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Jeremy Hellickson

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Red Sox Hand Struggling Rays 4th Straight Loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are running out of explanations for a skid that has them sliding out of playoff contention. “I don’t have anything brilliant to say,” manager Joe Maddon […]

CBS Tampa–09/19/2012

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Encarnacion Homers as Blue Jays Top Rays 2-1

TORONTO (AP) — His face covered in blood and scrapes, Elliot Johnson looked as if he’d just gone a few rounds with Mike Tyson. But the only punch Johnson and the Tampa Bay Rays took […]

CBS Tampa–09/01/2012

Kansas City Royals v Tampa Bay Rays

Hellickson Goes 7, Rays Beats Royals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson found success again at Tropicana Field and helped the Tampa Bay Rays stay hot. Hellickson pitched seven strong innings for his first home win in three months and […]

CBS Tampa–08/20/2012

Detroit Tigers v Tampa Bay Rays

Tigers Top Rays, Hellickson Exits Early After Being Struck by Liner

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rick Porcello silenced Tampa Bay’s bats with an outstanding sinker. Porcello allowed four hits in seven shutout innings, Austin Jackson hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the […]

CBS Tampa–07/01/2012

Toronto Blue Jays v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays to Activate Hellickson, Farnsworth from DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays will activate pitchers Jeremy Hellickson and Kyle Farnsworth from the disabled list for Saturday night’s game against Detroit. Hellickson, who missed two starts while on the […]

CBS Tampa–06/30/2012

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RHP Hellickson To Go On DL With Shoulder Fatigue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays say they will place right-handed pitcher Jeremy Hellickson on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder fatigue. Right-hander Chris Archer will be recalled from Triple-A Durham on Wednesday, […]

CBS Tampa–06/19/2012

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Nieuwenhuis Homers Twice as Mets Sweep Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets have rebounded nicely after an unsuccessful Subway Series. Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a leadoff homer and later connected for a two-run shot, and the Mets completed a […]

CBS Tampa–06/15/2012

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Drabek Helps Blue Jays Beat Reeling Rays 6-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Drabek turned a tough beginning into a solid victory Drabek overcame command issues to win for the first time on the road this season, Yunel Escobar hit a tiebreaking […]

CBS Tampa–05/21/2012

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Hellickson Keys Rays’ 2-1 Win Over Boston

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A scary situation involving Tampa Bay second baseman Will Rhymes overshadowed another strong outing by Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson. Rhymes left in the eighth inning of the Rays’ 2-1 victory […]

CBS Tampa–05/17/2012

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Tampa Bay Rays

Hellickson, Zobrist Key Rays’ 3-2 Win Over Angels

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson gave his team a chance, and the struggling Ben Zobrist responded with a big hit. Hellickson overcame early struggles to pitch six effective innings, Zobrist stopped an 0-for-17 […]

CBS Tampa–04/26/2012