Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Rays trade for starting pitcher from the Seattle Mariners

    Rays trade for starting pitcher from the Seattle Mariners

    March 31, 2015 at 9:30 pm 8 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays appear to have filled one of the holes in their starting rotation by trading pitcher Mike Montgomery to the Seattle Mariners for young right-handed starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez. Ramirez has spent parts of each of the last three seasons in the big leagues with the Mariners. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 31, 2015 at 9:12 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. RAYS 6, Orioles 6 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays are 18-21 stealing bases this Spring. That’s a nice sign for those of us who miss the […]

     
  • New food items at The Trop this season will include a hot dog thing topped with mac n’ cheese, jalapenos, and crispy onion straws

    New food items at The Trop this season will include a hot dog thing topped with mac n’ cheese, jalapenos, and crispy onion straws

    March 30, 2015 at 9:45 am 0 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced some new concession items for home games this season and two of the choices stand out as the Rays go all-in on macaroni and cheese. The first is the “Everglades’ Roadhouse Mac Dog” described as a “half pound all-beef grilled frank topped with creamy […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 30, 2015 at 7:55 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. Red Sox 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: They were minor league games, but Chris Archer and Jake Odorizzi got stretched out nicely on Saturday. Archer […]

     
  • More thoughts on the departure of Kelly Nash and putting things in proper perspective

    More thoughts on the departure of Kelly Nash and putting things in proper perspective

    March 28, 2015 at 11:13 am 13 comments

    Yesterday I made a comment on Emily Austen, the Rays’ new in-game reporter that angered some people. Here is the comment: She’s good and seems like a solid choice. Personality-wise, she seems much more like Laura McKeeman than Kelly Nash. Nash was good, but she never seemed like she was […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 27, 2015 at 9:30 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. RAYS 6, Yankees 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Emily Austen (above) made her debut as the Rays’ new in-game reporter. I had seen a little bit of […]

     
  • Evan Longoria has a new ad campaign promoting everything and it is great

    Evan Longoria has a new ad campaign promoting everything and it is great

    March 26, 2015 at 4:11 pm 2 comments

    New Balance has released a new long-form commercial featuring Evan Longoria along with Olympian Emma Coburn and ESPN host Scott Van Pelt. While the commercial is for New Balance, it also gives a huge plug to ESPN and SportsCenter and the print version of the ad (see below) even promote’s […]

     
  • Asdrubal Cabrera hit a double and he wasn’t going to let Brandon Guyer stop him

    Asdrubal Cabrera hit a double and he wasn’t going to let Brandon Guyer stop him

    March 26, 2015 at 2:18 pm 2 comments

    A funny scene played out in the fifth inning of today’s spring game against the Yankees when the Rays had runners on first and second and Asdrubal Cabrera hit a long fly ball to left-center field. Because the ball hung up in the air for a while, Guyer did not […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 26, 2015 at 8:56 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. RAYS 2, Twins 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays and Twins have Spring Training complexes that are close to each other so they tend to play […]

     
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are now worth $625 million

    The Tampa Bay Rays are now worth $625 million

    March 25, 2015 at 12:55 pm 9 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays are now worth $625 million according to the latest valuations of Major League Baseball franchises released by Forbes.com. The value of the Rays, who are still ranked last among all 30 teams, jumped 29% from last year when the franchise was valued at $485 million. The […]