Rays extend winning streak to four straight

May 7, 2024 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. The Tampa Bay Rays are looking better. Of course, they’re looking healthier which, in a way, is the same thing. The Rays won their fourth straight game Monday night, drubbing the Chicago White Sox 8-2. It lifted the Rays to an 18-18 record on the season. Tampa Bay has had a patchwork […]

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Rays rally to sweep New York Mets

May 6, 2024 general

Monday, 4 a.m. It isn’t just that the Rays finally swept someone. It was also the guys holding the broom. How about Randy Arozarena, who had two strikes, two outs and too bad of an afternoon as he stood at the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning? Arozarena, hitting .143, hit a 373-foot […]

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Rays edge Mets for 2nd straight win

May 5, 2024 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. After spending most of the early part of the season running in place, the Tampa Bay Rays have themselves a winning streak. They walked to get it. The Rays won a tight game, 3-1, over the New York Mets Saturday night, their second straight victory over the Mets. It is the team’s […]

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Rays hold on to slip past Mets, 10-8

May 4, 2024 general

Saturday, 4 a.m. At this point, perhaps you want to roll your eyes and think “Even when the Tampa Bay Rays win, it feels like a war.” Well, imagine how Kevin Cash must feel. Once again, the Rays turned more of Cash’s hair gray in a 10-8 victory over the New York Mets. Cash watched […]

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Rays’ embarrassing streak continues

May 2, 2024 general

Thursday, 4 a.m. Every day, it looks worse. Every game, they look more like a team destined for last place. The slide of the Tampa Bay Rays continues. They lost again Wednesday, and again, it was bad. The Milwaukee Brewers clobbered the Rays, 7-1, to wrap up the Tampa Bay road trip at 1-5. Content […]

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Rays humbled in loss to Brewers

May 1, 2024 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. The pronounced limp of the Tampa Bay Rays continued Tuesday night. The Rays, losers of three of their last four games and four of their last six, barely mustered opposition in bowing to the Milwaukee Brewers, 8-2. As has often been the case in the team’s 14-17 start, the Rays didn’t hit […]

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Bolts ousted from NHL playoffs

April 30, 2024 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. It ended. The season. The playoffs. Maybe the era. The Tampa Bay Lightning, it seems, has some answers to find. Perhaps, they have some roster shuffling to do. The Bolts bowed out of the NHL playoffs Monday night, losing a 6-1 game to Florida. After playing in three straight Stanley Cup finals, it […]

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Pepiot shines as Rays end losing streak

April 30, 2024 general

Tuesday, 3 a.m. It’s no fun, getting hit in the head with a baseball bat. On the other hand, it beats losing. Ask Rays’ catcher Rene Pinto, who was struck in the skull by former Tampa Bay player Jake Bauer in the ninth inning Monday night, helping to preserve a 1-0 victory over the Milwaukee […]

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White Sox finish sweep against Rays

April 29, 2024 general

Monday, 4 a.m. Call it the weekend that redefined a franchise. No longer are the Tampa Bay Rays the plucky underdogs of baseball. No longer are they the smarter, slyer counterpart to the big money boys. No longer are they the surprise contenders of the AL East. These days, the Rays are simply a bad […]

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Rays lose another game to White Sox

April 28, 2024 general

Monday, 4 a.m. The other team can’t hit. The other team can’t pitch. The other team can’t catch. Most of all, the other team can’t usually win. And the Tampa Bay Rays lost to them. Again. So, what does that say about them? Content beyond this point is for members only. Already a member? To […]

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