Archive for July 24th, 2012

  • Rays Acquire Infielder From Diamondbacks

    Rays Acquire Infielder From Diamondbacks

    July 24, 2012 at 10:17 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have acquired infielder Ryan Roberts from the Arizona Diamonbacks for double-A second baseman Tyler Bortnick. Roberts is expected to be in uniform tomorrow for the Rays. Roberts had been designated for assignment earlier in the day. Roberts, who can play second base, shortstop, and the outfield, has primarily […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Hope Makes A Comeback

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Hope Makes A Comeback

    July 24, 2012 at 9:50 pm 2 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Joe’s not naive enough to think Sam Fuld is going to put the Rays over the top and cure their ills, but it was damn nice to see energetic fundamental baseball return to the field for the good guys. Fuld was a big part of tonight’s 3-1 win in […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Super Sammy Is Back, But How Much Playing Time Will He Get?

    July 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm 1 comment

    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. Playing A Little Pepper… Sam Fuld was activated today and […]

     
  • Jose Molina Is Not Good At Baseball (But Other Rays Catchers Aren’t Any Better)

    Jose Molina Is Not Good At Baseball (But Other Rays Catchers Aren’t Any Better)

    July 24, 2012 at 10:30 am 4 comments

    The happiest man in a Rays uniform the last few weeks has to be Jose Molina. With all Rays fans hating on Hideki Matsui, it is almost as if the fanbase has forgotten how terrible Molina has been. And yes, he has been terrible. But as we will see below, […]

     
  • Rays Finally Admit Evan Longoria’s Season May Be Over

    Rays Finally Admit Evan Longoria’s Season May Be Over

    July 24, 2012 at 9:22 am 23 comments

    Andrew Friedman joined Rick Stroud and Marc Topkin on 620-WDAE yesterday morning, and dropped a bit of a bombshell with regards to the return of Evan Longoria. Friedman still sounds optimistic that Longo will return at some point. But, for the first time, he admits it is possible that Longoria won’t. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Mikie’s Promotion, The Return Of Super Sammy, And Darth Vader

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Mikie’s Promotion, The Return Of Super Sammy, And Darth Vader

    July 24, 2012 at 8:59 am 5 comments

    As we mentioned last night on Twitter, 2011 first-round draft pick Mikie Mahtook has been promoted to double-A Montgomery. Mahtook was hitting .290 with a .358 OBP, 5 home runs, and 19 stolen bases. If there is a red flag, it is the 71 strikeouts and just 29 walks for […]