01. Players

  • Chris Archer’s chances to start All-Star game just got a huge boost

    Chris Archer’s chances to start All-Star game just got a huge boost

    July 12, 2015 at 1:51 pm 1 comment

    In the days leading up to the All-Star game, Chris Archer was consider one of several candidates to be chosen to start the All-Star game for the American League. Those chances got a big boost on Sunday. Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura told the media the team would prefer […]

     
  • Why the Rays are never buyers or sellers at the trade deadline

    Why the Rays are never buyers or sellers at the trade deadline

    July 10, 2015 at 9:36 am 5 comments

    We are three weeks from the (non-waiver) trade deadline and despite being just 4.0 games behind in the playoff race and in seemingly desperate need of some offense and a fresh arm or two for the bullpen don’t look for the Rays to be too active. That’s because the Rays […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 8, 2015 at 8:59 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. Royals 9, RAYS 5 (boxscore) Royals 7, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: John Jaso returned to the lineup, leading off as the DH in the second […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 6, 2015 at 8:16 am 8 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, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: After losing 7 straight, the Rays’ longest losing streak in over a year, the Rays finally got a win, […]

     
  • Matt Moore made an interesting change in his first start back from Tommy John surgery

    Matt Moore made an interesting change in his first start back from Tommy John surgery

    July 3, 2015 at 9:57 am 2 comments

    Matt Moore made his return to the mound on Thursday, his first start in 15 months following Tommy John surgery, giving up 4 runs in 4.2 innings and throwing 81 pitches. As we discussed yesterday, we have to temper our expectations from Moore as it will be a while before […]

     
  • Matt Moore is back but will be limited for the rest of this season

    Matt Moore is back but will be limited for the rest of this season

    July 2, 2015 at 9:34 am 1 comment

    Happy Matt Moore Day! It has been 15 months since Matt Moore has taken the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays but the end is near as he will make his first start since Tommy John surgery when he takes the mound on Thursday. It is easy to get overly-excited […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 2, 2015 at 8:32 am 8 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cleveland 8, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Thank goodness for Joey Butler. With 2 outs in the 9th inning, Butler broke up Hector Carlos Carrasco’s bid for a no-hitter […]

     
  • David Ortiz says something nice about Chris Archer

    David Ortiz says something nice about Chris Archer

    June 30, 2015 at 10:56 am 1 comment

    Chris Archer and David Ortiz have had a bit of a rivalry over the last year or so built around David Ortiz’ LOOK AT ME, DAMNIT! routine and Archer’s occasional spontaneous acts of celebration. Well, after their most recent matchup on the field, Ortiz did something unexpected, saying something nice […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 30, 2015 at 8:23 am 6 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cleveland 7, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Remember those days when the best thing we could say about a game was that the Rays weren’t no-hit? […]

     
  • Rays trade for Angels first baseman — here is what it means

    Rays trade for Angels first baseman — here is what it means

    June 26, 2015 at 7:46 am 8 comments

    On their off-day, the Tampa Bay Rays traded for first baseman/outfielder Marc Krauss from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disneyland. The Angels received minor league pitcher Kyle Winkler. To make room on the big league roster, Nick Franklin was optioned back to triple-A Durham. Who? Krauss is a […]