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Kyle Farnsworth

Tampa Bay Rays v Oakland Athletics

Rays Get Strong Pitching But Bats Mostly Silent in 15-inning Loss

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Joe Maddon’s bullpen was stretched so thin after five hours that the Tampa Bay manager asked designated hitter Jeff Keppinger to start warming up. Pitching wasn’t the Rays’ biggest problem as […]

CBS Tampa–07/31/2012

Detroit Tigers v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays’ Bullpen Woes Cost Price his 12th Win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price had his bid to become the AL’s first 12-game winner derailed by the bullpen’s struggles. Robinson Cano hit a two-run single during a three-run eighth and the New […]

CBS Tampa–07/05/2012

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

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Is Fernando Rodney the Rays Closer?

Rays manager Joe Maddon has said he feels comfortable with any of his relievers closing out the game, but after the first series of the season with the Yankees, it’s pretty clear who Maddon views […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2012

Toronto Blue Jays v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays Place Kyle Farnsworth On DL As Expected

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have placed closer Kyle Farnsworth on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right elbow. The expected move was announced Thursday, one day before Tampa […]

CBS Tampa–04/06/2012

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Kyle Farnsworth May Miss Opening Day

The Rays received some bad news Tuesday when they found out closer Kyle Farnsworth has been experiencing elbow soreness in his pitching arm. His status for Opening Day is uncertain as of now. The Rays […]

CBS Sports 1010–04/03/2012

Fernando Rodney (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Rodney Agrees to 1-year Deal with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Reliever Fernando Rodney signed a $2 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–01/04/2012

October 3, 2011 Texas Rangers v Tampa Bay Rays - Game 3 (Photo credit: Getty Images)

RHP Joel Peralta re-signs with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have re-signed right-handed reliever Joel Peralta to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

CBS Tampa–12/20/2011

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays pick up options on Shields and Farnsworth

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have exercised their $7.5 million contract option for 2012 on pitcher James Shields.

CBS Tampa–11/01/2011

Tampa Bay Rays v Oakland Athletics

Rays Avoid the Sweep

Oakland (CBS) Despite going down by five runs early in the first inning, the Rays found a rhythm and were able to fight back and win 10-8 behind the strong bat of rookie Desmond Jennings. […]

CBS Sports 1010–07/28/2011

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