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  1. Ben Zobrist to rest for a couple of days after getting cortisone shot in knee

    Apr 20, 2015, 8:55 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Houston Astros

    Ben Zobrist left Sunday’s game due to left knee soreness and he’s now slated to miss at least another couple of days after receiving a cortisone shot.

  2. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 7, 2015, 6:20 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Opening Day — real Opening Day, not that phony baloney Sunday night rebop — happened yesterday.

  3. 2015 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Mar 31, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT

    Kevin Cash

    Why is this man smiling when his team appears to be destined for last place?

  4. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  5. Ben Zobrist and his wife took out a full-page ad to thank Rays fans

    Jan 19, 2015, 9:08 AM EDT

    New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

    Ben Zobrist and his wife Julianna thanked Rays fans in a full-page ad for the Tampa Bay Times on Sunday.

  6. Nationals acquire Yunel Escobar from the Athletics

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:19 PM EDT

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    The Nationals have reportedly acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Athletics.

  7. Nationals, Mets, Rays discussed trade involving Ian Desmond and Ben Zobrist

    Jan 11, 2015, 8:17 PM EDT

    Ian Desmond

    The Nationals, Mets, and Rays engaged in a discussion that would have resulted in a blockbuster trade involving Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond. Alas, it was not meant to be.

  8. Josh Reddick is now on board with Billy Beane’s plan

    Jan 10, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

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    Josh Reddick openly criticized the logic behind the Josh Donaldson deal, but he’s back on board with Billy Beane’s plan after today’s trade for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar.

  9. UPDATE: Athletics acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Rays

    Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

    Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.

  10. Asdrubal Cabrera deal with Rays finalized

    Jan 9, 2015, 10:37 PM EDT

    Asdrubal Cabrera

    The Rays’ one-year deal with Asdrubal Cabrera has been made official. He’ll earn $7.5 million in 2015.

  11. The Nationals are “not actively pursuing” a trade with the Rays for Ben Zobrist

    Jan 8, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    The Nationals are currently looking at some combination of Danny Espinosa and Dan Uggla for second base, so there was a clear need even before today, but a deal makes even more sense now that Jayson Werth needs shoulder surgery and will be sidelined for 2-3 months.

  12. The Rays “have had discussions” with free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus

    Jan 5, 2015, 7:58 PM EDT

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    The Orioles have free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus on their radar, but it seems that they might have some competition from another team in the American League East.

  13. Giants reportedly out on James Shields and Max Scherzer

    Jan 2, 2015, 9:52 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    No James Shields or Max Scherzer for the Giants, but Ben Zobrist remains an option according to a recent report.

  14. Rays sign Asdrubal Cabrera

    Dec 30, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

    Asdrubal Cabrera

    Ben Zobrist could be on the move.

  15. Giants may target Ben Zobrist

    Dec 26, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    According to Peter Gammons, some GMs think the Giants will eventually trade for Ben Zobrist.

  16. “There’s a decent chance” the Rays will trade Ben Zobrist

    Dec 24, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    Zobrist has been a regular for the Rays since 2008.

  17. Rays exercise $7.5 million option on Ben Zobrist

    Oct 31, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

    He’ll be eligible for free agency next offseason at age 34.

  18. Nationals still in great position for 2015

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:28 AM EDT

    Anthony Rendon

    Few changes are needed for the club with the NL’s best record in 2014.

  19. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 16, 2014, 6:52 AM EDT

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    The Angels clinch a playoff spot. The Nats and Orioles pull to within one game of clinching their divisions.

  20. Alex Gordon intends to exercise his player option for 2016

    Aug 23, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Alex Gordon could become a free agent after the 2015 season, but the Royals’ outfielder plans to exercise his $12.5 million player option for 2016 instead.

  21. David Price threw a one-hitter against the Rays. And lost.

    Aug 21, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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    One unearned run was all he allowed against his old mates. Tough way to lose.

  22. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  23. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 30, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT

    90s

    The Yankees and Rangers gave us a retro night in Arlington.

  24. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 26, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Rays AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another win for the red-hot Rays.

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