LBWMF: Rays make it seven straight, defeating the Athletics, 9-5

Another day, another win. The Tampa Bay Rays continued their franchise-record winning streak to begin a season on Friday, defeating the Athletics, 9-5, on the back of five home runs.

TNWN: Rays vs A’s — a series preview, part deux

Despite dropping two of three against the Twins, the Tampa Bay Rays make their way to Oakland — after an otherwise successful 5-4 homestand — for a three-game series against the Athletics starting Monday. The Athletics were swept by the Guardians for the first time in 22 years over the weekend. At 12-10 on the …