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Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Rays To Wear ‘Throwback’ ’70s Jerseys, Even Though Team Didn’t Exist Until ’98

Next week, the Rays will hold a “Turn Back the Clock” night in which the team will wear “throwback” jerseys from 1979. While this is a novel idea, the Rays didn’t even exist until 1998.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Jake Peavy and Don Cooper

Cooper: Nothing Wrong With Hawk’s Rant

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said Hawk was right to say what he said.

670 The Score–05/31/2012

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Rays For 8th Straight Win

Alexei Ramirez drove in two runs and the Chicago White Sox extended their winning streak to a season-high eight games with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Chicago White Sox starter Philip Humber pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 29, 2012, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sox Move Into 1st With 7-2 Win Over Rays

Philip Humber didn’t match the performance in his previous win. Nearly impossible to do that. After more than a month without a win, though, he was still pretty happy.

05/29/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sale Fans 15 To Lead Sox In 2-1 Win Over Rays

Chris Sale struck out a career-high 15, Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox extended their winning streak to six games with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.

05/28/2012

Will Rhymes. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Video: Rays Infielder Collapses On Field After Being Hit By Pitch

During the eighth inning of tonight’s Rays game at Tropicana Field, Tampa Bay infielder Will Rhymes collapsed on the field after being hit on the arm by a pitch.

670 The Score–05/16/2012

DON ZIMMER CUBS

Photo: Don Zimmer Teddy Bear

One of the promotions the Tampa Bay Rays are giving out this season is the Don Zimmer “Zim Bear.” Check out the photo below.

670 The Score–02/22/2012

Josh Hamilton

Rangers’ Hamilton Confirms Alcohol Relapse

Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton had a relapse this week when he drank alcohol at a bar according to a report.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Matt Garza pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 27, 2011. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Garza’s ALCS Ring Stolen From Home

Matt Garza’s 2008 ALCS ring was stolen from his home in Fresno, Calif.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena (22) hits an RBI triple off of New York Mets' Miguel Batista in the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Carlos Pena Headed Back To Tampa

Pena played with the Rays from 2007-10, helping them reach the playoffs twice before signing as a free agent with the Chicago Cubs for $10 million last season.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

Kirk Gibson. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Gibson, Maddon Named Managers Of Year

Kirk Gibson and Joe Maddon won Manager of the Year awards Wednesday — one for overseeing a worst-to-first turnaround that lasted all season, the other after a frantic playoff push in the final month.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Justin Verlander. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander Unanimously Wins AL Cy Young

Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Bench coach Dave Martinez #4 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates the Rays victory over the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field on September 28, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Steve Phillips: Martinez Not Manager Material

(WSCR) Rays bench coach Dave Martinez seems to be at the top of White Sox general manager Ken Williams’ “short list” for managerial candidates, but Steve Phillips of Sirius XM radio doesn’t know if Martinez […]

670 The Score–10/06/2011

Bench coach Dave Martinez #4 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates the Rays victory over the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field on September 28, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Martinez ‘Overwhelmed’ By Sox’s Interest

The recent elimination of the Tampa Bay Rays could mean big things for the Chicago White Sox.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers hits a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game Four of the American League Division Series at Tropicana Field on October 4, 2011 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Beltre Hits 3 HRs; Texas Wins 4-3, Ousts Rays

Adrian Beltre hit three straight home runs and the Texas Rangers powered themselves back into the AL championship series, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Tuesday to win their playoff matchup.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers pitches in the third inning while taking on the Tampa Bay Rays in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Tropicana Field on October 3, 2011 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lewis Outpitches Price, Rangers Beat Rays 4-3

Colby Lewis outpitched All-Star David Price, Mike Napoli hit a go-ahead two-run homer and the defending AL champions survived a shaky night from the bullpen to hold off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Monday night in Game 3 of their postseason series.

CBS 2–10/03/2011

Matt Moore #55 of the Tampa Bay Rays throws against the Texas Rangers during Game One of the American League Division Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rays Open Playoffs With 9-0 Victory Over Defending AL Champion Rangers

Matt Moore looked like an ace in pitching seven innings of two-hit ball Friday as the improbable Tampa Bay Rays opened the real playoffs with a 9-0 victory over the defending AL champion Texas Rangers.

10/01/2011

Evan Longoria celebrates his walk-off home run that put the Rays in the playoffs. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Crazy Night In Baseball Ends With Two Major Collapses

A benchwarmer hitting .108 saves Tampa Bay. A $142 million star lets it slip away for Boston. A rookie closer falters in Atlanta. An ace delivers for St. Louis.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Tim Wakefield. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Braves On Verge Of Historic Collapses

Never in the long history of Major League Baseball has any team held a lead in September of eight games or more for a postseason berth and failed to clinch.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Andrew Friedman. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Passan: It Would Be Tough For Cubs To Lure Rays’ Friedman

It comes as a shock to no one that 34-year-old GM phenom Andrew Friedman is at the top of everyone’s list to become the Cubs’ new general manager.

670 The Score–08/22/2011

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