Archive for March 18th, 2016

  • Alex Cobb’s time table just changed and now his return sounds further away than ever

    Alex Cobb’s time table just changed and now his return sounds further away than ever

    March 18, 2016 at 1:43 pm 4 comments

    The optimists that look at the 2016 Tampa Bay Rays often point to the depth of starting pitching and how that will only get better in the second half of the season with the return of Alex Cobb. However, Cobb’s interview with Martin Fennelly of the Tampa Tribune suggests Rays fans […]

     
  • MLB insider gives Kevin Kiermaier’s defense the highest praise possible

    MLB insider gives Kevin Kiermaier’s defense the highest praise possible

    March 18, 2016 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

    Kevin Kiermaier announced his presence with authority in 2015, winning his first Gold Glove as the best defensive center fielder in the AL and the Platinum Glove as the best defensive player overall in the AL. Kiermaier’s greatness with the glove is no secret to Rays fans. He makes tough […]

     
  • Rays just suffered their first major setback and it is a terrible sign

    Rays just suffered their first major setback and it is a terrible sign

    March 18, 2016 at 9:44 am 5 comments

    The Rays announced today that Brad Boxberger will miss significant time after needing surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle, via Roger Mooney of TBO.com. The initial estimate has Boxberger missing eight weeks, which would mean the last 2+ weeks of spring training and the first 5-6 weeks of the regular […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 18, 2016 at 9:23 am 0 comments

    Surprise! Chris Archer is the opening day starter. He will likely be followed by Drew Smyly, Jake Odorizzi, and Matt Moore. The big question is whether the Rays will go with a fifth starter to start the season, which presumably would be Erasmo Ramirez. The Rays have enough off days […]