Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Tailgating With The Rays: Game 5

    Tailgating With The Rays: Game 5

    April 4, 2014 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Juan Carlos Oviedo has been sent on a rehab assignment to the Durham Bulls, presumably to rehab his broken Visa…The Rays have just one home run, but they are still 7th in the AL in slugging. The Rays do lead the AL with 11 doubles…The Rays […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Was Videombombed By Jose Bautista

    Evan Longoria Was Videombombed By Jose Bautista

    April 4, 2014 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    Evan Longoria made another appearance on “Intentional Talk” where they covered a number of topics including NCAA Tournament brackets, t-shirts, and how he has “a thing for cheerleaders” (Jaime Edmondson was briefly a Miami Dolphins cheerleader). But the best part may be the Jose Bautista videobomb at the 7:50 mark. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Big Tree’s Big Game, Brandon Gomes’ New Role, And A New Contract For Yunel Escobar

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Big Tree’s Big Game, Brandon Gomes’ New Role, And A New Contract For Yunel Escobar

    April 4, 2014 at 7:46 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. RAYS 7, Blue Jays 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Big Tree. A very nice start to the season for Chris Archer who struck out 7 and walked 2 […]

     
  • Brian Anderson Calls Evan Longoria’s Home Run Before It Happens

    Brian Anderson Calls Evan Longoria’s Home Run Before It Happens

    April 3, 2014 at 9:02 pm 4 comments

    The Rays went homerless in their first three games of the season, their longest such streak to start the season. But with the Rays looking for insurance runs in the eighth inning and Evan Longoria at the plate with two runners on, Brian Anderson made the bold prediction. “This could […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Happy Birthday To Us

    Tailgating With The Rays: Happy Birthday To Us

    April 3, 2014 at 3:23 pm 1 comment

    Anniversary This little website was born on this date eight years ago. April 3, 2006 was also Joe Maddon’s first game as a manager of the Rays. The photo at right (via the Tampa Bay Rays) is from that game. Playing A Little Pepper… After Sunday’s game, the Rays will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Struggling Offense, An Old Catcher, And Chris Archer’s New Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Struggling Offense, An Old Catcher, And Chris Archer’s New Deal

    April 3, 2014 at 6:31 am 4 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 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Bullpen. Outside of Josh Lueke, and nobody is expecting much there, the bullpen kept the Rays in the […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Game 3

    Tailgating With The Rays: Game 3

    April 2, 2014 at 3:08 pm 12 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Was told that attendance tonight and tomorrow will look like yesterday (bad) but will be much better this weekend…We never got around to posting this, but here are the Rays fans at last night’s game using Rock-Paper-Scissors to decide who got the bat that flew into […]

     
  • Mariners Teammates Completely Ignored Fernando Rodney’s First Arrow Of The Season

    Mariners Teammates Completely Ignored Fernando Rodney’s First Arrow Of The Season

    April 2, 2014 at 1:12 pm 5 comments

    It wasn’t a save, but Fernando Rodney fired his first arrow with the Mariners and his teammates completely ignored him. Aaron Giddens of BRaysball Talk first brought this to our attention and it is a bit funny, but also possibly worrisome for Rodney. It is believed that one of the […]

     
  • Rays And Chris Archer Agree To 6-year, $25.5 Million Extension

    Rays And Chris Archer Agree To 6-year, $25.5 Million Extension

    April 2, 2014 at 8:14 am 15 comments

    [Update] The Rays have officially announced the extension. The deal can be worth up to $43.75 million according to the team. [Earlier] he Rays will announce later today that they have signed Chris Archer to a 6-year extension according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com. Marc Topkin reports the deal is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Evan Longoria’s Web Gem, Awful Attendance, And Payroll Breakdowns

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Evan Longoria’s Web Gem, Awful Attendance, And Payroll Breakdowns

    April 2, 2014 at 6:50 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. Jays 4, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria. I’m just going to leave this here. Beautiful. Gold Glove. Web Gem. SC Top Ten… THE BAD: Alex […]