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Rays trade reliever Kevin Jepsen to Minnesota for two minor leaguers

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The Tampa Bay Rays have messed with success. The Rays traded relief pitcher Kevin Jepson, one of their golden trio out of the bullpen this year. On most nights the Rays have won this season, it has been by getting five or so innings out of their starting pitcher and then an inning each out of Jepson, Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger. The Rays will get minor leaguers Chin Wa-Hu and Alexis Tapia  from the Minnesota Twins in return. Hu…

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Rays finish first half by sweeping the Astros behind bullpen

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Who says a team has to hit the baseball to win? The Tampa Bay Rays closed out the first half of their season Sunday afternoon by sweeping the Houston Astros with a 4-3 victory. That left the Rays one game over .500 after 91 games, three games behind the New York Yankees in the American League East. The truth be told, the Rays didn’t exactly bludgeon the Astros in the series. They won with four hits, seven hits and five…

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