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  • [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    March 31, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

    Happy Opening Day, everybody! We have a bunch of posts on tap today. But before we get to those, here are some links to get the day started. Also, the Rays played in Montgomery on Saturday against the Biscuits, which produced this amazing photo of Ben Zobrist wearing a Biscuit […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Golder Glove And Rays Index Headquarters

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Golder Glove And Rays Index Headquarters

    March 27, 2014 at 8:15 am 5 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, Orioles 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cool Gesture. There was a couple at last night’s game celebrating their 50th anniversary. The Rays surprised them on […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Roster Moves And Joe Maddon’s Potty Mouth

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Roster Moves And Joe Maddon’s Potty Mouth

    March 26, 2014 at 7:30 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. Red Sox 4, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: None today THE BAD: None today. THE TELLING: Erik Bedard has been released. There is still a chance […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Fifth Starter Spot, More Cuts, And An Angry Alex Cobb

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Fifth Starter Spot, More Cuts, And An Angry Alex Cobb

    March 21, 2014 at 10:04 am 3 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, Twins 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cesar Ramos. Ramos is probably not going to be fifth starter when the season starts, but his performance yesterday […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers New Spot, More Cuts, And A Mascot Catch

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers New Spot, More Cuts, And A Mascot Catch

    March 19, 2014 at 8:13 am 0 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 11, Twins 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore. Moore looked a little shaky early in the game as he gave up 3 hits and 3 walks […]

     
  • Why The Retirement Of A Diamondbacks Minor Leaguer Could Hurt The Rays

    Why The Retirement Of A Diamondbacks Minor Leaguer Could Hurt The Rays

    March 3, 2014 at 11:53 am 8 comments

    In an odd twist to the 3-team trade that landed the Rays Heath Bell from the Diamondback and Ryan Hanigan from the Cincinnati Reds, former Rays minor league player of the year Todd Glaesmann has announced his retirement (via Matt Eddy of Baseball America). While Glaesmann struggled in 2013, he […]

     
  • Rays To Sign Erik Bedard

    Rays To Sign Erik Bedard

    February 14, 2014 at 7:37 am 2 comments

    [Update] Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting that the two sides have reached an agreement. [Earlier] he Rays are “likely to sign” lefty Erik Bedard  to a minor league contract according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. If Bedard pitches well in spring training he could have an […]

     
  • Jose Lobaton Traded To Washington Nationals

    Jose Lobaton Traded To Washington Nationals

    February 13, 2014 at 10:32 am 17 comments

    Jose Lobaton has been traded to the Washington Nationals for right-handed pitcher Nate Karns. In addition to Lobaton, the Rays also gave the Nationals pitcher Felipe Rivero, who was the 13th best prospect in the organization last year, and Drew Vettleson, the Rays’ first-round pick in the 2010 draft. At […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Football Joe Maddon, More Free Agent Signings, And The Super Bowl

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Football Joe Maddon, More Free Agent Signings, And The Super Bowl

    February 3, 2014 at 9:34 am 2 comments

    Football season is now over and pitchers and catchers report in two weeks. Two weeks after that we will have actual games. But before we get to that, there was one thing I noticed during the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl that is Rays related: Pete Carroll is […]

     
  • Rays Have Signed Grant Balfour

    Rays Have Signed Grant Balfour

    January 23, 2014 at 1:38 pm 21 comments

    Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Rays have reached an agreement with reliever Grant Balfour. Marc Topkin reports that the deal is 2-years, $12 million. According to Marc Topkin, this is the major announcement that is scheduled to be made later today. Balfour originally agreed to a 2-year, $15 million […]