Irvin pitches into 7th, A's take 3 of 4 from Rays, 6-3
Cole Irvin pitched into the seventh inning,and the Oakland Athletics beat Tampa Bay 6-3 to take three of four from the Rays, Irvin allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings as the rebuilding A’s under new manager Mark Kotsay improved to 4-3.
2022 MLB Opening Day: How Did Florida's Teams Fare? — KnightNews.com
One day after the 2022 Major League Baseball season began, Florida’s very own – the Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays — kicked off their seasons on Friday. Game 1: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore OriolesThe Rays hosted the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg to begin their season. Coming off a 10-6 season, where he posted a 3.43 ERA and 141 strikeouts, Rays pitcher Shane McClanahan was gifted the opening day start – and he did not disappoint. En rout to his first win of the year, the Rays’ left-handed pitcher struck out seven batters, and forced a shutout in 4.1 innings. Pablo Lopez will get the start for the Marlins, who will be looking to even the series.knightnews.com
Rays clinch top seed in AL playoffs, stall Astros in West
Rays Astros Baseball Tampa Bay Rays' Ji-Man Choi (26) celebrates with Brett Phillips after hitting a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Houston. The Astros lost for the fifth time in six games on a night they could have clinched their fourth AL West title in five seasons with a win. With the best record in the AL, the two-time AL East champions secured home-field advantage through the AL Championship Series. Choi’s three-run shot in the fifth pushed Tampa Bay's lead to 6-0 before the Astros got a runner on base. The Astros didn’t get a hit until the fifth inning Wednesday, a night after being held hitless until the sixth before rallying for a 4-3 victory.wftv.com
Birthday boy Turner ties mark with 3rd cycle, Nats top Rays
Rays Nationals Baseball Washington Nationals' Trea Turner (7) slides on his way to stealing second against Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco, left, during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Washington. Two innings later, Turner hit a ball into the right-field corner, and the Nationals Park crowd immediately stood anticipating a play at third. Mike Zunino belted his 18th home run and fourth in his last five games for Tampa Bay. ... Tampa Bay placed RHP Ryan Thompson on the 10-day injured list with shoulder soreness, retroactive to Monday. Nationals: RHP Daniel Hudson (right elbow) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session and will throw another on Friday.wftv.com