Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Tailgating Game 15: Rays (7-7) At Orioles (6-7)

    Tailgating Game 15: Rays (7-7) At Orioles (6-7)

    April 15, 2014 at 4:32 pm 3 comments

    [UPDATE] Game has been postponed. Buck Showalter told the media that a straight double-header for tomorrow is possible. Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s game will almost certainly be delayed and it looks like there is a good chance it will be canceled. THIS LINK has a GIF for a radar […]

     
  • Updating The Ugly Starting Pitching Situation For The Rays

    Updating The Ugly Starting Pitching Situation For The Rays

    April 15, 2014 at 12:18 pm 7 comments

    If there is one thing the Rays are known for it is starting pitching depth and this season that depth is being tested. Here is a look at how the rotation will shake out in the near and not-so-near future: Tonight: Jake Odorizzi (flu) or  Enny Romero if Odorizzi is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Awful Numbers And Pitching Moves

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Awful Numbers And Pitching Moves

    April 15, 2014 at 9:28 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 7, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Standings. We go through this every year and it is not a coincidence. Younger players tend to be streaky […]

     
  • Matt Moore To Have Tommy John Surgery

    Matt Moore To Have Tommy John Surgery

    April 14, 2014 at 10:52 pm 5 comments

    Matt Moore will indeed have Tommy John surgery and will be out for approximately one year according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Moore had a throwing session earlier in the day. However, he felt “discomfort” during the session leading to the decision to have surgery as opposed […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 14: Rays (7-6) At Orioles (5-7)

    Tailgating Game 14: Rays (7-6) At Orioles (5-7)

    April 14, 2014 at 4:40 pm 6 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After optioning Jeff Beliveau back to the minors on Sunday, the Rays called up reliever Brad Boxberger for tonight’s game. Boxberger came to the Rays along with Logan Forsythe in the Alex Torres trade. Speaking of which, Torres has 5 strikeouts and 2 walks in 5 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Struggling Offense And Alex Cobb’s Curious Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Struggling Offense And Alex Cobb’s Curious Injury

    April 14, 2014 at 8:07 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. Reds 12, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. The Rays need to score more runs and Zorilla is proving to be one of the only […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 13: Rays (7-5) At Reds (3-8)

    Tailgating Game 13: Rays (7-5) At Reds (3-8)

    April 13, 2014 at 11:21 am 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Alex Cobb has been placed on the diabled list with an oblique strain. Also, Kevin Kiermaier was sent back to Durham and replaced by Erik Bedard…Cesar Ramos will bad 8th today with Sean Rodriguez 9th. This is likely due to Ramos being the starting pitcher and only working […]

     
  • Prospects First Career Start Included An Incredible Throw To The Plate

    Prospects First Career Start Included An Incredible Throw To The Plate

    April 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm 10 comments

    The Rays love Kevin Kiermaier’s defense and he was rewarded with his first career start against the Cincinnati Reds, playing center field. He went 0-4 at the plate with 2 strikeouts, although he was robbed of one hit on a hard groundball. But he will always remember his big league […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 11: Rays (5-5) At Reds (3-6)

    Tailgating Game 11: Rays (5-5) At Reds (3-6)

    April 11, 2014 at 4:06 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Matt Moore is with the team in Cincinnati. He told the media that he is hoping to avoid surgery and will try to play catch in 3-5 days to see how it feels…Another interleague series on the road means another chance for David Price to hit […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Roster Move And A Yankees Pitcher Caught Cheating (Maybe)

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Roster Move And A Yankees Pitcher Caught Cheating (Maybe)

    April 11, 2014 at 9:10 am 3 comments

    Outfielder Kevin Kiermaier has been called up to replace Jeff Beliveau and fill in as an extra bench player for the next couple of games in Cincinnati. The Rays still have not announced who will start on Sunday, likely waiting to keep the Reds from having time to scout and adjust. […]