Tampa Bay Rays
Pat Burrell agrees to $16M, 2-year deal with Rays
Pat Burrell went from one World Series team to the other. The Tampa Bay Rays added a big bat to the middle of their lineup, agreeing Monday on a $16 million, two-year contract with Burrell.
Jan 5, 2009 - 7:05:46 PM
Phillies win World Series after 2-day delay
The Philadelphia Phillies have won the World Series, capturing the decisive fifth game 4-3 over Tampa Bay in a clinching game that took two days to complete following Monday night's rain delay.
Oct 30, 2008 - 7:51:10 AM
Manuel wins the chess game against Maddon
Two pitchers warmed up before the game - for Tampa Bay.
Oct 30, 2008 - 12:06:59 AM
Rays struggle offensively, lose Series in 5 games
The worst-to-first Tampa Bay Rays didn't bedevil Philadelphia for long.
Oct 29, 2008 - 11:29:39 PM
Phils, Rays suspended in 6th inning tied at 2
At the end of a strange and wet night that left the World Series in limbo, Scott Kazmir bumped into Cole Hamels in a corridor outside the Phillies clubhouse.
Oct 28, 2008 - 8:49:16 AM
Shields, Rays squeeze Phillies to tie World Series
James Shields walked slowly off the mound and doffed his cap to a cheering crowd, looking a little surprised that he'd been taken out.
Oct 24, 2008 - 9:31:48 AM
Phillies top Rays 3-2 to take World Series lead
Cole Hamels, Chase Utley and the Philadelphia Phillies have the upper hand in the World Series. Hamels worked seven innings and Utley homered as the Phillies knocked off the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 in Game 1 at St. Petersburg.
Oct 23, 2008 - 9:53:21 AM
Utley goes deep, helps Phillies beat Rays
Chase Utley walked up to the plate looking to bunt and ended up driving one out.
Oct 23, 2008 - 1:02:27 AM
Rays beat White Sox 6-2 to advance to ALCS
They rushed toward the mound, these remarkable Rays, and immediately formed a circle. Jumping together like fraternity brothers, they resembled party regulars in the postseason.
Oct 7, 2008 - 6:13:18 AM
Rays' Matt Garza struggles with footing, command
The ditch at the front of the mound really didn't bother Matt Garza. What made him cringe were two leadoff walks, a three-run fourth and his inability to help Tampa Bay complete a sweep against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday in their division series.
Oct 5, 2008 - 9:49:03 PM