Tim Beckham

  • Allan Dykstra picked up his first big league black eye and Tim Beckham freaked out

    Allan Dykstra picked up his first big league black eye and Tim Beckham freaked out

    April 14, 2015 at 10:22 am 0 comments

    Allan Dykstra was in the lineup on Monday night for just his fifth big league game and still looking for his first big league hit seven years after being a first-round pick by the San Diego Padres in 2008. Well, poor Dykstra took some pre-game batting practice and on the […]

     
  • Tim Beckham’s first career home run comes with his first career bat flip

    Tim Beckham’s first career home run comes with his first career bat flip

    April 11, 2015 at 4:55 pm 13 comments

    Tim Beckham hit his first career big league home run, a solo shot that gave the Rays a 2-0 lead over the Marlins on Saturday. But what makes this home run even better is the big league bat flip. This is the best. Likes(5)Dislikes(1)

     
  • Tim Beckham ‘looks like a big leaguer’

    Tim Beckham ‘looks like a big leaguer’

    April 3, 2015 at 4:40 pm 2 comments

    It has been a long time coming, but it appears that former No. 1 overall draft pick Tim Beckham is ready to put the minors behind him for good. In their recent “Countdown to Opening Day” show, Andy Freed and Dave Wills were discussing how well a few young players […]

     
  • New Rays coach calls Tim Beckham a ‘winner’ who will do better in the majors than the minors

    New Rays coach calls Tim Beckham a ‘winner’ who will do better in the majors than the minors

    March 14, 2015 at 1:03 pm 14 comments

    As the manager of the Durham Bulls in recent years, Charlie Montoyo knows Tim Beckham as well as anybody and the Rays’ new third base coach recently had some high praise for the shortstop prospect. It has been seven years since the Rays made Tim Beckham the first pick of […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 9, 2015 at 10:21 am 10 comments

    Former Rays pitcher James Shields has agreed to a contract with the San Diego Padres according to several reports. The deal is reportedly worth approximately $75 million over four years with a 5th-year option. Shields was considered one of the top three free agents available and there were some early […]

     
  • Tim Beckham Will Miss Most Of 2014 Season With A Torn ACL

    Tim Beckham Will Miss Most Of 2014 Season With A Torn ACL

    December 14, 2013 at 11:05 am 5 comments

    Tim Beckham has torn the ACL in his right knee and will miss most of the 2014 season according to Marc Topkin. It is believed that Beckham tore his ACL working out. He is the second top shortstop prospect for the Rays to suffer the injury this year. Hak-Ju Lee […]

     
  • Jake Odorizzi Named The Top Prospect In The Rays’ Organization

    Jake Odorizzi Named The Top Prospect In The Rays’ Organization

    December 11, 2013 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

    Baseball America has released their annual list of the top ten prospects in the Rays’ organization and pitcher Jake Odorizzi came out on top. Odorizzi, who made four starts for the Rays in 2013, was one of the prospects that came to the Rays in the James Shields-Wil Myers trade. […]

     
  • Rays Interested In Trading For Marlins First Baseman

    Rays Interested In Trading For Marlins First Baseman

    December 9, 2013 at 5:18 pm 3 comments

    One potential replacement for James Loney could be Marlins first baseman Logan Morrison, and any trade could also involve Sean Rodriguez. According to Jayson Stark, the Marlins are now telling teams they will trade Morrison, whom the Rays have reportedly been interested in for several years. This comes after it […]

     
  • Rookie Hazing Night Means Some Ridiculous Outfits For Wil Myers, Chris Archer, And Co.

    Rookie Hazing Night Means Some Ridiculous Outfits For Wil Myers, Chris Archer, And Co.

    September 26, 2013 at 10:21 pm 4 comments

    The final road trip of the season means rookie hazing time. Nothing will top last year when the kids had an entire choreographed routine at Fenway Park. But the outfits this year are not bad. Here is the group photo (photos via the Tampa Bay Rays)… It’s late and I […]

     
  • Tim Beckham’s First At Bat: What We Loved And What We Didn’t Like

    Tim Beckham’s First At Bat: What We Loved And What We Didn’t Like

    September 20, 2013 at 11:10 am 2 comments

    Tim Beckham made his Major League debut on Thursday night and promptly picked up his first big league hit with a single to right field. We still need to see a lot more, but there were some signs in that at bat that showed us some things to like and […]