Dave Martinez

  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 5, 2014 at 8:43 am 1 comment

    The big news coming out of the Rays Camp is that Raul Ibanez has withdrawn his name for consideration to be the next Rays manager, saying he wants to spend more time with his family according to the Tampa Bay Times. This leaves Don Wakamatsu and Kevin Cash as the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 1, 2014 at 9:10 am 3 comments

    Will Hobson of the Tampa Bay Times has a fascinating and sad story about a local homeless program that appears to have taken advantage of local homeless people by having them work without pay at local sporting events. The Tampa Bay Rays are one of the teams accused of using […]

     
  • Dave Martinez Is Out As Rays’ Bench Coach

    Dave Martinez Is Out As Rays’ Bench Coach

    November 25, 2014 at 4:31 pm 5 comments

    In a move that is no surprise, Dave Martinez has resigned as bench coach for the Tampa Bay Rays stating that he has chosen to “move forward and consider other opportunities that may present themselves outside the organization.” Martinez was under contract for the 2015 season, however, there was little […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Calls Dave Martinez ‘The Obvious Pick’ To Be Rays Manager

    Evan Longoria Calls Dave Martinez ‘The Obvious Pick’ To Be Rays Manager

    November 7, 2014 at 3:48 pm 3 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on the MLB Network this afternoon and of course he was asked about the list of managerial candidates. Amazingly, Longoria was asked if he knew any of the candidates (hello! Dave Martinez? Charlie Montoyo?). But Longo handled the question in stride and went on to […]

     
  • The 8 Candidates To Be The Next Manager Of The Rays Include One Surprise And One Who Stands Out

    The 8 Candidates To Be The Next Manager Of The Rays Include One Surprise And One Who Stands Out

    November 6, 2014 at 3:37 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have released eight names as their “preliminary” list of managerial candidates: Dave Martinez Charlie Montoyo Manny Acta Ron Wotus Don Wakamatsu Raul Ibanez Craig Counsell Kevin Cash President of baseball operations Matt Silverman said he expects other names will be added in the near future. “This is a […]

     
  • Why Dave Martinez May Not Be The Manager Of The Rays In 2015

    Why Dave Martinez May Not Be The Manager Of The Rays In 2015

    October 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm 13 comments

    Back in September when we discussed the possibility of Joe Maddon not managing the Rays in 2015, the uneasiness of the thought was muted a bit because we knew the Rays have Dave Martinez waiting in the wings and nobody knows the ways of Maddon better than Martinez. But while […]

     
  • Andrew Friedman was the Astros' top choice to be their new GM in 2011.

    A Huge Sign That Dave Martinez Will Be The Next Manager Of The Houston Astros

    September 10, 2014 at 9:22 am 1 comment

    Dave Martinez has not yet interviewed for the newly vacant Houston Astros managerial position and there is no indication that he has even been contacted yet. But there is a very telling sign that he should be considered the favorite to land the job. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow told […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Odds And Ends

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Odds And Ends

    September 9, 2014 at 7:30 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. RAYS (69-75) After spending several days away, let’s get back into this with a few notes and links. If there is anything noteworthy that I missed […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Wives, Escobar’s Antics, And A Blown Call

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Wives, Escobar’s Antics, And A Blown Call

    September 3, 2014 at 7:44 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. Blue Jays 8, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Rays Wives. I know a lot of people are tired of the Ice Bucket Challenge, but it has […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Off-Season Moves, The Coaching Staff, And The Stadium Mess

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Off-Season Moves, The Coaching Staff, And The Stadium Mess

    October 31, 2013 at 9:21 am 13 comments

    Now that the World Series is over we will start to ramp-up the off-season coverage. Like most seasons, there are a lot of changes that need to be made. Most of the moves will be at the back-end of the roster and will barely register on the national radar. And […]