Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Big Crowd, A Weak Defense, And A Triple-Play

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Big Crowd, A Weak Defense, And A Triple-Play

    April 18, 2014 at 7:49 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. Yankees 10, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Big Crowd. Attendance was 28,085. That’s a huge number for a weeknight. Last year, the largest crowd for a […]

     
  • Rays Ground Into Triple-Play

    Rays Ground Into Triple-Play

    April 17, 2014 at 7:04 pm 1 comment

    With the Rays offense struggling it is only fitting that Sean Rodriguez hit into a triple-play against the Yankees tonight. Here is the play. Hot Rod was also the last Rays player to hit into a triple-play, coming in 2011 against the Red Sox.

     
  • Tailgating Game 16: Rays (7-8) Vs Yankees (9-6)

    Tailgating Game 16: Rays (7-8) Vs Yankees (9-6)

    April 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Yankees have won 4 straight and now lead the AL East by a half-game. The Rays are 2 games back. The Yankees are 6-4 versus the East and the Rays are 2-4…The Rays will face CC Sabathia tonight. They are just 1-4 versus left-handed starters […]

     
  • The Rays’ Offense Sucks In Video Games Also

    The Rays’ Offense Sucks In Video Games Also

    April 17, 2014 at 10:15 am 1 comment

    Earlier this morning we pointed out just how bad the Rays’ offense has been over the last nine games. Their offense is so bad right now that it even sucks in the trailer for MLB 14: The Show, for Playstation 4. In one of the trailers for the latest installment […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Slumping Offense And Some Lineup Confusion

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Slumping Offense And Some Lineup Confusion

    April 17, 2014 at 7:54 am 12 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake Odorizzi. It wasn’t great, but we are desperate for something good at this point and considering the state […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 15 (again): Rays (7-7) At Orioles (6-7)

    Tailgating Game 15 (again): Rays (7-7) At Orioles (6-7)

    April 16, 2014 at 9:22 am 8 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Don Zimmer will have surgery today to repair a leaky valve in his heart…With last night’s game being cancelled, Jake Odorizzi will get to keep his spot in the rotation as Brandon Gomes was scheduled to start last night. No makeup date has been determined yet…The […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 15: Rays (7-7) At Orioles (6-7)

    Tailgating Game 15: Rays (7-7) At Orioles (6-7)

    April 15, 2014 at 4:32 pm 3 comments

    [UPDATE] Game has been postponed. Buck Showalter told the media that a straight double-header for tomorrow is possible. Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s game will almost certainly be delayed and it looks like there is a good chance it will be canceled. THIS LINK has a GIF for a radar […]

     
  • Updating The Ugly Starting Pitching Situation For The Rays

    Updating The Ugly Starting Pitching Situation For The Rays

    April 15, 2014 at 12:18 pm 7 comments

    If there is one thing the Rays are known for it is starting pitching depth and this season that depth is being tested. Here is a look at how the rotation will shake out in the near and not-so-near future: Tonight: Jake Odorizzi (flu) or  Enny Romero if Odorizzi is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Awful Numbers And Pitching Moves

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Awful Numbers And Pitching Moves

    April 15, 2014 at 9:28 am 9 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 7, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Standings. We go through this every year and it is not a coincidence. Younger players tend to be streaky […]

     
  • Matt Moore To Have Tommy John Surgery

    Matt Moore To Have Tommy John Surgery

    April 14, 2014 at 10:52 pm 5 comments

    Matt Moore will indeed have Tommy John surgery and will be out for approximately one year according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Moore had a throwing session earlier in the day. However, he felt “discomfort” during the session leading to the decision to have surgery as opposed […]