Kevin Kiermaier

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  Pitcher Nathan Karns #51 of the Tampa Bay Rays hands the ball to manager Joe Maddon #70 as  Maddon takes him off the mound during the sixth inning of a game against the Chicago White Sox on September 21, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Garcia 2 HRs, Leads Danks, White Sox Over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Avisail Garcia hit two home runs and John Danks took a no-hitter into the sixth inning Sunday as the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-5 in the […]

98.7 The Fan–09/21/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 17:  Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees scores in front of catcher Ryan Hanigan #24 of the Tampa Bay Rays on a sacrifice fly by Brett Gardner in the sixth inning of a game on September 17, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Jeter Ends Long Skid, Yankees Beat Rays 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night. The retiring Yankees captain […]

98.7 The Fan–09/17/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 1:  Matt Joyce #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays hits an RBI single in front of catcher Christian Vazquez #55 of the Boston Red Sox to score Sean Rodriguez to end the 10th inning of a game on September 1, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Joyce’s RBI Single In 10th Lifts Rays Past Red Sox

ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston […]

98.7 The Fan–09/01/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 21:  Manager Joe Maddon #70 of the Tampa Bay Rays comes out to talk to pitcher Alex Cobb #53 during the seventh inning of a game on August 21, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays Get Just 1 Hit Off Price, Beat Tigers 1-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price allowed only a first-inning RBI triple to Brandon Guyer in his first start against his former team, and Alex Cobb and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit […]

98.7 The Fan–08/21/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 19:  Pitcher Grant Balfour #50 of the Tampa Bay Rays walks back to the dugout after being taken out of the game by manager Joe Maddon following a walk of Victor Martinez of the Detroit Tigers to score Ian Kinsler in the 11th inning of a game on August 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tigers Score 3 In 11th, Top Rays 8-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night. Ian Kinsler opened the 11th […]

98.7 The Fan–08/20/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 12:  Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays jumps to slide into home plate ahead of catcher Dioner Navarro #30 of the Toronto Blue Jays to score off of a two-run single by Kevin Kiermaier during the sixth inning of a game on July 12, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Odorizzi’s Solid Outing Helps Rays Beat Blue Jays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Jake Odorizzi pitched into the seventh inning and Kevin Kiermaier, Matt Joyce and Ben Zobrist delivered key hits during a six-run outburst that helped the Tampa Bay Rays to […]

98.7 The Fan–07/12/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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 19:  Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the first inning of a game against the Houston Astros on June 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Archer Has Strong Start, Rays Blank Astros 5-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer allowed three hits in 6 2/3 innings, Kevin Kiermaier and Evan Longoria homered on consecutive pitches, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 5-0 on Thursday […]

98.7 The Fan–06/19/2014

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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