| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A year ago, some team might have made an offer that rocked Alex Young's world. The Pirates, Nationals or Red Sox, maybe even the Cubs, might have dug deep for the left-hander from Carmel High School.
They still could, of course, but 2012 is definitely...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Carlos Pena hit a two-run homer and David Price bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch seven strong innings, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Price (9-4) gave up four runs on...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:04 PM
As Rays first baseman Carlos Pena caught the White Sox's final out of a demoralizing 10-4 loss Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field, a particularly fed-up fellow unleashed frustration that echoed from an empty stadium throughout the South Side.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:35 PM
Blake Beavan, making his second start since getting recalled from Triple-A Tacoma, tossed an impressive four-hitter over eight innings against the Rays on Sunday as Seattle closed out a successful road trip with a 2-1 victory at Tropicana Field.
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:11 PM
No. 4 Rays: 27th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rangers.
Who is crazier? Joe Maddon or Andrew Friedman?
Or do the two men running baseball's best operation — without question the most efficient — know something that...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:12 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Evan Longoria is back on the field, and the Tampa Bay Rays are back in the AL East race. Jeff Keppinger hit tiebreaking grounder after the All-Star third baseman was intentionally walked in a four-run, 10th inning, and the Rays beat...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SEATTLE - Whenever Felix Hernandez takes the mound, the possibility of seeing something special, of witnessing immortality, is always lurking.
On Wednesday, on a brilliantly sunny day, that possibility became reality, as Hernandez threw the 23rd...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Tom Ricketts was asked what was wrong with his team that ranked among the worst in baseball, and he answered -- are you sitting down? -- “Nothing. Just a lot of injuries.’'
Nothing? Is he tone deaf?
Just injuries? Try bad. Ryan Dempster...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 4:22 PM
There's a doubleheader at Wrigley today to make up for last night's rained-out game. Bundle up....
| May 2, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Month One of the Cubs' season is over, and the Chicago Tribune says it wasn't great, but not completely awful....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Breaking News: Doug Davis and Rodrigo Lopez are mediocre starting pitchers. Who saw that coming? Sarcasm aside, I think it's safe to say that after the San Francisco Giants swept Tuesday's doubleheader and pushed the Cubs to 12.0 games back, it's time...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I always find it interesting when writers post their thoughts while a certain game is in progress, so I figured this game would be a great opportunity to do that. While this post hasn't been live published inning by inning, my thoughts per each inning...