The Tampa Bay Rays have picked up the option on Ben Zobrist for 2015 but his return to the team remains a question mark to be answered over the winter.
Before this season, the 2007 was the last time the Tampa Bay Rays had a losing season, the last year that they went by the name “Devil Rays”. In 2008 the new look Rays took the baseball world by
Andrew Friedman used trades as a way to not only build the Rays into a winner but into perennial contenders from 2008-2013.
In today's end of season press conference, Tampa Bay Rays general manager Andrew Friedman discussed Ben Zobrist's value to the team.
Alex Cobb picks up 10th win on the season as the Rays keep hope of .500 season alive improving to 76-81 with a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
Ben Zobrist had been 1 for 20 dating back to 2013 with the bases loaded but delivered a walk-off single with the bases loaded to give Rays 1-0 victory.
The Tampa Bay Rays bullpen lost a 5-1 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth but came back to win 6-5 in 10 innings over the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees 4-3 to improve to 70-75 on the year. Chris Archer remains a perfect career 5-0 versus the Bronx Bombers.
The Tampa Bay Rays offense has failed to score runs but they've had plenty of opportunity - which makes the 2014 season so frustrating.
The Tampa Bay Rays needed 10 innings but Matt Joyce delivered his second career walk off hit leading the Rays to a 4-3 victory and series split with Boston.