Tampa Bay Rays

Tigers Nip Rays to Win Fifth in a Row
Tiger’s starter Brad Penny pitched well enough to beat the Tampa Bay Rays last night.  The final:  2 – 1.  Tiger hitters managed only 8 hits, with catcher Alex Avila continuing his hot hitting for the month of August.  The Tigers now have a 6 game …
Tigers Continue Winning Streak with 5 – 2 Over Tampa
Starter Justin Verlander picked up his 19th victory of the season as the Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 5 – 2 last night.  Alex Avila and Don Kelly hit homers to show the way offensively for the Tigers.  The same two teams go at it again tonight, with Brad Penny "toein…
Tigers Win on Walk off Triple in 10th Inning
The Tigers pulled out a well pitched, makeup game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.  Tiger starter Phil Coke pitched six and a third innings of shutout ball, before giving way to the relief staff.  Ramon Santiago hit a 10th inning triple, which scored Victor Martinez from first b…
Tiger Bats Come Alive
On a night when Tiger Starter Justin Verlander wasn’t at his sharpest and Tiger fielders produced four errors … Tiger batters found the necessary power to snatch a win from the Tampa Bay Rays.  The Tigers beat the Rays, 7 – 6 last night at Comerica Park...
Tigers Get Unlikely Production in Win
The Detroit Tigers used production from two of their newest players to win a second straight game.  Pitcher Charlie Furbush won in his major league debut and Outfielder Andy Dirks hit his first career homer, helping Detroit beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6 - 3 Monday night...