Archive for May 21st, 2012

  • Something Bizarre Is Going On In The Rays Dugout Tonight

    Something Bizarre Is Going On In The Rays Dugout Tonight

    May 21, 2012 at 7:36 pm 4 comments

    This is the best Rays video-bomb ever. We think this is Fernando Rodney. But he is not the only one. Somebody has joined him in the madness…. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Is Jose Molina A Liability Behind The Plate?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Is Jose Molina A Liability Behind The Plate?

    May 21, 2012 at 4:39 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… Jose Molina […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Infielder From Pirates

    May 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm 2 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have acquired Drew Sutton from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later or cash. Sutton was traded to the Pirates from the Braves yesterday, where he was in triple-A. Sutton was originally drafted by the Houston Astros in 2004 when Gerry […]

     
  • Can Hideki Matsui Hit Lefties?

    Can Hideki Matsui Hit Lefties?

    May 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm 2 comments

    The simple answer is “yes.” And that is why many people believe Hideki Matsui will likely be called up this week. But like many things, it’s not that simple. Here’s a look Matsui’s career splits… That is about as even as it ever gets for a left-handed batter. And in […]

     
  • Here’s The ‘Stars N Stripes’ Cap The Rays Will Wear On Memorial Day

    Here’s The ‘Stars N Stripes’ Cap The Rays Will Wear On Memorial Day

    May 21, 2012 at 10:45 am 2 comments

    As has become tradition, Major League Baseball and New Era will profit off of honor soldiers and veterans with special caps to be worn on Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. This year’s version is lacking in both Stars and Stripes. We are not sure if that is an […]

     
  • This Weekend’s Games Included A Bow Tie, A Smiling DP, And A Sign In The Booth

    May 21, 2012 at 8:30 am 0 comments

    The Rays lost 2 of 3 to the Atlanta Braves over the weekend. But as usual there were still plenty of fun/interesting/funny sights. Here are the highlights you won see on SportsCenter (via SunSports and Fox Sports South)… [imagebrowser id=53] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays May Add A Big Bat This Week

    Rays May Add A Big Bat This Week

    May 21, 2012 at 8:00 am 10 comments

    The Rays made no promises to Hideki Matsui about calling him up to the big leagues. But after just six games in triple-A, the Rays have apparently seen all they need to see. According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Matsui “seems likely” to be promoted to the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Sean’s Glove, Being Shut Down, And Another Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Sean’s Glove, Being Shut Down, And Another Injury

    May 21, 2012 at 7:30 am 3 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Braves 2, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Sean Rodriguez. When did Rodriguez morph into a gold glove third baseman? He made another stellar defensive plate yesterday, […]