Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Shoe Company Launches New Campaign Featuring Evan Longoria

    Shoe Company Launches New Campaign Featuring Evan Longoria

    October 7, 2014 at 11:39 am 1 comment

    New Balance just launched their new “unlaced” series which will take a behind-the-scenes look at four big leaguers. Evan Longoria is the first to be featured (Scott Kazmir will also be featured in the near future). Each player will have three videos that will be “an intimate look at their […]

     
  • The Longest And Shortest Home Runs Hit By The Rays This Season

    The Longest And Shortest Home Runs Hit By The Rays This Season

    October 1, 2014 at 11:47 am 1 comment

      Unfortunately, of the 12 longest home runs hit at The Trop this season, 11 were hit by opposing players. The lone exception was the 436-foot home run, as measured by ESPN’s “Hit Tracker,” hit by Sean Rodriguez in July off of Dustin McGowan of the Blue Jays. The reaction […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Wants To Manage For 10 More Years

    Joe Maddon Wants To Manage For 10 More Years

    September 30, 2014 at 12:46 pm 1 comment

    Joe Maddon’s contract is up at the end of next season, which has led to speculation in some circles (including here) that his days as manager of the Rays are numbered since he will be due a big raise. Maddon recently addressed his future and said that he hopes to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Random Notes On The 2014 Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Random Notes On The 2014 Rays

    September 29, 2014 at 8:06 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cleveland 7, RAYS 2 (boxscore) The Rays finish their season at 77-85 in 4th place in the AL East, 11 games behind the Orioles and 6 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Loss And The Emergence Of Willy Adames

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Loss And The Emergence Of Willy Adames

    September 26, 2014 at 8:30 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. Red Sox 11, RAYS 1 (boxscore) No GBT today. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The other guy in the David Price trade, Willy Adames, impressed after the […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 159

    Tailgating Game 159

    September 25, 2014 at 3:38 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Acording to Marc Topkin, Dave Martinez says he has not been contacted by the Astros. This conflicts with a report by Ken Rosenthal saying the Astros have called Martinez. This could be a matter of semantics as it is possible the Astros simply called Martinez’ agent […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Injury And Trading Jeremy Hellickson

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Injury And Trading Jeremy Hellickson

    September 25, 2014 at 8:00 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. Red Sox 11, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: One game closer. to the end. THE BAD: Giving Up? For the most part the Rays have continued […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 158: Dave Martinez Spoke With Astros About Managerial Position

    Tailgating Game 158: Dave Martinez Spoke With Astros About Managerial Position

    September 24, 2014 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Dave Martinez has taken the first step towards becoming the next manager of the Houston Astros. He is one of at least five candidates the Astros have spoken with on the phone according to Ken Rosenthal. I recently explained why Martinez should be a heavy favorite […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Alex Cobb’s Arm, Wil Myers’ Glove, And Bad Catching

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Alex Cobb’s Arm, Wil Myers’ Glove, And Bad Catching

    September 24, 2014 at 8:06 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. RAYS 6, Red Sox 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. Pitchers are not always going to have their best stuff and the good pitchers will still […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 156: A Rare Meaningless Game Against The Red Sox

    Tailgating Game 156: A Rare Meaningless Game Against The Red Sox

    September 23, 2014 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays begin a 3-game series in Fenway Park tonight. This is the first series between the two teams since 2006 in which both teams were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. The Yankees are not yet eliminated but could be as early as tomorrow. When that […]