Kevin Kiermaier leads by example. He wants to spark the team as often as he can and does it by taking advantage of every opportunity afforded to him.
Jake Odorizzi picks up the win as the Tampa Bay Rays defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-3. His strikeout rate still is one of the best kept secrets in MLB.
On July 12, 2006 the Rays sent Aubrey Huff and $1.6MM to the Houston Astros and acquired Ben Zobrist and Mitch Talbot. Is Ben Zobrist the new Aubrey Huff?
Sean Rodriguez blasts a 3-run homer to pull the Rays even at 5-5 after 7 innings but Grant Balfour implodes in the ninth allowing 3 runs in 8-5 Jays victory
The Tampa Bay Rays will have a number of players coming back this season and at least one - Jerry Sands - who will not be returning.
Joel Peralta couldn't get the final three outs and put two runners on base. Salvador Perez brought them in with a 3-run HR off Kirby Yates as Rays fall 5-4.
Jeremy Hellickson made his season debut for the Rays and the results were encouraging as he allowed only one run in 4.1 innings in Rays 4-3 win over Royals.
James Shields returned to the mound at Tropicana Field for the first time since being dealt to the Royals and cooled the Rays bats in Royals 6-0 victory.
The Tampa Bay Rays move out of the AL East Cellar behind David Price 8.2-innings and an offense that pushed across 7 runs on 19 hits in 7-3 win over Tigers.
David Price named to his fourth All-Star squad. He will be looking to be part of the winning side after falling to the National League in previous three.