01. Players

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    October 22, 2015 at 10:01 am 7 comments

    The World Series will start on Tuesday which means, the Rays’ off-season will start to ramp up in the next week or two. In the meantime, here are some tidbits from around the interwebs. First here are some minor leaguers who are now free agents: RHP Ernesto Frieri, Durham Bulls […]

     
  • Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 19, 2015 at 1:37 pm 11 comments

    Remember when Evan Longoria signed his second long-term contract and it was assumed he would finish his career with the Rays? Not so fast. In what is just speculation at this point, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe weighs in on Longoria, his contract, and his future, suggesting the Angels […]

     
  • Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    October 9, 2015 at 12:16 pm 13 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show on Friday for a segment in which he was asked to pick the winners of some upcoming NFL games. But before that, Longo was asked about the MLB playoffs. Longoria was asked if he had any insight into […]

     
  • Surprise! Sean Rodriguez was punching things and a Joe Maddon team got into a beanball war

    Surprise! Sean Rodriguez was punching things and a Joe Maddon team got into a beanball war

    October 8, 2015 at 9:50 am 5 comments

    The Chicago Cubs won the NL Wild Card game on Wednesday night. But the win was overshadowed by a benches-clearing incident in which Jake Arrieta was hit by a pitch. While this was your typical pushing and shoving brawl, filled with sound and fury, but ultimately signifying nothing, the one […]

     
  • Today is the 10th anniversary of Stuart Sternberg taking control of the Tampa Bay Rays

    Today is the 10th anniversary of Stuart Sternberg taking control of the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 3, 2015 at 1:31 pm 11 comments

    On this date in 2005, Stuart Sternberg took control of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and while the Rays won’t be in the postseason this year, what a heckuva 10 years it has been The first thing Sternberg and his partners did was to buy out the final year of Lou […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg confirms he is still a Mets fan

    Stuart Sternberg confirms he is still a Mets fan

    September 30, 2015 at 1:46 pm 9 comments

    Stuart Sternberg, grew up a fan of the New York Mets, and on Wednesday he admitted that he still is. Sternberg is in New York this week for the 2015 Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium and was tasked with introducing rookie commissioner Rob Manfred. In comments to the audience at Citi […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] It wasn’t vintage Matt Moore and that is a good thing

    [THE HANGOVER] It wasn’t vintage Matt Moore and that is a good thing

    September 30, 2015 at 9:52 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 4, Marlins 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: It was a shaky start for Matt Moore who gave up a double, a double, and then snagged a […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    September 28, 2015 at 11:11 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: It will all be over soon. So let’s focus on fun stuff, like Chris Archer trying to invterview David Price […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    September 25, 2015 at 11:09 am 4 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, Red Sox 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria hit his 20th home run and it was a bomb. ESPN gave it a “true distance” of […]

     
  • Some Rays players feel front office gave up on season at trade deadline

    Some Rays players feel front office gave up on season at trade deadline

    September 23, 2015 at 9:33 am 14 comments

    The Rays made one trade at the trade deadline in July, sending reliever Kevin Jepsen to the Twins for a pair of minor leaguers. Not exactly a blockbuster deal, but the move apparently had a lasting impression on some of the other players. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times […]