Archive for May 16th, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Rays Badly Bitten By Injury Bug

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Rays Badly Bitten By Injury Bug

    May 16, 2012 at 9:59 pm 0 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts… Now this is Joe’s kind of a game. Hellboy and the bullpen, capped by the crooked cap-wearing, Kung Fu Fernando Rodney, who held the BoSux to one run while wrapping up a 2-1 win. This is the type of game the Rays are going […]

     
  • VIDEO: Will Rhymes Passed Out On The Field After Being Hit By A Pitch

    May 16, 2012 at 9:41 pm 11 comments

    During tonight’s game Will Rhymes was hit in the forearm with a 95 mph fastball. You could immediately see the welt forming and marks from the stitches. He tried to stay in the game, going to first base. But then he collapsed. He eventually regained consciousness and was taken off […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Is Vogt on The Way Out?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Is Vogt on The Way Out?

    May 16, 2012 at 3:58 pm 2 comments

    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… Earlier today, […]

     
  • The Rays’ Newest Minor League Outfielder Once Had A Movie Made About His Life In The Minors

    May 16, 2012 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

    Earlier today, the Rays traded for 33-year old, journeyman minor league outfielder Rich Thompson. Apparently at some point during his 11 seasons in triple-A, somebody made a short (13 minutes) movie about his life in the minors called “A Major Life in the Minor Leagues.” Whoever made the clip uploaded […]

     
  • TRADE: Rays Acquire Triple-A Outfielder From Phillies

    TRADE: Rays Acquire Triple-A Outfielder From Phillies

    May 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

    The Rays have traded triple-A outfielder Kyle Hudson to the Phillies for triple-A outfielder Rich Thompson (via MLBTradeRumors). Hudson was acquired from the Rangers for “future considerations” just prior to the start of the season. Thompson, 33, has spent parts of 11 different seasons in triple-A, with four different organizations. […]

     
  • This Might Be The Coolest Interview Joe Maddon Has Ever Done

    May 16, 2012 at 11:45 am 6 comments

    If somebody ever asks us why the Rays are successful, we will tell them about Stuart Sternberg and Andrew Friedman, and then we will show them this interview with Joe Maddon. Our favorite line? “You’ve gotta go under the hood to find the edge man” Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Hideki Matsui Just Misses A Home Run In Triple-A Debut

    May 16, 2012 at 10:08 am 0 comments

    Hideki Matsui made his debut with the Durham Bulls last night, going 0-4. He did just miss a home run in his second at bat. Here are his first two at bats and his post-game press conference… FIRST AT BAT: SECOND AT BAT: POST-GAME: Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Last Night’s Game Included A Funky Slide And A Hot Rod

    May 16, 2012 at 9:37 am 1 comment

    The Rays won their third in a row last night, by sweeping the two-game set with the Blue Jays. Just a small set of images today, but as usual, here are the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=49] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Red Hot Sean Rod And Not Trading Big Dub

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Red Hot Sean Rod And Not Trading Big Dub

    May 16, 2012 at 8:17 am 12 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 4, Blue Jays 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Price. The Rays needed 7 innings from Price and he delivered, giving up 3 runs on 6 […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Team Of Destiny?

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Team Of Destiny?

    May 16, 2012 at 4:55 am 5 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Joe watched Ben Zobrist’s seeing-eye, bloop double, all those Jays errors, and Brett Lawrie’s almost justifyable temper tantrum, and Joe couldn’t help but sit back and contemplate after the Rays’ 4-3 win that destiny really is on Tampa Bay’s side this season. And for this […]