The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and a pair of minor league players, a source confirmed to ESPN's Keith Law.
If you thought that the 2014 season wasn't packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark can explain where you're wrong, chapter and verse.
Rays recover, beat Blue Jays 6-5 in 10
Yunel Escobar scored on Nick Hundley's passed ball with two outs in ninth inning Saturday, giving the Tampa Bay Rays a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon protested Saturday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning after the umpires granted Toronto a replay challenge after the next play had begun.
Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals
The Tampa Bay Rays activated shortstop Yunel Escobar from the disabled list and placed reliever Jake McGee on the paternity list on Friday.
The Tampa Bay Rays have put shortstop Yunel Escobar on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore right shoulder and called up left-handed reliever Jeff Beliveau from the minors.
Escobar has 2 RBIs; Rays top Astros 5-2
Randy Wolf pitches Marlins past Rays 3-1
Rays beat Angels, Weaver 3-0
Yunel Escobar homered off Boston closer Koji Uehara leading off the ninth inning to propel the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-5 win and a day-night doubleheader sweep of the Red Sox on Thursday night.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has an interesting suggestion after Yunel Escobar struck out a pitch with a 4-2 count: give him credit for a walk.
Major League Baseball has acknowledged it failed to correct a pitch count after Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar struck out in an at-bat that was completed after a replay review.
Shortstop Yunel Escobar and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a two-year contract extension covering 2015 and 2016 worth a guaranteed $13 million.
Price sparkles in 5-inning outing against Twins