Tailgating

  • Tailgating With The Rays: Is This Proposed Stadium Ever Going To Be Built?

    September 28, 2012 at 5:22 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After seeing the Rays stadium proposal earlier today, what are the chances it actually gets built? It’s a nice looking stadium. The price is about right. But there are still some major issues. The biggest one that immediately jumps out is the parking. They claim there […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: How Many Games Do The Rays Have To Win?

    September 27, 2012 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… With 7 games remaining, the Rays have 85 wins. How many of games do they need to win in this last week? With the Angels losing today, the Rays now control their own destiny. Go 7-0 and the worst they can do is force a tie.  […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: What Do The Rays’ Playoff Chances Look Like?

    Tailgating With The Rays: What Do The Rays’ Playoff Chances Look Like?

    September 26, 2012 at 3:39 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Here’s a look at the Rays’ playoff chances and how they have changed since Aug. 1. The good news is they are trending in the right direction. The bad news is they aren’t climbing very fast… Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Should We Be Rooting For The Orioles?

    September 25, 2012 at 4:33 pm 6 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… As Rays fans, should we still be rooting for the Blue Jays and Red Sox to beat the Orioles? At this point, catching the Orioles is nearly impossible. Sure, we could root for the Rays to pull within 3 games before that final series and then […]

     
  • Rays Game Graph: Game 152

    September 22, 2012 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

    Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: What Will The Rays Outfield Look Like In 2013?

    September 21, 2012 at 3:57 pm 10 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… If the Rays don’t re-sign BJ Upton, who is playing in the outfield next year for the Rays? First of all, the Rays are not re-signing Upton. I’d put the chances of that happening at 1%. But it’s OK. They’ve got a pretty good replacement in […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: How Does Chris Archer Impact Off-Season Trades?

    September 20, 2012 at 4:57 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Does the performance by Chris Archer make it more likely for the Rays to trade a pitcher this winter? As I always say, all Rays players are always available as long as somebody is willing to overpay. And if nobody is willing to meet the Rays’ […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Will The Rays Show Up At All Tonight?

    September 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… According to Marc Topkin, Joe Maddon is trying to keep things relaxed by telling the players that they are not required to report until 6:00 for the 7:10. Good move? Why not just make the game optional? It’s been almost two weeks since they showed up […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: A State Of Love And Trust

    September 18, 2012 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Flash Jennings, LF BJ Upton, CF Ben Zobrist, SS Evan Longoria, DH Jeff Keppinger, 1B Ben Francisco, RF Ryan Roberts, 2B Chris Gimenez, C Sean Rodriguez, SS Jeremy Hellickson, SP Song to […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Can The Rays Get To 89 Wins?

    September 17, 2012 at 3:40 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… With 16 games remaining, how many wins will the Rays probably need after dropping 5 of 6 to the Orioles and Yankees? Let’s ignore the Angels who are 1 game ahead of the Rays in the loss column and just hope they don’t go on a […]