01. Players

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 3, 2015 at 8:58 am 0 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 3 (boxscore) In lieu of the Good and Bad, let’s just get caught up on what was a busy transaction weekend: Bobby […]

     
  • Chris Archer puts pressure on Rays to add players at trade deadline with some interesting comments

    Chris Archer puts pressure on Rays to add players at trade deadline with some interesting comments

    July 31, 2015 at 10:29 am 10 comments

      The Rays are just 3.0 games back in the Wild Card and yet most indications are that the Rays are willing to trade away some key players as we approach today’s trade deadline. That does not appear to be sitting too well with Chris Archer who is getting vocal. Archer […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 30, 2015 at 9:35 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. Tigers 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer was as dominant as ever through the first 6 innings, not allowing a base runner and striking out […]

     
  • The Rays’ playoff hopes may have just taken a big hit as the trade deadline nears

    The Rays’ playoff hopes may have just taken a big hit as the trade deadline nears

    July 28, 2015 at 11:52 am 6 comments

    While they are still alive in the AL East, at this point it is more realistic for the Rays to focus on being one of the two Wild Card teams and another team’s recent decision has just made that a little more difficult. Late last week, it looked like the Detroit […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 27, 2015 at 8:09 am 9 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 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria and Logan Forsythe went back-to-back and a belly-to-belly in the 4th. That was followed by a long double by […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays more likely to trade Brad Boxberger or Jake McGee than add a hitter

    Tampa Bay Rays more likely to trade Brad Boxberger or Jake McGee than add a hitter

    July 24, 2015 at 8:37 am 7 comments

    While fans are hoping the Rays will add a bat or six to the big league roster leading up to the trade deadline, the Rays are more likely to be sellers and trade away players from their roster, according to Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com. “[The Rays] are more likely to trade away […]

     
  • What Rays fans need to know today

    What Rays fans need to know today

    July 22, 2015 at 8:29 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 1, Phillies 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Nathan Karns did it all for the Rays, throwing 5 shutout innings (he was taken out after facing just one […]

     
  • Evan Longoria is no longer the power-hitting superstar … or maybe he is just hurt

    Evan Longoria is no longer the power-hitting superstar … or maybe he is just hurt

    July 21, 2015 at 9:00 am 8 comments

    Ben Lindbergh of Grantland wonders what is up with Evan Longoria’s lack of power. You can read the entire column here, but here are the highlights: Longoria’s non-power numbers haven’t changed much while his power numbers are way down the last two years. Specifically, most of Longoria’s power decline has […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 20, 2015 at 7:33 am 0 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 4, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer got the short-end of the stick against the Blue Jays. Toronto is baseball’s highest-scoring offense and it is […]

     
  • Chris Archer looked ‘like a celebrity’ on the All-Star Game red carpet

    Chris Archer looked ‘like a celebrity’ on the All-Star Game red carpet

    July 14, 2015 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

    Chris Archer was a guest on the MLB Network during the MLB All-Star Game’s red carpet parade before the game. When he was first introduced, the hosts were wowed by his appearance with one saying “you look like a celebrity!” “I wanted to do something special, stand out a little […]