Alex Colome

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 19, 2015 at 8:54 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 9, Blue Jays 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays have hit 7 home runs over the last 2 games including long balls from Evan Longoria, James Loney, […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 16, 2015 at 7:55 am 3 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 8, Mets 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays wore light blue socks in honor of Grant Balfour’s father who recently passed away. The elder Balfour was […]

     
  • Rays pitcher gives himself the worst nickname ever

    Rays pitcher gives himself the worst nickname ever

    March 9, 2015 at 2:59 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher hopeful Alex Colome has finally resolved his visa issues in the Dominican Republic and is on his way to camp. He is also coming with a new nickname, at least one that is new to us. On the surface, “The Horse” is not a terrible […]

     
  • What Drew Smyly’s injury means for the Rays’ rotation

    What Drew Smyly’s injury means for the Rays’ rotation

    March 9, 2015 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

    Last week, Kevin Cash made his first move that differed significantly from the Joe Maddon era when he announced the starting rotation — well, four-fifths of it — at the beginning of camp. Five days later, we already see the problem with that move as Drew Smyly has tendonitis in […]

     
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    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 3, 2015 at 9:32 am 6 comments

    Here is the Rays’ TV broadcast schedule, which will include 150 games  on Sun Sports and three more on Fox Sports 1. That leaves nine games that will not be broadcast locally. Most of those are mid-week afternoon games or late-night west coast games. On a related note, I just […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Impressive Start And Yankees Schadenfreude

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Impressive Start And Yankees Schadenfreude

    September 16, 2014 at 8:03 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. RAYS 1, Yankees 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Who? Since the Rays traded David Price, they have added three starting pitchers to the rotation who have […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Promotions And Stadium Optimism

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Promotions And Stadium Optimism

    September 15, 2014 at 7:07 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. RAYS 6, Jays 5 (10; boxscore) [No GBT today] Nick Franklin, part of the David Price trade, will be called up today now that the Durham […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Prospect’s Suspension, A Roster Move, Nearly Cutting Josh Lueke

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Prospect’s Suspension, A Roster Move, Nearly Cutting Josh Lueke

    May 6, 2014 at 7:19 am 3 comments

    Alex Colome, one of the Rays’ top pitching prospects, returned to the mound last night and pitched 2 innings for Charlotte in single-A. If it seems that his 50-game suspension for using horse steroids ended early, that’s because he is still suspended. Colome is technically a Major Leaguer because he […]

     
  • Rays Prospect Suspended 50 Games For Using A Horse Steroid

    Rays Prospect Suspended 50 Games For Using A Horse Steroid

    March 24, 2014 at 1:25 pm 11 comments

    Major League Baseball has announced that pitcher Alex Colome, one of the top prospects in the Rays’ organization, has been suspended for 50 games for failing a drug test. Colome made three starts for the Rays in 2013, allowing just four earned runs in 16 innings. In 14 starts at […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Colome’s Debut, Molina’s Glove, A Wild Card Chase

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Colome’s Debut, Molina’s Glove, A Wild Card Chase

    May 31, 2013 at 8:30 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 5, Marlins 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Colome. Colome clearly had some first-game jitters. After striking out the first batter, he gave up two walks […]