Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 117: Rays Suck After Off-Days

    Tailgating Game 117: Rays Suck After Off-Days

    August 13, 2013 at 3:30 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight after the game will be the debut of Sun Sports’ “Inside the Rays: Wil Myers.” The episode will take a look at the life of Myers, starting with his childhood in North Carolina…Wesley Wright will wear no. 49. The last Rays player to wear that number […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 114: A Lineup That Will Make You Queasy

    Tailgating Game 114: A Lineup That Will Make You Queasy

    August 9, 2013 at 9:09 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight marks the first time the Rays have ever played a game at Dodger Stadium. This is the last team to host the Rays…Sean Rodriguez is leading off tonight with Ryan Roberts hitting second. Yay! (not really)…Joe Maddon is optimistic that Chris Archer will start on […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 112: A New Player Wearing A Familiar Number

    Tailgating Game 112: A New Player Wearing A Familiar Number

    August 6, 2013 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Desmond Jennings was placed on the DL with a broken finger. Jason Bourgeois was called up to take his place. Bourgeois was hitting .291 with a .336 OBP and 21 stolen bases at triple-A Durham. Originally drafted in the second round of the 2000 draft, he […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 109: Facing The Defending World Champions

    Tailgating Game 109: Facing The Defending World Champions

    August 2, 2013 at 5:01 pm 10 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s DH is a middle infielder that was in the minors last week (Ryan Roberts)…Tonight is the first time the Rays have faced the Giants since 2004 and the first time the Rays have played the defending World Champs since 2010 (Yankees)…Tomorrow is the second Joe […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 108: What Matt Moore’s Injury Means For The Roster

    Tailgating Game 108: What Matt Moore’s Injury Means For The Roster

    July 31, 2013 at 3:22 pm 8 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… As mentioned in an earlier post, Matt Moore is going on the DL with elbow soreness. For the time being, this is not a huge deal for the rotation. The Rays have four days off in the next two weeks and can go to a 4-man […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 107: The Best In A.L.

    Tailgating Game 107: The Best In A.L.

    July 30, 2013 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays now have the best record in the AL (tied with the A’s) and the most wins in baseball (tied with A’s and Red Sox)…The Rays have won 10 straight series (last night’s game was considered a series). That is the longest streak in baseball […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 106: Wil Myers Explains His Shaggy Hair

    Tailgating Game 106: Wil Myers Explains His Shaggy Hair

    July 29, 2013 at 3:06 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The biggest news of the day? Wil Myers hasn’t combed his hair since the start of the season…The Rays have won 9 straight series. A win tonight (ELIAS considers this a 1-game series) would make it 10 straight. The Rays are 0-6 all-time in 1-game series…The […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 103: Playing Hookie

    Tailgating Game 103: Playing Hookie

    July 26, 2013 at 5:23 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today because I played hookie with the girls. Sorry. If there is anything important I missed, feel free to spread the word in the comments. Thanks! Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Flash Jennings, CF Evan Longoria, 3B Wil […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 103: Price And Moore Achieve Rare Feat At Fenway

    Tailgating Game 103: Price And Moore Achieve Rare Feat At Fenway

    July 25, 2013 at 5:23 pm 6 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… David Price and Matt Moore are the first visiting teammates with complete game wins in a series at Fenway since 1997 and the first lefty teammates since 1973…Last night’s win guaranteed the Rays will not lose this series. The Rays have no lost any of their […]