Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Fan struck by foul ball at Rays game that went through gap in netting

    Fan struck by foul ball at Rays game that went through gap in netting

    April 15, 2016 at 10:21 pm 14 comments

    In a scary incident at the Rays game on Friday night, a foul ball hit by Steven Souza Jr went thought a gap in the netting and struck a fan near the first-base dugout. The incident came in the seventh inning. The ball traveled through a gap that was apparently […]

     
  • Cleveland 4, Rays 1: The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    Cleveland 4, Rays 1: The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    April 14, 2016 at 8:06 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. Cleveland 4, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Drew Smyly tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts and probably deserved a better fate. The three runs he did […]

     
  • The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    April 13, 2016 at 7:04 am 7 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, Cleveland 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: After the Rays got a first-inning single from Evan Longoria, Corey Kluber settled down, retiring 16 out of the […]

     
  • Chris Archer calls concern over his health ‘comical’

    Chris Archer calls concern over his health ‘comical’

    April 11, 2016 at 11:23 am 0 comments

    Over the weekend, Blue Jays announcer Buck Martinez reportedly said that he thought Chris Archer isn’t “physically right.” I found this comment odd and out of the blue, but Martinez is a former big-league catcher and manager and had just called a game against the Rays earlier in the week, […]

     
  • The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    April 11, 2016 at 7:00 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. Orioles 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Corey Dickerson looks like the real deal. After questions about whether or not his power would translate outside of […]

     
  • Blue Jays announcer is worried Chris Archer is injured

    Blue Jays announcer is worried Chris Archer is injured

    April 9, 2016 at 1:16 pm 2 comments

    Chris Archer had a rough night on Friday, giving up 6 runs in 5.0 innings including 4 home runs in the 6-1 loss. Most would chalk it up to an off night, but Toronto Blue Jays announcer Buck Martinez is worried something else is up. According to Jerry Crasnick of […]

     
  • Jose Bautista tries to defend slide by saying he could have done ‘much worse’ to Logan Forsythe

    Jose Bautista tries to defend slide by saying he could have done ‘much worse’ to Logan Forsythe

    April 5, 2016 at 10:01 pm 8 comments

    The Rays picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday night when an error that led to the go-ahead runs for the Blue Jays was overturned and changed to a game-ending double-play (see video here). After looking at the replay, umpires determined that Jose Bautista had reached out […]

     
  • Rays win on bizarre walk-off interference call

    Rays win on bizarre walk-off interference call

    April 5, 2016 at 9:31 pm 5 comments

    The Rays won their first game of the season on Tuesday night, but they needed a bizarre interference call to make it happen. Trailing 3-2 in the 9th inning, the Blue Jays loaded the bases with one out with Edwin Encarnacion at the plate. He hit a groundball to Evan Longoria […]

     
  • Rays fan catches a home run, gets the stink-eye from Steven Souza

    Rays fan catches a home run, gets the stink-eye from Steven Souza

    April 4, 2016 at 7:06 pm 11 comments

    In the third inning of Monday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays Josh Thole hit what appeared to be a home run off of Drew Smyly, a home run that was put in doubt by the actions of a fan. As the ball was about to clear the wall, a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Good, The Bad, and The Telling of Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] The Good, The Bad, and The Telling of Opening Day

    April 3, 2016 at 6:14 pm 8 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer settled down. After a shaky start, Big Tree settled down. He ended up giving up 3 […]