Archive for May 28th, 2012

  • Hideki Matsui To Join Rays On Tuesday, But May Have An Unfamiliar Number

    Hideki Matsui To Join Rays On Tuesday, But May Have An Unfamiliar Number

    May 28, 2012 at 8:53 pm 2 comments

    According to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times (via Twitter), Hideki Matsui will be promoted and join the Rays tomorrow. The Rays have yet to announce who will be removed from the roster. Matsui was just 6-36 (.167) in 13 games at triple-A Durham, with nine strikeouts and four […]

     
  • The Only Highlight You Need To See From Today’s Game

    The Only Highlight You Need To See From Today’s Game

    May 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm 2 comments

    We can tell you how the Rays’ makeshift lineup went 3-30 with 15 strikeouts. Or we could just show you BJ Upton’s reaction to striking out in the first inning… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Matchups Foul Up Rays (This Time)

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Matchups Foul Up Rays (This Time)

    May 28, 2012 at 5:11 pm 10 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts… OK, OK, Joe knows that so much is made and mocked about Merlot Joe’s seemingly wine-induced lineups that the joke is almost old. But those heralded/dreaded matchups caught up with Merlot Joe and the Rays this afternoon. With the likes of Drew Sutton […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Finally, Somebody Came Off The DL

    Tailgating With The Rays: Finally, Somebody Came Off The DL

    May 28, 2012 at 12:30 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… No Pepper […]

     
  • Tampa To The Trop Only $9.95 Roundtrip

    Tampa To The Trop Only $9.95 Roundtrip

    May 28, 2012 at 11:50 am 0 comments

    Update: The luxury bus is staying for postgame concerts on June 2 and June 17. The sizzling Rays are back home. So it’s time to 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 […]

     
  • This Weekend’s Games Included Some Familiar Faces, A Desparate Man, And Some Ugly Incidents

    May 28, 2012 at 8:53 am 6 comments

    Unfortunately, we can’t play “Sweep Caroline,” but the Rays did get the last laugh and take two of three from the Red Sox and jump back into a tie for first place. Here are the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=58] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)