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The Rays pitching staff has already been thinned out by injuries to Top Prospect Brent Honeywell and Jose De Leon. Both were diagnosed with ulnar collateral ligament tears requiring the dreaded Tommy John surgery. Now Anthony Banda joins the TJ club and Chris Archer has been added to the DL.
The Tampa Bay Rays were unable to solve the mystery of Max Scherzer who punched out 13 in the Nationals 4-2 win. It was the Rays fifth straight loss dropping them to 28-31 on the season.
The Tampa Bay Rays selected left handed pitcher Matthew Liberatore out of Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale Arizona. He was projected as the #2 prospect in the draft by Baseball America.
The bad news keeps hammering the Tampa Bay Rays like a wrecking ball. Today the Rays received word that left handed pitcher Anthony Banda will require Tommy John surgery. He will miss the remainder of the 2018 season and most of 2019 as well.
The Tampa Bay Rays have become first team to get back over .500 before end of May after being 9 or more games under since the 2009 Padres. Now the schedule turns to June, and the schedule makers didn't make it easy for this team to avoid the June swoon.
The Tampa Bay Rays were unable to complete the sweep falling 7-3 to the Oakland Athletics. Daniel Mengden handcuffed the Rays working eight strong innings. The Rays continue their West Coast swing heading to Seattle to take on the Mariners.
Mallex Smith delivered a 2-out RBI single in the top of the 13th. It was the only run needed as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Oakland Athletics 1-0.
The Tampa Bay Rays scored eight unanswered runs as they defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-3. Vidal Nuno worked in relief of the opener Sergio Romo for his first win as a Ray. Austin Pruitt picked up the rare 5.2-inning save.
Carlos Gomez is set to make his return to the Rays lineup after a brief stint on the disabld list. Nathan Eovaldi will return and start against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night, marking his first appearance in MLB since August 2016.
The Tampa Bay Rays went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and had three runners thrown out on the bases as they were shutout by the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Friday night.