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Rays notes: Archer in rare company after his one-hit shutout

Chris Archer's one-hit, complete-game shutout tossed Thursday night in Houston was still a topic of conversation Friday before the Rays began a three-game series with the A’s in Oakland.
Published: 08/21/15
Updated: 08/22/15
Change in approach helps Rays rookie Casali discover power stroke

Change in approach helps Rays rookie Casali discover power stroke

The Rays’ power lately has come from an unlikely source, though one that should be able to provide pop to the lineup. That would be catcher Curt Casali, who has transformed himself from a guy looking for good at-bats to one who is gripping and ripping.
Published: 08/21/15
Updated: 08/22/15
Archer breezes through one-hit shutout as Rays earn split at Houston

Archer breezes through one-hit shutout as Rays earn split at Houston

HOUSTON -- Chris Archer took a selfie in Cincinnati with sisters Haley and Kaitlin, who he met at the All-Star Game, and promised them a good outing when he pitched in their town.
Published: 08/20/15
Updated: 08/21/15
Rays notes: McGee to undergo knee surgery, likely out for season

Rays notes: McGee to undergo knee surgery, likely out for season

Rays left-hander Jake McGee will have arthroscopic surgery today to repair a tear in the meniscus in his left knee. He is expected to miss six to eight weeks, though the team will learn more about the timetable when the extent of the tear is determined.
Published: 08/20/15
Updated: 08/21/15
Boxberger blows save, Rays go on to lose in 13th inning

Boxberger blows save, Rays go on to lose in 13th inning

HOUSTON – A flaw in Tampa Bay closer Brad Boxberger’s mechanics prevented him from throwing the ball where he wanted to throw it Tuesday, and that led to the fastball over the plate to Marwin Gonzalez that turned into a game-winning hom...
Published: 08/20/15
Rays Notes: McGee status still unknown after injury

Rays Notes: McGee status still unknown after injury

The Rays might have to do without the services of LHP Jake McGee for the immediate future because of a left knee injury suffered Tuesday night.
Published: 08/19/15
Updated: 08/20/15
Rays Notes: Tampa Bay has had Keuchel’s number

Rays Notes: Tampa Bay has had Keuchel’s number

Tonight’s game presents an interesting matchup: The Rays vs. one of the top starters in the American League.
Published: 08/19/15
Rays bullpen to blame for another loss, this time to Houston

Rays bullpen to blame for another loss, this time to Houston

Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger allowed the Astros to rally for a 3-2, 10-inning victory at Minute Maid Park.
Published: 08/18/15
Updated: 08/19/15
Beckham just glad he’s able to chip in with Rays

Beckham just glad he’s able to chip in with Rays

Tim Beckham put on a show during batting practice Monday afternoon, driving towering blasts off the short left-field wall at Minute Maid Park, clearing the train tracks that run along the top of the structure on at least one swing.
Published: 08/18/15
Rays, needing fresh bullpen arm, send Shaffer down

Rays, needing fresh bullpen arm, send Shaffer down

Infielder Richie Shaffer was optioned Monday to Triple-A Durham and LHP Enny Romero was recalled to add a pitcher who could work multiple innings to the bullpen. The move was made necessary after RHP Alex Colome pitched three innings Sunday in relief...
Published: 08/18/15