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2018 Schedule
23-26, 3rd in AL East
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Rays trade OF Span, P Colome to Mariners

The Tampa Bay Rays traded outfielder Denard Span and closer Alex Colome to the Seattle Mariners on Friday in return for two minor league pitchers.

Rays double up Red Sox (1:14)
Span flies over the wall twice (1:43)
Ramos knocks in 3 runs with single (0:26)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Welcome to the big leagues, Willy Adames! Keith Law's No. 20 prospect heading into the season, the Tampa Bay shortstop homered off Chris Sale in his second at-bat, swatting a 1-0 changeup out to left field.

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3dJesse Rogers

Maddon: Doubt Rays' starter strategy catches on

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he doesn't believe the Rays' strategy of having a reliever start games will ignite some sort of revolution in baseball. "To see that becoming a part of the norm, I doubt it," he said.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.2619th
Quality Starts27Tied-7th
Batting Average.2623rd
On Base Percentage.3324th
Slugging Percentage.40016th