Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 135: Rays Trying To Do Something Not Seen In The AL Since 1981

    Tailgating Game 135: Rays Trying To Do Something Not Seen In The AL Since 1981

    August 29, 2014 at 3:33 pm 1 comment

    Lineup… Playing a Little Pepper… The Rays have committed an error in 5 straight games for the first time since 2012…If Chris Archer allows fewer than 2 earned runs tonight, he would match the club record for 5 straight starts allowing 0 or 1 runs. He has not allowed a […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 134: The Best Section To Catch Foul Balls At The Trop

    Tailgating Game 134: The Best Section To Catch Foul Balls At The Trop

    August 28, 2014 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

    Lineup… Playing A Little Pepper… Here is a handy little map put together by Time.com showing the best sections to sit in if you want to catch a foul ball at “Tropicana Park.” Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Tailgating Game 133: Arizona Fall League Rosters Announced

    Tailgating Game 133: Arizona Fall League Rosters Announced

    August 27, 2014 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

    Lineup… Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays will 7 players to play for the Arizona Fall League including pitchers Zach Cooper (Class-A Charlotte), Matt Lollis (Double- A Montgomery), Colton Reavis (Charlotte), Jaime Schultz (Char- lotte), catchers Justin O’Conner (Montgomery) C Luke Maile, infielder Patrick Leonard (Charlotte), and outfielder Kes Carter […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 132: Rays’ Protest Denied By MLB

    Tailgating Game 132: Rays’ Protest Denied By MLB

    August 26, 2014 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

    Lineup… Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan has been activated from the DL and Curt Casali has been sent to single-A Charlotte. The move for Casali is simple procedural since it will allow him to be promoted back to the Rays after Charlotte’s season ends on Sunday…The Rays’ protest of […]

     
  • Tailgating Game : Kevin Kiermaier Battling A Stiff Neck

    Tailgating Game : Kevin Kiermaier Battling A Stiff Neck

    August 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

    Lineup… Playing A Little Pepper… An unusual lineup tonight for the Rays in the first game of this series versus the Orioles. Kevin Kiermaier is out with a sore neck according to Marc Topkin, the result of a collision during a slide in the Blue Jays series. Desmond Jennings is also […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 130: More On Rays Protesting Saturday’s Loss

    Tailgating Game 130: More On Rays Protesting Saturday’s Loss

    August 24, 2014 at 11:10 am 2 comments

    Lineup (click for larger version)… Playing A Little Pepper… If you missed yesterday’s post, we had a full rundown of the Rays protesting yesterday’s loss, why the Rays will probably lose the protest, and what happens if they actually win the protest…There have been 10 protests in the last 10 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 129: This Drew Smyly Kid Is Pretty Good

    Tailgating Game 129: This Drew Smyly Kid Is Pretty Good

    August 23, 2014 at 10:52 am 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… So I declared the season over on Wednesday. In the two games since, Rays pitchers have allowed just 6 hits and 2 walks in 18 innings with 12 strikeouts and NO RUNS allowed. Maybe the reverse-jinx is in full effect. Unfortunately, the Rays are still 6.5 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 128: Yesterday’s Win Was Very Weird

    Tailgating Game 128: Yesterday’s Win Was Very Weird

    August 22, 2014 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Some weird facts about yesterday’s game: The Rays became the first team since 1906 to win a game with fewer than 2 hits and have no walks or home runs. It was also the first win in the team history in which they had just 1 […]

     
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    Tailgating Game 127: A Unique Ballpark Proposal?

    August 21, 2014 at 10:04 am 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… David Price will start for the Tigers today…David DeJesus played a rehab game with Charlotte last night and went 1-4 as the DH. Ryan Hanigan will start his rehab assignment tomorrow, also with Charlotte…Tomorrow the Rays will start a stretch of 26 straight games against the […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 126: Wil Myers Has Been Activated

    Tailgating Game 126: Wil Myers Has Been Activated

    August 20, 2014 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Wil Myers has been activated from the disabled list and is in the lineup tonight as the DH. To make room on the roster, Vince Belnome was demoted to Durham and Jerry Sands was moved to the 60-day DL (Myers was on the 60-day DL, so […]