01. Players

  • Report: Dodgers May Go After Andrew Friedman If They Fire Their GM

    Report: Dodgers May Go After Andrew Friedman If They Fire Their GM

    October 10, 2014 at 10:56 am 2 comments

    Here we go again. Bill Plaschke of the LA Times is reporting that Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti may soon be fired and if he is, the team may go after Andrew Friedman. It’s hard to know for certain how much to make of this report. In the […]

     
  • Shoe Company Launches New Campaign Featuring Evan Longoria

    Shoe Company Launches New Campaign Featuring Evan Longoria

    October 7, 2014 at 11:39 am 1 comment

    New Balance just launched their new “unlaced” series which will take a behind-the-scenes look at four big leaguers. Evan Longoria is the first to be featured (Scott Kazmir will also be featured in the near future). Each player will have three videos that will be “an intimate look at their […]

     
  • The Longest And Shortest Home Runs Hit By The Rays This Season

    The Longest And Shortest Home Runs Hit By The Rays This Season

    October 1, 2014 at 11:47 am 1 comment

      Unfortunately, of the 12 longest home runs hit at The Trop this season, 11 were hit by opposing players. The lone exception was the 436-foot home run, as measured by ESPN’s “Hit Tracker,” hit by Sean Rodriguez in July off of Dustin McGowan of the Blue Jays. The reaction […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Wants To Manage For 10 More Years

    Joe Maddon Wants To Manage For 10 More Years

    September 30, 2014 at 12:46 pm 1 comment

    Joe Maddon’s contract is up at the end of next season, which has led to speculation in some circles (including here) that his days as manager of the Rays are numbered since he will be due a big raise. Maddon recently addressed his future and said that he hopes to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Injury And Trading Jeremy Hellickson

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Injury And Trading Jeremy Hellickson

    September 25, 2014 at 8:00 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. Red Sox 11, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: One game closer. to the end. THE BAD: Giving Up? For the most part the Rays have continued […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Players Finishing Strong And Those Who Are Not

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Players Finishing Strong And Those Who Are Not

    September 22, 2014 at 7:57 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. White Sox 10, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Finishing Strongish. If we look at just the numbers since the All-Star break, we see that Ben Zobrist […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Purpose Of Replay And Big Wil’s Big Leap

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Purpose Of Replay And Big Wil’s Big Leap

    September 18, 2014 at 8:55 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. Yankees 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Instant Replay. How many times this season have we seen a play challenged where we had to slow the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Impressive Start And Yankees Schadenfreude

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Impressive Start And Yankees Schadenfreude

    September 16, 2014 at 8:03 am 11 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 1, Yankees 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Who? Since the Rays traded David Price, they have added three starting pitchers to the rotation who have […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Promotions And Stadium Optimism

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Promotions And Stadium Optimism

    September 15, 2014 at 7:07 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. RAYS 6, Jays 5 (10; boxscore) [No GBT today] Nick Franklin, part of the David Price trade, will be called up today now that the Durham […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 149: Nate Karns Set To Make Rays Debut

    Tailgating Game 149: Nate Karns Set To Make Rays Debut

    September 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… With the lefty J.A. Happ on the mound for the Blue Jays, Joe Maddon has unleashed his right-handed lineup but with Ben Zobrist in center field and leading off…Nate Karns is making his first start with the Rays. In 27 starts with the Durham Bulls, Karns […]