Tailgating

  • 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 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 77: Rays (30-46) Vs Astros (33-43)

    Tailgating Game 77: Rays (30-46) Vs Astros (33-43)

    June 22, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays wore their throwbacks yesterday. In case anybody had forgotten the inspiration for those uniforms, check here…Kevin Kiermaier made another sweet catch. I tracked how far he ran on the play and I estimate it was three miles in one second…Jake Odorizzi had some issues […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 76: Rays (29-46) Vs Astros (33-42)

    Tailgating Game 76: Rays (29-46) Vs Astros (33-42)

    June 21, 2014 at 2:09 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Today is Turn Back the Clock “Night” with the Rays’ ever-popular retro uniforms…Last night, David Price recorded his 1,000th career strikeout which led to a big smile from King David…Chris Archer was mic’d up last night which led to some funny scenes in the dugout where […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 75: Rays (29-45) Vs Astros (32-42)

    Tailgating Game 75: Rays (29-45) Vs Astros (32-42)

    June 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After starting 16 of 23 games (many of those with Ryan Hanigan on the DL), Jose Molina will make just his 3rd start in the last 9 games tonight…The Rays have signed all 11 of their draft picks taken in the first 10 rounds and 32 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 74: Rays (28-45) Vs Astros (32-41)

    Tailgating Game 74: Rays (28-45) Vs Astros (32-41)

    June 19, 2014 at 3:43 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… David DeJesus is the latest player to go on the DL after breaking a boe in his hand on a check-swing. Brandon Guyer, who has been red-hot on his rehab assignment with Durham (8-20, 4 extra-base hits), has been called up and is in the lineup […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 73: Rays (28-44) Vs Orioles (36-34)

    Tailgating Game 73: Rays (28-44) Vs Orioles (36-34)

    June 18, 2014 at 11:17 am 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Desmond Jennings is not in the lineup today and David DeJesus is playing in the outfield for the second straight game despite his collision with the outfield wall. Joe Maddon told the media he just wanted to give Jennings a day off…The home run by Chris […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 72: Rays (28-43) Vs Orioles (35-34)

    Tailgating Game 72: Rays (28-43) Vs Orioles (35-34)

    June 17, 2014 at 4:14 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Evan Longoria gets a night off from the field as he will DH and Sean Rodriguez will play third base…The Rays announced today that they have signed draft picks Brent Honeywell (#72 overall) and Blake Bivens (4th round). They have now sign 10 of their top 11 draft picks […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 71: Rays (27-43) Vs Orioles (35-33)

    Tailgating Game 71: Rays (27-43) Vs Orioles (35-33)

    June 16, 2014 at 3:04 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays will have a moment of silence tonight for Tony Gwynn who passed away today…With the lefty on the mound, Yunel Escobar will bat second for the second time this season and in one of the top 5 spots for just the fourth time this […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 70: Rays (26-43) At Astros (32-38)

    Tailgating Game 70: Rays (26-43) At Astros (32-38)

    June 15, 2014 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there…Today is the 12th straight start for Kevin Kiermaier and 7th straight in the 2-hole of the lineup. Joe Maddon also used the same lineup for the third straight day yesterday. It was the first time he used […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 69: Rays (26-42) At Astros (31-38)

    Tailgating Game 69: Rays (26-42) At Astros (31-38)

    June 14, 2014 at 12:09 pm 6 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays beat the Astros last night 6-1 to take game 1 of the series. It was the first back-to-back wins for the Rays since May 25th. Kevin Kiermaier continues to make a case for never being sent back to the minors. He had 2 more […]