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
Yanks' rally fizzles, AL wild-card race tightens as Rays win
Rays Yankees Baseball Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Andrew Kittredge (36) and catcher Francisco Mejia celebrate after they defeated the New York Yankees in a baseball game, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in New York. New York needed a win plus a loss by either Boston or Seattle to clinch its fifth straight playoff appearance. Instead, the Yankees fell short against the AL East champion Rays in the opener of a season-ending three-game series. Rookie Wander Franco gave the Rays a 4-1 lead by chopping a grounder up the middle for a two-run single in the ninth. After Franco gave the Rays a three-run lead, the Yankees nearly pulled off a comeback.wftv.com
Bosox rout Rays 20-8 in their highest-scoring game since '15
Rays Red Sox Baseball Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Austin Meadows heads to the dugout while watching the final out of the eighth inning of a baseball game, with the Rays trailing the Boston Red Sox by 19 runs, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, in Boston. The Red Sox moved within four games of the AL East-leading Rays with their highest-scoring game since 2015. … Red Sox C Christian Vazquez was placed on the bereavement list prior to the game. UP NEXTThe Red Sox and Rays wrap up their three-game series on Thursday. The Red Sox did not announce a starter before Wednesday's game.wftv.com
Rays rally past Red Sox 8-4, extend lead in AL East
Rays Red Sox Baseball Tampa Bay Rays' Francisco Mejia watches the flight of his single during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, in Boston. The ball skipped past Renfroe for an error and that allowed all three runners to score, giving Tampa Bay a 7-4 lead. Louis Head shut down Boston in order in the ninth to finish off the Red Sox, who lost for the 10th time in 12 games. The Red Sox blew a game they desperately needed, coming off a 2-8 road trip that started with a three-game sweep by the Rays at Tampa Bay. Schwarber was acquired from the Washington Nationals before the trade deadline and has yet to play for the Red Sox.wftv.com
Tatis connects twice for HR lead, Padres rout Rangers 14-4
Texas Rangers catcher Jose Trevino and San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. watch the flight of Tatis's grand slam ball that came off a pitch from Rangers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Monday Aug. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice, including a grand slam for his major league-leading 11th of the season, and the San Diego Padres routed the Texas Rangers 14-4 on Monday night to stop a five-game losing streak. Austin Hedges connected on his second homer, a solo shot in the fourth, as the Padres set their season high for runs. TINGLER'S HOMECOMINGFirst-year San Diego manager Jayce Tingler capped 13 seasons in the Texas organization with a return to the big league staff when Chris Woodward was hired for the 2019 season. San Diego hadn't announced a starter.
Lamet brilliant as Tatis, Padres pound Bumgarner, Dbacks 9-5
San Diego Padres Dinelson Lamet took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks' during a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Diego. Lamet got two more outs before manager Jayce Tingler pulled him in favor of rookie Luis Patio. The Padres remain the only major league team without a no-hitter, having played 8,154 games since 1969 without one. Machado homered with one out in the first and Myers hit a two-run shot with two outs. Padres: RHP Garrett Richards (0-1, 4.60 ERA) starts the opener of a four-game series at Dodger Stadium on Monday night.