Tailgating

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]