Tailgating

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]