Joe Maddon

  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Stirrups For David Price And Cologne To Rid The Stink

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Stirrups For David Price And Cologne To Rid The Stink

    May 14, 2014 at 7:56 am 12 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 2, Mariners 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Price. The Ace returned with a complete game, striking out 12 and walking none (see highlights below).  This […]

     
  • A Look Back At Joe Maddon, The Minor League Catcher

    A Look Back At Joe Maddon, The Minor League Catcher

    May 8, 2014 at 10:00 am 2 comments

    A few years ago we were the first to uncover some amazing photos of Joe Maddon from his days as a catcher for Lafayette College (see below and at this link). But while we knew Maddon had played three seasons as a catcher in the Angels system (1976-78) and a […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Helps Out Young, Freezing Red Sox Fan

    Joe Maddon Helps Out Young, Freezing Red Sox Fan

    May 1, 2014 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

    Most of us love Joe Maddon. The same is not true outside the Bay Area where the Madd Scientist has a reputation as being an ass that thinks he is smarter than everybody else (those same fans would LOVE to have Maddon as their manager). Well, I’m betting Maddon won […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Ejected For First Time This Season

    Joe Maddon Ejected For First Time This Season

    April 26, 2014 at 9:21 pm 1 comment

    With baseball’s expended replay system ejections are down this season. But that didn’t stop baseball’s premier ejectee from finding a way tonight in Chicago. On a check-swing that was ruled not a swing, Maddon wouldn’t let it go from the dugout. He was eventually ejected. Here’s the full video. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Big Crowd, A Weak Defense, And A Triple-Play

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Big Crowd, A Weak Defense, And A Triple-Play

    April 18, 2014 at 7:49 am 10 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 10, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Big Crowd. Attendance was 28,085. That’s a huge number for a weeknight. Last year, the largest crowd for a […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Happy Birthday To Us

    Tailgating With The Rays: Happy Birthday To Us

    April 3, 2014 at 3:23 pm 1 comment

    Anniversary This little website was born on this date eight years ago. April 3, 2006 was also Joe Maddon’s first game as a manager of the Rays. The photo at right (via the Tampa Bay Rays) is from that game. Playing A Little Pepper… After Sunday’s game, the Rays will […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Demonstrated The Annoying Side Of Baseball’s New Replay System

    Joe Maddon Demonstrated The Annoying Side Of Baseball’s New Replay System

    April 1, 2014 at 1:03 pm 9 comments

    I’m all for the expanded replay system. But it is far from perfect and Joe Maddon on opening day was a perfect example of why the faster replay system is actually annoying and probably slower. [BI SPORTS] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Opening Day, The Great Don Zimmer, And Why Instant Replay Is Annoying

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Opening Day, The Great Don Zimmer, And Why Instant Replay Is Annoying

    April 1, 2014 at 7:30 am 10 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 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Desmond Jennings. He made a catch. He made a sweet slide (see below). And he was on base […]

     
  • 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… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [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 […]