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Another Comeback Wasted In The 9th As Rays Fall To Jays, 8-5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Steve Tolleson’s two-run single snapped a ninth-inning tie and helped the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 on Friday night. Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista also drove […]

98.7 The Fan–07/11/2014

File photo of Grant Balfour. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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

“King” Ks Career-High 15 Rays As Mariners Win 5-0.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Felix Hernandez struck out a career-high 15 in seven innings before Endy Chavez keyed a five-run ninth with a tiebreaking RBI single, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 5-0 victory […]

98.7 The Fan–06/08/2014

File photo of Joe Maddon. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

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

Tampa Bay Rays (91-72)

Cobb, Rodriguez Key Rays 11-Inning Win Over As

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Sean Rodriguez hit a three-run home run with two out in the 11th inning Thursday to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Rodriguez’s […]

98.7 The Fan–05/22/2014

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(POLL) Who Does The Rays Problem Rest On Most

As it stands right now, the Tampa Bay Rays are 19-26 and show no signs of coming out of their funk. The strengths of this team in the past, starting pitching, timely hitting, and free […]

98.7 The Fan–05/19/2014

Grant Balfour throws during a game for Tampa Bay Rays. (photo: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Grant Balfour’s Big Let Down

Last night many folks went to bed after they felt comfortable that the Tampa Bay Rays had the game in hand. A lead in the bottom of the 9th and the closer ready to finish […]

98.7 The Fan–05/16/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 5:  James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays follows through on a two-run double sending in the go ahead run during the eighth inning of a game against the Texas Rangers on April 5, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Loney Keys Rays’ 5-4 Win Over Rangers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night. Loney lined an opposite-field drive off […]

98.7 The Fan–04/05/2014

UNDATED:  BOXING GLOVES HANGING ON A NAIL

(POLL) Who would win in a fight??? Grant Balfour or Josh McCown???

This bout puts two Tampa Bay fire-ballers against each other as Number 1 seed in the Pinellas Region Grant Balfour takes on 8 seed Josh McCown! Who ya got Tampa Bay??? VOTE!!!

98.7 The Fan–03/24/2014

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