Kucherov, Stamkos key Tampa Bay’s 9-3 rout over Rangers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thurs...

Dest: Best decision was stay with US and not switch to Dutch

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Sergiño Dest’s decision to stay with the U.S. national team rather than switch to the Netherlands got a mixed reaction from his Ajax teammates. "Some of them, ...

Ellis scores in OT, Predators beat Lightning 3-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Ellis scored 3:15 into overtime and the Nashville Predators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Saturday night. Ellis scored from the left circle shortly afte...

Hedman scores late goal, Lightning beat Penguins 3-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal with 56.8 seconds remaining to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. T...

Jost, Francouz help Avalanche beat Lightning 6-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyson Jost had three goals, Pavel Francouz made 44 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a regulation...

Morton, playoff-chasing Rays hold Yanks to 1 hit in 4-0 win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton and the Tampa Bay bullpen combined on a one-hitter and the Rays held their lead in the AL wild-card race, beating the New York Yankees 4-0 Wednesday night. ...

Choi HR in 12th lifts Rays 2-1 as Sabathia pitches in relief

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ji-Man Choi hit a game-ending home run in the 12th inning that helped Tampa Bay remain on track for an AL wild card berth, and the Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Tuesda...

Playoff-contending Rays score 6 in 4th, beat Red Sox 7-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ji-Man Choi, Brandon Lowe and Willy Adames homered during Tampa Bay's six-run fourth inning, and the Rays moved into sole possession of the second AL wild card by rallying ...

Eovaldi, Vazquez help Red Sox beat contending Rays 7-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched six gritty innings, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Sunday. ...

Lowe's homers in 11th, lifts Rays into 2nd wild card

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nate Lowe hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to move one game ahead of Cleveland for the second AL...

Defending champ Red Sox eliminated, lose to Rays 5-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox were mathematically eliminated in the late innings, then lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night when Willy Adames had an RBI s...

Rays extend winning streak to 6, beat Marlins 7-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yonny Chirinos allowed one run in five innings before leaving with a hand injury and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 on Sunday to match their longest winning ...

Sogard homers twice as Rays beat Marlins 8-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Newcomers Eric Sogard and Nick Anderson played key roles in Tampa Bay's latest win. Sogard homered twice and finished with a career-high five RBIs, and th...

Rays beat Red Sox 3-2 as Boston files protest over lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A marquee pitching matchup between Charlie Morton and David Price was overshadowed by the MLB rulebook. Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Ta...

Rays beat Red Sox 3-2 as Boston files protest over lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and Boston 3-2 in a game that the Red Sox protested...