Archive for February 27th, 2012

  • Rays To Use 6-Man Rotation During Spring Training

    February 27, 2012 at 3:49 pm 2 comments

    The Rays announced today that Joe Maddon will use a 6-man rotation during spring training and David Price will start the spring opener on Saturday (via Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com). Of course, the 6-man rotation isn’t a surprise. Even if somebody is moved to the bullpen, Maddon will want all […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Takes A Shot At The Boston Red Sox, Red Sox Fans Get Riled Up

    Joe Maddon Takes A Shot At The Boston Red Sox, Red Sox Fans Get Riled Up

    February 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm 8 comments

    Over the weekend, Bobby Valentine banned beer from the Boston Red Sox clubhouse. And when asked if the Rays would follow suit, Joe Maddon wanted everybody to know that the Rays don’t need policing (from Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com)… “We’re not the Boston Red Sox…I’ve said it a hundred times…For […]

     
  • It Is Unclear What Luke Scott Will Be Able To Contribute Early In The Season

    It Is Unclear What Luke Scott Will Be Able To Contribute Early In The Season

    February 27, 2012 at 11:52 am 0 comments

    The good news is Luke Scott says he is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from shoulder surgery. The bad news is he is still not yet at the point where he can work on his swing the way he would like to. “I need to build a little more […]

     
  • Matt Moore’s Abdomen Discomfort Is Giving Us Abdomen Discomfort

    Matt Moore’s Abdomen Discomfort Is Giving Us Abdomen Discomfort

    February 27, 2012 at 10:25 am 5 comments

    According to Marc Topkin, Matt Moore will miss his scheduled batting practice session today with what is hopefully a minor injury… Rookie LHP Matt Moore will indeed miss his scheduled batting practice session today due to what the Rays are calling “a mild lower abdominal strain”…Moore said it has been […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Longo’s Health, Changing Throwbacks, And Hak-Ju

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Longo’s Health, Changing Throwbacks, And Hak-Ju

    February 27, 2012 at 10:18 am 0 comments

    There is a lot to like about the 2012 Rays.And outside of the rotation, the most important news might be the health of Evan Longoria… “I feel great. I think this is the first year I have come in and felt like I am at the right weight. It is […]