When the Rays dealt Chris Archer to Pittsburgh at the deadline, they received Tyler Glasnow, Austin Meadows and a third player to be named later (PTBNL).
After losing a two-run lead late in the ball game, the Rays scratched across a 10th inning run, allowing them to walk it off against the Tigers, 10-9.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) began running video ads urging Hillsborough County residents to oppose the use of tax dollars for a new stadium for the Rays.
Rays 8/11/17 Starting Lineup Kiermaier CF Plouffe 3B Longoria DH Duda 1B Puello LF Ramos C Hechavarria SS Espinosa 2B Bourjos RF Odorizzi RHP Noteworthiness — Hour 20 without electricity. Thanks a lot Irma and Duke Energy. — Chris Archer, on negating the likely pro-Yankees crowd at Citi Field: Hopefully we get a lot of …
This year the Rays have rebounded from last years debacle and are playing decent baseball again. Their record of 59 wins and 61 losses as of August 14th is a big improvement over last year’s 47 and 69 on the same date.