Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Here is the Rays’ All-Star game cap (maybe)

    Here is the Rays’ All-Star game cap (maybe)

    May 15, 2015 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

    [UPDATE: It turns out the image below is a hoax. However, the speculation remains that the ASG caps will be pillbox or faux pillbox.] This year’s All-Star game will be in Cincinnati and continuing the trend that began last year, the players are expected to wear caps with a theme […]

     
  • Kevin Cash is the game manager the Rays always wanted Joe Maddon to be

    Kevin Cash is the game manager the Rays always wanted Joe Maddon to be

    May 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm 5 comments

    Joe Maddon was a great manager and any team would be happy to have him. However, there are some early signs that Kevin Cash is the manager the Rays had always hoped for, at least between the white lines. When we talk about what makes a Maddon a great manager, […]

     
  • Guess who won Rock-Paper-Scissors.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 15, 2015 at 7:47 am 10 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 6, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The pitching continues to be a strength for the Rays despite losing so many key arms to injuries. Erasmo […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 14, 2015 at 7:56 am 14 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, Yankees 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Kiermaier had been struggling with his throws recently and in the 5th with 2 outs, the Yankees tested his […]

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

    May 13, 2015 at 7:44 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. RAYS 4, Yankees 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer had a rough start, allowing each of the first 5 batters to reach base, with 2 of them […]

     
  • Kevin Cash won’t say the Yankees are stealing signs but he is scratching his head anyway

    Kevin Cash won’t say the Yankees are stealing signs but he is scratching his head anyway

    May 12, 2015 at 9:21 am 10 comments

    The New York Yankees teed off on Alex Colome Sunday, hitting four home runs off of the young starter, and they may have had some help. After the game, Colome and manager Kevin Cash noted that the Yankees seemed to be “right on his pitches, even ones he threw in […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 12, 2015 at 7:30 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 11, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Entering last night’s game, the Rays had used an American League-high 8 different starting pitchers, including 4 rookies. The […]

     
  • Rays fans now root for a player who killed a man and it is not clear why

    Rays fans now root for a player who killed a man and it is not clear why

    May 11, 2015 at 1:54 pm 12 comments

    This post is not about Andrew Bellatti. It is about Rays fans, but it needs some background before we get to that… Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Andrew Bellatti was called up and made his Major League debut this weekend. The move went mostly unnoticed even though it comes five […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 11, 2015 at 8:23 am 13 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Rangers 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays lost by 1, but it could have been a lot worse if not for some stellar defense. […]

     
  • Alex Cobb to have Tommy John surgery

    Alex Cobb to have Tommy John surgery

    May 8, 2015 at 3:23 pm 7 comments

    Alex Cobb told the media today that his elbow injury is worse than he previously thought and he will indeed have Tommy John surgery. The decision was made after a new MRI revealed that the ligament in his elbow is completely torn. Dr. James Andrews will perform the surgery next […]