Tampa Bay Rays

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 7: Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred talks with members of the media prior to a game between the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 7, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.

MLB Hopes Rays, A’s Can Get New Ballparks In Current Markets

CINCINNATI (AP) Major League Baseball remains hopeful the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics will be able to obtain new ballparks without relocating yet will examine other markets in case a team needs to move […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/15/2015

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.


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.


The Twitter Inc. application and logo are displayed on a laptop computer and Apple Inc. iPhone 5s in this arranged photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, April 25, 2014. Twitter Inc. is expected to release earnings figures on April 29. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Mo’s Minute – Sports Twitter Fads

Twitter is a fun place to be in the sports world! Here are some of the highlights from this week.

KHTK Sports 1140–05/25/2015

Kendall Graveman  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays’ Bullpen Falters In 5-0 Loss To Athletics

The Tampa Bay Rays’ bullpen experienced a rare failure Saturday in a 5-0 loss to the Oakland Athletics.


ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 21:  Brandon Guyer #5 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals third base in front of third baseman Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a game on May 21, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – Despite injuries to some key members of their pitching staff, the Tampa Bay Rays’ work on the mound remains a big reason for their early success. Chris Archer seeks a third straight strong start […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/22/2015

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20:  Jake Odorizzi #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – The Oakland Athletics open this four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays with the starter who has a substantially lower ERA, though there’s reason to believe that won’t give them that big an advantage. That’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/21/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 9:  Andrew Bellatti #59 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the sixth inning of his Major League debut game against the Texas Rangers on May 9, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Pitcher Who Served Time In California For Fatal Crash Wins MLB Game

Tampa Bay reliever Andrew Bellatti, who served jail time as a teen after a fatal car crash, was the winning pitcher in his major league debut Saturday night as the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-2.


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.


OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 06:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field afte being taken out of the game by manager Bob Melvin in the fifth inning with the Tampa Bay Rays leading 6-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 6, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gray Roughed Up, A’s Fall To Rays 7-3

Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer to help Jeremy Hellickson end a six-start winless stretch for his first victory in 11 months, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Wednesday to avoid […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/06/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 05:  Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Sean Doolittle #62 after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at O.co Coliseum on August 5, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Hammel Snaps Losing Skid, Leads A’s Past Rays 3-0

Jason Hammel walked off the mound in the sixth inning to a standing ovation from the announced crowd of 16,335 at the Coliseum. He saluted the fans with his right hand, looking more relieved than […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/06/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 04:  Derek Norris #36, Josh Reddick #16 and Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Norris hit a walk-off RBI single to score Sam Fuld #23 against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the tenth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Rays 3-2.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rally Possum Inspires A’s To Walk-Off Win Over Rays

Sure there have been sewage problems at the ballpark and various other issues, but none of them came before a game-winning rally in extra innings like this little marsupial did on Monday.

KHTK Sports 1140–08/04/2014