Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 92: The Latest On David Price And The Trade Market

    Tailgating Game 92: The Latest On David Price And The Trade Market

    July 7, 2014 at 4:46 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays are now 41-50, 8.5 games behind the Orioles. They are also a half-game ahead of the Red Sox and are not in last place for the first time since May 27. However, an important point to keep in mind: The Rays are still 10 […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 91: Rays On Pace For Worst Attendance In Baseball Since 2008

    Tailgating Game 91: Rays On Pace For Worst Attendance In Baseball Since 2008

    July 6, 2014 at 10:00 am 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays now have the lowest average attendance in baseball, with just 17,029 tickets distributed per game. That would be the worst average attendance in baseball since 2008 when the Marlins averaged 16,688. It would also be the lowest attendance for the Rays since 2006 when […]

     
  • 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 […]