Archive for April 21st, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Bossman Being Bossman

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Bossman Being Bossman

    April 21, 2012 at 9:42 pm 5 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Two games into his 2012 season and B.J. Upton already has reassumed his role as the Rays’ most captivating and polarizing player. He’s making plays in the outfield tonight (making you wonder just a little last night), hitting into a critical double play […]

     
  • Rays Drawing More Than 31,000 For A Non-Divisional Game In April Is Huge

    Rays Drawing More Than 31,000 For A Non-Divisional Game In April Is Huge

    April 21, 2012 at 9:01 pm 8 comments

    Attendance for tonight’s game against the Minnesota Twins was 31,774. How big of a number is that? Last April 16, also a Saturday, the Rays played the Twins and sold just 16,428 tickets. In fact, the only crowds bigger than 31,774 in 2011 were opening day versus the Orioles (34,078), […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Pouring Some Out For Briggy Baseball

    Tailgating With The Rays: Pouring Some Out For Briggy Baseball

    April 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

    This post, which will appear before every game, will include starting lineups (when we learn them) and during the game will include a Game Graph that will constantly update the percent chance the Rays have of winning this particular game. Game Graph… Source: FanGraphs Playing A Little Pepper… With Reid […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s New Fastball, Briggy Be Gone, And How Not To Catch A Home Run

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s New Fastball, Briggy Be Gone, And How Not To Catch A Home Run

    April 21, 2012 at 12:53 pm 1 comment

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Twins 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore’s New Fastball. It appeared that Moore unleashed a new weapon last night, a 2-seam fastball. Moore already […]