In case you missed it: July 29

BY foxsports • July 30, 2013

In case you missed it, here were the top stories on Fox Sports Florida from Monday, July 29:
* David Price allowed just two hits over 7 1-3 innings to beat the Boston Red Sox for the second time in six days, and Tampa Bay won 2-1 on Monday night to retake first place in the AL East. Read More
* Miami's Jacob Turner was in line for the win when he was pulled with a the lead after 6 1-3 innings, but  relievers Mike Dunn and A.J. Ramos struggled to get out of the seventh as the Mets scored three runs and won 6-5. Read More
* The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired All-Star reliever Jesse Crain, FOX Sports Florida has confirmed.Crain, formerly of the Chicago White Sox, has a 2-3 record with a 0.74 ERA in 36 2/3 innings this season. He has been on the disabled list with a sore right shoulder and has not pitched since appearing against the Cleveland Indians on June 29. Read More
* An enthusiastic crowd showed up Monday night at the Miami Dolphins' scrimmage at Sun Life Stadium to see "it." If you don't know what that is, listen to ESPN analyst and former NFL star receiver Cris Carter talk about Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Read More
* Potential is the possession of each NFL team in July, and Tampa Bay appeared to have a wealth of it last summer with Carl Nicks and Davin Joseph. Nicks, once charged with protecting Drew Brees, signed a five-year, $47.5 million deal that offseason. Joseph, meanwhile, was coming off his second Pro Bowl campaign, seemingly maturing into the player the Bucs envisioned him to be when he was taken 23rd overall in 2006. Then reality hit. Read More
* Marlins pitcher Kevin Slowey will be out four to six weeks due to a strained right forearm muscle an MRI revealed on Monday. Slowey felt discomfort while warming up in the bullpen during Saturday's game against Pittsburgh. Read More
* Mario Chalmers didn't take much down time before getting back into the gym this offseason. Chalmers and the Miami Heat will being trying for a third straight NBA championship and a fourth straight Eastern Conference title next season, and it's already clear that retaining those crowns won't be easy. Read More 
* A day after teaming up to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and closer Steve Cishek were named co-winners of the National League Player of the Week Award on Monday. Fernandez went 2-0 with a 2.40 ERA during the week. Read More
* Reasons for the Tampa Bay Rays' sprint toward the top of the American League East vary. Like all rallies, there are a variety of causes for the upswing, but most of the credit can be found in starting pitching that has become among the most consistent in the majors.  Read More
* Pat Riley recently said he has no immediate plans to retire. But Riley, 68, obviously can't go on forever. At some point, the Miami Heat president, who does the work of general manager, will step down. And there's a guy in his front office who wouldn't mind filling his role -- Tim Hardaway. Read More
* Blaine Gabbert had been among the Jacksonville Jaguars looking forward to a day off from practice Tuesday. He'll still have it, although whether he'll be able to fully enjoy it is another matter. Gabbert, the third-year quarterback who has been working mainly with the first-string unit since training camp began last week, sprained his right ankle toward the end of Monday's two-and-a-half-hour session. Read More
*The University of Miami tackled a big recruit Monday, when highly touted defensive end Trent Harris chose the Hurricanes over schools including his boyhood favorite Florida and Florida State. Harris, from Winter Park High School, is a consensus four-star recruit in the class of 2014. Read More
* Go behind the scenes of the 2013 Miami Heat championship celebration with FOX Sports Florida Girls Jordana and Annilie. Watch Now 


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