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  • Desmond Jennings Makes A Ridiculous Catch

    Desmond Jennings Makes A Ridiculous Catch

    April 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm 2 comments

    Desmond Jennings made an incredible catch rob Trevor Plouffe of at least a double during today’s game. Here is another angle. Check out how much ground Jennings covered just to get to the ball .

     
  • Tailgating Game 22: Rays (10-11) Vs Twins (10-10)

    Tailgating Game 22: Rays (10-11) Vs Twins (10-10)

    April 24, 2014 at 10:40 am 11 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ricky Nolasco will start for the Twins which could mean a big game for Matt Joyce. In his career, he is 3-6 with 2 home runs off of Nolasco. Interestingly, Logan Forsythe is not in the lineup, despite being 3-3 with a home run against Nolasco…The […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Speed Runs, A Tired Bullpen, And Jake Odorizzi’s Struggle

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Speed Runs, A Tired Bullpen, And Jake Odorizzi’s Struggle

    April 24, 2014 at 8:05 am 7 comments

    Twins 6, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Bullpen. The relievers held the Twins scoreless for nearly 8 innings until giving up the lead in the 12th inning. The loss wasn’t their fault…Desmond Jennings. Flash Jennings reached first on an infield single in the first inning, stole second, and then […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 21: Rays (10-10) Vs Twins (9-10)

    Tailgating Game 21: Rays (10-10) Vs Twins (9-10)

    April 23, 2014 at 5:50 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ben Zobrist will start in the outfield tonight for the second time this season. Logan Forsythe will start at second base. Forsythe has been questionable at best in the outfield and he will likely start playing more second base when Joe Maddon wants to get him […]

     
  • Somehow Umpires Managed To Screw Up A Count, The Replay, And Their Excuse

    Somehow Umpires Managed To Screw Up A Count, The Replay, And Their Excuse

    April 23, 2014 at 12:22 pm 3 comments

    We mentioned the Yunel Escobar fiasco in The Hangover earlier today, but it deserves a lengthier discussion. You can see a full breakdown of what happened and what went wrong over at BI Sports. But let’s focus on Major League Baseball’s explanation for why it happened (via CBSSports.com). “An error […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price’s Complete Game And Umpires Blowing A Silly Review

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price’s Complete Game And Umpires Blowing A Silly Review

    April 23, 2014 at 7:50 am 3 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 7, Twins 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Price. Price pitched the Rays’ first complete game of the season and his first in which he allowed […]

     
  • David Price Took A Line Drive Right Off The Groin

    David Price Took A Line Drive Right Off The Groin

    April 22, 2014 at 8:13 pm 1 comment

    David Price had the closest of close calls tonight when he took a Joe Mauer line drive off the groin. Luckily for Price, he was wearing a cup. Here is the hit, which came one pitch after Price gave up a home run. Here is another angle. If there was […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 20: Rays (9-10) Vs Twins (9-9)

    Tailgating Game 20: Rays (9-10) Vs Twins (9-9)

    April 22, 2014 at 4:21 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Juan Carlos Oviedo was activated from the DL after he arrived late to camp because of visa issues. Oviedo has not pitched in a regular season game since 2011…Hak-Ju Lee was activated from the triple-A disabled list…Kyle Gibson is on the mound tonight for the Twins. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing An Extra-Inning Loss, A Series Split, Joe Maddon Throwing Shade

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing An Extra-Inning Loss, A Series Split, Joe Maddon Throwing Shade

    April 21, 2014 at 7:01 am 14 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 5, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Bullpen. Yes, there was an implosion in the 12th inning. But let’s take a moment to praise what came […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Murdered A Baseball To Set Rays Home Run Record

    Evan Longoria Murdered A Baseball To Set Rays Home Run Record

    April 19, 2014 at 7:20 pm 8 comments

    The Rays are all over Ivan Nova tonight hitting three home runs in the first three innings. The third came off the bat of Evan Longoria, his 164th career home run, breaking Carlos Pena’s franchise record. And oh boy, did he absolutely kill the baseball (if GFY is not working, there […]