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Odorizzi, Loney Lift Rays Over Brewers, 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi won his third consecutive start, James Loney had two RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Monday night. Odorizzi (7-8) allowed one run […]

98.7 The Fan–07/28/2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 21:   Jake Odorizzi #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Tropicana Field on June 21, 2014 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Odorizzi Dominates As Rays Beat Astros 8-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit and struck out 10 while pitching into the eighth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 8-0 on Saturday. Odorizzi (3-7) retired […]

98.7 The Fan–06/21/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 18:  Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays (R) is tagged out by catcher Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles after striking out in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Tropicana Field on June 18, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Pearce, Cruz Back Gausman, O’s Top Wobbling Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Gausman pitched six shutout innings, Steve Pearce’s opposite-field double snapped a scoreless tie and Nelson Cruz added his major league-leading 22nd home run to help the Baltimore Orioles beat […]

98.7 The Fan–06/18/2014

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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

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 24:  Logan Forsythe (L) and Yunel Escobar (R) come in to celebrate with Cole Figueroa #35 of the Tampa Bay Rays after Figueroa scored off a one-run game-winning fielder's choice by the Rays' Desmond Jennings to end the 15th inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox on May 24, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Red Sox Blow 5-Run Lead, Lose 6-5 To Rays In 15

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Miller threw a force attempt at second base into center field, allowing pinch-runner Cole Figueroa to score in the bottom of the 15th inning as the Tampa Bay Rays […]

98.7 The Fan–05/24/2014

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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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An Ugly Loss For The Rays Will Lead To Trade Rumors

Joe Maddon said last night the Rays got ambushed. The best part of the evening was it wasn’t on local TV last night and bleary eyed Rays didn’t have to ask themselves why why why […]

98.7 The Fan–05/13/2014

Bedard, Offense Help Snap Rays Skid, Beat Indians 7-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Erik Bedard gave up one hit in six shutout innings, James Loney had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays broke a four-game skid Saturday […]

98.7 The Fan–05/10/2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 24:   Jose Molina #28 of the Tampa Bay Rays talks to pitcher Erik Bedard #40 during the 1st inning against the Minnesota Twins at Tropicana Field on April 24, 2014 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Hicks Homers, Twins Beat Rays 9-7

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 Thursday. Sam Fuld had a pair of run-scoring […]

98.7 The Fan–04/24/2014

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Rays Offense Gets It’s Groove Back In 11-5 Win Over Yanks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame a four-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 11-5 on Friday night. Pinch-hitter Desmond Jennings had an […]

98.7 The Fan–04/18/2014