Nate Karns struck out a dozen Clippers in seven innings as the Durham Bulls advance to Governors' Cup finals with 4-2 victory.
Jake McGee entered the game in the 8th inning with the Rays holding a 2-1 lead. He allowed the tying run but said it wasn't because he came in the 8th.
Drew Smyly has logged a career high 153 innings which is double what he threw in 2013. Should the Rays shut him down or allow him to continue to pitch?
Drew Smyly does not like allowing hits to left handed hitters and certainly not home runs. Which is why Chris Davis' home run Saturday annoyed him.
The Tampa Bay Rays earned their first franchise victory on a passed ball to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 and improve to 69-74 on the season.
The Durham Bulls took an early 3-0 lead over the Columbus Clipper and held to defeat the Columbus Clippers 3-2 and take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five series.
Alex Cobb, Brad Boxberger, and Jake McGee combined to shutout the Baltimore Orioles as the Rays end their three game slide with a 3-0 victory.
The Tampa Bay Rays fell 1-0 in 10 innings to the Toronto Blue Jays. The loss drops the Rays to 31-41 at home securing first home losing season since 2007.
The Durham Bulls come back after trailing after 8 innings to defeat the Columbus Clippers 4-3 and even best-of-five series at a game apiece.
The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 to guarantee their first series road win against the Rays since April of 2007.