After sweeping the Boston Red Sox, which allowed Tampa Bay to take sole possession of first place in the division, the Rays will look for a little revenge when they welcome the Seattle Mariners into the Trop for a three-game series, starting Monday.
Another day, another come-from-behind win for the Rays, as Tampa Bay defeated Boston 9-5 on Saturday, in a contest that had all the energy and feel of October baseball.
After clubbing three home runs on Friday, en route to a 7-3 win over Boston, the Tampa Bay Rays can move into first place in the division with a win this afternoon.
After acquiring Nelson Cruz last week and JT Chargois last night, the Tampa Bay Rays made a couple of inauspicious deals this afternoon at the deadline, trading for OF Jordan Luplow and RHP DJ Johnson from Cleveland in exchange for minor league RHP Peyton Battenfield.
After dropping two out of three to the Yankees — yet ending a three-game set on a 14-0 high note — the Tampa Bay Rays welcome the Boston Red Sox into the Trop for an important three-game series that kicks off Friday.