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Lobaton Homers In 10th, Rays Beat Jays 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. (AP) — Jose Lobaton hit a solo home run in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday. Lobaton sent a 2-1 pitch from […]


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Rodney, Rays Bullpen Blow 6-0 Lead, Lose To Dodgers 7-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reliever Fernando Rodney’s throwing error allowed the winning run to score in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers an improbable 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay […]

98.7 The Fan–08/10/2013

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Rays Beat Blue Jays 4-3 To Complete Sweep

TORONTO (AP) — Luke Scott and Kelly Johnson hit back-to-back home runs, Evan Longoria also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays survived a late scare to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Sunday, […]

98.7 The Fan–07/21/2013

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Moore Beats Sale As Rays Top White Sox 3-0

MARK DIDTLER,Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Despite being snubbed when All-Star rosters were announced, Matt Moore pitched like one again. Moore won his fourth consecutive start to help the Rays beat All-Star selection […]

98.7 The Fan–07/06/2013

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Tigers Pitcher Rick Porcello Suspended 6 Games for Hitting Zobrist

In a quarrel that I thought was a complete joke over the weekend between the Tigers and Rays had thought to come to its conclusion when Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello threw at and hit Ben […]

98.7 The Fan–07/02/2013

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Booger McFarland: Some of Baseball’s Unwritten Rules are Dumb

So the best hitter in baseball, Miguel Cabrera, invaded Tropicana Field this weekend and man did he put on a show going 6-10 with 3 home runs. Amazingly it was his antics after the game […]

98.7 The Fan–07/01/2013

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Fan Interference: Rays and Tigers Retaliate Without a Fight

I find myself rooting for fights and bench-clearing brawls in baseball like Nascar fans root for a wreck. Baseball is such a slow and tedious that lacks excitement a majority of the time. What I […]

98.7 The Fan–07/01/2013

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Hellickson Wins 5th Game In June, Rays Beat Tigers

MARK DIDTLER,Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson earned his fifth June win and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Sunday in a game that included an early warning by […]

98.7 The Fan–06/30/2013

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Loney’s Single Lifts Rays Over Yankees 3-1

RICK FREEMAN,AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — James Loney hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Sunday. […]

98.7 The Fan–06/23/2013

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(AUDIO) Brian Anderson Says Fernando Rodney is Lacking Fastball Command

Brian Anderson from Sun Sports joined Booger and Rich to discuss the recent troubles of Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney. B.A. told the guys that Rodney isn’t commanding his fastball the same way he […]

98.7 The Fan–05/28/2013