Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Evan Lonogoria And Joe Maddon Talk About The 2014 Season

    Evan Lonogoria And Joe Maddon Talk About The 2014 Season

    March 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

    There is not a lot that die-hard Rays fans will learn from these national spots on ESPN, but it is always good to see the Rays getting some national love. First up is Joe Maddon… And here is Evan Longoria…

     
  • The Tampa Bay Rays Top 16 Prospects For 2014

    The Tampa Bay Rays Top 16 Prospects For 2014

    March 31, 2014 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    Entering the 2014 season, Jake Odorizzi and Hak-Ju Lee are tied as the top prospects in the organization with Taylor Guerrieri and Enny Romero close behind. Our top prospects list is a meta-analysis that averages the rankings for the Rays’ top prospects from ESPN.com, Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, MLB.com, and […]

     
  • Raymond Goes For A Jog (And A Fall) On A Treadmill

    Raymond Goes For A Jog (And A Fall) On A Treadmill

    March 31, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Whether you like the Rays’ new advertising campaign or think it is overly corny, we can all agree that they have stepped up their viral game. The latest promotional video for the Flex Packs includes a video of Raymond on a treadmill suddenly feeling challenged by a guy on an […]

     
  • Rays Open Season With Largest Payroll In Franchise History

    Rays Open Season With Largest Payroll In Franchise History

    March 31, 2014 at 9:30 am 0 comments

    With three players starting the season on the disabled list, the opening day roster has 28 players, pushing the opening day payroll to $82. 1 million, the largest in franchise history. The payroll is an increase of 29.8% over the 2013 opening day payroll ($63.3 million). Here is how the […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Stays Loyal To His Brands With Adorable Picture Of His Daughter

    Evan Longoria Stays Loyal To His Brands With Adorable Picture Of His Daughter

    March 31, 2014 at 8:53 am 0 comments

    Evan Longoria posted an adorable picture of himself holding his daughter Elle with the caption “Miss Elle and I are ready for 2014 to kick off!” The photo features Little Longoria wearing a pair of pink New Balance shoes. Longoria has an endorsement deal with New Balance and wears their […]

     
  • The Rays’ Roster Has Gone Through A Lot Of Changes In Seven Seasons

    The Rays’ Roster Has Gone Through A Lot Of Changes In Seven Seasons

    March 31, 2014 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Here is a look at how the Rays’ opening day roster has changed since the magical 2008 season. Players in grey are still on this year’s opening day roster, including Jeremy Hellickson, who will start the season on the DL. Not a single player remains from the opening day roster […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    March 31, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

    Happy Opening Day, everybody! We have a bunch of posts on tap today. But before we get to those, here are some links to get the day started. Also, the Rays played in Montgomery on Saturday against the Biscuits, which produced this amazing photo of Ben Zobrist wearing a Biscuit […]

     
  • Rays Will Have A Familiar Lineup On Opening Day

    Rays Will Have A Familiar Lineup On Opening Day

    March 30, 2014 at 4:48 pm 5 comments

    Here is the lineup for opening day. David DeJesus, LF Wil Myers, RF Ben Zobrist, 2B Evan Longoria, 3B James Loney, 1B Desmond Jennings, CF Matt Joyce, DH Jose Molina, C Yunel Escobar, SS David Price, SP It should look familiar. All ten players were on the roster last year. […]

     
  • More Photos Of The Trop’s New Fan Area In Centerfield

    More Photos Of The Trop’s New Fan Area In Centerfield

    March 30, 2014 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

    Jordan Rump had a chance to tour the renovations to the centerfield area at The Trop and took some pictures. He was kind enough to share those with us. Looks pretty cool.

     
  • Spring Highlights: Brandon Guyer Made An Amazing Diving Catch

    Spring Highlights: Brandon Guyer Made An Amazing Diving Catch

    March 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm 2 comments

    The Rays lost to the Tigers 6-3 this afternoon but not all was lost. Brandon Guyer made what will go down as one of the best catches of the season for the Rays. Matt Moore described the catch as being “like a cheetah snagging a seagull out of the air.” […]