The Tampa Bay Rays will have a number of players coming back this season and at least one - Jerry Sands - who will not be returning.
Jeremy Hellickson made his season debut for the Rays and the results were encouraging as he allowed only one run in 4.1 innings in Rays 4-3 win over Royals.
The Tampa Bay Rays move out of the AL East Cellar behind David Price 8.2-innings and an offense that pushed across 7 runs on 19 hits in 7-3 win over Tigers.
David Price struck out nine Yankees allowing just one run in seven innings of work as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-1.
The Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees by a final score of 4-3 in 12 innings thanks to an RBI single by Logan Forsythe.
Jake McGee was already a possible All-Star while throwing exclusively fastball, but an effective breaking ball makes him even more dangerous.
Erik Bedard held the Orioles to just 3 runs in 7+ innings. Desmond Jennings, Logan Forsythe, and Kevin Kiermaier each homer in Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 victory.
David Price struck out 11 Pirates and fell just two outs shy of a complete game shutout as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.
In 5-2 win over Astros the Tampa Bay Rays are seeing a familiar formula of pitching, defense, and timely hitting return.
The Tampa Bay Rays (28-43) beat the Baltimore Orioles (35-34) due in large part to a pinch hit 2-out 2-run homer by Jerry Sands in the bottom of the eighth inning off Brian Matusz.