01. Players

  • Chris Archer looked ‘like a celebrity’ on the All-Star Game red carpet

    Chris Archer looked ‘like a celebrity’ on the All-Star Game red carpet

    July 14, 2015 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

    Chris Archer was a guest on the MLB Network during the MLB All-Star Game’s red carpet parade before the game. When he was first introduced, the hosts were wowed by his appearance with one saying “you look like a celebrity!” “I wanted to do something special, stand out a little […]

     
  • Report: Yankees interested in trading for Ben Zobrist

    Report: Yankees interested in trading for Ben Zobrist

    July 14, 2015 at 11:12 am 3 comments

    Former Rays do-it-all Ben Zobrist is expected to be one of the most sought-after position players over the next two weeks and according to one report he could end up back in the AL East. With the Oakland A’s in last place and 8.5 games back in the AL West Zobrist, […]

     
  • "Just dunk yourself, this thing is heavy."

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 13, 2015 at 9:18 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 4, Astros 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Was it good? Matt Moore worked 5 innings to pick up the win. He gave up 3 runs, striking out […]

     
  • 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 […]