Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 146: The Rays Have Been Unlucky But Are Still Not Very Good

    Tailgating Game 146: The Rays Have Been Unlucky But Are Still Not Very Good

    September 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays have outscored their opponents by 9 runs this year and have a losing record. That has not happened in the AL since 2009 Toronto Blue Jays. Typically run differential (Runs Scored – Runs Allowed) is a good indicator of how many games a team […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 145: Rays (69-75) At Yankees (73-68)

    Tailgating Game 145: Rays (69-75) At Yankees (73-68)

    September 9, 2014 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

    Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Tailgating Game 140: St. Pete And Rays May Be Closing In On Stadium Flirting Agreement

    Tailgating Game 140: St. Pete And Rays May Be Closing In On Stadium Flirting Agreement

    September 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Joe Maddon going with the same basic lineup as last night with Jose Molina behind the plate instead of Ryan Hanigan…Sounds like the Rays and St. Pete may be closing in on an agreement that would allow the Rays to talk to folks in Hillsborough County. […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 139: So Many Shutouts During Rays Games

    Tailgating Game 139: So Many Shutouts During Rays Games

    September 2, 2014 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays are now tied for the MLB lead with 18 shutout wins and 16 shutout losses. The 34 games in which one of the teams failed to score is the most in the AL since the 1973 Yankees (37). The last team to lead both […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 137: First Round Of September Call-ups Announced

    Tailgating Game 137: First Round Of September Call-ups Announced

    August 31, 2014 at 11:49 am 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… In the first wave of September call-ups, the Rays will bring up Curt Casali and pitchers Steve Geltz and Brandon Gomes. David DeJesus will also be activated on Monday. There will be another round of call-ups after the Durham Bulls’ postseason run ends…Kelly Johnson has been […]

     
  • 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 […]