Rays Taylor Motter continues to assault Triple-A pitching going 3-for-5 to raise his average to .315 on the year.
The Tampa Bay Rays snapped their season-high seven-game losing streak with a 8-1 victory over the New York Yankees in the Bronx. The win brought the Rays (43-41) to within two-games of the AL East leading Yankees (44-38). Erasmo Ramirez continued
The Rays woes continue as Steve Geltz gives up a 3-run walk-off homer to Brian McCann to extend their loss streak to six in a row.
The Rays disabled list shrunk last week with the activation of Tim Beckham and Matt Moore. James Loney, Jake Odorizzi, and John Jaso are close to returning.
Richie Shaffer continues his rampage through the Triple-A level blasting his 11th homer with the Durham Bulls. Taylor Motter and J.P. Arenciba each added HR
Justin Williams put a cap on a productive June by going 5-for-5 with a double, three runs scored, and two runs driven in.
Rays prospect Hector Montes hit his third homer of the year for the Hudson Valley Renegades and Blake Snell continues to impress with the Biscuits.
Casey Gillaspie made his first appearance for the Charlotte Stone Crabs and promptly delivered a Grand Slam en route to a 7-4 Crabs victory.
Matt Moore had his rehab start against the Columbus Clippers rained out. It is expected that he will pitch Saturday and could return to Rays Thursday.
Matt Andriese worked six scoreless frames and was backed by a trio of homers as the Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-1 to maintain their AL East lead.