Posts Tagged ‘Rays’


Rangers, Rays aces ready to square off again

By FRED GOODALL on Oct. 11, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Rays manager Joe Maddon spoke matter-of-factly, assessing Tampa Bay’s chances of completing an improbable comeback against the Texas Rangers in the opening round of the AL playoffs. Down 2-0 after losing the first two games of the series at home, the AL East champions rebounded to …

Rays head back to Trop after 5-2 win over Rangers

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 10, 2010, at 7 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays worked hard all season to earn home-field advantage in the AL playoffs. This time, they need to make use of it if they want to keep playing. Tampa Bay forced a deciding Game 5 in the division series against …

Playoffs set to start with 3 Cy Young winners

By MIKE FITZPATRICK on Oct. 05, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins need no added motivation to beat the Yankees. They found some anyway. Prepping for their first-round playoff series, the AL Central champions hung a picture in their clubhouse of the back page of a recent (New York) Daily News that read “Bad news: Yanks …