Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 1, 2015 at 7:31 am 9 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 9, Orioles 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Everybody will point to the Steven Souza home run in the 5th inning and it was huge. But it […]

     
  • John Jaso is using a ‘Shelty Stick’ during his slow rehab

    John Jaso is using a ‘Shelty Stick’ during his slow rehab

    May 29, 2015 at 2:31 pm 5 comments

    John Jaso continues to rehab from the wrist injury he suffered on opening day when his hand jammed into the second base bag on a slide. Jaso was a guest on “This Week in Rays Baseball” with Neil Solondz and discussed his slow recovery which still has not progressed to […]

     
  • Attendance for Rays games is on pace to be worst in MLB in 9 years

    Attendance for Rays games is on pace to be worst in MLB in 9 years

    May 28, 2015 at 3:47 pm 12 comments

    The Rays finished dead-last in attendance last season at 1.45 million with just 17,857 tickets distributed per game, and with one-third of the home games in the books, it is clear things are a lot worse this year. Through 27 home games, the Rays are averaging just 14,650 fans per […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 28, 2015 at 9:30 am 11 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Mariners 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer needed to be on top of his game going head-to-head with Felix Hernandez and he was, striking […]

     
  • Rays president calls poor attendance a ‘distraction’ the team tries to ignore

    Rays president calls poor attendance a ‘distraction’ the team tries to ignore

    May 27, 2015 at 11:56 am 15 comments

    Rays President of Baseball Operations Matt Silverman was a guest on MLB Network’s “High Heat” and had some interesting comments regarding the team’s continued struggle with attendance. Buried amongst the other standard Raysian clichés (they have payroll flexibility, getting Desmond Jennings back is like trading for a hitter!, etc.) Silverman […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 27, 2015 at 7:31 am 9 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Mariners 7, RAYS 6, 10 innings (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake Elmore was called back up and made the most of his first game back with a […]

     
  • Rays get screwed when MLB’s replay review blows another easy call

    Rays get screwed when MLB’s replay review blows another easy call

    May 26, 2015 at 6:56 pm 4 comments

    The Rays got screwed again by MLB’s replay review system when an obvious out at home was missed both by the umpire on the field and by the replay review crew in New York when the call was challenged. The play came in the first inning when a short ground […]

     
  • Tim Beckham hit one of the longest home runs of the season and it was actually a really big deal

    Tim Beckham hit one of the longest home runs of the season and it was actually a really big deal

    May 23, 2015 at 8:19 am 12 comments

    Tim Beckham continues his surprising power surge and the latest is evidence that all these home runs are no fluke. With the Rays up 4-1 in the 8th inning against the A’s on Friday, Beckham launched a ball that didn’t land until it hit the Captain Morgan Party Deck in […]

     
  • Steven Souza Jr. is on pace to set a dubious Major League record

    Steven Souza Jr. is on pace to set a dubious Major League record

    May 22, 2015 at 10:16 am 10 comments

    Steven Souza tied a franchise record (again) on Thursday when struck out 4 times against the Oakland A’s and now leads Major League Baseball with 62 strikeouts. It was Souza’s third 4-strikeout game of the season and his fifth game with at least three Ks. What is more disturbing is […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 22, 2015 at 8:08 am 13 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 3, A’s 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Colome lasted just 5 innings but he held the A’s scoreless on 4 hits and a walk. It […]