Archive for June, 2013

  • Benches Clear As John Lackey Hits Matt Joyce

    Benches Clear As John Lackey Hits Matt Joyce

    June 10, 2013 at 8:34 pm 1 comment

    After getting into a shouting match earlier with Sean Rodriguez, tough guy John Lackey hit Matt Joyce. Joyce took exception to the beaning and yelled out to Lackey. Jarrod Saltalamacchia then intervened and started shoving Joyce. At that point the benches cleared. No punches were thrown. But look for Jose […]

     
  • Tough Guy John Lackey Wants To Fight Somebody On The Rays

    Tough Guy John Lackey Wants To Fight Somebody On The Rays

    June 10, 2013 at 7:16 pm 2 comments

    Not sure what happened here, but tough guy John Lackey started motioning towards the Rays bench, begging them to come at him as he was walking away. [Update] Apparently Lackey was yelling at Sean Rodriguez. And there is some indication that Rodriguez was yelling at Lackey to speed the game […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing David Price’s Road Back Before Game 63

    Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing David Price’s Road Back Before Game 63

    June 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… David Price threw another bullpen session today claiming he was throwing 99 mph and that this was the “best [he’s] felt all year“…Tonight’s game will also be on ESPN…Tonight will be the 14th straight game in which the Rays will face a right-hander. On the season, […]

     
  • Matt Moore’s Breaking Ball And A Gigantic Red Flag

    Matt Moore’s Breaking Ball And A Gigantic Red Flag

    June 10, 2013 at 11:24 am 2 comments

    Matt Moore struggled for his second straight start on Sunday after starting the season with so much promise. Some pointed to the decrease in velocity of his fastball. But evidence suggests it is Moore’s breaking ball that is the biggest reason to be concerned. NOTE: Matt Moore throws what he […]

     
  • Jim Bowden Thinks Will Myers May Be Called Up Soon And There Are Reasons To Think He Is Right

    Jim Bowden Thinks Will Myers May Be Called Up Soon And There Are Reasons To Think He Is Right

    June 10, 2013 at 10:00 am 8 comments

    Former Reds general manager and current ESPN analyst Jim Bowden got Rays fans excited this weekend when he sent out a message on Twitter suggesting Wil Myers will be called up soon… “Rays getting closer to recalling Will Myers should happen within next 10 days” There are a few reasons […]

     
  • Prospect Mikie Mahtook Made A Spectacular Home Run-Robbing Catch

    Prospect Mikie Mahtook Made A Spectacular Home Run-Robbing Catch

    June 10, 2013 at 9:30 am 2 comments

    Mikie Mahtook, a first-round pick in the 2011 draft is having a slightly disappointing season with the bat, hitting just .243 with a .324 OBP and 13-19 stealing bases. Mahtook projects as a bigger Sam Fuld, and as we see in the video below, there is nothing wrong with his glove […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Struggle, Price’s Return, And Draft Picks Galore!

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Struggle, Price’s Return, And Draft Picks Galore!

    June 10, 2013 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 10, RAYS 7 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. Zorilla hit a no-doubt-about-it home run, his first home run in 32 games…Sam Fuld. Super Sammy also […]

     
  • The Best Images And GIFs From This Weekend’s Games

    The Best Images And GIFs From This Weekend’s Games

    June 10, 2013 at 7:30 am 0 comments

    We’ve got the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: What’s Wrong With Matt Moore?

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: What’s Wrong With Matt Moore?

    June 9, 2013 at 11:42 pm 1 comment

    Joe is back with his postgame thoughts… One cool thing about this season, prior to June, was the dominance of the new Rays’ ace, Matt Moore. In his past two games, Moore looked more Scotty Kazmir than David Price. Is Matt Moore hiding something? His velocity is down. So too […]

     
  • Wil Myers Is Officially On Fire, Hit Two More Long Home Runs

    Wil Myers Is Officially On Fire, Hit Two More Long Home Runs

    June 8, 2013 at 9:41 pm 2 comments

    Wil Myers hit two more home runs today, giving him 12 on the season and seven in his last 14 games. Dude is on fire. Unfortunately, the Rays can afford to be patient considering how well the offense is doing these days. Here are both home runs. The first one […]