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7/27/2014 | Archer calls out Big Papi for bat flip after HR

One of David Ortiz's signature bat flips brought David Price's early-season criticism of the Boston slugger back to the forefront Sunday at Tropicana Field. But this time, it was Price's teammate Chris Archer who wasn't happy with Ortiz's actions.

7/27/2014 | All eyes on Rays as Trade Deadline nears

David Price's value may never be greater than today. So, can the Rays afford to hold onto their ace, at least until the end of season? Or do they need to push the button to make a deal?

7/27/2014 | Rays edged by Red Sox in bid to win 10th straight

Tampa Bay did not get the sweep, nor did it extend its winning streak to 10 games as Boston took a 3-2 win at Tropicana Field on Sunday afternoon with 25,221 watching.

7/27/2014 | Odorizzi faces original club as Brewers visit the Trop

On Monday, Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi will face the Brewers, who drafted him and traded him to the Royals in 2010 in a deal involving Zack Greinke. Milwaukee righty Kyle Lohse, who's having an excellent season, will start the series opener at Tropicana Field.

7/26/2014 | Rays on cloud nine after shutout of Red Sox

The final score read like a pitchers' duel, but the Rays' ninth straight victory, a 3-0 win over the Red Sox on Saturday night, didn't exactly fit that description.

7/26/2014 | Archer looks to lead Rays to 10th straight win

Jake Peavy was scheduled to start for Boston on Sunday in the finale of a three-game set against the Rays, but the club dealt him to the Giants on Saturday morning. Starting in Peavy's place for the Red Sox will be 24-year-old Allen Webster, who will take on Tampa Bay's Chris Archer, as the Rays look to win their 10th consecutive game.

7/26/2014 | Papi awarded double after fan interference call stands

David Ortiz thought he had cracked a home run off Tampa Bay starter Jeremy Hellickson with two outs and the bases empty in the top of the first inning Saturday. But a Red Sox fan was called for fan interference, turning the hit into a ground-rule double. Red Sox manager John Farrell came out to request that the umpires look the play over, and crew chief Bill Miller initiated a review of the potential home run. After a review of one minute, 58 seconds, the call on the field stood and Ortiz was awarded second base.

7/26/2014 | Rays designate Oviedo to make room for Hellickson

The Rays designated righty reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo for assignment Saturday afternoon to make room for Jeremy Hellickson, who was called up from Class A Advanced Charlotte to start Saturday night's game against the Red Sox.

7/26/2014 | Rays can make believers out of us all

If you believe in miracles, you have to believe in the Tampa Bay Rays.

7/26/2014 | National PLAY Campaign comes to Tropicana

The Wiffle balls were flying when the National PLAY Campaign came to Tropicana Field on Saturday. David DeJesus would've been proud.

7/26/2014 | MLBPipeline set to unveil new Top Prospects lists

The 2014 season is more than half over, and much has happened since released its Top 100 Prospects list in January. With change being inevitable, it's time for a new set of rankings. Fans can see just how much difference a few months make when the new Top 100 is unveiled on Sunday night. prospect expert Jim Callis breaks down the top 50 players during an hour-long special at 9 p.m. ET on MLB Network and

7/25/2014 | Hellickson aims to extend Rays' winning streak

On Saturday at Tropicana Field, Jeremy Hellickson will try to help Tampa Bay extend its season-best eight-game winning streak. John Lackey will start for the Red Sox.

7/25/2014 | Longo's big hit pushes Rays' streak to eight

Evan Longoria's three-run double in the seventh paved the way for a 6-4 Rays win over the Red Sox on Friday night at Tropicana Field.

7/25/2014 | Rays to host PLAY interactive fitness seminar

Rays outfielder David DeJesus, head athletic trainer Ron Porterfield, the Tampa Bay training staff and members of the Taylor Hooton Foundation will help bring the National PLAY Campaign to Tropicana Field on Saturday.

7/25/2014 | Myers takes first swings since injuring wrist

Rays outfielder Wil Myers has started swinging a bat for the first time since fracturing his right wrist against the Red Sox in late May.

7/25/2014 | Peralta improving after battling illness since break

Rays reliever Joel Peralta is feeling better after dealing with an illness since returning from a trip home to the Dominican Republic during the All-Star break.

7/24/2014 | Unlikely duo injecting life into resurgent Rays

Scouting reports never lie. But sometimes they don't tell the whole truth. Particularly when heart and hustle enter the equation. According to the scoop, Kevin Kiermaier and Brandon Guyer were works in progress.

7/24/2014 | Red Sox, Rays bring aces to the table in AL East clash

With the non-waiver Trade Deadline looming, two of the best pitchers in the American League square off on Friday with their disappointing teams trying to fight their way into the playoff picture. Tampa Bay ace David Price, a potential AL Cy Young candidate, faces off against Boston's Jon Lester at Tropicana Field.

7/23/2014 | Escobar ejected after arguing called third strike

Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar started toward first base assuming a walk Wednesday night against St. Louis, but instead watched his night come to an end for arguing a called third strike.

7/23/2014 | Cobb notches first big league hit with RBI double

Rays starter Alex Cobb sent a fastball down the first-base line Wednesday and jogged into second base for his first Major League hit.

7/23/2014 | Maddon sets rotation for Red Sox series

The Rays' rotation for their weekend series against Boston has been set. Due to the All-Star break and an abundance of off-days, the weekend's starters had been uncertain until Rays manager Joe Maddon laid out the team's plan Wednesday in St. Louis.

7/23/2014 | Rays aware of playoff positioning, trade talk

As the non-waiver Trade Deadline fast approaches, there is no escaping the chatter and speculation for the Rays. Tampa Bay holds the top pitching commodity in left-hander David Price, and with the Rays' recent play, they have a dilemma, too.

7/23/2014 | Cobb dominates as Rays finish perfect road swing

Alex Cobb has said that he continues to search for the groove with which he enjoyed much success last season. The right-hander appeared to have settled in Wednesday night, as he capped a perfect five-game road trip for the Rays, providing offense while outdueling the Cards Lance Lynn for a 3-0 win in front of 43,564 at Busch Stadium.

7/23/2014 | Maturing Lynn faces test in cooling red-hot Rays

In the finale of a two-game series at Busch Stadium, the Rays will start Alex Cobb in their bid for a seventh straight victory, while the Cardinals will counter with Lance Lynn.

7/23/2014 | Longoria homers to set Rays' RBI record

Evan Longoria continued to make Rays history Tuesday night, when he sent a ninth-inning pitch over the left-field wall at Busch Stadium.

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