Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Rays Fall 4-1, Updates on Jennings, Colome, and Baltimore

The New York Yankees snapped the Tampa Bay Rays five-game win streak Monday, breaking a sixth inning 1-1 tie and ultimately rolling to a 4-1 victory. New York now sits atop the AL East at 12-8, while the Rays fell to 11-9 on the season.

Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Rays Fall Hard 9-0, Balfour DFA’d

Most of you are well aware of the 9-0 lashing suffered by the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday night. Ouch! In the words of our web guy Adam, that game was no bueno. To put it bluntly, Jake Odorizzi was good though you’d never know it by merely taking a glance at the final score. Rather CJ Riefenhauser and Grant Balfour (with a little help from Steven Souza Jr.) teamed up to allow seven runs (six earned) in just one inning.

The New What Next: Rays vs. Yankees — A Series Preview

The Tampa Bay Rays return home on a massive wave of momentum after collecting a pair of series wins against the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays. The team welcomes* the New York Yankees into Tropicana Field for a three game set, starting Friday. While Tampa Bay is riding high, New York has maintained its rightful place in the bottom of the AL East. At 3-6 thus far, New York has not won a series in this still young 2015 season, due in part to a combined .227 batting average and a 5.07 ERA among their starters.

Rays Spring Training Update, Day 39: Rays Blank Yanks 3-0, Game and Roster Notes

With three games left in the Grapefruit League season, the Tampa Bay Rays were able to walk away from Tampa with their 13th tally in the spring win column. The pitching staff stifled the Yankees, blanking them throughout course of the game and allowing only four hits and four walks. Meanwhile James Loney and Desmond Jennings combined to go 5-6 with three runs, an RBI, and two doubles.

Rays Spring Training Update, Day 33: Rays Win 6-5, Archer Named Starter, Etc

The Tampa Bay Rays walked away with their 11th win of the spring Thursday, edging out the New York Yankees by a score of 6-5. The game had everything one could ever want in a game: solo homers by Evan Longoria and Desmond Jennings, quality base running by Kevin Kiermaier, timely hitting but the likes of Asdrubal Cabrera and Brandon Guyer, and so much bullpen action that the only reasonable question left in the wake should be, “How much bullpen can you take?”