Archive for May 1st, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Old-Fashioned Rays Baseball

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Old-Fashioned Rays Baseball

    May 1, 2012 at 9:55 pm 1 comment

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Tonight’s 3-1 silencing of Seattle was what many Rays fans expected this season before Evan Longoria and Kyle Farnsworth went down. Superior pitching. Flawless defense. Just enough in the bats to frustrate fans but win games. But Joe and everyone else was pretty darn spoiled […]

     
  • Longoria Out 6-8 Weeks With A Hamstring Injury

    May 1, 2012 at 5:20 pm 21 comments

    [UPDATE] Marc Topkin is reporting that Longoria does have a partial tear of his hamstring and will miss 6-8 weeks. Best-case scenario calls for a 4-week recovery and two weeks on a rehab assignment. [EARLIER] The good news is, nothing is torn in Evan Longoria’s knee. So no surgery will […]

     
  • Top Prospect Suspended 50 Games

    May 1, 2012 at 4:16 pm 13 comments

    Tim Beckham, the top pick of the 2008 draft, has been suspended 50 games for violating baseball’s drug policy. Beckham tested positive for a “drug of abuse.” It was his second positive test. Examples of “Drugs of Abuse” include cocaine, LSD, marijuana, heroin, ecstacy, and opiates (e.g. morphine). Here’s the […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Who’s On Third?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Who’s On Third?

    May 1, 2012 at 3:55 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 Evan […]

     
  • Hideki Matsui May Have A More Prominent Role Than Expected

    Hideki Matsui May Have A More Prominent Role Than Expected

    May 1, 2012 at 12:00 pm 6 comments

    With the signing of Hideki Matsui now official, he is expected to report to triple-A in the next couple of weeks. Most, including us, initially assumed that Matsui was simply a cheap insurance plan in case Luke Scott breaks down. But according to Andrew Friedman, Matsui may have a role […]

     
  • Roundtrip Chauffeured Luxury Bus To Tropicana Field — Only $9.95

    Roundtrip Chauffeured Luxury Bus To Tropicana Field — Only $9.95

    May 1, 2012 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    Have more fun going to Rays games and save money. Get yourself and friends on the No Excuses Tour chauffeured luxury bus to Tropicana Field, courtesy of Paradise Worldwide Transportation and Lee Roy Selmon’s. You get to ride in style — with beer and food in hand — and get […]

     
  • Highlights From The Rays’ Latest Walk-Off Win

    May 1, 2012 at 9:53 am 4 comments

    Just when we thought we were finally in for a ho-hum mid-week game against a west coast team, that happened. Here are the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=39] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss EJ The Good, EJ The Bad, And BJ’s Big Hits

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss EJ The Good, EJ The Bad, And BJ’s Big Hits

    May 1, 2012 at 7:30 am 2 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 3, Mariners 2 (12; boxscore) THE GOOD: Hellboy’s Control. Jeremy Hellickson entered last night’s start with just 14 strikeouts and 12 walks. A pitcher like […]