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Personality Matters? Rays Receive No Gold Gloves

Did the outgoing personality of Yunel Escobar and quiet sometimes cold personality of James Loney cost them Gold Gloves?

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Rays Eyeing Gold On Tuesday

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.

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Peter Gammons Classless Jab At Rays & Tropicana Field

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

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Rays Pushed To Brink Of Elimination, Drop Game Two 7-4

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

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Sloppy Play Cost Hellickson & Rays, Fall To Blue Jays 6-3

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

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Ben Zobrist Talks About Rays Big Victory Over Orioles

Ben Zobrist uses the word electric to describe the Rays victories over the Orioles this past weekend.

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Joe Maddon Talks About Sweeping Orioles

James Loney put an exclamation point on an electric weekend of baseball at Tropicana Field.

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Loney Blasts Walk Off, Rays Sweep Orioles

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

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Joe Maddon Playing The Splits Versus Mariners Iwakuma

Joe Maddon loads lineup with right handed hitters to take advantage of Iwakuma's reverse splits.

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Archer Dominates, Rays Flex Muscles, Blowout Yankees 7-2

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.