Tampa Bay Rays

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 04: Richie Shaffer (R) of the Tampa Bay Rays after hitting his first MLB hit a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning as his teammates ignore him on August 4, 2015 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rays’ Rookie Richie Shaffer Get First MLB HR; Gives High Fives To Imaginary Teammates [VIDEO]

Logan Forsythe, Mikie Mahtook, Asdrubal Cabrera and Richie Shaffer went deep.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 24: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch during the first inning  against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 24, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox won 2-1 in eleven innings. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Justin Verlander

Verlander Outlasts Archer, Tigers Beat Rays 2-1

Justin Verlander outlasted Chris Archer for his first win this season and the Detroit Tigers avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/29/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 29: Ronald Belisario #56 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the ninth inning of a game against the Cleveland Indians on June 29, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays’ Pitcher Ronald Belisario Throws Wild Pitch During Intentional Walk [VIDEO]

The Indians pulled away late when Gomes homered off Kirby Yates and then added four more runs in the ninth — two on wild pitches.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2015

Rays Owner Stuart Sternberg Credit: Brian Blanco/Getty Images

Kinatrax: The Story Behind Baseball’s Newest Tech

New technology looks to change our understanding of the art of pitching.

06/22/2015

Credit: Matt Andriese/Getty Images

This Week In Baseball: New Technology Could Help Better Understand Pitchers

Baseball has consistently been the leader in finding an innovative way to look at a sport that’s been around for well over 100 years.

06/16/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 8:  Rene Rivera #44 of the Tampa Bay Rays grounds into the double play during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles on April 8, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays’ Rene Rivera Comes Up Short On Slide To Second Base [VIDEO]

Just a little short.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 5: Drew Smyly #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays throws in the first inning during a game with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park May 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rays Lose 2-0 To Red Sox Despite Smyly Gem

Tampa Bay Rays starter Drew Smyly had a no-hitter through five innings Tuesday night before he faced Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts leading off the sixth.

97.1 The Ticket–05/06/2015

TORONTO, CANADA - AUGUST 22: Drew Smyly #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch in the ninth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 22, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Evan Longoria Trolls Drew Smyly With Auction Item [PHOTO]

It’s pretty funny.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For Royals

The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.

10/19/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - AUGUST 22: Drew Smyly #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch in the ninth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 22, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Rays End LHP Drew Smyly’s Season After 153 Innings

The Tampa Bay Rays are ending Drew Smyly’s season after 153 innings.

97.1 The Ticket–09/10/2014

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