Archive for August 4th, 2015

  • Richie Shaffer hits first big league home run, gets the silent treatment

    Richie Shaffer hits first big league home run, gets the silent treatment

    August 4, 2015 at 9:17 pm 4 comments

    Richie Shaffer got his first big league hit, a home run against the Chicago White Sox. But the best part was the silent treatment he received in the dugout, a classic plot, but one that Shaffer handled perfectly. Um, yeah, Shaffer is going to fit in with the Rays just […]

     
  • Rays think August is a ‘better month’ to trade for hitters

    Rays think August is a ‘better month’ to trade for hitters

    August 4, 2015 at 4:01 pm 1 comment

    The trade deadline came and went without the Rays adding any offense to an offensively deprived roster but that doesn’t mean they can’t still make a move. In fact, Matt Silverman thinks August is a better month to make trades. During the latest episode of “This Week in Rays Baseball” […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 4, 2015 at 9:07 am 1 comment

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 5, White Sox 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Richie Shaffer (above) had an odd start to his big league career. Batting 6th, Shaffer came to the plate […]