Rays Spring Training Game vs. Phillies (Loss 4-8) Record: 9-8-4

We saw a rematch of the 2008 World Series as the Rays took on the Phillies in this Grapefruit League contest. Philadelphia started the veteran Jake Arrieta on the mound this afternoon. He won the NL Cy Young award in 2015 as a member of the Chicago Cubs. The Rays got their first hits off … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game vs. Phillies (Loss 4-8) Record: 9-8-4

Rays Spring Training Game vs. Red Sox (Loss 1-3) Record: 9-7-4

The Rays faced off against their division rival, the Boston Red Sox under the lights this evening. The Boston lineup included Major League stars such as Jackie Bradley Jr, Kevin Pillar, and the 23 year old infielder, Rafael Devers. Pillar is known for his impressive defensive skills as he seems to compete with Kevin Kiermaier … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game vs. Red Sox (Loss 1-3) Record: 9-7-4

Rays Spring Training Game @ Blue Jays (Loss 3-8) Record: 9-6-4

The Rays traveled to Dunedin for a duel between two lively left handed starters in Blake Snell and the former LA Dodger, Hyun-Jin Ryu. This #BumpDay consisted of a matchup against the Blue Jays featuring their 4 young studs in Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio, Lourdes Gurriel Jr, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr at the front of … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game @ Blue Jays (Loss 3-8) Record: 9-6-4

Rays Spring Training Game vs. Pirates (Tie 2-2) Record: 9-5-4

The Rays matched up at home against the 3-12 Pirates for the 2nd time this week. They won the first meeting this past Thursday by one run, but they would score the same number of runs as Pittsburgh this afternoon as the game would end in a 2-2 tie. It was another slow day for … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game vs. Pirates (Tie 2-2) Record: 9-5-4

Rays Spring Training Games vs. Orioles (Win 1-0) & @ Braves (Tie 1-1) Record: 9-5-3

We had double the Rays' games this afternoon as the spring roster split up between Port Charlotte and neighboring North Port, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. They faced off against Baltimore at home and the Rays' skipper, Kevin Cash, drew up a possible opening day lineup with Austin Meadows in the leadoff … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Games vs. Orioles (Win 1-0) & @ Braves (Tie 1-1) Record: 9-5-3

Rays Spring Training Game @ Twins (Loss 3-5) Record: 8-5-2

The Rays dropped a thriller to the Twins this afternoon by a score of 5-3. It was their 2nd loss against the team from the twin city in 3 meetings so far. Joey Wendle started the offense in this contest with a solo homerun off of Jhoulys Chacin. Wendle isn't known for his power, but … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game @ Twins (Loss 3-5) Record: 8-5-2

Rays Spring Training Game vs. Pirates (Win 2-1) Record: 8-4-2

The Pittsburgh Pirates traveled to Port Charlotte for a matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays. This afternoon's game would be a preview of the opening day series starting March 26th. Tampa came into today with a record of 7-4 while Pittsburgh sported a dismal 2-10 spring record. The Rays got on the board very early … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game vs. Pirates (Win 2-1) Record: 8-4-2

Rays Spring Training Game vs. Blue Jays (Win 9-5) Record: 7-4-2

The Rays returned to their spring training home in Port Charlotte after two straight road games. They faced off against their AL East opponent, the Toronto Blue Jays this afternoon. Tampa hitters executed early on as they took advantage of 3 walks and a Hunter Renfroe single to right field to take a 2-0 lead … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game vs. Blue Jays (Win 9-5) Record: 7-4-2

Rays Spring Training Game @ Braves (Win 5-2) Record: 6-4-2

The Rays met up with the Atlanta Braves this afternoon at the brand new Cool Today Park. The Braves wrote up a major league starter heavy lineup today including the 6-time all-star Felix Hernandez who was traded to Atlanta from Seattle in the off-season. Hernandez has had his way with Tampa Bay throughout his career … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game @ Braves (Win 5-2) Record: 6-4-2

Rays Spring Training Game @ Orioles (Tie 3-3) Record: 5-4-2

The Rays traveled to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota for the 2nd meeting with the Baltimore Orioles so far this spring. Orioles starting pitcher, Wojciechowski, hurled 3 no-hit innings, but Charlie Morton nearly matched his performance with 2 1/3 scoreless innings. Morton gave up only 2 hits and kept his pitch count low throwing only … Continue reading Rays Spring Training Game @ Orioles (Tie 3-3) Record: 5-4-2