Derek Shelton

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 2, 2015 at 8:32 am 8 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cleveland 8, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Thank goodness for Joey Butler. With 2 outs in the 9th inning, Butler broke up Hector Carlos Carrasco’s bid for a no-hitter […]

     
  • Derek Shelton calls Joey Butler an ‘old school’ hitter

    Derek Shelton calls Joey Butler an ‘old school’ hitter

    June 22, 2015 at 1:47 pm 2 comments

    One of the pleasant surprises this season for the Rays has been the bat of Joey Butler. Reminiscent of Carlos Pena, who was not supposed to make the 2007 roster, Butler started the year in triple-A Durham, was later called up, and has done nothing but hit the ball well. […]

     
  • John Jaso is using a ‘Shelty Stick’ during his slow rehab

    John Jaso is using a ‘Shelty Stick’ during his slow rehab

    May 29, 2015 at 2:31 pm 5 comments

    John Jaso continues to rehab from the wrist injury he suffered on opening day when his hand jammed into the second base bag on a slide. Jaso was a guest on “This Week in Rays Baseball” with Neil Solondz and discussed his slow recovery which still has not progressed to […]

     
  • Here Is Derek Shelton In A Commercial For A Hitting Trainer

    Here Is Derek Shelton In A Commercial For A Hitting Trainer

    December 11, 2013 at 4:11 pm 1 comment

    Below is a commercial that aired today on the MLB Network and it stars Rays hitting coach Derek Shelton endorsing a hitting training. I think the commercial has been around for a while, but this is the first time I have seen it. In fact, I vaguely recall one of […]

     
  • Derek Shelton

    The Rays Want To Hire A What?

    October 22, 2012 at 2:02 pm 3 comments

    Many (myself included) believe that the hitting coach in Major League Baseball is one of the most overrated coaching jobs in sports. And if that is true, what would that make an assistant hitting coach? Well, we may soon find out (via TampaBay.com)… Rays officials are giving serious consideration to […]

     
  • EJ’s Rough Night, Jennings The Ballerina, And Other Images From Last Night’s Game

    September 6, 2012 at 7:10 am 0 comments

    We’ve got a sleepy Joe Maddon, a marriage proposal for Todd Kalas, and a shrinking Yankees bandwagon. We’ve got the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=126] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Being On The Wrong End Of Another Perfect Game

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Being On The Wrong End Of Another Perfect Game

    August 16, 2012 at 9:55 am 19 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Mariners 1, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: John Jaso. If there is one guy that I feel good for today it is Jaso. Good for him. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Matt Joyce’s Return And Blaming Shelton

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Matt Joyce’s Return And Blaming Shelton

    July 17, 2012 at 11:30 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. Indians 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Help Is On The Way. Matt Joyce sent out a tweet last night saying he would be back in […]

     
  • Derek Shelton To Coach MLB All-Stars In Taiwan

    Derek Shelton To Coach MLB All-Stars In Taiwan

    October 14, 2011 at 1:18 pm 5 comments

    Derek Shelton To Coach MLB All-Stars In Taiwan

     
  • The Rays Combat Coaching Corps

    The Rays Combat Coaching Corps

    March 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm 8 comments

    Our correspondent and Afrologist, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with another sensible take on things that drive most of us nuts… During my time in the military, I could always tell how good a unit was by watching the interaction between the commanding officer and the non-commissioned officers (sergeants and the […]