Archive for June 20th, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Defense Ruins Strong Debut?

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Defense Ruins Strong Debut?

    June 20, 2012 at 9:24 pm 2 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts… OK, Joe’s not going to whine about how the Rays defense — a team groomed to be solid defensively — let down rookie pitcher Chris Archer in his major league debut. After a shaky start — understandable — the kid pitched better than […]

     
  • Davey Johnson Calls Joe Maddon A ‘Weird Wuss’

    June 20, 2012 at 5:10 pm 4 comments

    Davey Johnson had some harsh words for Joe Maddon this afternoon. When asked about Maddon’s comments last night, Johnson said (via Mark Zuckerman) “I don’t know him that well, but I thought he was a weird wuss anyways.” Some might say the comments are fair after what Maddon said last […]

     
  • Here Is The Rays 1979 Faux Retro Uniforms

    Here Is The Rays 1979 Faux Retro Uniforms

    June 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm 5 comments

    On June 30, the Rays will play their annual Turn Back the Clock game with a twist. This time they will be wearing retro “Tampa Bay Rays” uniforms designed to portray what the team might have looked like if they existed in 1979. Here is that uniform… Well, that is […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Should Pine Tar Be Legal?

    June 20, 2012 at 3:19 pm 4 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… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs […]

     
  • Scott Kazmir Has Gone From Kid K To The Independent League Sugar Land Skeeters

    June 20, 2012 at 12:17 pm 5 comments

    The phrase “oh, how the mighty have fallen” is often overused. But it seems appropriate when we found out that former Rays and Devil Rays ace Scott Kazmir will sign this week with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League (via Ken Rosenthal). Kazmir made just one start […]

     
  • Last Night’s Game Proves Once Again, That The Rays Are Never Boring [PHOTOS]

    June 20, 2012 at 11:05 am 2 comments

    There was a Evan Longoria beard update, a 12-year old in the dugout, and a player ejection. Once again, here are the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=73]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena’s Good Sign, McGee’s Surprise Visit, And Losing More Players

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena’s Good Sign, McGee’s Surprise Visit, And Losing More Players

    June 20, 2012 at 8:30 am 2 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 5, Nationals 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Carlos Pena. It’s like Pena realized he can’t keep waiting around for Evan Longoria to come back and protect […]