Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Rays Re-Sign Erik Bedard, Add Veteran Infielder

    Rays Re-Sign Erik Bedard, Add Veteran Infielder

    March 28, 2014 at 3:19 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have re-signed starting pitcher Erik Bedard to a minor league deal according to several members of the media. Bedard had hoped to find a Major League job with another club. Instead, he will report to the triple-A Durham Bulls where he will be part of their rotation. The […]

     
  • A Look At The New Batter’s Eye Fan Area At The Trop

    A Look At The New Batter’s Eye Fan Area At The Trop

    March 28, 2014 at 3:14 pm 3 comments

    Marc Topkin took a good photo of the renovated batter’s eye area at The Trop. One more view of #Rays new centerfield/batter's eye fan area pic.twitter.com/0FbbSTTOUy — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 28, 2014

     
  • Here Is The New 4-Pound Burger The Rays Will Offer Fans This Year

    Here Is The New 4-Pound Burger The Rays Will Offer Fans This Year

    March 28, 2014 at 12:01 pm 2 comments

    It is trendy right now in baseball to offer ridiculous foods that nobody would ever think to eat outside of a stadium and the Rays are jumping on the bandwagon with a 4-pound burger. It comes with a pound of fries. It will cost $30. The heart attack will cost […]

     
  • Alex Cobb Hit An Orioles Batter In The Head

    Alex Cobb Hit An Orioles Batter In The Head

    March 27, 2014 at 10:28 pm 2 comments

    There was an ugly scene tonight during the Rays game when a pitch got away from Alex Cobb and hit Nelson Cruz of the Orioles in the helmet. The pitch was a curveball, so it wasn’t thrown particularly hard. However, it did reportedly crack Cruz’s helmet. Cruz did appear to […]

     
  • Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    March 27, 2014 at 12:48 pm 2 comments

    The New York Yankees are still the most valuable team in baseball with a value of $2.5 billion according to the latest franchise valuations released by Forbes.com. The least valuable team is our own Tampa Bay Rays, with a value of $485 million, or about 19% of the value of […]

     
  • An Amazing Photo Of Jose Molina From His Rookie Year

    An Amazing Photo Of Jose Molina From His Rookie Year

    March 27, 2014 at 9:33 am 1 comment

    Here is a photo Jose Molina posted to Instagram earlier today with the caption “mi familia los amo” (I love my family). Jose, who is barely recognizable, is on the left in the back. His brother, Bengie Molina, is on the right. I am pretty sure that is Yadier Molina […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Golder Glove And Rays Index Headquarters

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Golder Glove And Rays Index Headquarters

    March 27, 2014 at 8:15 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 4, Orioles 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cool Gesture. There was a couple at last night’s game celebrating their 50th anniversary. The Rays surprised them on […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Roster Moves And Joe Maddon’s Potty Mouth

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Roster Moves And Joe Maddon’s Potty Mouth

    March 26, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

    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 4, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: None today THE BAD: None today. THE TELLING: Erik Bedard has been released. There is still a chance […]

     
  • This Is The 2014 Tampa Bay Rays Opening Day Roster

    This Is The 2014 Tampa Bay Rays Opening Day Roster

    March 25, 2014 at 3:35 pm 19 comments

    [Update] It is now official. This is the Rays’ opening day roster. [Earlier] The Rays appear to have set their opening day roster for the 2014 season. Mark Lowe, Jayson Nix, and Wilson Betemit have all been told they will not make the team. That means Brandon Guyer will be […]

     
  • Adorable Rays Fan Was Super-Excited To Get A Wil Myers Foul Ball

    Adorable Rays Fan Was Super-Excited To Get A Wil Myers Foul Ball

    March 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm 1 comment