Rays' Ramirez delivers winning hit in 10th to beat Bucs 4-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Ramirez scored Vidal Brujan with a game-ending pinch-single in the 10th inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Friday night.Brujan took second as Tampa Bay's automatic runner and stole third against Yerry De Los Santos (0-1) before Ramirez's hit.Jason Adam (1-2) got the win.Luke Raley and Jonathan Aranda, playing in their first games for the Rays, drove in runs with singles to put the Rays up 2-0 in the second, and a balk by Pirates starter Mitch Keller made it 3-0.The Pirates tied it with three solo homers off starter...
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Game 71: Rays vs Pittsburgh Pirates — Pregame News and Notes

Updated 9:50 a.m. After a 4–3 10-inning win over the Pirates on Friday night, the Rays will look to win a series on Saturday afternoon. Tampa Bay (38–32) is 2–2 on an eight-game home stand, and also has won eight of nine games against National League teams after the extra-inning victory.
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Rays’ Manuel Margot to rehab ‘significant’ patellar tendon strain

ST. PETERSBURG — The latest Manuel Margot update for the Rays might be their most promising one yet. Manager Kevin Cash said Friday that Margot has a “significant” patellar tendon strain, but it doesn’t appear he’ll need surgery and they’re hopeful for a late-season return. Margot, who crashed into the rightfield wall Monday, was placed on the 60-day injured list, making Aug. 20 the earliest date the Rays could activate him.

Wander Franco on Track to Return to Rays Lineup This Week

The Tampa Bay Rays have an excellent track record of making the most with the least, but this season is testing their limits. Five of their regular starters are on the injured list, including phenom Wander Franco. MLB’s former top prospect was enjoying success in his first full season in...

Tampa Bay Rays 2022 Schedule

Here is the complete Tampa Bay Rays schedule for the 2022 season, with dates, locations and game times. This will be updated constantly with results and links to game stories, plus any adjustments to the schedule will be made here in real time as well, so bookmark this story and refer to it often.

Pirates go extra innings for 2nd consecutive game, lose to Rays in 10

Pittsburgh Pirates batters struck out 17 times Friday night at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. All 11 batters who stepped to the plate whiffed at least once. On the other side, four Pirates pitchers combined to record six scoreless, hitless innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, a team in the middle of the American League wild-card chase.

Rays Beat Pirates In Extras

The Tampa Bay Rays (38-32) defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates (29-41) 4-3 in ten innings on Friday night at Tropicana Field. The Rays took a 3-0 lead in the first inning thanks to RBI singles from Luke Raley and Jonathan Aranda. For Aranda, it was a RBI single in his first at bat in the major leagues. The Rays also capitalized on a balk with Luke Raley at third base to make it 3-0.

Francisco Mejia in lineup Saturday for Rays

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Francisco Mejia is starting Saturday in the team's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Mejia is getting the nod behind the plate, batting eighth in the order versus Pirates starter JT Brubaker. Our models project Mejia for 0.8 hits, 0.3 runs, 0.1 home runs, 0.4 RBI and...

Pirates fall to Rays 4-3 in extra innings

The Pittsburgh Pirates were victimized by a 10th-inning pinch-hit, walk-off single by Harold Ramirez that squashed an earlier Buccos comeback and led to a 4-3 defeat to the Tampa Bay Rays and kicked off the new series with defeat after they took three of four from the Chicago Cubs earlier this week.