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  • Sean Rodriguez Demoted To The Minors

    August 21, 2012 at 10:02 am 4 comments

    As expected, Sean Rodriguez has been optioned to triple-A to make room for Luke Scott who will be activated later today. Hot Rod should be back in 11 days when rosters expand, but the Rays have not confirmed that yet. Rodriguez is hitting just .215 with six home runs and […]

     
  • The Rays Have Activated Evan Longoria From The Disabled List

    August 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm 19 comments

    Evan Longoria, who hasn’t played for the Rays since April, has been activated from the disabled list and will likely be in the lineup tomorrow night against the Blue Jays as the DH. To make room for Longoria on the roster, Will Rhymes has been sent back to Durham. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A 6-Man Rotation, Doubting Pena, And A Much Needed Day Off

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A 6-Man Rotation, Doubting Pena, And A Much Needed Day Off

    August 2, 2012 at 9:35 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 4, A’s 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. Another day, another strong pitching performance. Cobb gave up just 1 run in 7 innings with the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss James Shields And The 10th Greatest Start In Baseball This Year

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss James Shields And The 10th Greatest Start In Baseball This Year

    August 1, 2012 at 10:51 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. RAYS 8, A’s 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: James the Greater. After having 11 complete games and 4 shutouts in 2011. And just hours after the trade […]

     
  • Hideki Matsui’s Time With The Rays Just Came To An End

    July 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm 9 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have Designated Hideki Matsui (松井-秀喜) for assignment to make room on the active roster for Ryan Roberts, whom the Rays acquired in a trade from the Diamondbacks last night. The Rays now have ten days to trade Matsui, release him, or place him on […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Infielder From Diamondbacks

    Rays Acquire Infielder From Diamondbacks

    July 24, 2012 at 10:17 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have acquired infielder Ryan Roberts from the Arizona Diamonbacks for double-A second baseman Tyler Bortnick. Roberts is expected to be in uniform tomorrow for the Rays. Roberts had been designated for assignment earlier in the day. Roberts, who can play second base, shortstop, and the outfield, has primarily […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Late Dominance, And Another Late Out From Matsui

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Late Dominance, And Another Late Out From Matsui

    July 23, 2012 at 9:35 am 4 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 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore. He struggled early. Of the first 12 batters he faced, he gave up 5 hits and 11 […]

     
  • Rays Call Up Another Reliever

    July 22, 2012 at 9:34 am 1 comment

    The Rays have called-up Brandon Gomes from triple-A Durham according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Gomes will replace Cesar Ramos, who was called up Saturday to replace Luke Scott, who went on the DL with a strained oblique. But with Ramos pitching four innings last night after […]

     
  • Matt Joyce Is Back And Hideki Matsui Is Still With The Team

    July 17, 2012 at 2:50 pm 5 comments

    The Rays activated Matt Joyce from the disabled list today. But rather than waive Hideki Matsui, as some speculated and many fans wanted, the Rays instead optioned Will Rhymes to the minors (via TampaBay.com). On the surface, this move makes sense as Ben Zobrist will now move back to second […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Price’s Continued Dominance And Another Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Price’s Continued Dominance And Another Injury

    June 30, 2012 at 9:14 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 4, Tigers 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: First Star – Desmond Jennings. Justin Verlander had not given up 3 home runs in one game since last […]