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Rays by the numbers: Archer picks up win at home

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 and have won four of their last five games overall.Chris Archer  pitched 5 1/3 inning with six hits, one earned run and eight strikeouts.

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Rays by the numbers: Colome helps shutout A's

The Tampa Bay Rays completed their fourth shutout of the season on Thursday, beating the Oakland Athletics 3-0. Alex Colome threw five scoreless innings and has now allowed three runs or fewer in 10 of his 13 career starts.

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Thursday's power rankings

Madison Bumgarner shined as the San Francisco Giants beat Clayton Kershaw, while the Tampa Bay Rays took over first in the AL East.

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Smyly (shoulder) to re-evaluate rehab in 8 weeks

Rays left-hander Drew Smyly, who is rehabbing a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, says there should be a clearer picture whether he can return this season in about eight weeks.

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AL East: Team targets for 2015 draft

A comprehensive look at every AL East team's system strengths and weaknesses heading into the 2015 MLB draft, as well as needs and possible player targets on draft day.

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ICYMI: SweetSpot hits of the week

The latest look around Major League Baseball's blogosphere delves into Minnesota's rotation improvement and the flagging Mets offense.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs17021st
Batting Average.24417th
On Base Percentage.31219th
Slugging Percentage.39016th
Earned Run Average3.316th
Quality Starts1726th
WHIP1.164th
BAA.2211st

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