Archive for July, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: What A Fun Win!

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: What A Fun Win!

    July 3, 2012 at 9:18 pm 4 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts… Now friends, this is how you play good baseball when your All-Star third baseman and best hitter is out for who knows how long. SRod claims he has put in extra time working with much-maligned Rays hitting instructor Derek Shelton (?) and look what […]

     
  • The 2012 Rays And The Chase For 89 [CHART]

    The 2012 Rays And The Chase For 89 [CHART]

    July 3, 2012 at 11:47 am 1 comment

    A look back at past seasons shows that, on average, 89 wins would have been needed to be the second Wild Card team in the American League. That’s big step down from past seasons in which typically 94-95 wins were needed to be the lone Wild Card team. So, regardless […]

     
  • The Throwback Rays Caps You’re Buying Are Not The Same As Those Worn On The Field

    The Throwback Rays Caps You’re Buying Are Not The Same As Those Worn On The Field

    July 3, 2012 at 9:22 am 1 comment

    The 1979 faux throwbacks the Rays were wearing on Saturday night have proven to be a big hit among Rays fans, with many purchasing the jerseys and the caps. There’s just one problem. The caps being sold are not the same as the model worn by the Rays on Turn […]

     
  • Last Night’s Game Included A Possessed Shields And A Sad Yankees Tool

    July 3, 2012 at 8:30 am 3 comments

    We’ve got a ballerina, a scruffy Matt Moore, a lady enjoying her seat location, and a funny Yankees fan. We’ve got the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=81]

     
  • Add Joe Maddon To The List Of Injured Rays

    Add Joe Maddon To The List Of Injured Rays

    July 3, 2012 at 7:59 am 0 comments

    We haven’t heard any official word on what happened to Joe Maddon, but he showed up to the post-game press conference with a bandage on his hand. His hand was bandage-free during the game. [UPDATE] According to Dave Wills, this may have been an “over-zealous” post-game handshake that re-aggravated an […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Matsui’s Glove, And Two Rays Nearing A Return

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Matsui’s Glove, And Two Rays Nearing A Return

    July 3, 2012 at 7:30 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. RAYS 4, Yankees 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: BJ Upton. Carlos Pena and Ben Zobrist are what they are. But if the Rays are going to score […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Huge Step For Matt Moore

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Huge Step For Matt Moore

    July 2, 2012 at 10:19 pm 3 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Forget about tonight’s incredibly satisfying 4-3 win against the hated Yankees for a moment, for Joe it was truly special when Hideki Matsui was yanked with a bad hamstring just before his first at-bat and Jeff Keppinger popped off the bench and drilled […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Previewing The Yankees Series

    July 2, 2012 at 3:07 pm 0 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 […]

     
  • David Price And Chad Ochocinco Are Trash Talking…Over A Video Game

    July 2, 2012 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

    If you are on Twitter and follow various Rays players, then you are well-aware of David Price’s obsession with the FIFA soccer video game, often challenging fans to online matches (and if you’re not on Twitter, stop being silly and just go do it and be sure to follow @CorkGaines […]

     
  • This Weekend’s Games Included Some Sweet Unis, Some Silly Faces, And Laura McKeeman In A New Role

    July 2, 2012 at 8:30 am 0 comments

    We’ve got a Raybow, Fernando Rodney working on a new pitch, 1979 throwback unis, and Zim Bears. We’ve got the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=80]