Andrew Friedman used trades as a way to not only build the Rays into a winner but into perennial contenders from 2008-2013.
With two games to play the Tampa Bay Rays pitching staff is just 12 strikeouts behind the Cleveland Indians for the most ever by a staff in a single season.
Chris Archer allows just one run but Corey Kluber goes 8 strong innings and Cody Allen picks up the save as Indians defeat Rays 1-0.
Chris Archer picked up is 10th win of the season in the Rays 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox but says wins aren't as important as performance.
Chris Archer Picks Up 10th Win The Tampa Bay Rays (75-80) hopes of a winning season remain in tact as they defeated the Chicago White Sox by a final score of 3-1 on Saturday night. Chris Archer (10-8, 3.42
The Tampa Bay Rays need 9 strikeouts to set the franchise record for strikeouts (1,383) set back in 2012. Chris Archer gets first shot vs the White Sox.
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 Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 to guarantee their first series road win against the Rays since April of 2007.
The Tampa Bay Rays committed three errors and Mookie Betts hit his first career grand slam leading the Boston Red Sox to an 8-4 victory.
Evan Longoria delivers go ahead run and helps secure victory with glove in Rays 2-1 extra inning victory over the Blue Jays.