Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Rays trade David DeJesus to Angels for pitching prospect

    Rays trade David DeJesus to Angels for pitching prospect

    July 28, 2015 at 6:20 pm 2 comments

    The Rays have traded David DeJesus to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disneyland for 20-year-old pitching prospect Eduar Lopez. Lopez was originally signed by the Angels in 2012 as a 17-year-old out of the Dominican Republic. After two seasons in the Dominican Summer league, the right-hander spent the […]

     
  • The Rays’ playoff hopes may have just taken a big hit as the trade deadline nears

    The Rays’ playoff hopes may have just taken a big hit as the trade deadline nears

    July 28, 2015 at 11:52 am 5 comments

    While they are still alive in the AL East, at this point it is more realistic for the Rays to focus on being one of the two Wild Card teams and another team’s recent decision has just made that a little more difficult. Late last week, it looked like the Detroit […]

     
  • Curt Casali

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 28, 2015 at 8:51 am 3 comments

    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, Tigers 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: THE RAYS SCORED MORE THAN 4! THE RAYS SCORED MORE THAN 4!…Curt Casali became just the 4th Rays catcher […]

     
  • Rays radio ratings are way up, especially among women

    Rays radio ratings are way up, especially among women

    July 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm 5 comments

    Yes, nobody goes to Rays games. Of course, you guys know there are plenty of Rays fans. And I know there are plenty of Rays. It is just nice to be reassured of this from time to time and the latest comes from the radio side of things. The Rays […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 27, 2015 at 8:09 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 5, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria and Logan Forsythe went back-to-back and a belly-to-belly in the 4th. That was followed by a long double by […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays more likely to trade Brad Boxberger or Jake McGee than add a hitter

    Tampa Bay Rays more likely to trade Brad Boxberger or Jake McGee than add a hitter

    July 24, 2015 at 8:37 am 7 comments

    While fans are hoping the Rays will add a bat or six to the big league roster leading up to the trade deadline, the Rays are more likely to be sellers and trade away players from their roster, according to Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com. “[The Rays] are more likely to trade away […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 23, 2015 at 8:23 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Phillies 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: We’ll get to his gaffe on the bases in a second, but Logan Forsythe did have a good day at […]

     
  • What Rays fans need to know today

    What Rays fans need to know today

    July 22, 2015 at 8:29 am 2 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 1, Phillies 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Nathan Karns did it all for the Rays, throwing 5 shutout innings (he was taken out after facing just one […]

     
  • Hideki Matsui is now a right-handed hitting pitcher in a NYC rec league

    Hideki Matsui is now a right-handed hitting pitcher in a NYC rec league

    July 21, 2015 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    What was Hideki Matsui doing batting right-handed on Randalls Island today? http://t.co/KmxsYZXWco pic.twitter.com/sINloXknsb — NYT Sports (@NYTSports) July 20, 2015 The New York Times caught up with Hideki Matsui, who is now playing for Team Matsui in  the championship game of the Nippon Club’s 40th annual President Cup baseball tournament […]

     
  • Evan Longoria is no longer the power-hitting superstar … or maybe he is just hurt

    Evan Longoria is no longer the power-hitting superstar … or maybe he is just hurt

    July 21, 2015 at 9:00 am 8 comments

    Ben Lindbergh of Grantland wonders what is up with Evan Longoria’s lack of power. You can read the entire column here, but here are the highlights: Longoria’s non-power numbers haven’t changed much while his power numbers are way down the last two years. Specifically, most of Longoria’s power decline has […]