What we’ve learned about AL East

At the quarter-season mark, the American League East has basically been a clash between traditional heavyweights, New York and Boston. However, there's a lot of baseball to be played in the summer of 2018. Will the Yankees or Red Sox run away with it? Or will the Blue Jays, Orioles or Rays find a way to fight their way back into contention? Here's a look at where each of the teams in the AL East stacks up with three-quarters of the season remaining.… Read More
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Cron’s 10th jack powers Rays’ sweep of KC

C.J. Cron led off the third inning with his 10th home run of the season and Adeiny Hechavarria's single capped a three-run first as the Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Royals. Jason Hammel labored early in his start, while Jorge Soler logged an RBI double for Kansas City.… Read More
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Rays call up Arroyo as Gomez lands on DL

The Rays placed Carlos Gomez on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin before Wednesday's series finale against the Royals in Kansas City -- and Christian Arroyo has been called up to take his place on the roster.… Read More
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Rays score in 9th to win Banda’s solid debut

Joey Wendle's two-out, go-ahead RBI single off Royals closer Kelvin Herrera clinched the series victory for the Rays. Anthony Banda, acquired in the Steven Souza Jr. trade, gave up three runs in five innings in his Tampa Bay debut. Whit Merrifield drove in three for the Royals, who got six innings from Ian Kennedy.… Read More
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