Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • One chart that sums up the 2016 Tampa Bay Rays

    One chart that sums up the 2016 Tampa Bay Rays

    July 6, 2016 at 10:21 am 1 comment

    Not much to say here. It is just a chart tracking the Rays’ record this season in terms of how many games over or (mostly) under .500 they have been. Earlier this year it looked like the Rays were heading to a repeat of last year. That is, they were […]

     
  • [Angels 13, Rays 5] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [Angels 13, Rays 5] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    July 6, 2016 at 7:58 am 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. Angels 13, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Colome is the Rays’ representative on the AL All-Star team because somebody had to be picked. He is […]

     
  • Steven Souza Jr was benched for not hustling

    Steven Souza Jr was benched for not hustling

    July 5, 2016 at 7:26 pm 3 comments

    [UPDATE] Souza admitted after the game that he was indeed benched for not hustling. [EARLIER] It is not often that you see a manager call out a player for not hustling and even less often on a play in which the player picked up a triple. But that appears to […]

     
  • Rays trade rumors are heating up and falling out of the playoff race early could be a blessing in disguise

    Rays trade rumors are heating up and falling out of the playoff race early could be a blessing in disguise

    July 5, 2016 at 12:47 pm 4 comments

    Now that the calendar has turned to July and the Rays can’t see the playoff race with a telescope, trade rumors are starting to heat up and it sounds like the Rays won’t wait until the deadline to start selling players. Because of the relative dearth of starting pitchers that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    July 5, 2016 at 8:08 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 4, Angels 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore won back back-to-back starts for the first time since September, 2013. He only struck out 3 batters, but […]

     
  • Great video shows Taylor Motter watching the final out of the College World Series during warmups

    Great video shows Taylor Motter watching the final out of the College World Series during warmups

    June 30, 2016 at 6:14 pm 1 comment

    Most Rays fans know Taylor Motter as the rookie utility player with the long Thor-like hair. He is also the only active player among approximately 800 big leaguers who went to tiny Coastal Carolina. On Thursday afternoon, Coastal Carolina won their first championship in any sport when they beat Arizona […]

     
  • [Red Sox 8, Rays 2] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [Red Sox 8, Rays 2] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    June 29, 2016 at 9:13 am 0 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 8, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Brandon Guyer is back. There’s that. Guyer was activated from the DL with Jaff Decker being designated for assignment. So, expect […]

     
  • [Rays 13, Red Sox 7] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [Rays 13, Red Sox 7] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    June 28, 2016 at 9:00 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. RAYS 13, Red Sox 7 (boxscore) THE GOOD: After scoring just 29 runs in the previous 11 games, the offense had one of the best days […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    June 27, 2016 at 9:02 am 13 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 12, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: It’s almost July! That means we can stop worrying so much about this poop show and start concentrating on whom […]

     
  • Rays trade for Twins outfielder

    Rays trade for Twins outfielder

    June 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm 8 comments

    The Rays have acquired outfielder Oswaldo Arcia in a deal with the Minnesota Twins. Arcia had been designated for assignment by the Twins a week ago. The Twins received an undisclosed amount of cash in the deal. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Rays placed Andrew Bellatti on waivers, […]