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Yankees Vs. Rays 4/28/15: Lineups, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 21
April 28th, 2015 at 3:25 PM
The New York Yankees (12-8) enter Tuesday night's action in sole possession of first place in the American League East after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays (11-9) on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks have won nine of their last 11 games and are easily one of the hottest teams in Major League Baseball...

Yankees Vs. Rays 4/27/15: Lineups, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 20
April 27th, 2015 at 3:33 PM
The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays meet on Monday night for the first of three games that will decide who ends up in first place in the American League East. ***PHOTO1*** Both the Rays and Yankees own an 11-8 record and are sitting atop the division after 19 games. Whoever...

New York Yankees’ Esmil Rogers Makes Beautiful Artwork Out of Cup: Video
April 21st, 2015 at 12:45 PM
When he isn't being a solid long man for the New York Yankees, Esmil Rogers loves to do artistic things with drinking cups. Your browser does not support iframes. Either that or he's really bored. Rogers was sitting in the bullpen during the Yanks' game with the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend...

New York Yankees Team Meeting on Friday Sparked 3-Game Sweep of Tampa Bay Rays?
April 20th, 2015 at 8:59 AM
The New York Yankees reportedly had a team meeting before starting the three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays, and that series ended with the Yankees earning their first series win and sweep of the young 2015 season. ***PHOTO2*** For the Yankees, it was much-needed. After starting out 3-6 and looking dreadful...

Tampa Bay Rays Mascot Jabbed New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Arm During Sunday’s Game
April 19th, 2015 at 4:18 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays mascot, appropriately named Raymond, took a shot at New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez while the embattled slugger was standing in the on-deck circle during Sunday's game. ***PHOTO1*** While awaiting his turn to bat, A-Rod was approached and physically assaulted by the mascot as Raymond took it...

Yankees Vs. Rays Preview 4/19/15: Lineups, Pitching Matcup, and Viewing Info for Game No. 12
April 19th, 2015 at 10:28 AM
The New York Yankees have already secured their first series victory of the 2015 season after a 9-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night, thanks in part to a Chris Young grand slam. ***PHOTO1*** Now comes the possibility of a sweep over Tampa, which would also be a first...

Yankees Vs. Rays Preview 4/18/15: Lineups, Pitching Matchup, and Viewing Info for Game No. 11
April 18th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Yankees took the first of three games versus the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night thanks to the heroics of Alex Rodriguez, who hit two homers and drove in four runs, including the game-winnter, to help propel his team to victory. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at everything you...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Destroys 471-foot HR for Career No. 657: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez crushed his 657th career home run versus the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday night. Your browser does not support iframes. And when I say crushed, I mean it. Rodriguez's homer measured an insane 471 feet to give him his third of 2015 and...

Yankees Vs. Rays Preview 4/17/15: Lineups, Pitching Matchup and Viewing Info for Game No. 10
April 17th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees (3-6) and Tampa Bay Rays (6-4) are going in different directions as they are set to meet for their first series of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Rays are winners in five of their last six games and just got finished taking three-of-four from the Toronto Blue Jays on the...

Tampa Bay Rays Retire Don Zimmer’s Jersey on Opening Day: Video
April 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays reitred former coach Don Zimmer's number on Opening Day at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. It was announced before the start of the season that the Rays would honor Zimmer by retiring his No. 66, so on Monday the Rays did just that prior ot...

Tampa Bay Rays to Retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 Jersey on Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Former New York Yankees coach Don Zimmer will be honored by the last team he was ever with, the Tampa Bay Rays, on Opening Day when the team retires his jersey. ***PHOTO1*** Before passing away in 2014, Zimmer wore the No. 66 as a coach for the Rays, which is the jersey...

Retired Yankees’ Derek Jeter Explored Buying Buffalo Bills Last Year: Report
February 4th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
Last year, Derek Jeter's name came up with potential interest in two baseball teams for possible ownership; the Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins. Neither of which happened, but because Jeter does live in the greater Tampa area, it made sense if he wanted to make a claim to buy...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Still in Contact with Asdrubal Cabrera
December 29th, 2014 at 2:07 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, December 30 at 11:48 a.m. ET Asdrubal Cabrera is now off the board for the Yankees, as he has signed with division rival Tampa Bay, per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports: Sources: #Rays in agreement with Asdrubal Cabrera, pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 30, 2014 The New York Post's Joel...

Former Yankees’ Raul Ibanez Withdraws Name from Tampa Bay Rays Manager Consideration
December 4th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
Up until Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays had narrowed down their choices for their vacant manager job down to three: Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu. ***PHOTO1*** The search is now down to two, as Mark Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times has reported that Ibanez has pulled his name out...

Raul Ibanez not Interested in New York Yankees Hitting Coach Vacancy: Report
November 22nd, 2014 at 9:18 AM
Well, cross off another possible hitting coach candidate for the New York Yankees for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were interested in Raul Ibanez for the hitting coach job, which was vacated in early October after the team fired Kevin Long after seven years at the position, but as George King of the...

Raul Ibanez, Potential New York Yankees Hitting Coach Prospect, Now Candidate for Rays Manager Job
November 6th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
Raul Ibanez has some choices as far as what he wants to do for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** He could still try to find work as a part-time player, which is what he did for the Kansas City Royals this past season all the way through to the World Series, although they...

MLB Rumors: Could Joe Maddon’s Departure from Rays Lead Don Mattingly Back to the Yankees?
October 24th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
On Friday, the shocking news came down that Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the team and has effectively left the team immediately. ***PHOTO1*** With Maddon leaving the Rays, some have highly speculated on him possibly following Andrew Friedman, who was the Rays GM up until...

Brandon McCarthy Throws Immaculate Inning in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Rays (Video)
September 18th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Brandon McCarthy made history on Wednesday night for the New York Yankees in their 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. McCarthy was just the sixth pitcher this season to throw the immaculate inning, which is nine pitches and three strikeouts. McCarthy accomplished...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Thanks Fans of Opposing Teams for Showing Love
September 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has received an incredible about of love and adulation from not only his own fans, but fans of opposing teams around the sport. ***PHOTO1*** For that, Jeter is thankful and he said so to YES Network's Meredith Marakovits prior to his final game at Tropicana Field...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Mad at Rays’ Manager Joe Maddon for ‘Grazed’ Comment
September 17th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
When New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley got hit square in the chin with a pitch from Jake McGee, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon considered the hit-by-pitch a grazing, which didn't sit well with Headley. ***PHOTO1*** In case you missed Headley's HBP, here it is and it's obvious that Headley...