No GBT Today
THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- We’ve got a LOT of stuff planned for today, including a pre-game Tailgate. So be sure to check back early and often.
- Games 1 and 2 are now both sold out.
- If you are going to today’s game, here is the schedule. [TampaBay.com]
- A lot of people like the Rays pitching. [TampaBay.com]
- But the Rays may have trouble scoring runs. [TBO.com]
- Stuart Sternberg has Keith Olberman’s phone number in his flip-phone blackberry. No idea why, but that one surprised us. [TampaBay.com]
- Bud Selig on The Trop: “They’re playing in a stadium where they can’t make it.” [TCPalm]
- The Tampa Bay Times (still can’t get used to that) is running a fun new video series with Rays players off the field. Check it out. [TampaBay.com]
- According to Baseball America, the Rays do not have one of the top 10 teams in the minor leagues. [Baseball America]
Down on the Farm…
DURHAM 4, Gwinnett 3: Alex Cobb needed 89 pitches to get through 5 innings, but struck out 8 and walked none. He allowed 1 run on 6 hits…Brandon Gomes struck out 2 of the 4 batters he faced…Tim Beckham went 1-6 and stole a base…Brandon Guyer was 0-4 with 2 walks and 2 Ks..
Pensacola 3, MONTGOMERY 1: Shane Dyer struck out 3 in 5 innings, giving up 1 unearned run on 2 hits and 1 walk…Hak-Ju Lee went 1-4 with a double. He struck out twice and committed a throwing error…3B Cole Figueroa had 3 of the Biscuits’ 6 hits.
CHARLOTTE 8, Fort Myers 6: Grayson Garvin started but was pulled after 3 innings, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) on 3 hits and 4 walks…SS Derek Dietrich had a single and a double in 5 at bats…CF Mikie Mahtook went 2-2 with 2 walks in his pro debut. He also stole a base, but did commit an error.
BOWLING GREEN 3, South Bend 0: Jake Floethe tossed 5 shutout innings, striking out 6 and walking none. He allowed 3 hits…SS Jake Hager had 3 of the Hot Rods’ 8 hits.