Ramos to DL, likely out past Trade Deadline

MLB.com’s Bill Chastain has learned that the Rays placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the disabled list Wednesday (retroactive to Sunday) with a left hamstring strain, and also reinstated left-handed reliever Jose Alvarado from the family medical emergency list.

July 18, 2018

Yzerman Locking Up Lightning for Long-Term Success

In a week when all eyes were on the Tampa Bay Lightning and a potential trade for Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman still made headlines without making a move on that front. He unexpectedly extended star forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year, $76-million contract that will keep one of the NHL’s top offensive talents in Tampa Bay at a cap hit of $9.5 million a…

July 16, 2018

Rays keep rolling after homers power sweep

The Rays earned a sweep of the Tigers with Wednesday afternoon’s 4-2 win at Tropicana Field. A steady ‘bullpen day’ pitching effort was backed by homers from C.J. Cron and Kevin Kiermaier. Jordan Zimmermann worked out of numerous jams to keep Detroit in striking distance, but the only offense came on James McCann’s two-run home run in the fourth inning.

July 11, 2018

NHL Rumors: Kucherov, Bjugstad, Lamoriello, More

In today’s rumor rundown Nikita Kucherov extends in Tampa and that may have some connection to the rumors of Erik Karlsson being moved to the Lightning. There are rumors about Nick Bjugstad being traded out of Florida and his agent weighs in, Lou Lamoriello is hot about the NHL free agent interview process and there’s more on the delay that is Patrick Maroon signing in St. Louis. What Does Kucherov…

July 10, 2018