Archive for March, 2014

  • Renovations Appear To Have Changed How Rays Games Are Seen On TV

    Renovations Appear To Have Changed How Rays Games Are Seen On TV

    March 31, 2014 at 5:05 pm 3 comments

    With the renovations to the center field area of Tropicana Field, it appears that it has impacted how the game is shown on television. Twitter user @DHTampa first noticed that something seemed off. Here is a how the Sun Sports broadcast appeared last September (left) as compared to Opening Day […]

     
  • Desmond Jennings Starts Season With A Beautiful Diving Catch

    Desmond Jennings Starts Season With A Beautiful Diving Catch

    March 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm 1 comment

    It looked like the Blue Jays would start the season off with a basehit from Jose Reyes. But then Desmond Jennings swooped in with a nice diving grab. Here is another angle.

     
  • Rays Raise Their 2013 Wild Card Banner

    Rays Raise Their 2013 Wild Card Banner

    March 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

    I’ve never been the biggest fan of Wild Card banners, but the more bling, the merrier.

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Opening Day Notes

    Tailgating With The Rays: Opening Day Notes

    March 31, 2014 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

    They’re baaaacccckkkk! Playing A Little Pepper… Today is the 17th Opening Day in Tampa Bay (Devil) Rays history. They are 8-8 in game one overall and 3-5 under Joe Maddon…The last time the Rays opened up against the Blue Jays was 2005…The Rays will raise the 2013 Wild Card banner […]

     
  • Evan Lonogoria And Joe Maddon Talk About The 2014 Season

    Evan Lonogoria And Joe Maddon Talk About The 2014 Season

    March 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

    There is not a lot that die-hard Rays fans will learn from these national spots on ESPN, but it is always good to see the Rays getting some national love. First up is Joe Maddon… And here is Evan Longoria…

     
  • The Tampa Bay Rays Top 16 Prospects For 2014

    The Tampa Bay Rays Top 16 Prospects For 2014

    March 31, 2014 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    Entering the 2014 season, Jake Odorizzi and Hak-Ju Lee are tied as the top prospects in the organization with Taylor Guerrieri and Enny Romero close behind. Our top prospects list is a meta-analysis that averages the rankings for the Rays’ top prospects from ESPN.com, Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, MLB.com, and […]

     
  • Raymond Goes For A Jog (And A Fall) On A Treadmill

    Raymond Goes For A Jog (And A Fall) On A Treadmill

    March 31, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Whether you like the Rays’ new advertising campaign or think it is overly corny, we can all agree that they have stepped up their viral game. The latest promotional video for the Flex Packs includes a video of Raymond on a treadmill suddenly feeling challenged by a guy on an […]

     
  • Rays Open Season With Largest Payroll In Franchise History

    Rays Open Season With Largest Payroll In Franchise History

    March 31, 2014 at 9:30 am 0 comments

    With three players starting the season on the disabled list, the opening day roster has 28 players, pushing the opening day payroll to $82. 1 million, the largest in franchise history. The payroll is an increase of 29.8% over the 2013 opening day payroll ($63.3 million). Here is how the […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Stays Loyal To His Brands With Adorable Picture Of His Daughter

    Evan Longoria Stays Loyal To His Brands With Adorable Picture Of His Daughter

    March 31, 2014 at 8:53 am 0 comments

    Evan Longoria posted an adorable picture of himself holding his daughter Elle with the caption “Miss Elle and I are ready for 2014 to kick off!” The photo features Little Longoria wearing a pair of pink New Balance shoes. Longoria has an endorsement deal with New Balance and wears their […]

     
  • The Rays’ Roster Has Gone Through A Lot Of Changes In Seven Seasons

    The Rays’ Roster Has Gone Through A Lot Of Changes In Seven Seasons

    March 31, 2014 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Here is a look at how the Rays’ opening day roster has changed since the magical 2008 season. Players in grey are still on this year’s opening day roster, including Jeremy Hellickson, who will start the season on the DL. Not a single player remains from the opening day roster […]