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Blue Jays bomb the Rays in easy 7-0 shutout victory

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You can see it’s football’s preseason. Even the Tampa Bay Rays got beat by a touchdown Wednesday night. The Rays returned to the cellar against Toronto, losing 7-0 to the Blue Jays, who took over first place with the  victory. Tampa Bay managed only five hits against Toronto’s J.A. Happ, whose 16 victories lead the major leagues. Kevin Kiermaier had two of the hits and Richie Shaffer two more. Shaffer was immediately sent down to make room for newly acquired…

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Rays combine pitching, hitting to dismantle Blue Jays

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The Tampa Bay Rays may have bottomed out, but there are nights when they hardly look like it. The Rays, who entered the game as the American League’s last-place team, took it out on the Toronto Blue Jays  in a 9-2 victory. The win, coupled with Minnesota’s loss to Houston, allowed the Rays to move back to next-to-last. Tampa Bay had one of its better nights. Starting pitcher Drew Smyly threw his fourth straight quality start for the win, giving…

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Rays take over last place with loss to Toronto Blue Jays

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Bad teams leave runners on base. Bad teams let games slip away. Bad teams continue to lose. Good teams? They get hits with two outs and two strikes. They pull games out. Good teams continue to win. And so the Tampa Bay Rays lost another game Monday, taking over last place in the American League with a 7-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays (coupled with Minnesota’s 3-1 victory over Houston). The Rays are now 45-66 on the season, ahead…

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Rays nearing last place in American League after loss to Twins

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The Tampa Bay Rays aren’t in the cellar yet, but they can see it from here. The Rays lost a 6-3 game to the Minnesota Twins Sunday, dropping the Rays to one-half game ahead of the Twins in the American League. Miguel Sano hit two home runs, one of them off the roof at Tropicana Field. “I think that one got away from us a little bit,” said Rays’ manager Kevin Cash. “Interesting first inning. I thought Matt Andriese threw the…

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Rays stay out of cellar as Chris Archer pitches well against Twins

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Against the worst team in the American League, the best players for the Tampa Bay Rays finally were their players. As a result, the Rays avoided replacing the Minnesota Twins in the AL cellar. Tampa Bay won 7-3 over the Twins in a game with several heroes. There was pitcher Chris Archer, who threw six innings of three-hit, one-run baseball. Archer is still only 6-15 on the season, but he’s 2-2 in his last four games. There was third baseman…

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Twins come from behind against Erasmo Ramirez of Tampa Bay

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Remember when Erasmo Ramirez was claiming almost every win for the Tampa Bay Rays. If so, you have a fairly good memory. Since Ramirez’ 6-1 beginning (through May 7), he has gone only 1-8. The latest loss came Friday night, when Ramirez gave up three runs in 2 2/3 innings, and the Rays led a late lead slip away to the Minnesota Twins. The Twins closed to within a half-game of the Rays in the battle for last place in…

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Brad Miller’s 3-run home run lifts Rays past Kansas City

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Brad Miller found his new position Thursday afternoon. It’s called “crossing the plate.” Miller, whose shortstop position will be lost to newly acquired Matt Duffy, nonetheless continued his hot hitting. His three-run homer in the eighth inning pulled out a 3-2 victory for the Tampa Bay Rays over Kansas City. Miller now has four homers in his last six games, including a career-high 19 for the year. His home run came on a 1-1 pitch with Logan Forsythe (who had singled) and Kevin Kiermaier (who had walked). The Rays…

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