Tailgating

  • Tailgating: The Rays Are Playing Better But Not Well Enough To Keep David Price

    Tailgating: The Rays Are Playing Better But Not Well Enough To Keep David Price

    July 5, 2014 at 1:17 pm 9 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The latest from the Rays is that they are less likely to trade David Price as long as the team continues to play well. The problem is, as well as the Rays are playing, it is probably still not good enough. Right now, the Rays are […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 88: Rays (38-49) At Tigers (47-34)

    Tailgating Game 88: Rays (38-49) At Tigers (47-34)

    July 3, 2014 at 3:25 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Vince Belnome is now officially on the roster and in the lineup tonight for his big league debut. Jeff Beliveau has been optioned to Durham. Cesar Ramos will leave on paternity Saturday. There is a chance Beliveau won’t even leave team and will be recalled on […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 87: Rays (37-49) At Yankees (41-41)

    Tailgating Game 87: Rays (37-49) At Yankees (41-41)

    July 2, 2014 at 10:46 am 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The current 4-game winning streak is a season high for the Rays…The Rays are 13-7 since June 11. On that day, the Rays were 15 games behind the Blue Jays in the East. Now the Rays are 9.5 games back. During that stretch, the Rays have […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 86: Rays (36-49) At Yankees (41-40)

    July 1, 2014 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays called up reliever Jeff Beliveau to take Yunel Escobar’s spot on the roster. The move is expected to be for just a game or two…Dave Martinez colored the hair of three rookies in honor of today’s World Cup match. Game Graph… [Will be up […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 85: Rays (35-49) At Yankees (41-39)

    June 30, 2014 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays claimed pitcher Cory Burns off of waivers from the Rangers. He will be assigned to double-A Montgomery and take a spot on the 40-man roster. To make room, the Rays designated double-A pitcher Angel Sanchez for assignment…The Rays have won two games in a […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 83: Rays (33-49) At Orioles (42-37)

    Tailgating Game 83: Rays (33-49) At Orioles (42-37)

    June 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Yunel Escobar is still sidelined with a shoulder injury and will not start today’s game. Evan Longoria gets a day off from the field and will DH…Rays pitchers have 709 strikeouts, the most in MLB history after 81 games. If the Rays can strikeout 28 more batters […]

     
  • Tailgating Games 81&82: Discussing More David Price Trade Rumors

    Tailgating Games 81&82: Discussing More David Price Trade Rumors

    June 27, 2014 at 10:01 am 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The David Price rumors continue to heat up. Bill Shaikin of the LA Times calls the Dodgers “a long shot,” to acquire Price, but notes they cannot be ruled out…Here is a breakdown of Rays attendance. Ken Rosenthal says the Cardinals can afford Price but warns […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 80: Rays (31-48) Vs Pirates (39-38)

    June 25, 2014 at 10:25 am 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Will today be David Price’s last start with the Rays?…Ben Zobrist will start at shortstop for the 5th time this season as Yunel Escobar sits with a sore shoulder. Escobar may be available during the game. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 79: Rays (31-47) Vs Pirates (38-38)

    Tailgating Game 79: Rays (31-47) Vs Pirates (38-38)

    June 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan was originally in tonight’s lineup, but was scratched with “neck stiffness“…Marc Topkin says it “sounds like” Jeremy Hellickson will not start on Friday and will make at least one more start for Durham…Rays prospect Enny Romero has been selected to play in the All-Star […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 78: Rays (31-46) Vs Pirates (37-38)

    June 23, 2014 at 4:00 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Jerry Sands has a wrist injury and may be headed to the DL, telling media he will be out at least 2 weeks. No roster move has been made yet…We bashed Jose Molina’s hitting a little bit this morning. Here is one more stat without dwelling […]