Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 124: A Day With No Pepper Is A Sad Day

    Tailgating Game 124: A Day With No Pepper Is A Sad Day

    August 20, 2013 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Flash Jennings, CF Ben Zobrist, 2B Evan Longoria, 3B Matt Joyce, LF Wil Myers, RF James Loney, 1B Yunel Escobar, SS Jose Molina, C Kelly Johnson, DH Alex Cobb, SP   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Tailgating Game 123: The Return Of Flash

    Tailgating Game 123: The Return Of Flash

    August 19, 2013 at 4:04 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays have activated Desmond Jennings as expected. Brandon Gomes was option down to triple-A. Flash is in the lineup tonight and leading off…The Rays have now 18 of their last 27 1-run games, a sign a strong bullpen…Jose Lobaton became the first catcher since 1917 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 121: Brandon Gomes Returns As Luke Scott Gets A 2-Week Vacation

    Tailgating Game 121: Brandon Gomes Returns As Luke Scott Gets A 2-Week Vacation

    August 17, 2013 at 3:53 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays have activated Brandon Gomes from the disabled list. He hasn’t pitched in a game for the Rays since May 7. To make room on the roster, Luke Scott was placed on the disabled list with lower back spasms. To make room on the 40-man […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 120: Celebrating 25 Years Of ‘Bull Durham’

    Tailgating Game 120: Celebrating 25 Years Of ‘Bull Durham’

    August 16, 2013 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Kyle Farnsworth has signed with the Pirates…Wil Myers is DHing tonight…The Bull Durham racers for the Durham Bulls will be at The Trop tonight to celebrate the anniversary of the release of the movie “Bull Durham.” Don’t bet on Nuke, he’s never won a race. Game […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 119: Rays Cut Ryan Roberts, Replace Him With A Huge-A$$ Snake

    Tailgating Game 119: Rays Cut Ryan Roberts, Replace Him With A Huge-A$$ Snake

    August 15, 2013 at 4:19 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays cut Ryan Roberts to make room for Alex Cobb on the roster. Roberts was designated for assignment, so if he clears waivers, he could still accept an assignment to triple-A and possibly return in September…Joe Maddon invited a huge-a$$ snake into the locker room […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 118: Matt Moore Is Closer To Returning

    August 14, 2013 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Matt Moore had a bullpen session today. It reportedly went well although there is still no official date for his return. However, there is speculation that it could be this weekend…David Price is back on the mound. Hopefully the bullpen won’t eff it up…Ben Zobrist is […]

     
  • 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 […]