Miller activated from disabled list, Snyder DFA'd

ST. PETERSBURG — Brad Miller returned to the Rays’ lineup for Friday night’s wild 8-7, 10-inning win against the Twins, after he was activated from the 10-day disabled list. Miller had been out of action with a left groin strain since April 8. He finished with one hit, a game-tying RBI single in the bottom of the 9th.  In a corresponding roster move, the Rays designated infielder Brandon Snyder for…

April 21, 2018
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Hustling Span helps Rays walk off in 10th

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays never quit Friday night, and the reward came via an 8-7 walk-off win over the Twins at Tropicana Field. But it wasn’t your everyday walk-off win. View Full Game Coverage ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays never quit Friday night, and the reward came via an 8-7 walk-off win over the Twins at Tropicana Field. But it wasn’t your everyday walk-off win. View Full Game Coverage…

April 21, 2018
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Devils Pushed to Brink of Elimination

Two nights after scoring five goals in a Game 3 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning the New Jersey Devils only managed to get one goal and were pushed to the brink of elimination following a 3-1 loss in Game 4. They had scored first to take the early lead, but that only lasted for 3:07 and less than seven minutes after they scored New Jersey found themselves trailing 2-1…

April 19, 2018
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Best Forwards in Lightning History

The one consistent throughout the Tampa Bay Lightning’s history is their affinity for having star forwards on their roster. Over the course of 25 years, the franchise built themselves around the philosophy of score first and score often, sometimes at the expense of the other positions on the ice. Even when the team was going through hard times, they still managed to produce some of the best scoring talents in the NHL….

April 17, 2018
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Lightning Can’t Sleep on the Devils

The first two games of the Stanly Cup Playoffs have gone about as well for the Tampa Bay Lightning as they could have hoped, with the team leaving their home ice in Tampa with a 2-0 lead in the series, creating a difficult hill for the New Jersey Devils to overcome. When a team wins the first two games of a series at home, they win the series 88.8% of…

April 16, 2018
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Rays prospect trio fuels Charlotte victory

Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday. Jesus Sanchez put his early struggles behind him on Saturday as he delivered his first home run this season along with a pair of doubles to help power Class A Advanced Charlotte past Lakeland, 7-4. Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday. Jesus Sanchez put his early…

April 15, 2018
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MLBPAA puts on free youth clinic at The Trop

ST PETERSBURG — More than 75 youth baseball players were on hand to participate in a baseball clinic hosted by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association with the help of the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. The players, from Burg Baseball and Wildwood Baseball in St. Petersburg, participated in the free clinic at Tropicana Field that featured six former Major League players. Among them was current Rays broadcaster Orestes…

April 14, 2018
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Johnson Is the Lightning’s Playoff Hero

It felt somewhat fitting that the first two goals scored by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2018 playoffs would be directly influenced by Tyler Johnson. His relentless play alongside Brayden Point and longtime linemate Ondrej Palat helped to shut down the New Jersey Devils in Game 1, propelling the team to a win. Incredible postseason play like this is nothing new for Johnson, though. When the lights are brightest, he has…

April 14, 2018
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Colome stumbles in 9th, takes 2nd loss of '18

ST. PETERSBURG — Alex Colome‘s woes continued Friday night as the Rays closer took his second loss of the season, losing to the Phillies 2-1 at Tropicana Field. Scott Kingery‘s one-out double got the Phillies started in the ninth against Colome. After striking out Aaron Altherr, Colome looked as though he’d escape. But Jorge Alfaro snuck a single between third and short to drive home Kingery with the winning run….

April 14, 2018
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Field recalled to provide bat off bench

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays selected Johnny Field from Triple-A Durham on Friday. The corresponding move saw right-hander Ryan Weber get designated for assignment. When a player’s contract is designated for assignment — often abbreviated “DFA” — that player is immediately removed from his club’s 40-man roster, and 25-man roster if he was on that as well. Within seven days of the transaction (it was previously 10 days), the player…

April 13, 2018
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