Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 7, 2015 at 8:06 am 11 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 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The biggest moment of the game came in the 8th when Kevin Cash stuck with Kevin Jepsen instead of bring Brad Boxberger in […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 6, 2015 at 7:43 am 20 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 2, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: It is hard to win a game when the offense doesn’t score a run, but Drew Smyly sure […]

     
  • Alex Cobb has a tear in his elbow ligament and Tommy John surgery could be needed

    Alex Cobb has a tear in his elbow ligament and Tommy John surgery could be needed

    May 5, 2015 at 12:40 pm 5 comments

    Earlier today I wrote about why there were some worrisome signs that Alex Cobb’s “forearm” injury was actually an elbow injury and that his slow return may in fact be an attempt to avoid Tommy John surgery. Now we have even more evidence. [UPDATE] Topkin has now confirmed the tear […]

     
  • Alex Cobb’s setback is the latest sign that his season is very much in jeopardy

    Alex Cobb’s setback is the latest sign that his season is very much in jeopardy

    May 5, 2015 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Alex Cobb has been shut down after suffering “a little bit of a setback” according to manager Kevin Cash  (via Bill Chastain of MLB.com). This is especially worrisome because there have been some signs that this is an injury is more serious than we know or at least has the […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 5, 2015 at 7:33 am 11 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 5, Red Sox 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake Odorizzi is turning into a very dependable starting pitcher. His latest outing was 7 innings, striking out 6, […]

     
  • This weekend’s unscheduled games were really fast and some think that means something

    This weekend’s unscheduled games were really fast and some think that means something

    May 4, 2015 at 1:40 pm 4 comments

    This weekend’s relocated series against the Baltimore Orioles was a stripped down affair and they were played very quickly. Some think the two are related. They are probably wrong. Friday night’s game against the Orioles was clocked in at 2 hours, 19 minutes, the fastest game for the Rays this […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 4, 2015 at 7:36 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. Orioles 4, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria has been hitting better, but there is a reason to think Longo is about to explode offensively. Longoria […]

     
  • Red Sox minor leaguer’s dirty throw injures Durham Bulls catcher

    Red Sox minor leaguer’s dirty throw injures Durham Bulls catcher

    May 2, 2015 at 3:24 pm 6 comments

    This is about as dirty as it gets when it comes to playing catcher. With Mikie Mahtook attempting to steal third base, Red Sox Humberto Quintero threw the ball directly at the gut of Durham Bulls catcher Luke Maile. It appears that Quintero was trying to draw an interference call. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 30, 2015 at 6:53 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 3, Yankees 2 (13) (boxscore) THE GOOD: Some games you feel the Rays can’t lose. Some you feel they can’t win. Then there are the […]

     
  • The Rays are on pace to have the worst attendance in MLB in 9 years

    The Rays are on pace to have the worst attendance in MLB in 9 years

    April 29, 2015 at 12:50 pm 10 comments

    The Rays finished dead-last in attendance last season at 1.45 million with just 17,857 tickets distributed per game, and the early signs are that the numbers are going to be worse this season. In fact, if the first two weeks of the season are any indication, attendance is going to […]