Did the outgoing personality of Yunel Escobar and quiet sometimes cold personality of James Loney cost them Gold Gloves?
The finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award were announced on Friday morning and the winners will be announced tonight at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. The Rays, known for their spectacular defense, had a finalist at each infield position.
In the bottom of the 4th inning Ben Zobrist hit a foul ball that hit the B-ring behind home plate. Despite the fact that Jarrod Saltalamacchia caught the ball Zobrist at bat was prolonged as the ground rules call
The Tampa Bay Rays needed to return to the Rays way – pitching and defense – as they attempted to draw even at a game apiece in their best of five American League Division Series against the Boston Red
Like so many of Jeremy Hellickson‘s starts this year the game seemed to fall apart in the span of a few pitches. One time the culprit was his defense and his lack of control and focus with 2-outs in
Ben Zobrist uses the word electric to describe the Rays victories over the Orioles this past weekend.
James Loney put an exclamation point on an electric weekend of baseball at Tropicana Field.
Joe Maddon wanted to get James Loney off his feet for a day to recharge his batteries. The afternoon bled into the evening and in the bottom of the 9th inning he came to the plate as a pinch
Joe Maddon loads lineup with right handed hitters to take advantage of Iwakuma's reverse splits.
Chris Archer improves to 3-0 with a 1.23 ERA in 3 starts versus the Yankees this season but Joe Maddon won't call him a Yankee killer - yet.