Tailgating

  • Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing Another New Reliever For Game 43

    Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing Another New Reliever For Game 43

    May 19, 2013 at 10:33 am 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays have sent Alex Torres back to Durham and promoted left reliever Jeff Beliveau just for today’s game. He is expected to be sent back down tomorrow and replaced by Jake Odorizzi who will start tomorrow’s game in Toronto. Odorizzi will be just the 17th different starting […]

     
  • This Wil Myers Quote Suggests It Is Going To Be A While Before We See Him In The Majors

    This Wil Myers Quote Suggests It Is Going To Be A While Before We See Him In The Majors

    May 17, 2013 at 4:27 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays will face former Rays pitcher, Jason Hammel. Speaking of former Rays pitchers, the Cubs will pay Edwin Jackson $19 million this year ($11M salary, $8M signing bonus). The entire Rays rotation makes $15.4 million…The Rays already have two losses this season in which they led in […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Luke Scott Versus A Lefty In Game 40

    Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Luke Scott Versus A Lefty In Game 40

    May 16, 2013 at 4:04 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Luke Scott hitting second against a lefty? Luke Scott is hitting second against a lefty. Scott has faced Felix Doubront just seven times. And in those plate appearances he has been on base 3 times and hit 2 home runs. But maybe more importantly, Scott has […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Babe Ruth And Winning Streaks For Game 39

    Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Babe Ruth And Winning Streaks For Game 39

    May 15, 2013 at 5:11 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays’ current 6-game winning streak is the longest in the majors. Of course, if the bullpen hadn’t blown any leads in the 20 games before that they would be riding a 26-game winning streak. The Rays are also the first team since 2011 (Rockies) to […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Live Bands And Plaintain In The Clubhouse For Game 38

    Tailgating With The Rays: Live Bands And Plaintain In The Clubhouse For Game 38

    May 14, 2013 at 3:24 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Joe Maddon has a band in the locker room prior to today’s game (see image below).  And a lot of plantains (9 bunches of 3 to be exact)…The Rays are still 4.5 games behind the Yankees. But they have picked up 4.5 games on the Red […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: A New Reliever And A New Leadoff Hitter For Game 35

    Tailgating With The Rays: A New Reliever And A New Leadoff Hitter For Game 35

    May 10, 2013 at 4:32 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays placed Brandon Gomes on the DL today with a strained lat muscle. To take his spot on the roster, the Rays promoted Josh Lueke. And if you were paying attention this morning in The Hangover, you already know that Lueke was tearing up the […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays:

    Tailgating With The Rays:

    May 9, 2013 at 4:27 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Rays’ next themed road trip will be camo. And of course, Luke Scott is happy about it…Tonight is just the third matchup in MLB history between the reigning Cy Young winners…David Price’s ERA has already dropped from 6.25 to 5.24 today and the game hasn’t even […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Blown Leads And Batting Leads For Game 33

    Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Blown Leads And Batting Leads For Game 33

    May 8, 2013 at 5:24 pm 8 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… J.A. Happ was released from the hospital today and it sounds like he avoided any major injuries, which is of course, great news…As we stated earlier, the Rays would be 27-5 if that had not blown any leads this season. In addition, they have held a […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing Blown Leads And Working Deep For Game 32

    Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing Blown Leads And Working Deep For Game 32

    May 7, 2013 at 4:09 pm 10 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Last night’s loss was the 12th time the Rays have lost a game this season in which they held a lead. If the Rays had not blown any leads this season, they would be 26-5…The Rays’ bullpen ERA is 4.80, worst in the AL…The Rays have […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Lefties, Loney, And Lineups For Game 31

    Tailgating With The Rays: Talking Lefties, Loney, And Lineups For Game 31

    May 6, 2013 at 5:23 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ben Zobrist will miss tonight’s game to be with his family after his grandfather passed away. Sean Rodriguez will start at shortstop…The Rays will face 3 straight left-handers starting tonight. So expect plenty of Sean Rodriguez and Ryan Roberts…After playing 26 of 30 teams that currently have […]