Archive for October, 2013

  • Rays Lose Game 1 Of The ALDS In Embarrassing Fashion

    Rays Lose Game 1 Of The ALDS In Embarrassing Fashion

    October 4, 2013 at 2:07 pm 19 comments

    That’s it. The Rays lost. I think it was 12-2. I’m not 100% sure as I spent the last two innings with my head banging against my desk. This might have been the ugliest game the Rays have played all year from beginning to end. The good news is that […]

     
  • Tailgating ALDS Game 1: Matt Moore Vs. Jon Lester

    Tailgating ALDS Game 1: Matt Moore Vs. Jon Lester

    October 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… It is raining in Boston, so there will be no batting practice and the game may not start on time…Jon Lester will start for the Red Sox today and that means Sean Rodriguez is in the lineup for game 1 and James Loney is batting 8th…The […]

     
  • The Tampa Bay Rays’ ALDS Roster

    The Tampa Bay Rays’ ALDS Roster

    October 4, 2013 at 10:11 am 9 comments

    Here is the roster for the ALDS against the Boston Red Sox. The biggest, albeit not that surprsing, development is that Jeremy Hellickson is on the roster and Roberto Hernandez is not. Also, no Luke Scott, but he was expendable with Delmon Young hitting so well… Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Everybody Loves The Rays! (Or At Least They Should)

    Everybody Loves The Rays! (Or At Least They Should)

    October 4, 2013 at 9:28 am 2 comments

    For fun yesterday, I put together a list of examples of why the Rays are “The Most Likeable Team In Sports.” Of course, this is nothing that most of you guys don’t know. But I have a sneaky feeling that if the Rays can get past the Red Sox, the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Rotation For The ALDS

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Rotation For The ALDS

    October 4, 2013 at 8:31 am 8 comments

    The Rays will play their fourth game in four different cities in the span of six days this afternoon. But don’t worry, Joe Maddon is not tired… On a side-note, we will know the the roster for the ALDS shortly, and it seems like Joe Maddon will almost certainly start David […]

     
  • [WILD CARD HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Andrew Friedman’s Gutsy Moves That Have The Rays In The ALDS

    [WILD CARD HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Andrew Friedman’s Gutsy Moves That Have The Rays In The ALDS

    October 3, 2013 at 9:27 am 24 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, Cleveland 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. Cobber had the splitter working and was absolutely masterful. In 6.2 shutout innings he struck out 5, […]

     
  • A Look At The Rays’ Wild Card Winning Clubhouse

    A Look At The Rays’ Wild Card Winning Clubhouse

    October 3, 2013 at 12:07 am 1 comment

    Here are a few sights we saw from the Rays’ clubhouse after winning the AL Wild Card… Is that George Hendrick in the middle of the celebration? Here is Alex Cobb trying to give an interview with Alex Torres trying to beer him. Somebody comes in and finishes the job… […]

     
  • RAYS WIN A.L. WILD CARD GAME!!

    RAYS WIN A.L. WILD CARD GAME!!

    October 2, 2013 at 7:02 pm 12 comments

    For the third straight game, the Rays won a win-or-go-home contest with a 4-0 win over Cleveland in the AL Wild Card. Here is the final strike. You can see how we got here below. P.S. SILLY STRINGGGGGG… EARLIER… For the third time in four days it is win or […]

     
  • Tailgating The AL Wild Card: Breaking Down The Pitching Match-Ups

    Tailgating The AL Wild Card: Breaking Down The Pitching Match-Ups

    October 2, 2013 at 4:05 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays won the season series against the Indians 4-2 and have won their last 8 games against teams with a winning record…The Indians won their last 10 games of the regular season, playing three of the worst teams in baseball, the Twins, the Astros, and […]

     
  • Rays Television Ratings Were Up In 2013

    Rays Television Ratings Were Up In 2013

    October 2, 2013 at 1:01 pm 9 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays finished the season with an average rating of 4.93 per broadcast on Sun Sports, according to Fox Sports. A 4.93 rating translates to an average audience of 89,000 households for each Rays game. The 4.93 rating is up slightly from last year when the Rays posted […]