Archive for May 16th, 2014

  • Tailgating Game 43: Rays (18-24) At Angels (22-18)

    Tailgating Game 43: Rays (18-24) At Angels (22-18)

    May 16, 2014 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Prior to tonight’s game, David Price will compete against Angels infielder Luis Jimenez in a cow milking contest. I did not make that up…Since 2008, the Rays have hit 24 walk-off home runs…Yunel Escobar’s error last night was his 7th of the season, match his 2013 total. […]

     
  • Joe Maddon, Defensive Shifts, And Psychological Warfare

    Joe Maddon, Defensive Shifts, And Psychological Warfare

    May 16, 2014 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

    In 20111, the Tampa Bay Rays led Major League Baseball by a wide margin when they used 216 infield shifts over the course of the season. That season, only four teams shifted more than 100 times. As will happen in sports, teams copy what works and last season, the Rays […]

     
  • David Price Rips High School Coach For Allowing Player To Throw 194 Pitches

    David Price Rips High School Coach For Allowing Player To Throw 194 Pitches

    May 16, 2014 at 10:40 am 1 comment

    Dylan Fosnacht is a high school pitcher in Washington who threw 194 pitches over 14 innings in a recent game. The coach quickly came under criticism which led to the pitcher defending the decision on Twitter. That was followed by a congratulations from David Price and a message that the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Bad Side Of Joe Maddon And Mike Trout’s Walk-Off Home Run

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Bad Side Of Joe Maddon And Mike Trout’s Walk-Off Home Run

    May 16, 2014 at 7:50 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Angels 6, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Brandon Guyer. I don’t know how Joe Maddon can get Guyer more playing time with so many outfielders on […]