "We prepared tonight as though we're playing tomorrow, and hope that we avoid any more hiccups or potential positives. MLB and their doctors are advising us, and have certainly troubleshooted all this stuff for these kinds of scenarios. They know what would require a non-play. But they also were very confident today that we could and should play. As of right now, I'm absolutely planning on playing tomorrow."


Meadows hits 2 HRs, Rays beat sloppy Angels 8-3

— Austin Meadows hit two homers and drove in a career-high five runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays capitalized on the Los Angeles Angels' fielding ineptitude for an 8-3 victory Tuesday night.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.558th
Quality Starts11Tied-20th
Batting Average.22623rd
On Base Percentage.30621st
Slugging Percentage.38021st