Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Rays To Unveil New Version Of Their 1970s ‘Throwback’ Uniform On Sunday

    Rays To Unveil New Version Of Their 1970s ‘Throwback’ Uniform On Sunday

    August 6, 2014 at 6:28 pm 4 comments

    In honor of Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary, the Cubs have been hosting a series of throwback games this season, each from a different decade. On Sunday, the Cubs will honor the 1980s while the Rays are in town. As part of this celebration the Cubs will wear a 1988 throwback. […]

     
  • Kevin Kiermaier Nearly Passes Jose Molina On Bases During Home Run Trot

    Kevin Kiermaier Nearly Passes Jose Molina On Bases During Home Run Trot

    August 6, 2014 at 3:52 pm 4 comments

    We knew that Jose Molina batting in front of Kevin Kiermaier was eventually going to cause problems and it nearly did on Outlaw’s 2-run home run in the fourth inning against the Rays. Ironically, this came on the first pitch after Molina beat out an infield single. Molina was running […]

     
  • Tailgating Game : More On The Rays’ Television Ratings

    Tailgating Game : More On The Rays’ Television Ratings

    August 6, 2014 at 12:00 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Here is a chart I made for my real job. The biggest point for Rays fans is that there are 11 teams with bigger fan base problems than the Rays. The number is probably 12 in reality as the Astros data was not available. The strength […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Drew Smyly’s Debut And A Team Acting Like They Have Given Up

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Drew Smyly’s Debut And A Team Acting Like They Have Given Up

    August 6, 2014 at 8:18 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. A’s 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Drew Smyly. It’s funny to think about this. What if David Price had been traded for a Drew Smyly […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 113: Rays (54-58) A’s (68-43)

    Tailgating Game 113: Rays (54-58) A’s (68-43)

    August 5, 2014 at 6:12 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… David Price will make his debut for the Tigers tonight in Yankee Stadium. Meanwhile, Drew Smyly will make his first start for the Rays. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Flash Jennings, CF Ben Zobrist, LF Matt Joyce, DH Evan Longoria, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price’s Full-Page Ad And A Night Of Miscues

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price’s Full-Page Ad And A Night Of Miscues

    August 5, 2014 at 8:05 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. RAYS (boxscore) THE GOOD: Full-page ad in @TB_Times from @DAVIDprice14 (and Astro): pic.twitter.com/Y4pggp7Cds — Noah Pransky – WTSP (@noahpransky) August 5, 2014 THE BAD: Grant Balfour. […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 112: Rays Face Six Former Rays On A’s Roster

    Tailgating Game 112: Rays Face Six Former Rays On A’s Roster

    August 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Sam Fuld, Stephern Vogt, and John Jaso are all in the lineup for the A’s tonight. Overall, the A’s roster has 6 former Rays, including Scott Kazmir, Jason Hammel, and Jonny Gomes. Also, Jesse Chavez was briefly in the Rays organization but never on the big league […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Symbolic Power Outage And More On The David Price Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Symbolic Power Outage And More On The David Price Deal

    August 4, 2014 at 7:31 am 12 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Angels 7, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: via Justin Russo THE BAD: Jake Odorizzi. Not the best time for Jake to record the second shortest start of […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 111: Willy Adames Makes Debut In Rays’ Organization

    Tailgating Game 111: Willy Adames Makes Debut In Rays’ Organization

    August 3, 2014 at 11:20 am 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Wil Myers will work out with Charlotte tomorrow and will likely start a rehab assignment later this week…The Rays are 54-56 , 2.5 games behind the Yankees for third place in the East. They also jumped ahead of the White Sox and are now 1 game […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 110: Nick Franklin Makes Debut With Bulls

    Tailgating Game 110: Nick Franklin Makes Debut With Bulls

    August 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Drew Smyly will make his first start for the Rays on Tuesday against the A’s…Jayson Nix has been granted his release with Nick Franklin joining the Bulls…The Rays are now 2.5 games behind the Yankees for third in the East and 1.0 game behind Cleveland for fifth […]