Archive for June 5th, 2014

  • Rays Draft Power Hitting, College First Baseman In First Round

    Rays Draft Power Hitting, College First Baseman In First Round

    June 5, 2014 at 8:49 pm 5 comments

    With the 20th pick of the first round in this year’s draft, the Tampa Bay Rays selected Casey Gillaspie from Witchita State, the younger brother of White Sox first baseman Conor Gillaspie. Gillaspie is a switch-hitting first baseman who has drawn comparisons to Mark Teixeira. He hit .389 with 15 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 61: Rays (23-37) Vs Marlins (31-28)

    Tailgating Game 61: Rays (23-37) Vs Marlins (31-28)

    June 5, 2014 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… David DeJesus, DH Ben Zobrist, 2B Evan Longoria, 3B James Loney, 1B Flash Jennings, CF Matt Joyce, LF Yunel Escobar, SS Kevin Kiermaier, RF Ali Solis, C Jake Odorizzi, SP   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Of Don Zimmer, Dreams, and Heartbreaks

    Of Don Zimmer, Dreams, and Heartbreaks

    June 5, 2014 at 2:34 pm 1 comment

    In the 1988 movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Coster’s character Ray Kinsella asks Burt Lancaster’s Moonlight Graham, “If you could do anything you wanted, if you could have a wish …” Moonlight Graham’s answer is feel the tingle in his arms as he connects with the ball, to run the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Kevin Kiermaier, Another Loss, And The Passing Of Don Zimmer

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Kevin Kiermaier, Another Loss, And The Passing Of Don Zimmer

    June 5, 2014 at 7:39 am 17 comments

    Marlins 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Kiermaier. How fun in this kid to watch play? The defense is as advertised (although I will say I don’t think K2′s arm is as strong as people were saying. Rather, he makes really strong throws because he is so aggressive charging […]