| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — Happy Home Run Monday, everybody.
Four innings after Birthday Boy Evan Longoria hit a three-run homer off Clay Buchholz, substitute catcher Jose Lobaton drilled a two-out walk-off homer off Koji Uehara to keep the Tampa Bay Rays...
| Oct 6, 2013
BOSTON — Joe Maddon was the bench coach for the 2002 Angels when John Lackey became the first rookie pitcher to win a Game 7 of the World Series in 93 years. The Rays manager said Friday that he was always grateful to Lackey for the winner's share...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:38 PM
BOSTON -- John Lackey has watched David Ortiz wreak destruction on playoff opponents before.
He finally got a chance to see it from the same dugout.
‘‘I like it a lot better on this side, that’s for sure,’’ Lackey...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:35 PM
BOSTON — By 6:15 p.m., it was the favorite chant at Fenway Park, ahead of "So good! So good!" in the eighth-inning version of "Sweet Caroline." By 6:45 p.m., yeah, it clearly had become the favorite chant in all of Boston, ahead even of "love that...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
BOSTON -- One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.
By the time it was over, the Boston...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:43 PM
How much difference does a baseball manager make anyway?
It's an age-old question, and it is impossible to accurately quantify. But with the Cubs kicking Dale Sveum to the curb and the White Sox sticking with Robin Ventura after a 99-loss disaster, it's...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Needing three critical outs to squeeze out a much-needed victory, the Orioles used three pitchers in the ninth inning — none of them being American League saves leader Jim Johnson — to close out their 4-2 win over the division-rival Tampa...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:46 PM
You never know where life might lead you. Just ask Dan Evans.
Almost 13 years ago, White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf made a decision that drastically changed the career path for the then-lifetime Chicagoan. He promoted his farm director, Ken Williams,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:56 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they’ve never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — A slight smile never leaves Dave Martinez's face.
With one methodical swing after another, the Tampa Bay Rays' bench coach jokes with infielders while slapping ground balls before a recent game.
Rays players expect this...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Por AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
St. Petersburg--- Los Yankees de Nueva York continuaban el sábado su serie de tres partidos ante los Rays de Tampa Bay en el Tropicana Field.
El segundo juego de la serie entre rivales de la división este de la Liga...