Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles face off on Thursday at Tropicana Field as they close out their series. The Tampa Bay Rays are off tot heir usual slow start and they lost on Wednesday to the Baltimore Orioles. David DeJesus hit a home run, Wil Myers had two hits, and Matt Joyce had a hit as the Rays scored three runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Cesar Ramos allowed three hits and two runs while striking out four over 5.2 innings to not get a decision as Brandon Gomes took the loss to fall to 1-1 for the season. For Thursday’s game the Rays Start David Price who overall hasn’t looked like his normal effective self. For the season Price has allowed 52 hits and 24 runs while straining out 55 over 48.2 innings for a 3-2 record and a 4.44 ERA. The Baltimore Orioles have been Read More

Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Chicago White Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Monday as they close out their series in Chicago. The Rays are -120 favorites over the White Sox with an over/under run total set at 8.5 The Chicago White Sox got the win on Sunday to get back to .500 for the season and they have won two of the first three games in this series. On Sunday Jose Abreu had two hits including a home run, Adam Eaton had three hits, and Alexei Ramirez and Marcus Semien each had two hits as the White Sox scored nine runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Scott Carroll has spent his entire eight year career in the Minors and he made the most of his shot at the Majors allowing six hits and two runs, one earned, while striking out three over 7.1 innings to get the win. For Monday’s Read More

Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Kansas City Royals and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Monday in an American League MLB matchup. The Royals are -115 favorites over the Rays with an over/under run total set at 8. The Kansas City Royals won their first two games after being swept in Detroit to start the season but they fell to the White Sox ion Sunday when they couldn’t hit Chris Sale. The Royals have only been outscored by three runs overall and they are two games behind the Tigers in the AL Central. Salvador Perez is hitting .438 to lead KC, Omar Infante and Lorenzo Cain are hitting .333, and Eric Hosmer is hitting .278. For Monday’s game the Royals start Jason Vargas who had a no decision in his first start this year. In his first outing Vargas allowed five hits and a run while striking out six over 7.0 innings of Read More

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees face off on Saturday as they meet for game two of their all-important series. The Rays are -158 favorites over the Yankees with an over/under run total set at 8. The Tampa Bay Rays trailed early on Friday against the Yankees but the deficit was short lived and they never looked back getting the win. Ben Zobrist, Evan Longoria, Matt Joyce, and Jose Lobaton each hit home runs as the Rays scored seven runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Chris Archer allowed four hits and two runs while striking out four over 7.0 innings to get the win and go to 7-5 on the season. For Saturday’s game the Rays start David Price who has been rock solid since returning from the DL In early July. For the season Price has allowed 125 hits and 48 earned runs while striking out Read More

Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Monday for game one of their very important American League East series. The Rays are -125 favorites over the Orioles with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Baltimore Orioles have had chances to improve their position in the post-season race but they have seldom taken advantage of them. The Orioles are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 35-26 at home this season, and they are five games back in the AL East and 3 games behind the Oakland A’s for the final wildcard spot in the AL. As a team the Orioles are hitting .264 with Chris Davis hitting .306, Adam Jones hitting .301, and Manny Machado hitting .296. The Orioles pitching staff has an ERA of 4.26 with the starters at 4.59 and the bullpen at 3.65. For game one against the Rays the Orioles start Read More

Tampa Bay Rays vs. San Francisco Giants

The Tampa Bay Rays and the San Francisco Giants face off on Friday in Tampa Bay for game one of their series. The Rays are -121 favorites over the Giants with an over/under run total set at 7. The Tampa Bay Rays are in a battle on top of the AL East and after gaining the lead, they lost it back to the Red Sox. The Rays are 7-3 in their last 10 games, 35-20 at home this season, and they are in the AL East. As a team, the Rays are hitting .262 with Wil Myers hitting .331, James Loney hitting .316, Ben Zobrist hitting .275, and Evan Longoria hitting .273. The Rays pitching staff has an ERA of 3.76, with the starters at 3.79 and the bullpen at 3.70. For game one against the Giants, the Rays start Chris Archer, who has won his last four starts. For Read More

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Toronto Blue Jays face off on Monday in Tampa Bay for game one of the ir AL East series. The Rays are -122 favorites over the Blue Jays with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Tampa Bay Rays head home with the momentum of a win on Sunday but they enter the series and the week tied for last place I the AL East. The Rays are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 21-16 at home this season, and they are five games back in the American League East. As a team the Rays are hitting .259 with James Loney an Evan Longoria both hitting .304 and Ben Zobrist hitting .272. The Rays opponents are hitting .246 and the Tampa Bay pitching staff has an ERA of 4.34 with the starters at 4.54 and the bullpen at 3.96. For game on in Read More

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Thursday in the Bronx in game on of their AL East series. The Yankees are -106 favorites over the Rays with an over/under run total set 8. The New York Yankees still aren’t at full strength but they continue to contend are in well within distance to challenge the leaders for the post season. The Yankees are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 20-14 at home this season, and they are 3.5 games back in the AL East. As a team the Yankees are hitting .240 with Brett Gardener hitting .280, Robinson Cano hitting .278, and Ichiro Suzuki hitting .270. The Yankees opponents are hitting .254 and the New York pitching staff has an ERA of 3.71 with the starters at 3.85 and the bullpen at 3.43. For game one against the Rays the Yankees start Andy Pettitte Read More

Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Tuesday afternoon in game one of their series and the first game of a double header. The Red Sox are -126 favorites over the Rays with an over/under run total set at 9.5. The Red Sox lead the American League East but they are far from in the clear with the entire division in hot pursuit. The Red Sox are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 21-14 at home this season, and they have a 1.5 game lead in the AL East. As a team the Red Sox are hitting .268 with Dustin Pedroia hitting .319, David Ortiz hitting .294, and Daniel Nava hitting .288. The Red Sox opponents are hitting .245 and the Boston pitching staff has a 3.84 ERA with the starters at 3.79 and the bullpen at 3.94. For game one on Monday the Red Read More

Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Detroit Tigers and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Thursday at Comerica Park as they play the rubber game of their series in Detroit. The Tigers are -177 favorites over the Rays with an over/under run total set at 9. The Detroit Tigers lead the American League Central but their lead shrank a little on Wednesday as they fell to the Rays. Alex Avilla had two hits and Andy Dirks, Prince Fielder and Omar Infante all had hits as the Tigers failed to score on six hits. Starting pitcher Doug Fister allowed seven hits and three runs while striking out four over 8.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-3 on the season. For game Thursday’s game the Tigers start Max Scherzer who is still unbeaten on the year. For the season Scherzer has allowed 50 hits and 29 earned runs while striking out 91 over Read More