Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 19, 2015 at 8:25 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. Astros 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Curt Casali is the ultimate feast-or-famine hitter and we saw a little bit of the feast last night when he […]

     
  • Rays demote Richie Shaffer — Here is what that means for his future

    Rays demote Richie Shaffer — Here is what that means for his future

    August 17, 2015 at 1:46 pm 5 comments

    The Rays have demoted Richie Shaffer back to triple-A Durham and called up reliever Enny Romero, as first reported by Marc Topkin. The Rays were already short an arm in the bullpen thanks to using a 4-man rotation during the recent stretch of off-days and then demoting Kirby Yates to […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 17, 2015 at 9:06 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. Rangers 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: I loved this catch by Kevin Kiermaier. Not only was it a great catch, but I love that Prince Fielder thought […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 13, 2015 at 9:43 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 9, Braves 6 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays drive me nuts. They go weeks where you wonder if they will ever win 2 games in […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 12, 2015 at 8:17 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 2, Braves 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Erasmo Ramirez got off to a shaky start but settled down nicely. After giving up 4 hits to the first 8 batters […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 10, 2015 at 8:37 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 4, Mets 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Richie Shaffer has a big league bat. It will be a while before we really know how good he […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 6, 2015 at 8:09 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. White Sox 6, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria remains red-hot, picking up his 3rd 3-hit game in a week. He is now 12-26 in the […]

     
  • Rays add a hitter who once gave Chris Archer a death stare

    Rays add a hitter who once gave Chris Archer a death stare

    August 5, 2015 at 11:59 am 4 comments

    The Rays have claimed outfielder Daniel Nava off of waivers, according to Jon Heyman. Nava was hitting .152 with no home runs in 29 games when he was designated for assignment last week. The Rays won’t add Nava to the roster until after Wednesday’s game, according to Marc Topkin. It […]

     
  • Richie Shaffer hits first big league home run, gets the silent treatment

    Richie Shaffer hits first big league home run, gets the silent treatment

    August 4, 2015 at 9:17 pm 4 comments

    Richie Shaffer got his first big league hit, a home run against the Chicago White Sox. But the best part was the silent treatment he received in the dugout, a classic plot, but one that Shaffer handled perfectly. Um, yeah, Shaffer is going to fit in with the Rays just […]

     
  • Rays think August is a ‘better month’ to trade for hitters

    Rays think August is a ‘better month’ to trade for hitters

    August 4, 2015 at 4:01 pm 1 comment

    The trade deadline came and went without the Rays adding any offense to an offensively deprived roster but that doesn’t mean they can’t still make a move. In fact, Matt Silverman thinks August is a better month to make trades. During the latest episode of “This Week in Rays Baseball” […]