2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
96-66, 2nd in AL East
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11h

Rays DFA Duffy, trade RHP De Leon to Reds

The Tampa Bay Rays have designated infielder Matt Duffy for assignment and traded pitcher Jose De Leon to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a player to be named and cash.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Tampa Bay Rays GM Erik Neander was named the Executive of the Year for the 2019 season. The runner-up for the 2019 honor was Brian Cashman of the New York Yankees.

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18d

Rockies 3B Arenado wins 7th straight Gold Glove

Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.

Kiermaier: Winning Gold Glove 'means the world' (1:01)
18d

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The 8 finalists for the HoF's 2020 Ford Frick excellence in baseball broadcasting award were announced Friday - Joe Castiglione, Jacques Doucet, Tom Hamilton, Ken Harrelson, Pat Hughes, Ned Martin, Mike Shannon & Dewayne Staats. More than 200 broadcasters were eligible for the award, to be announced Dec. 11 (awarded this & every 3rd year to team-specific announcers — the other 2 years' winners are "national voices" & "broadcast beginnings" historic figures).

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28d

Source: Rays' Bloom favored to be Red Sox GM

Chaim Bloom, the Rays' senior vice president of baseball operations, is the favorite to become the Red Sox's next general manager, a source told ESPN.

36d

BBTN: ALCS Game 4, Maddon, Top Prospects

The Yankees need Masahiro Tanaka to be a "silent assassin" in tonight's Game 4 against Houston, says ESPN Radio's Chris Singleton, who also discusses New York's inability to drive in runs, how poor weather conditions will impact tonight's game, Joe Maddon's fit with the Angels and more (6:39). Sarah Langs also plays "The Numbers Game" (21:34) and Keith Law talks about some of the game's top prospects and how they'll affect the futures of teams like the Rays, Twins, Rangers and Mariners (29:41).

42d

BBTN: Cole's Dominance, X-Factors, Kapler Firing

Another dominant Gerrit Cole playoffs performance has Buster and Karl Ravech comparing the Houston ace to another all-time great (14:32). The guys also discuss Tyler Glasnow's pitch-tipping, X-factors in each championship series, the firing of Gabe Kapler and more. Plus, Rena Banena's "Bleacher Tweets" and some jovial conversations about underage drinking and baseball sitcoms (31:33).

Glasnow feels he tipped pitches in Game 5 (0:28)
42d
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42dBradford Doolittle

Rays' Glasnow: Tipped pitches 'pretty obvious'

While Rays starter Tyler Glasnow said it was "pretty obvious" he was tipping his pitches Thursday night, both Tampa Bay and Houston said that wasn't what did in the Rays in the ALDS.

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42dBradford Doolittle

'Locked in' ace Cole takes historic run into ALCS

Astros ace Gerrit Cole stifled the upstart Rays for the second time during the ALDS and continued his historic run with 10 strikeouts over eight dominant innings Thursday night.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.652nd
Quality Starts53Tied-15th
WHIP1.177th
BAA.2304th
Runs769Tied-15th
Batting Average.25412th
On Base Percentage.32513th
Slugging Percentage.43115th