Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Tailgating Game 79: Rays (31-47) Vs Pirates (38-38)

    Tailgating Game 79: Rays (31-47) Vs Pirates (38-38)

    June 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan was originally in tonight’s lineup, but was scratched with “neck stiffness“…Marc Topkin says it “sounds like” Jeremy Hellickson will not start on Friday and will make at least one more start for Durham…Rays prospect Enny Romero has been selected to play in the All-Star […]

     
  • Buster Olney: Rays Are Prepared To Trade David Price ‘Right Now’

    Buster Olney: Rays Are Prepared To Trade David Price ‘Right Now’

    June 24, 2014 at 3:12 pm 6 comments

    Brace yourselves, Rays fans. The end is near. Buster Olney has spoken with officials for other teams who believe that the Rays are now ready to trade David Price. “But rival officials are monitoring the market in the way that meteorologists follow weather patterns, and they believe that the Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Hitting Woes And Another Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Hitting Woes And Another Injury

    June 24, 2014 at 8:08 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Pirates 8, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cesar Ramos. Ramos did a great job saving the rest of the bullpen, retiring all 7 batters he faced, […]

     
  • High School Girl Throws Batting Practice, Makes David Price Look Silly

    High School Girl Throws Batting Practice, Makes David Price Look Silly

    June 23, 2014 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

    Chelsea Baker is a high school pitcher who was taught to throw a knuckleball by former big league pitcher Joe Niekro. She first hit the national radar in 2010 as a little leaguer. Four years later, she is throwing batting practice against the Tampa Bay Rays. Here is a special […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 78: Rays (31-46) Vs Pirates (37-38)

    June 23, 2014 at 4:00 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Jerry Sands has a wrist injury and may be headed to the DL, telling media he will be out at least 2 weeks. No roster move has been made yet…We bashed Jose Molina’s hitting a little bit this morning. Here is one more stat without dwelling […]

     
  • David Price Appears To Be Bothered By The Recent Surge In Trade Rumors

    David Price Appears To Be Bothered By The Recent Surge In Trade Rumors

    June 23, 2014 at 11:21 am 19 comments

    It is no surprise that rumors of trading David Price are starting to pick up steam. This would have happened even if the Rays were still in contention. What is a surprise is that the rumors now seem to be bothering the usually affable Price and he may be getting […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Bullpen Roles, Jose Molina, And Mike Trout

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Bullpen Roles, Jose Molina, And Mike Trout

    June 23, 2014 at 8:22 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 5, Astros 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria. 3 more hits on Sunday and Longo now has 11 hits, including 5 extra-base hits in his last […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 77: Rays (30-46) Vs Astros (33-43)

    Tailgating Game 77: Rays (30-46) Vs Astros (33-43)

    June 22, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays wore their throwbacks yesterday. In case anybody had forgotten the inspiration for those uniforms, check here…Kevin Kiermaier made another sweet catch. I tracked how far he ran on the play and I estimate it was three miles in one second…Jake Odorizzi had some issues […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 76: Rays (29-46) Vs Astros (33-42)

    Tailgating Game 76: Rays (29-46) Vs Astros (33-42)

    June 21, 2014 at 2:09 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Today is Turn Back the Clock “Night” with the Rays’ ever-popular retro uniforms…Last night, David Price recorded his 1,000th career strikeout which led to a big smile from King David…Chris Archer was mic’d up last night which led to some funny scenes in the dugout where […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 75: Rays (29-45) Vs Astros (32-42)

    Tailgating Game 75: Rays (29-45) Vs Astros (32-42)

    June 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After starting 16 of 23 games (many of those with Ryan Hanigan on the DL), Jose Molina will make just his 3rd start in the last 9 games tonight…The Rays have signed all 11 of their draft picks taken in the first 10 rounds and 32 […]