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Tampa Bay Rays News and Links - Rays to pursue Brett Lawrie

Jaime Schultz dominates and the Rays are interested in Lawrie

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports


Yesterday afternoon, the Rays pitching impressed again, capping off the weekend with a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Alex Cobb pitched three innings, allowing a run on three hits, walking none, while he picked up a strikeout

  • The only other Rays pitcher to allow runners to score was Jake Faria, who allowed two runs on two hits and two walks over an inning of work
  • Jaime Schultz had the most impressive appearance, striking out the side on 11 pitches
  • On the offensive side of things, the Rays prospects were able to get to big league relievers for four runs over the last two frames to mount a come from behind victory

The Rays will enjoy an off day today, they’ll take on the New York Yankees on Tuesday at 1pm with Fox Sports Sun presenting their first broadcast of the year


  1. Three injured Rays may not be ready for Opening Day: Logan Morrison, Colby Rasmus, and Matt Duffy
  2. Taylor Gurrieri suffered a bizzare injury as he passed out in his bathroom and hit his head on the bathtub, the resulting gash reqired stitches.
  3. Will Jake Bauers make the trade of Wil Myers and Trea Turner worth it?

Rest in peace Colin