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Rays

Revamped Rays expect to contend for playoff berth again

Revamped Rays expect to contend for playoff berth againThe Tampa Bay Rays have a new look and the same old plan for success.
  • Rays
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
MLB

A-Rod reports to Yankees three days ahead of schedule

A-Rod reports to Yankees three days ahead of scheduleAlex Rodriguez has reported to the New York Yankees following a season-long suspension, arriving three days ahead of schedule.
  • MLB
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Rays

Silverman, Cash ready to surprise with Rays

Silverman, Cash ready to surprise with RaysThey don't want it to be known as a "rebuilding" season, but to first year Rays Vice President of Baseball Operations Matt Silverman the off-season was a "rebuilding."
  • Rays
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Rays

Rays' Archer reports on kids and baseball for 10 News

Rays' Archer reports on kids and baseball for 10 NewsArcher turned a story for 10 News about kids overusing their arm as pitchers, playing too long throughout the year, and throwing too many pitches.
  • Rays
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
MLB

Girardi on A-Rod's arrival: 'It will be a big splash'

Girardi on A-Rod's arrival: 'It will be a big splash'The Yankees have no idea how Alex Rodriguez will perform this year, or whether he can even play, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi insists his arrival won't be a deterrent to the rest of the club.
  • MLB
  • 2 weeks ago
Baseball

MLB announces pace of play initiatives

MLB announces pace of play initiativesMajor League Baseball and the players' association on Friday announced significant changes to increase the pace of play, including the requirement that a batter keep one foot in the batters' box at all times.
  • Baseball
  • 2 weeks ago
Rays

3 burning questions in A.L. East

3 burning questions in A.L. EastChris Fischer and Bob Nightengale preview Spring Training in the American League East division.
  • Rays
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
MLB

Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch sentenced to 4 years

Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch sentenced to 4 yearsThe former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to MLB players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
  • MLB
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
MLB

A-Rod apologizes to fans with handwritten note

A-Rod apologizes to fans with handwritten noteRodriguez writes that he knows fans may not believe "anything that I say," but that he wants to focus on playing baseball.
  • MLB
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
MLB

Jason Giambi retires after 20 MLB seasons

Jason Giambi retires after 20 MLB seasonsGiambi, 44, described his career as "an incredible journey" in a statement to the New York Daily News announcing his retirement.
  • MLB
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
MLB

Gov. Scott announces new spring training homes

Gov. Scott announces new spring training homesGov. Scott announced a new spring training home for the Nats and Astros, but the deal is far from a home run right now.
  • MLB
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
MLB

Braves bringing back Fred McGriff

Braves bringing back Fred McGriffThe Braves are bringing back former first baseman Fred McGriff and ex-hitting coach Greg Walker.
  • MLB
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
MLB

Padres, James Shields agree on 4-year deal

Padres, James Shields agree on 4-year dealJames Shields has agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth at least $72 million with the San Diego Padres.
  • MLB
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
MLB

Yankees will meet with Alex Rodriguez after all

Yankees will meet with Alex Rodriguez after allGM Brian Cashman told Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe that the team will meet with its returning slugger after all.
  • MLB
  • 4 weeks ago
Rays

Joe Maddon tampering case against Cubs still open

Joe Maddon tampering case against Cubs still openThe Rays are insisting they have proof in the case, USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported.
  • Rays
  • 4 weeks ago
Rays

Alex Cobb excited about new manager Kevin Cash

Alex Cobb excited about new manager Kevin CashRays' pitcher Alex Cobb is excited about what he's seen during workouts, with Rays' new manager Kevin Cash.
  • Rays
  • 1 month ago
Baseball

Cubs great Ernie Banks, All-Star and Hall of Famer, dies at 83

Cubs great Ernie Banks, All-Star and Hall of Famer, dies at 83Ernie Banks, the legendary Chicago baseball player known as "Mr. Cub," died Friday night, a family attorney said.
  • Baseball
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Baseball

Dine with baseball greats at Tropicana Field

Dine with baseball greats at Tropicana FieldFans can get autographs and have dinner with some baseball greats at Tropicana Field.
  • Baseball
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Sports

Daily Fantasy Sports, is it Gambling or Addictive?

Daily Fantasy Sports, is it Gambling or Addictive?Daily Fantasy Sports is a booming billion dollar business. But can it be addiction and or a gamble?
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Baseball

Price signs 1-year, $19.75M deal with Tigers

Price signs 1-year, $19.75M deal with TigersDavid Price has reached a $19.75 million, one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers, avoiding arbitration.
  • Baseball
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Baseball

MLB owners honor Selig at his last meeting as commissioner

MLB owners honor Selig at his last meeting as commissionerA series of speakers were lined up to praise Selig, who at age 80 will end his 22-plus years in charge of the game when he is succeeded by Rob Manfred on Jan. 25.
  • Baseball
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Baseball

Milwaukee Brewers offer 'Timeless Ticket' for $1,000

Milwaukee Brewers offer 'Timeless Ticket' for $1,000Brewer fans now have the opportunity to purchase a "Timeless Ticket" that is good for admittance into any Brewer home game in the future.
  • Baseball
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Rays

Rays Fan Fest scheduled for Feb. 21

Rays Fan Fest scheduled for Feb. 21The 2015 Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest will take place on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Tropicana Field.
  • Rays
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
MLB

A's to acquire Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar from Rays

A's to acquire Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar from RaysThe official spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the trade has not been announced yet.
  • MLB
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Rays

Rays Spring Training tickets go on sale Jan. 16

Rays Spring Training tickets go on sale Jan. 16Starting Friday, Jan. 16, Tampa Bay Rays fans can purchase single-game tickets to 2015 spring training games.
  • Rays
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Investigations

St. Pete mayor breaks silence on Rays' saga

St. Pete mayor breaks silence on Rays' sagaMayor Rick Kriseman said he has no timetable for renewing conversations with the Rays, but hopes to soon.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
MLB

Phillies Spring Training tickets on sale Thursday

Phillies Spring Training tickets on sale ThursdayOnly six weeks until pitchers & catchers' first workout at Bright House Field in Clearwater.
  • MLB
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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