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  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Relievers We Trust And A Juiced Ballpark

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Relievers We Trust And A Juiced Ballpark

    May 29, 2014 at 7:43 am 30 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 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake McGee. Is McGee the Rays’ best reliever right now? Would you rather have anybody else in a […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 54: Rays (23-30) At Blue Jays (31-22)

    Tailgating Game 54: Rays (23-30) At Blue Jays (31-22)

    May 28, 2014 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan was placed on the DL today and Kevin Kiermaier was called up. Hanigan can come off the DL on June 11…Sean Rodriguez is back in the lineup tonight with a right-hander on the mound. In addition, Desmond Jennings is back in the cleanup spot […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Jays Season, Sean Rodriguez’ Role, And Alex Cobb’s Heiny

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Jays Season, Sean Rodriguez’ Role, And Alex Cobb’s Heiny

    May 28, 2014 at 7:13 am 25 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Jays 9, RAYS 6 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Offense. If the Rays have a real concern moving forward it is the offense. You gotta figure the pitching […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 42: Rays (18-23) At Angels (21-18)

    Tailgating Game 42: Rays (18-23) At Angels (21-18)

    May 15, 2014 at 6:12 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ben Zobrist was placed on the DL today after dislocating his thumb yesterday. Cole Figueroa was promoted from triple-A Durham. Figueroa is a left-handed hitting infielder who can play 2b, 3B, and SS. He even played a little in the outfield last year suggesting the Rays think […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The End Of Heath Bell, Erik Bedard’s Strong Start, And Wil Myers

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The End Of Heath Bell, Erik Bedard’s Strong Start, And Wil Myers

    May 5, 2014 at 7:30 am 24 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 5, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Erik Bedard. Bedard was able to keep the walks to a minimum (just 1, which is impressive against the […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 18: Rays (8-9) Vs Yankees (10-7)

    Tailgating Game 18: Rays (8-9) Vs Yankees (10-7)

    April 19, 2014 at 4:57 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After last night’s game, Brad Boxberger was sent back to Durham and lefty CJ Riefenhauser was called up. Boxberger pitched 2 huge innings last night and may have been the biggest factor in the Rays’ comeback. The demotion was probably more about him pitching 3 innings in […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 14: Rays (7-6) At Orioles (5-7)

    Tailgating Game 14: Rays (7-6) At Orioles (5-7)

    April 14, 2014 at 4:40 pm 6 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After optioning Jeff Beliveau back to the minors on Sunday, the Rays called up reliever Brad Boxberger for tonight’s game. Boxberger came to the Rays along with Logan Forsythe in the Alex Torres trade. Speaking of which, Torres has 5 strikeouts and 2 walks in 5 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Struggling Offense And Alex Cobb’s Curious Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Struggling Offense And Alex Cobb’s Curious Injury

    April 14, 2014 at 8:07 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Reds 12, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. The Rays need to score more runs and Zorilla is proving to be one of the only […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Roster Move And A Yankees Pitcher Caught Cheating (Maybe)

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Roster Move And A Yankees Pitcher Caught Cheating (Maybe)

    April 11, 2014 at 9:10 am 3 comments

    Outfielder Kevin Kiermaier has been called up to replace Jeff Beliveau and fill in as an extra bench player for the next couple of games in Cincinnati. The Rays still have not announced who will start on Sunday, likely waiting to keep the Reds from having time to scout and adjust. […]

     
  • Yunel Escobar Signs 2-Year Extension With Rays

    Yunel Escobar Signs 2-Year Extension With Rays

    April 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm 1 comment

    The Tampa Bay Rays today announced that Yunel Escobar has signed a 2-year extension worth at least $13 million. An option for a third year would push the total value of the deal to $19 million. The Rays had a $5 million option on Escobar for the 2015 season. Escobar […]