Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Rays

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    What’s Wrong With the 0-6 Tampa Bay Rays & Boston Red Sox?

    Needless to say, the 2011 MLB betting campaign has not gotten off to the start that the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox had hoped for. Coming into Friday, both teams are 0-6 out of the chute, and both teams could really be in a heck of a lot of trouble. There are only two teams in the history of baseball to start 0-4 and make the playoffs, but both of thes.....

  • MARCH 28TH, 2011

    2011 MLB Predictions: AL East Preview

    Boston Red Sox (89-73, 3rd Place AL East in 2010): The Red Sox really have a different feel to them this year. Sure, they ran out of time to run down the big boys in the AL East last season and were very uncharacteristically left out of the postseason, but they definitely have some new blood in the lineup in the form of Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford. The.....

  • OCTOBER 11TH, 2010

    MLB Playoff Betting: Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Game 5 Picks

    Texas Rangers (2-2)Tampa Bay Rays (2-2)There has only been one team in the history of baseball to come back from down 2-0 at home in a five game series to win it, but the Tampa Bay Rays have the opportunity to join the Boston Red Sox in that same sentence on Tuesday night when they take on the Texas Rangers in Game 5 at Tropicana Field. This won.....

  • OCTOBER 8TH, 2010

    Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers Game 3 Picks: 2010 World Series Betting

    Tampa Bay Rays (0-2)Texas Rangers (2-0)The Texas Rangers have never won a playoff series in their history, making them the only franchise that can say that in baseball. That could all change on Saturday afternoon if they can take out the Tampa Bay Rays for a third straight game to head to the ALDS. Tampa Bay has looked totally lost in this series.....

  • OCTOBER 6TH, 2010

    MLB Playoff Betting: Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Game 2 Picks

    Texas Rangers (1-0)Tampa Bay Rays (0-1)The Tampa Bay Rays are already in a hole in their second appearance in the playoffs in team history. They'll take on the Texas Rangers in Game 2 at Tropicana Field on Thursday afternoon, as the visitors try to take the second step towards their first postseason series win ever. In Game 1, LHP Cliff Lee was .....

  • OCTOBER 5TH, 2010

    MLB Playoffs Free Picks: Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays

    Texas Rangers (90-72, -$160)Tampa Bay Rays (96-66, +$294)    The AL East and AL West champions will duke it out at Tropicana Field on Wednesday afternoon to start 2010 MLB playoff betting action, as the Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers square off. Last postseason couldn't have possibly gone any better for LHP Cliff Lee. He led the Phil.....

  • AUGUST 25TH, 2010

    Wednesday MLB Betting Preview – Rays at Angels

    Tampa Bay is in position of picking up its first ever sweep of the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, as the club went 8-42 in games played in Southern California from 2000-09.  The Rays clobbered the home team in 10-3 fashion last night in front of 43,577 fans and kept pace with the New York Yankees in the AL East race.  All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria p.....

  • AUGUST 9TH, 2010

    Monday MLB Betting Preview – Rays at Tigers

    Tampa Bay was nearly no-hit in a 1-0 road loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon and have managed to hit for a combined .149 average in dropping five straight games.  This recent skid is the club’s longest losing streak of the season, after the team had gone 10-1 in their previous 11 games.  “I was beginning to think no-hitters were commonplace,” .....

  • JULY 31ST, 2010

    Saturday MLB Betting Preview – Yankees at Rays

    New York is set to play the second game of this three-game series, after falling 3-2 in defeat to the Rays at Tropicana Field.  The Yankees lead in the American League East dropped to one game, while the Rays extended their winning streak to seven.  “He made one mistake,” manager Joe Girardi said of Friday’s starting pitcher Phil Hughes.  “He just.....

  • JULY 29TH, 2010

    Thursday MLB Betting Preview – Tigers at Rays

    Detroit will look avoid its first 10-game losing streak away from home since it ended the 2005 campaign in that fashion.  The club has dropped 12 of its last 15 games overall.  One good thing going for the Tigers is the fact that the Rays have never swept them in a four-game series at Tropicana Field.  Detroit is currently in a stretch of playing 11-strai.....

  • JULY 17TH, 2010

    Saturday MLB on FOX Betting Preview – Rays at Yankees

    Tampa Bay reached the All-Star break with a 54-34 record, which was the club’s best mark at the break in club history, but let one slip away to start the second half.  “We had plenty of chances to score more runs and that’s what it really comes down to,” manager Joe Maddon said in the team’s 5-4 walk-off loss.  The Rays have 73 games on the secon.....

  • JULY 7TH, 2010

    Wednesday MLB Betting Preview – Red Sox at Rays

    Boston has fallen to the Tampa Bay Rays by a single run in the first two contests of this current three-game series at Tropicana Field and will have an off day before battling another AL East foe over the weekend.  The Red Sox have lost seven of their last 10 games away from Fenway Park and have managed to lose just its second road series in their last eigh.....