01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    March 31, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

    Happy Opening Day, everybody! We have a bunch of posts on tap today. But before we get to those, here are some links to get the day started. Also, the Rays played in Montgomery on Saturday against the Biscuits, which produced this amazing photo of Ben Zobrist wearing a Biscuit […]

     
  • Spring Highlights: Brandon Guyer Made An Amazing Diving Catch

    Spring Highlights: Brandon Guyer Made An Amazing Diving Catch

    March 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm 2 comments

    The Rays lost to the Tigers 6-3 this afternoon but not all was lost. Brandon Guyer made what will go down as one of the best catches of the season for the Rays. Matt Moore described the catch as being “like a cheetah snagging a seagull out of the air.” […]

     
  • Alex Cobb Hit An Orioles Batter In The Head

    Alex Cobb Hit An Orioles Batter In The Head

    March 27, 2014 at 10:28 pm 2 comments

    There was an ugly scene tonight during the Rays game when a pitch got away from Alex Cobb and hit Nelson Cruz of the Orioles in the helmet. The pitch was a curveball, so it wasn’t thrown particularly hard. However, it did reportedly crack Cruz’s helmet. Cruz did appear to […]

     
  • Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    March 27, 2014 at 12:48 pm 2 comments

    The New York Yankees are still the most valuable team in baseball with a value of $2.5 billion according to the latest franchise valuations released by Forbes.com. The least valuable team is our own Tampa Bay Rays, with a value of $485 million, or about 19% of the value of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Golder Glove And Rays Index Headquarters

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Golder Glove And Rays Index Headquarters

    March 27, 2014 at 8:15 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. RAYS 4, Orioles 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cool Gesture. There was a couple at last night’s game celebrating their 50th anniversary. The Rays surprised them on […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • A Closer Look At Matt Moore’s Shiny, New Windup

    A Closer Look At Matt Moore’s Shiny, New Windup

    March 24, 2014 at 6:01 pm 2 comments

    Last season we wondered when the Rays would start to simplify Matt Moore’s delivery as they had previously done with David Price with much success. Turns out the answer was “very soon,” as in the 2014 season. The new windup is not nearly as simplified as Price’s has become. But […]

     
  • We Now Know What David Price Yelled Into His Glove During 2008 ALCS

    We Now Know What David Price Yelled Into His Glove During 2008 ALCS

    March 24, 2014 at 3:22 pm 2 comments

    In the latest installment of the Rays’ new advertising campaign centered around their Flex Packs, the Tampa Bay Rays have discovered “new audio” of David Price from game 7 of the 2008 ALCS…

     
  • Rays Prospect Suspended 50 Games For Using A Horse Steroid

    Rays Prospect Suspended 50 Games For Using A Horse Steroid

    March 24, 2014 at 1:25 pm 11 comments

    Major League Baseball has announced that pitcher Alex Colome, one of the top prospects in the Rays’ organization, has been suspended for 50 games for failing a drug test. Colome made three starts for the Rays in 2013, allowing just four earned runs in 16 innings. In 14 starts at […]

     
  • Matt Moore Was Hit In The Face With A Line Drive

    Matt Moore Was Hit In The Face With A Line Drive

    March 23, 2014 at 1:44 pm 1 comment

    Matt Moore was hit in the face by a linedrive off the bat of Xander Bogaerts during today’s spring training game against the Red Sox. Moore was able to scramble up and get the runner at first base. He was bleeding from the lip (you can see the full video […]