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Longoria Has 2 RBIs, Rays Top Royals 4-3

MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria drove in two runs, Jeremy Hellickson went 4 1-3 innings in his season debut, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals […]

98.7 The Fan–07/08/2014

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(AUDIO) What Does Hellickson’s Return Mean for the Rays?

Jeremy Hellickson will return to the mound for the Rays Tuesday night for the first time this season. Booger and Marc discussed what kind of impact, if any, that Helly will have on the Rays […]

98.7 The Fan–07/08/2014

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(POLL) The Greatest Draft Of All Time Drafts GOAT’s

In sports radio, we love to place labels on athletes, coaches, and teams. One of the labels we love to place in sports is the word “great”. Anytime a player remotely excels in his or […]

98.7 The Fan–07/08/2014

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Royals’ Shields Fans 10, Shuts Down Rays

FRED GOODALL, AP Baseball Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kansas City’s James Shields sparkled in his return to Tropicana Field, limiting the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits and striking out 10 over seven […]

98.7 The Fan–07/07/2014

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(AUDIO) Nelson Cruz Proof That Fans Don’t Care About PED’s

The All-Star votes are in and despite serving a 50 game suspension last season for PED use, Nelson Cruz was named to the AL roster. John Lackey said that people in the media often forget […]

98.7 The Fan–07/07/2014

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(AUDIO) Are the Rays Back in It?

The Rays capped off their 11 game road trip with a win Sunday against the Tigers. They went 9-2 over that span and Joe Maddon has reiterated that the team is still in the playoff […]

98.7 The Fan–07/07/2014

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(AUDIO) Buck Martinez: Rays Are a Good Team That Were Injury Bitten

Former major league catcher and manager Buck Martinez joined Booger and Marc to discuss the state of the Rays and whether or not they can make a comeback. Martinez said that the Rays are a […]

98.7 The Fan–07/07/2014

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Johnny Damon Says He Can Still Play (AUDIO)

Former Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox outfielder, Johnny Damon joined Jeff Zito Saturday morning. Recently Johnny had gone on record as saying “When you feel you can still outhit at least half the league and you don’t get that call, it’s rough,” Damon told The Associated Press in a phone interview this past Friday. Well Jeff didn’t shy away from finding out exactly what he meant by that. He told Jeff that “Obviously I feel like I could play, I feel anyone could play even Cal Ripkin could get base hits. Maybe not to the level he once did, or I once did”. He also added “You want to play as long as you can, because once the uniform is off, it’s tough”.

98.7 The Fan–07/05/2014

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Scherzer Breezes Through 8, Tigers Beat Rays 8-1

NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer allowed two hits in eight outstanding innings, and the Detroit Tigers backed their star right-hander with three early homers in an 8-1 victory over the […]

98.7 The Fan–07/03/2014

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(AUDIO) Dewayne Staats: A Rays Push for the Playoffs is Still Possible

Rays play-by-play man for Sun Sports joined Marc Ryan to discuss whether or not the Rays can get back into the playoff race after sweeping the Yankees. Staats said you can get the feel that […]

98.7 The Fan–07/03/2014