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10/4/2015 | Butler's 6 RBIs 'good icing on the season'

Joey Butler will be remembered as one of the nice Rays stories from 2015. On Sunday, he made sure everyone would remember his story by clubbing two home runs in the Rays' 12-3 win over the Blue Jays.

10/4/2015 | Boxberger closes out season as AL saves leader

Brad Boxberger did not pitch in the Rays' 12-3 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday, but he finished the season atop the American League with 41 saves.

10/4/2015 | Rays' 9-run 1st sends Blue Jays to 2nd seed in AL

Joey Butler hit two home runs, including a grand slam in a nine-run Rays first inning, as the Blue Jays couldn't keep their hopes for home-field advantage throughout the postseason alive, falling 12-3, on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field.

10/3/2015 | Archer wraps up unique breakout season

Chris Archer closed out his exceptional but odd season Saturday night at Tropicana Field with a five-inning start in a 4-3 Rays walk-off win over the Blue Jays. The no-decision he received personified both the stellar and unique nature of his season.

10/3/2015 | Rays walk off; Blue Jays lose hold on home field

Tim Beckham hit a walk-off single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Rays stole a victory away from the Blue Jays with a 4-3 win on Saturday night at Tropicana Field. The loss dropped Toronto to one game behind Kansas City for the best record in the American League, with home-field advantage throughout the postseason on the line.

10/3/2015 | Cobb begins road back from Tommy John surgery

Alex Cobb played catch Saturday for the first time since undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

10/2/2015 | Rookie Mahtook keeps tormenting veteran Buehrle

Something happens to Mikie Mahtook when he sees Buehrle on the mound. At least that's the way it's been for the Rays' rookie outfielder this season. On Friday night he hit a three-run homer off Buehrle that put the Rays up by three runs in their eventual 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.

10/2/2015 | Estrada, Jays take aim at Archer, AL's No. 1 spot

Saturday night's Rays-Blue Jays contest at Tropicana Field will see two pitchers with two distinct goals. Marco Estrada would like nothing better than a repeat of his previous two performances against Tampa Bay, while Chris Archer hopes to not have a repeat performance of his last start against Toronto. The game is available to stream free out of market on MLB.TV. Blackout restrictions apply.

10/2/2015 | Blue Jays rally in a hurry, close in on home field

Edwin Encarnacion and Russell Martin homered while Mark Buehrle picked up win No. 15 with 6 2/3 innings as the Blue Jays inched closer to clinching home-field advantage throughout the postseason with an 8-4 victory over the Rays on Friday night at Tropicana Field.

10/2/2015 | Forsythe, Karns, Archer honored by BBWAA

The Tampa Bay chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the winners of its annual awards on Friday. Logan Forsythe won the Don Zimmer Most Valuable Player Award, Nathan Karns won the Outstanding Rookie Award, and Chris Archer won the Paul C. Smith Champion Award.

10/2/2015 | Pleasant surprise Casali done for the season

With the season ending Sunday, Rays manager Kevin Cash announced Friday afternoon that catcher Curt Casali will not play again in 2015. Casali went on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 26 with a strained left hamstring.

10/2/2015 | In 1st year, Cash exceeded expectations

When Kevin Cash, who'd never managed a baseball team at any level, was hired as skipper for the Tampa Bay Rays last December, the feeling was he'd have to grow into the job. It would take a season, maybe even more. Cash has proven everyone who had that thought wrong. MLB's youngest manager grew up in a hurry.

10/2/2015 | Scouting profile: Richie Shaffer

Versatile right-handed-hitting Richie Shaffer was an outstanding baseball player at Providence (Charlotte, N.C.) Senior High School. In fact, he was an all-state selection in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.

10/1/2015 | Odorizzi ends his season on a high note

Jake Odorizzi ended his season on a high note Thursday night with a quality start en route to his ninth win of the season as the Rays defeated the Marlins, 4-1, at Tropicana Field.

10/1/2015 | Kiermaier hits 100 mph with throw from outfield

Thursday's top plays included a 100.4-mph out-at-the-plate throw from Kevin Kiermaier.

10/1/2015 | Blue Jays set for final home-field push

The Blue Jays have locked up the American League East, but their quest to secure home-field advantage throughout the postseason will continue when they open a three-game series against the Rays on Friday night at Tropicana Field. The game is available to stream free out of market on MLB.TV. Blackout restrictions apply.