Archive for May 22nd, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: 14 Hits Covers A Mess

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: 14 Hits Covers A Mess

    May 22, 2012 at 10:17 pm 2 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. What a great Rays win – minus the Bad News Bears imitation, another heinous bunt and the routine Matt Moore implosion. But 14 glorious hits will save you nearly every time. This one was an 8-5 triumph against the Jays. Joe Maddon’s magic fix-it routine batting Karlos Pena leadoff paid […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Why Is Carlos Pena Leading Off?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Why Is Carlos Pena Leading Off?

    May 22, 2012 at 3:57 pm 5 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… Carlos Pena […]

     
  • The Strange History Of The Happy Heckler

    May 22, 2012 at 12:13 pm 7 comments

    The Happy Heckler was back last night for the second time this season. It was his usual schtick*, sitting in his old seats, and heckling Brett Lawrie of the Blue Jays. * If you are not familiar, the Happy Heckler sits behind home plate, picks one player from the opposing […]

     
  • Did The Umpires Overstep Their Bounds Last Night, And Did The Rays Help Them?

    Did The Umpires Overstep Their Bounds Last Night, And Did The Rays Help Them?

    May 22, 2012 at 10:38 am 0 comments

    In the bottom of the first inning last night, BJ Upton hit a ball to center field that hit something. The ball was initially ruled a double, but after checking the replay, the ruling on the field was changed and Upton was awarded a home run. Here’s where it gets […]

     
  • Last Night’s Game Included Gladiators And A Longo Sighting

    May 22, 2012 at 9:26 am 0 comments

    The Rays couldn’t take advantage of a wild Kyle Drabek, scoring just two runs off of the starter despite six walks. But as usual, there is always something interesting going on. Here are the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter (via SunSports)… [imagebrowser id=54] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Player To The DL, And One Close To Returning

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Player To The DL, And One Close To Returning

    May 22, 2012 at 8:14 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 6, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: This Is Why. Is there a looser team in baseball? As much as this team seems like they […]