01. Players

  • The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    April 11, 2016 at 7:00 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Corey Dickerson looks like the real deal. After questions about whether or not his power would translate outside of […]

     
  • Blue Jays announcer is worried Chris Archer is injured

    Blue Jays announcer is worried Chris Archer is injured

    April 9, 2016 at 1:16 pm 2 comments

    Chris Archer had a rough night on Friday, giving up 6 runs in 5.0 innings including 4 home runs in the 6-1 loss. Most would chalk it up to an off night, but Toronto Blue Jays announcer Buck Martinez is worried something else is up. According to Jerry Crasnick of […]

     
  • Rays win on bizarre walk-off interference call

    Rays win on bizarre walk-off interference call

    April 5, 2016 at 9:31 pm 5 comments

    The Rays won their first game of the season on Tuesday night, but they needed a bizarre interference call to make it happen. Trailing 3-2 in the 9th inning, the Blue Jays loaded the bases with one out with Edwin Encarnacion at the plate. He hit a groundball to Evan Longoria […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Good, The Bad, and The Telling of Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] The Good, The Bad, and The Telling of Opening Day

    April 3, 2016 at 6:14 pm 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. Blue Jays 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer settled down. After a shaky start, Big Tree settled down. He ended up giving up 3 […]

     
  • Curt Schilling says Chris Archer’s hair is not ‘Big League’

    Curt Schilling says Chris Archer’s hair is not ‘Big League’

    April 3, 2016 at 4:25 pm 8 comments

    During the Rays’ Opening Day game against the Blue Jays, ESPN announcers did a side-by-side comparison of Chris Archer and Marcus Stroman, leading to an odd exchange in which Curt Schilling uses the telestrator to criticize Archer’s hair. “Everything but this right here [is] Big League,” Schilling says as he […]

     
  • Longo’s new muscle, kicking James Loney on the way out, and selling the first pitch: It’s Opening Day!

    Longo’s new muscle, kicking James Loney on the way out, and selling the first pitch: It’s Opening Day!

    April 3, 2016 at 10:24 am 0 comments

    Happy Opening Day! The Rays will take on the Blue Jays at 4:00 at The Trop today to start the 2016 season. The game is sold out and Chris Archer will be on the mound and the game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. As you can see above, the […]

     
  • Rays announce opening day lineup with only one minor surprise

    Rays announce opening day lineup with only one minor surprise

    April 1, 2016 at 11:36 am 4 comments

    The Rays announced the opening day lineup for Sunday’s game against the Blue Jays and there was only one minor surprise. The one question that was still up in the air for opening day was who would catch Chris Archer, Curt Casali or Hank Conger. It turns out Kevin Cash will […]

     
  • The Rays made 2 moves that will cost them $8.5 million and show a fundamental shift in the way the team thinks

    The Rays made 2 moves that will cost them $8.5 million and show a fundamental shift in the way the team thinks

    March 30, 2016 at 3:56 pm 10 comments

    The Rays released one veteran today and made a second move that will likely lead to the release of another. The two moves together will not only be costly, but it shows a fundamental shift in the way the team thinks. First comes news that the Rays have released catcher Rene Rivera, […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 28, 2016 at 10:14 am 1 comment

      Sunday’s game was likely a sneak peek at the lineup the Rays will use most days against right-handed pitchers, according to Kevin Cash. The big news is confirmation that Logan Forsythe will likely lead off in most games. The lineup goes as follows: Logan Forsythe, 2B Logan Morrison, 1B Evan […]

     
  • Brad Miller has no idea how to hold a child and Mariners fans made jokes

    Brad Miller has no idea how to hold a child and Mariners fans made jokes

    March 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

    Prior to the game in Cuba in which Rays played the Cuban National Team, the players were introduced to the crowd while escorting a small child. For some reason, after the introductions, the players had to pick up the child and carry them off the field. This did not go well […]