Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 146: Jesse Crain Is Getting Closer To His Rays Debut

    Tailgating Game 146: Jesse Crain Is Getting Closer To His Rays Debut

    September 13, 2013 at 4:58 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Jose Molina is back with the team and in the lineup for tonight’s game…Kelly Johnson is in the lineup for just the third time in the last 12 games…Jesse Crain had another bullpen session. He will face hitters on Monday and if all goes well he […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 145: It Is Going To Be A Long Night For The Rays

    Tailgating Game 145: It Is Going To Be A Long Night For The Rays

    September 12, 2013 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Olympic silver medal beach volleyballer Jennifer Kessy is throwing out the first pitch tonight…Jose Molina is not with the team. He is away dealing with a family matter. It is unclear when he will return…The September 21st game (Saturday) against the Orioles has been moved to […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 144: David Price Is Dominating In A Way Rarely Seen

    Tailgating Game 144: David Price Is Dominating In A Way Rarely Seen

    September 11, 2013 at 6:42 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s game will also be on ESPN…The Rays are hitless in their last 10 at bats with the bases loaded and have just 2 hits in their last 20 at bats with the bases full, with a whopping 7 double-plays. The Rays have also hit into […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 143: Breaking Down The Final 20 Games

    Tailgating Game 143: Breaking Down The Final 20 Games

    September 10, 2013 at 3:47 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays have just six series remaining in the 2013 season. Four of those series are against playoff teams (Red Sox, Rangers) or teams still in contention (Yankees, Orioles). The Rays do have 11 of the next 14 at The Trop before finishing with a 6-game […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 140: Programming Updates

    Tailgating Game 140: Programming Updates

    September 6, 2013 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Programming update. My oldest is turning four this weekend and we are taking a little vacation until Monday evening. So updates until then will be limited. Hard to believe it has been four years. It seems like just yesterday that I posted THIS PICTURE. Anyway, the […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 139

    September 5, 2013 at 9:06 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper tonight Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… David DeJesus, CF Ben Zobrist, 2B Evan Longoria, 3B Matt Joyce, LF James Loney, 1B Wil Myers, RF Kelly Johnson, DH Jose Molina, C Yunel Escobar, SS David Price, SP  

     
  • Tailgating Game 138

    Tailgating Game 138

    September 4, 2013 at 7:50 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… No Pepper Today Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… David DeJesus, LF Ben Zobrist, 2B Evan Longoria, 3B Matt Joyce, RF James Loney, 1B Flash Jennings, CF Wil Myers, DH Jose Molina, C Yunel Escobar, SS Jeremy Hellickson, SP  

     
  • Tailgating Game 137: A Glimpse At The 2014 Rotation

    Tailgating Game 137: A Glimpse At The 2014 Rotation

    September 3, 2013 at 5:44 pm 8 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Matt Moore returns to the mound tonight and Jeremy Hellickson will pitch tomorrow. They will be followed by David Price, Alex Cobb and Chris Archer. This is just the second time this group of five pitchers will start consecutive games. Barring a trade, this is also […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 133: Roster Moves And September Call-Ups

    Tailgating Game 133: Roster Moves And September Call-Ups

    August 30, 2013 at 7:17 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Prior to tonight’s game, Jake Odorizzi was optioned to double-A. He will be replaced by Brandon Gomes. As Marc Topkin notes, moving Odorizzi to double-A means the Rays can recall him in less than the standard 10 days since the Biscuits season will end sooner than […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 130: Wil Myers Is Back At DH Tonight

    Tailgating Game 130: Wil Myers Is Back At DH Tonight

    August 27, 2013 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays will play their next 13 games against the AL West, starting with 3 at home against the Angels and then 10-straight on the West Coast…The Rays have won 20 of their last 26 at home…The Angels are 58-71. The Rays are 37-13 against teams […]