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80-82, 4th in AL East

Best of M&M: Kurkjian, Longoria & Herm

Mike Golic and Ian Fitzsimmons in for Mike Greenberg welcome Evan Longoria to make his Week 5 NFL picks and talk Joe Maddon. Plus, Tim Kurkjian, Herm Edwards, Joey Galloway and Cris Carter join the show.

Longoria shares classic Joe Maddon stories (1:12)
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Longoria: Joe Maddon is a great motivator

Rays 3B Evan Longoria discusses the genius of Joe Maddon and the pressure of playing in a postseason environment. Plus, he makes Week 5 NFL picks with Mike Golic and Ian Fitzsimmons.

Longoria: Joe Maddon is a genius (1:01)

Nothing gets past Kevin Kiermaier

Breakout defense doesn't even come close to what Kiermaier did for the Rays this year. In his first full season in the majors and his first playing center field for the Rays, he saved the team 42 runs. Breakout defenders (Insider)

Rays drop in Power Rankings

Despite winning five of its last six games and avoiding the cellar of the AL East, Tampa Bay fell a spot in our rankings. Where is the team slotted to end the year? Find out here

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Hank Aaron Award finalists: AL East

The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Here are the nominees for each AL East team:

  • Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis
  • Boston Red Sox: David Ortiz
  • New York Yankees: Brian McCann
  • Tampa Bay Rays: Logan Forsythe
  • Toronto Blue Jays: Josh Donaldson

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Warmup stretch gone awry

There's no shortage of bizarre injuries on this list, but Kevin Kiermaier injured his eye while stretching his legs. If you're scratching your head like we are, read how it happened. Injuries of the year


Buerhle, Blue Jays hit hard in 12-3 loss to Rays

Mark Buehrle failed to become the fifth major leaguer to pitch 200 innings or more in 15 consecutive seasons, and the AL East champion Toronto Blue Jays missed out on home-field advantage through

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Have we been unfair to Steven Souza?

Souza is a textbook example of a young player who fell victim to the hype train. But even a disappointing Souza is mostly average, so why are fans in Tampa still so bitter? Rookie surprises, disappointments (Insider)

Shift of dominance in AL East? (0:48)

Rays rally in 9th to beat Blue Jays 4-3

Tim Beckham had a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the AL East champion Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday night.

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What's next for the #Rays :

Where are the rays ranked this week?

Tampa Bay will start its final homestand of the season against Miami on Tuesday. See where the Rays landed in our final-week rankings: Power Rankings


Bautista homers twice, Jays beat Rays 10-8

Jose Bautista hit two home runs, David Price won for the ninth time in 11 starts with Toronto and the playoff-bound Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-8 on Saturday.


Archer's birthday start goes all wrong

Two things happened today for Rays SP Chris Archer: He turned 27, and he had one of the worst birthday starts in MLB history. He's the first pitcher (starter or reliever) to allow nine earned runs on his birthday since the White Sox's Hollis "Sloppy" Thurston did it in 1925.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25213th
On Base Percentage.31418th
Slugging Percentage.40614th
Earned Run Average3.7411th
Quality Starts68Tied-26th

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