How bout those Rays slappin’ and sprayin’ balls all over the home park today to sweep the Jays! Twelve singles, an Evan Longoria double and a 7-1 win.
Forget about Dirtbag’s three-hit day, is the mere presence of Dirtbag enough to draw out all this offense? Maybe. But just debating that is a hell of a lot of fun.
Matt Moore still seemed to be nibbling too much, but was dominant in his ninth victory.
With Hellboy, David Price and James Shields this weekend in lowly Minnesota, the Rays have a real shot to gain ground and spare Rays fans from another ride on the miserable .500 rollercoaster.
For those who miss being annoyed, Joe recommends watching this video from RaysBaseball.com. Check out Jose Lobaton’s tag in the first inning when Jeff Keppinger comes home with a man on third. That’s lazy baseball. The Rays got quite a break with the call.