01. Players

  • Alex Cobb has a tear in his elbow ligament and Tommy John surgery could be needed

    Alex Cobb has a tear in his elbow ligament and Tommy John surgery could be needed

    May 5, 2015 at 12:40 pm 5 comments

    Earlier today I wrote about why there were some worrisome signs that Alex Cobb’s “forearm” injury was actually an elbow injury and that his slow return may in fact be an attempt to avoid Tommy John surgery. Now we have even more evidence. [UPDATE] Topkin has now confirmed the tear […]

     
  • Alex Cobb’s setback is the latest sign that his season is very much in jeopardy

    Alex Cobb’s setback is the latest sign that his season is very much in jeopardy

    May 5, 2015 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Alex Cobb has been shut down after suffering “a little bit of a setback” according to manager Kevin Cash  (via Bill Chastain of MLB.com). This is especially worrisome because there have been some signs that this is an injury is more serious than we know or at least has the […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 30, 2015 at 6:53 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 3, Yankees 2 (13) (boxscore) THE GOOD: Some games you feel the Rays can’t lose. Some you feel they can’t win. Then there are the […]

     
  • Kevin Cash takes the ball from Brandon Gomes.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 28, 2015 at 8:59 am 17 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 4, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria’s streak of 7 straight hits was snapped but he remains hot, picking up 2 more hits. THE […]

     
  • Steven Souza had a fantastic reaction to losing rock-paper-scissors.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 27, 2015 at 7:53 am 12 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 5, Blue Jays 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: You can make the argument that Chris Archer is the best pitcher in the American League right now. […]

     
  • ‘No smoking gun found’ in Joe Maddon tampering case against Chicago Cubs

    ‘No smoking gun found’ in Joe Maddon tampering case against Chicago Cubs

    April 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm 4 comments

    Even though Major League Baseball’s tampering investigation against the Chicago Cubs and how they hired Joe Maddon is in its sixth month, and even though one report said the Rays had proof of tampering, it sounds like the investigation will be concluded without any discipline being leveled against the Cubs. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 24, 2015 at 9:07 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 2, Red Sox 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake Odorizzi now has 11 starts since the start of the 2014 season in which he worked at […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 23, 2015 at 8:41 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 7, Red Sox 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Hey, look who showed up last night. It’s Evan Longoria! Remember him? He singled and scored as the […]

     
  • Boston media calls Chris Archer ‘a bit hypocritical’ for strikeout celebration

    Boston media calls Chris Archer ‘a bit hypocritical’ for strikeout celebration

    April 22, 2015 at 1:32 pm 4 comments

    Last night, Chris Archer and David Ortiz renewed their rivalry with an epic showdown that ended in a strikeout to end an inning. After finishing off Ortiz, Archer bounded off the mound as he tends to do from time to time. Mike Cole of NESN has a problem with this, […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 22, 2015 at 8:00 am 13 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 1, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer had his third straight start without allowing an earned run (I promise not to mention that […]