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  • Tailgating Game 125: Rays Have An 83.2% Chance Of Making The Playoffs

    Tailgating Game 125: Rays Have An 83.2% Chance Of Making The Playoffs

    August 21, 2013 at 4:10 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Here is an update on the Rays’ playoff probabilities (via CoolStandings.com). The big number is the red line, which shows that the Rays have an 83.2% chance of making the playoffs. But almost as important is the light blue line which shows the chances of winning […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 113: The Rays Have An 86.2% Chance Of Making The Playoffs

    Tailgating Game 113: The Rays Have An 86.2% Chance Of Making The Playoffs

    August 7, 2013 at 5:56 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… In lieu of our normal pepper, let’s take a look the Rays’ playoff probabilities throughout the season via CoolStandings.com. One blue line is the chances of the Rays winning the division on each day throughout this season. The other blue line is their chances of being […]

     
  • The 2013 Tampa Bay Rays And The Chase For 92 Wins

    The 2013 Tampa Bay Rays And The Chase For 92 Wins

    July 9, 2013 at 12:24 pm 4 comments

    Sometimes as fans we get a little too caught up in how many games back the Rays are in the standings. Ultimately, what is more important is just making sure the Rays take care of their own business and hope it turns out well in the end. With two Wild […]

     
  • ESPN Experts Are Split On Who Will Win The AL East

    ESPN Experts Are Split On Who Will Win The AL East

    April 2, 2013 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    Forty-three baseball “experts” at ESPN.com made their picks for the 2013 baseball season. Below is a look at how they picked the AL East. Of the experts, almost all are feel either the Rays or the Blue Jays will win the division. In all, 33 of the 43 experts believe […]

     
  • The Rays Are Projected To Win 88 Games, Make The Playoffs As A Wild Card

    The Rays Are Projected To Win 88 Games, Make The Playoffs As A Wild Card

    April 1, 2013 at 11:00 am 4 comments

    In one of our favorite preseason posts, Replacement Level Yankees Weblog, have released “The 2013 MLB Projection Blowout.” Here’s how it works… RLYW uses five different projections systems. These systems (CAIRO, Marcel, Oliver, Steamer, ZiPS) predict what the stats of every player will look like based on things like past performance, […]

     
  • The 2012 Preseason Projections: A Look Back

    The 2012 Preseason Projections: A Look Back

    October 10, 2012 at 7:30 am 0 comments

    Back in Spring Training we took a look at several different projection systems and how the 2012 Tampa Bay Rays could be expected to perform. Each of the systems uses a different set of projected stats and simulated the 2012 season “hundreds of thousands” of times. Now let’s take a […]

     
  • Rays Eliminated From Playoff Hunt As A’s Beat The Rangers

    October 2, 2012 at 12:20 am 8 comments

    The Oakland A’s beat the Texas Rangers, eliminating the Rays from postseason contention. And they did it with some help from some former Rays. First there was Josh Hamilton flying out to the warning track in the eighth inning with the Rangers trailing by one. And then it was Grant […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss An Elimination Number Of One

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss An Elimination Number Of One

    October 1, 2012 at 8:59 am 14 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 6, White Sox 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Still Alive. The Rays have played 159 games and they are still alive. There are just 13 teams […]

     
  • Chances Of Rays Making Playoffs Has Now Fallen To Just 50%

    Chances Of Rays Making Playoffs Has Now Fallen To Just 50%

    September 12, 2012 at 11:11 am 0 comments

    This morning I wrote about just how devastating one loss can be at this time of year, especially in a head-to-head matchup with a team the Rays are chasing. In fact, according to CoolStandings.com*, the Rays had a 61.3% chance of making the playoffs yesterday. And today it has fallen […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Playoff Possibilities

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Playoff Possibilities

    August 27, 2012 at 9:36 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. The Rays are now 4 games behind the Yankees in the AL East and one-half game ahead of the A’s and O’s in the Wild Card. […]