Sun Sports

  • Emily Austen issues apology, says she was just trying to be funny

    Emily Austen issues apology, says she was just trying to be funny

    June 12, 2016 at 11:15 am 4 comments

    Emily Austen was fired from her role with Fox Sports Florida and Sun Sports as a sideline reporter for the Tampa Bay Rays and Orlando Magic after she made some racist comments during a live web video with Barstool Sports. Barstool Sports is well known in the online sports community […]

     
  • Sun Sports Had Another Perfectly Timed Graphic Seconds Before Desmond Jennings’ Lead-Off Home Run

    Sun Sports Had Another Perfectly Timed Graphic Seconds Before Desmond Jennings’ Lead-Off Home Run

    June 28, 2014 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

    With Desmond Jennings leading off the game against the Orioles this afternoon, Sun Sports placed the graphic seen above on the screen. The point of the graphic was to show that lefties hit Wei-Yin Chen well, but all the home runs come from right-handed batters. 10.0 seconds later, Jennings, a […]

     
  • Renovations Appear To Have Changed How Rays Games Are Seen On TV

    Renovations Appear To Have Changed How Rays Games Are Seen On TV

    March 31, 2014 at 5:05 pm 3 comments

    With the renovations to the center field area of Tropicana Field, it appears that it has impacted how the game is shown on television. Twitter user @DHTampa first noticed that something seemed off. Here is a how the Sun Sports broadcast appeared last September (left) as compared to Opening Day […]

     
  • TV Ratings Continue To Soar For Rays Games On Sun Sports

    TV Ratings Continue To Soar For Rays Games On Sun Sports

    July 30, 2013 at 3:58 pm 13 comments

    A week ago, the Rays had their highest-rated game of the season when Sun Sports drew an 8.8 rating (approximately 159,000 households) for their Monday night matchup against the Red Sox. Since then, the ratings have remained strong. According to a source with Sun Sports, seven of the Rays’ ten […]

     
  • Here Are The 150 Rays Games That Will Be Broadcast On Sun Sports

    Here Are The 150 Rays Games That Will Be Broadcast On Sun Sports

    February 22, 2013 at 3:45 pm 6 comments

    Below is a look at the 150 games that will be broadcast by Sun Sports this season. In addition to these games, five games will be televised on Fox (4/13 at Boston, 5/18 at Baltimore, 6/29 vs Detroit, 7/6 vs White Sox, 8/10 @ Dodgers) and two games will air […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cobb’s Big Night, A Strange Interview, And Rodney’s Historic Season

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cobb’s Big Night, A Strange Interview, And Rodney’s Historic Season

    October 2, 2012 at 10:11 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 5, Orioles 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. It was the biggest start of his young career, and he gave up just 1 run on […]

     
  • Fernando Rodney Fired A Real Bow And Arrow And Nobody Died [VIDEO]

    August 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

    Fernando Rodney, known for his post-save “Shoot the Moon” celebration, did a photoshoot at The Trop recently for Inside Pitch Magazine, in which he fired an actual bow and arrow. Sun Sports was on hand with their cameras and aired some of the footage prior to (and after) last night’s […]

     
  • My Problem with the Fox Sports Florida Girls

    My Problem with the Fox Sports Florida Girls

    August 4, 2012 at 8:00 am 23 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings, our corespondent in charge of Rays affairs, is back with his latest take on the Raysiverse… In late 2011, in an attempt to “bring a fresh look and feel in the delivery of content on TV and the digital platforms”, Fox Sports Florida took a page out of […]

     
  • Behold The Greatest GIF In The History Of The Rays (This Week)

    Behold The Greatest GIF In The History Of The Rays (This Week)

    June 8, 2012 at 10:00 am 2 comments

    Last night’s game was delayed 30 minutes because of some lingering rain in the Bronx. But while we were waiting for the game to start, the sun broke through and a rainbow appeared. That’s when the good folks at Sun Sports went into action. The result is this clip which […]

     
  • Five More Spring Training Games Will Be Seen On TV

    February 23, 2012 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

    The MLB Network today announced that they will also carry the broadcast of five Rays games that are scheduled to air on the opponent’s network, but not on Sun Sports. Of the Rays 32 spring training games, 11 will now be available on TV. Here is the full schedule of […]