Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • What The 2015 Tampa Bay Rays May Look Like

    What The 2015 Tampa Bay Rays May Look Like

    June 16, 2014 at 11:34 am 11 comments

    Earlier this year, we took a look at the Rays’ roster and showed that outside of David Price, the rest of the core group could potentially have very little change in the next few seasons. But that was when we thought this team was a World Series contender. Now there […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A New Closer, An Upcoming Roster Move, And Casey Gillaspie’s First Career Home Run

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A New Closer, An Upcoming Roster Move, And Casey Gillaspie’s First Career Home Run

    June 16, 2014 at 8:03 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, Astros 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake McGee. McGee picked up his second career save with the final out coming on a nasty 99 mph […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 70: Rays (26-43) At Astros (32-38)

    Tailgating Game 70: Rays (26-43) At Astros (32-38)

    June 15, 2014 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there…Today is the 12th straight start for Kevin Kiermaier and 7th straight in the 2-hole of the lineup. Joe Maddon also used the same lineup for the third straight day yesterday. It was the first time he used […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 69: Rays (26-42) At Astros (31-38)

    Tailgating Game 69: Rays (26-42) At Astros (31-38)

    June 14, 2014 at 12:09 pm 6 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays beat the Astros last night 6-1 to take game 1 of the series. It was the first back-to-back wins for the Rays since May 25th. Kevin Kiermaier continues to make a case for never being sent back to the minors. He had 2 more […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 68: Rays (25-42) At Astros (31-37)

    Tailgating Game 68: Rays (25-42) At Astros (31-37)

    June 13, 2014 at 5:39 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Last night, Jeremy Hellickson made his second of three rehab starts, giving up 4 runs on 6 hits and 1 walk in just 2.1 innings for the Durham Bulls…Brandon Guyer is expected to start his rehab assignment tomorrow with Durham, as a DH tomorrow and in […]

     
  • Fourth Of July Caps Have An Added Twist For The Rays This Year

    Fourth Of July Caps Have An Added Twist For The Rays This Year

    June 12, 2014 at 10:15 am 3 comments

    As has become tradition in Major League Baseball, all 29 American teams will wear special stars and stripes caps on the 4th of July. Here are those caps via SportsLogos.net. You will notice that one of these teams (other than the Blue Jays who will wear their batting practice caps) […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rebound And Kevin Kiermaier’s Amazing Catch

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rebound And Kevin Kiermaier’s Amazing Catch

    June 12, 2014 at 8:12 am 15 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, Cardinals 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Catch. Oh mamma, what a catch by Kevin Kiermaier (see below). Not only was it a great catch, but […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 67: Rays (24-42) Vs Cardinals (34-31)

    Tailgating Game 67: Rays (24-42) Vs Cardinals (34-31)

    June 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… ESPN has picked up 2 upcoming Rays games. The 4th of July game in Detroit and the July 6 game, also in Detroit. Unfortunately for the Rays, the second game was originally a Sunday afternoon game and will now be the Sunday Night Baseball game which […]

     
  • Casey Gillaspie Puts On A Rays Jersey For The First Time

    Casey Gillaspie Puts On A Rays Jersey For The First Time

    June 11, 2014 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

    Casey Gillaspie, the first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays has signed and was introduced to the media prior to Tuesday’s game. Gillaspie, whose brother Conor is a third baseman for the White Sox, received a signing bonus of $2.04 million and will immediately report to low-A Hudson Valley to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Blown Call In Baseball’s Replay Era

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Blown Call In Baseball’s Replay Era

    June 11, 2014 at 9:11 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cardinals 1, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Casey Gillaspie. The Rays have signed Gillaspie. The signing was done quickly and Gillaspie will start playing with Hudson […]