Apr 7, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT
Alex Cobb is beginning to make steady progress in his rehabilitation from right forearm tendinitis.
Apr 4, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT
Rays left-hander Drew Smyly is set to begin the season on the disabled list, but he’s making encouraging progress from shoulder inflammation.
Mar 31, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT
As first reported by beat writer Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rays have acquired right-handed starter Erasmo Ramirez from the Mariners in exchange for left-hander Mike Montgomery.
Mar 31, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT
Why is this man smiling when his team appears to be destined for last place?
Mar 26, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT
Archer will be the first pitcher other than David Price or James Shields to start Opening Day for the Rays since 2007.
Mar 18, 2015, 10:35 PM EDT
Rays right-hander Alex Colome was a late arriver to spring training this year because of visa issues in his native Dominican Republic and then he had to be sent to a local hospital with a case of pneumonia just a few days after unpacking his bags.
Mar 18, 2015, 8:23 AM EDT
The Rays’ rotation is a pretty big mess, you guys.
Mar 17, 2015, 3:15 PM EDT
Cobb is being counted on to take over the top spot in Tampa Bay’s rotation.
Mar 4, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
Now that David Price is out of the picture the Rays need a new Opening Day starter.
Sep 29, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT
All good things must come to an end.
Sep 17, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT
His worst career slump remains 0-for-32 in 2004.
Sep 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT
On a somewhat ugly night in Major League Baseball Chris Young plays the hero.
Sep 11, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT
Headley was hit in the mouth by a 98 mph fastball from Jake McGee and will undergo X-rays on his jaw.
Sep 11, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT
Alex Cobb went 7 1/3 innings Thursday before allowing his first hit against the Yankees.
Aug 21, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT
One unearned run was all he allowed against his old mates. Tough way to lose.
Jul 30, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT
The Yankees and Rangers gave us a retro night in Arlington.
Jul 24, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT
The Rays stay hot, the Yankees get an assist from Mother Nature and Mike Moustakas showed us how to jar a bar loose from the catcher’s mitt without breaking the home plate collision rules.
May 19, 2014, 5:12 PM EDT
Out since mid-April with a strained oblique muscle, Rays right-hander Alex Cobb is scheduled to come off the disabled list Thursday to start against the A’s.
May 12, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT
Rays right-hander Alex Cobb got through a simulated game today well enough that the Rays have cleared to him to begin a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday.
May 6, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT
Rays starter Alex Cobb is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a severely-strained left oblique, and should be back in the Tampa Bay rotation by the end of this month.
Apr 13, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT
Rays starter Alex Cobb shut out the Reds for seven innings in Saturday’s 1-0 win and has now gone 15 1/3 innings without allowing a run. But it’s going to be a while before he can try to extend that streak.
Apr 12, 2014, 1:01 PM EDT
Joey Votto will hit second Saturday for the first time since 2008. Kudos to Bryan Price.
Mar 28, 2014, 1:25 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Tampa Bay Rays. The Big Question: Is this a championship offense? The Rays have led the American League in ERA…
Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT
Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…
Jan 28, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT
ESPN’s William Weinbaum reports that MLB has approved protective caps for pitchers the first time. Use is optional, and caps will be made available for all pitchers beginning next month in spring training. We first heard word that this was coming from Brandon McCarthy, himself a victim of a vicious comebacker a couple of years ago. Some…
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