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Grant Balfour’s Demotion Had To Be Done

In a season where everything has seemingly gone wrong, the Tampa Bay Rays got it right on Monday. Skipper Joe Maddon held a closed-door meeting with Grant Balfour yesterday and informed him that he is […]

98.7 The Fan–06/10/2014

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What Is Wrong With The Rays?

It is the beginning of June and the Rays are solidly locked in last place in the AL East. You would think by looking at the standings that Joe Maddon had a line up that […]

98.7 The Fan–06/02/2014

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(AUDIO) If The Rays Have To Make Moves, Who Could They Trade Away

This season for the Tampa Bay Rays has not gone as planned. The team has faced injuries to stars such as Alex Cobb and Matt Moore, and the offense has had a season long drought […]

98.7 The Fan–05/21/2014

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6 Rays Pitchers Combine On 3-Hitter, Beat Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Enny Romero pitched well in his major league debut, combining with five relievers on a three-hitter as the AL wild card-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday. […]

98.7 The Fan–09/22/2013

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Rays Lose To A’s, Now Sit In The 2nd Wild Card Spot

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fan favorite Kurt Suzuki greeted his old fans with a three-run homer in his first game back at the Coliseum with Oakland since being traded away last August, Jed Lowrie hit […]

98.7 The Fan–08/31/2013

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Rays Offense Goes Off In The 9th, Take Down O’s 7-4

BALTIMORE (AP) — Alex Cobb took a two-hitter into the seventh inning, Matt Joyce drove in three runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 Tuesday night for their sixth win in […]

98.7 The Fan–08/20/2013

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Chris Archer Claims AL Pitcher and Rookie Awards for July

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer has been voted the American League Pitcher of the Month and the American League Rookie of the Month for July, marking just the sixth time since the Rookie […]

98.7 The Fan–08/05/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

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