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Rays Notes: Foursome has been lights out in early going

Rays Notes: Foursome has been lights out in early going

Rays manager Kevin Cash used the same four relievers to close out the first two wins of the series with the Orioles, beginning with LHP Enny Romero and ending with RHP Alex Colome.
Published: 04/27/16
Rays’ Boxberger cleared for baseball activities, targets mid-May return

Rays’ Boxberger cleared for baseball activities, targets mid-May return

RHP Brad Boxberger (abdominal surgery) traveled to Philadelphia on Monday for a checkup with the surgeon and was cleared to begin baseball activities.
Published: 04/27/16
Rays' leaders want local businesses, fans to prove interest in team

Rays' leaders want local businesses, fans to prove interest in team

As the Rays look to build a new stadium, local businesses, corporations and fans need to show more support and to fill Tropicana Field more often, the team's leaders told a chamber of commerce luncheon.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16
Kiermaier’s two-run homer lifts Rays over Orioles, 3-1

Kiermaier’s two-run homer lifts Rays over Orioles, 3-1

Kevin Kiermaier’s sixth-inning blast with Steven Souza Jr. on first base landed in the right field seats and was the difference in the Rays’ 3-1 victory against the Orioles.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16
Rays Notes: Miller, Morrison trade spots in reworked batting order

Rays Notes: Miller, Morrison trade spots in reworked batting order

Last week, Rays manager Kevin Cash said he was reluctant to drop 1B Logan Morrison from the No. 2 spot in the order against right-handed pitchers because he didn’t think he had a suitable left-handed batting replacement. On Tuesday, Cash found one: SS Brad Miller.
Published: 04/26/16
Archer back in command as Rays shut out Orioles

Archer back in command as Rays shut out Orioles

Chris Archer's change-up was the difference-maker as he won for the first time since the end of August as the Rays beat the Orioles 2-0 in front of 12,996 at Tropicana Field.
Published: 04/25/16
Updated: 04/26/16
Rays notebook: Pearce makes fifth straight start

Rays notebook: Pearce makes fifth straight start

Rays manager Kevin Cash’s effort to get Steve Pearce at-bats against right-handed pitchers led to a shake-up in Monday night’s lineup.
Published: 04/25/16
Live: Rays vs. Orioles

Live: Rays vs. Orioles

Get live game updates throughout the Tampa Bay Rays season. Tonight, Chris Archer goes for his first victory of the season as Tampa Bay opens its homestand tonight against the Baltimore Orioles.
Published: 04/25/16
Rays’ Archer remains confident despite prolonged slump

Rays’ Archer remains confident despite prolonged slump

The public reaction to RHP Chris Archer’s prolonged slump, which in some cases touches on panic, is not shared by Archer himself.
Published: 04/25/16
Birthday bash: Souza’s 2 HRs cap Rays’ 8-1 victory against Yankees

Birthday bash: Souza’s 2 HRs cap Rays’ 8-1 victory against Yankees

Steven Souza Jr. turned 27 on Sunday and he finally found himself in a big-league lineup. He made it a birthday bash, too, with two home runs to pace the Rays to an 8-1 victory against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Published: 04/24/16