Archive for May 17th, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Drive Some Runners In!

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Drive Some Runners In!

    May 17, 2012 at 9:38 pm 4 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts… Sure, Joe knew when Dirtbag went down with his knee injury the Rays offense might take a step back or two. That’s understandable. But for the Rays to cower and run away when there are runners in scoring position as bad as they […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Chasing Reid Brignac

    Tailgating With The Rays: Chasing Reid Brignac

    May 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm 3 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… Every player […]

     
  • Adrian Gonzalez Guarantees He Will Hit A Home Run Tonight

    May 17, 2012 at 1:09 pm 1 comment

    Adrian Gonzalez went on a Boston radio station after last night’s loss to the Rays and vented about the strikezone of home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt. That’s fine. But then things got interesting when Gonzalez was asked about his lack of power this season (he has two home runs)… Gonzalez […]

     
  • Reid Brignac Could Learn A Thing Or Two From Elliot Johnson, Just Ask Joe Maddon

    Reid Brignac Could Learn A Thing Or Two From Elliot Johnson, Just Ask Joe Maddon

    May 17, 2012 at 11:54 am 3 comments

    Maybe the biggest surprise of the 2012 season so far is just how well Elliot Johnson is playing. Prior to the season, Johnson wasn’t even a lock to be on the roster and was out of minor league options. Now, with a slew of injuries, Johnson has started 10 of […]

     
  • Hey, It’s Just Hideki Matsui Doing Hideki Matsui Things

    May 17, 2012 at 11:14 am 0 comments

    In the first at bat of his second game with the Durham Bulls, Hideki Matsui delivered a 2-run double with an opposite-field drive off the Monster at DBAP. His first hit in the Rays organization. Here’s the video… Your browser does not support iframes.

     
  • Last night’s Game Included A Rare Smile, A Scary Scene, And A Fan On The Field

    May 17, 2012 at 9:14 am 4 comments

    Despite nine players on the DL, the Rays continue to play well, winning their fourth in a row and maintaining a tie for first in the AL East. The Rays are now on pace to win 102 games. Here are the highlights from last night’s win that you won’t see […]

     
  • Tampa To The Trop Only $9.95 Roundtrip

    Tampa To The Trop Only $9.95 Roundtrip

    May 17, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Have more fun going to Rays games and save money. Get your butt 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 dropped […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Hellboy Getting Better, And Joyce’s Head’s Up

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Hellboy Getting Better, And Joyce’s Head’s Up

    May 17, 2012 at 7:37 am 9 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 2, Red Sox 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Hellboy Cometh. Some predicted that Jeremy Hellickson would take a step backwards this season. And yet, after 8 […]