Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Tailgating Game 99: More On Trade Talks With Mariners

    Tailgating Game 99: More On Trade Talks With Mariners

    July 19, 2014 at 3:39 pm 18 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No surprise here, but Jon Heyman does confirm that the Rays have discussed top pitching prospect Taijuan Walker with the Mariners in a potential deal that would include David Price, Ben Zobrist, or both. According to Heyman, the two teams have discussed deal involving both players […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 98: Rays (44-53) At Twins (44-50)

    Tailgating Game 98: Rays (44-53) At Twins (44-50)

    July 18, 2014 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan has been placed on the DL with an oblique injury, retroactive to July 9, so there is a good chance he will be on the DL for only a week. Curt Casali (above with Vanderbilt) has been promoted and is in the starting lineup […]

     
  • Mariners Trying To Trade For David Price And Ben Zobrist

    Mariners Trying To Trade For David Price And Ben Zobrist

    July 17, 2014 at 2:49 pm 25 comments

    Earlier today we learned that Ben Zobrist is likely to be dealt if David Price is traded. Now comes word that they may both be dealt at the same time. The Rays are currently in talks with the Seattle Mariners about a trade that would involve both Price and Zobrist […]

     
  • Expert Says Ben Zobrist’s Future With The Rays Depends On David Price

    Expert Says Ben Zobrist’s Future With The Rays Depends On David Price

    July 17, 2014 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

    Buster Olney was a guest on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco and was asked initially about the Dodgers chances of trading for David Price. While he says that the Dodgers “were not close with any kind of a trade for Price as of yesterday at 5:00 in the afternoon,” […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Mini-Playoff Races And The Scariest Chart In Baseball

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Mini-Playoff Races And The Scariest Chart In Baseball

    July 17, 2014 at 8:18 am 5 comments

    The Rays are 44-53, 9.5 games behind the Orioles and 11 back in the loss column. They are also 8.0 games behind the Mariners (9 in loss column) in the Wild Card. But maybe we are spending too much time focused on those teams. We can talk about schedules and […]

     
  • David Price Gave A Shout-out To Don Zimmer During All-Star Game Introductions

    David Price Gave A Shout-out To Don Zimmer During All-Star Game Introductions

    July 15, 2014 at 7:06 pm 5 comments

    David Price won’t play in the All-Star game, but he is on hand to partake in the festivities. That means he was introduced with the rest of the All-Stars and Price took a moment to honor Don Zimmer with a pat of the patch on his chest. Also notice that […]

     
  • Another Look At The David Price Trade Market And Rumors

    Another Look At The David Price Trade Market And Rumors

    July 14, 2014 at 1:11 pm 6 comments

    There haven’t been any major developments in the David Price trade front. But we are now at the All-Star break and it was recently suggested that the Rays would reevaluate their position during the break and then decide whether they wanted to seriously entertain trade offers. The Rays are now […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Knuckleball Offense, Roster Changes, And David Price’s Odd Comments

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Knuckleball Offense, Roster Changes, And David Price’s Odd Comments

    July 14, 2014 at 7:29 am 6 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 3, Jays 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Price. For a guy that was supposed to start Saturday and was no guarantee to start Sunday because […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 97: Rays Won’t Have Any Players In All-Star Game

    Tailgating Game 97: Rays Won’t Have Any Players In All-Star Game

    July 13, 2014 at 12:05 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays will not have any players represented on the American League All-Star game roster as David Price has been removed and replaced by former Rays closer Fernando Rodney. Price is scheduled to start today’s game after being moved back a day due to an illness. […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 96: Grant Balfour Has Turned Out To Be A Huge Mistake

    Tailgating Game 96: Grant Balfour Has Turned Out To Be A Huge Mistake

    July 12, 2014 at 1:51 pm 8 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… David Price has been scratched from today’s start with some sort of illness. Jake Odorizzi will be moved up and will now pitch on normal rest. Price is listed as Sunday’s starter. If Price cannot go, Erik Bedard will likely fill in…After last night’s loss, the […]