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Matt Joyce

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Longoria, Joyce hit HRs as Rays beat Orioles 4-3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Evan Longoria and Matt Joyce homered, David Price grinded through five challenging innings to win his fourth straight decision and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Monday night in […]

98.7 The Fan–08/19/2013

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Joyce, Johnson lead streaking Rays past Twins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer pitched six strong innings, while Matt Joyce and Kelly Johnson drove in two runs apiece to help the surging Tampa Bay Rays extend their winning streak to a […]

98.7 The Fan–07/09/2013

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Hellickson Wins 5th Game In June, Rays Beat Tigers

MARK DIDTLER,Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson earned his fifth June win and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Sunday in a game that included an early warning by […]

98.7 The Fan–06/30/2013

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Rays Hit 2 HRs, Beat Orioles 3-1 For 3-Game Sweep

DAVID GINSBURG,AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Moore isn’t only breaking records set by Cy Young winner David Price, he’s performing at a level that’s drawing comparisons to a pretty good southpaw named Babe […]

98.7 The Fan–05/19/2013

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Out At Home! Upton’s Throw and Molina’s Block Help Rays Hold Off Jays 5-4 in 9th

TORONTO (AP) — This time it was Tampa Bay’s turn to end the game with a defensive flourish. Matt Joyce homered and had three RBIs, Ryan Roberts also connected and the Rays beat the Toronto […]

CBS Tampa–09/01/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v Minnesota Twins

Joyce Has 4 RBIs for Rays in 12-6 Win Over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Evan Longoria is finally in Tampa Bay’s lineup again, and the Rays have celebrated his return this week with some of their best games of the season. Their surge is hardly a […]

CBS Tampa–08/11/2012

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

Seattle Mariners v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays Place OF Joyce on DL with Oblique Strain

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Matt Joyce on the 15-day disabled list Friday with an oblique strain. Joyce left Tuesday’s game against the Nationals with the injury. In 62 games this […]

CBS Tampa–06/23/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v Miami Marlins

Shields Helps Rays Complete Sweep of Marlins, 4-2

MIAMI (AP) — When the Tampa Bay Rays’ call for help went unanswered Sunday, they improvised to complete a sweep of the reeling Miami Marlins. The phone from the dugout to the bullpen malfunctioned in […]

CBS Tampa–06/10/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

Joyce Takes Spill on Game-Winning Homer in 9th, Rays Beat Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Joyce went down at the plate and put Tampa Bay up. Joyce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning off fill-in closer David Robertson, falling on a twisted ankle […]

CBS Tampa–05/10/2012