Tampa Bay Rays
Blake Snell, the 23-year-old rookie left-hander, turned in an impressive major league debut. He held the Yankees to two hits and a run over five innings. He struck out six, including the side in order in the second. He turned a one-run lead over to the bullpen.
Get live updates as the Rays face New York at Yankee Stadium. Top pitching prospect Blake Snell makes his major-league debut today.
1B Logan Morrison took early batting practice Friday, working on the swing he used for most of his career. Morrison said he tweaked that before spring training, and it worked during the Grapefruit League season.
ST. PETERSBURG — An architect and planning firm with a broad range of experience in urban design will get a chance to map out the future of the prime 85-acre Tropicana Field property.
Jacoby Ellsbury's stealing home in the fifth inning swung the momentum toward the Yankees, and from there they won 6-3 to stop a three-game losing streak.
Blake Snell, the Rays top pitching prospect and the 2015 minor league player of the year, makes his major league debut Saturday afternoon against the Yankees.
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The Rays trailed 5-1 after one inning, took an 8-5 lead with six runs in the fourth, allowed the Red Sox to tie it after seven innings, took the lead in the eighth and iced it with a three-run ninth.
Manager Kevin Cash said during spring training that 1B Steve Pearce would get plenty of starts this season, facing both left-handed and right-handed pitchers. But so far, Pearce has only started against lefties. That could change, and it could change soon.
BOSTON – Chris Archer stood in the middle of the cramped visitor’s clubhouse at Fenway Park late Wednesday night and talked about the last time he was in a funk like that one that’s gripped him since last September.