- Well that was a fun road trip:
- 9-1 road trip (tied best for 10-game trip in club history)— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 20, 2020
- First sweep at Yankee Stadium since 2014
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- Our captain bringing the twitter heat:
Y'all dropping plenty of L's alright https://t.co/mqUaEr7cek— Danny Russell (@d_russ) August 20, 2020
- Rays sweep Yankees off top spot in AL East - Juan Toribio, MLB.com: First time a team has swept both the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees on the same road trip since 1990.
- Brandon Lowe has been nothing short of MVP caliber this season:
.@Sweet_n_Lowe5 can square 'em up with the best of 'em.— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) August 21, 2020
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- Rays’ Mike Zunino, Manuel Margot now swinging hot bats - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: Rays are firing on all cylinders right now.
- Get well soon, Brendan:
Shoulder surgery on #Rays McKay was done by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in LA on Wednesday. Was a labrum issue. Now seems doubtful he will be ready by start of spring training though exact timeline isn't totally clear.— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August 20, 2020
Around the League
- Yordan Alvarez Out for the Season - Dan Szymborski, Fan Graphs
- Former Rays prospect, who was traded for Nick Anderson, is getting the call to the show with the Marlins.
- Thom Brennaman pulled from Fox’s NFL games for using anti-gay slur on air during Reds contest - ESPN
- The Padres absolute humiliation of the Rangers has been glorious revenge for 3-0 swing-gate:
The @Padres are the first team EVER to hit a grand slam in four consecutive games.— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) August 21, 2020