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Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

Rays Report

A baseball blog by Roger Mooney

Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald.

Rays @ M’s: Funky lineup for road trip finale

Published:   |   Updated: June 7, 2015 at 02:58 PM

SEATTLE -- With Chris Archer on the mound the afternoon at Safeco Park, the Rays have a chance to finish this three-city, two-coast road trip at 7-3. They will try to do it, however, with a lineup that does not include 3B Evan Longoria and SS Asdruba...

Bellatti recalled as Rays open series @ Angels


ANAHEIM -- The Rays recalled RHP Andrew Bellatti to fill INF Tim Beckham’s spot on the roster.

Rays @ O’s: Beckham update, lineups


BALTIMORE -- INF Tim Beckham said his right hamstring is still sore and will continue to have it treated during today's game. But, Beckham said he thinks he could pinch-hit if needed and doesn't think the injury will land him on the disabled list....

Rays @ O’s: lineups and some notes


BALTIMORE -- The Rays make their first trip to the Inner Harbor this season after the first scheduled trip was shifted to St. Petersburg because of the unrest in the city following the death of Freddie Gray in mid-April while he was in police custody...

Loney to DL, Beckham, Elmore recalled


ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed 1B James Loney on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a broken left middle finger suffered in Sunday’s loss to the A’s.

Smyly talks about his decision to rehab injury and tonight’s lineups


ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly talked Thursday afternoon about his decision to rehab his torn labrum and not have surgery to repair the injury.

Optimism about Smyly returning this year


ATLANTA -- The Rays remain hopeful that LHP Drew Smyly can return this season from the torn labrum that sent him back to the disabled list.

Smyly seeks 2nd opinion and lineups for NYY


ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly is headed to Texas where he will have the torn labrum in his left shoulder examined by Dr. Keith Meister of the Texas Rangers.

Smyly update, notes on McGee, Jaso and lineups v NYY


ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly had a second MRI today on his left shoulder and is seeking second opinions on the tear in his labrum.

Smyly has tear in labrum


ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly will undergo a second MRI today on his left shoulder to get a second opinion on the first MRI taken last week that revealed a tear in the labrum.