Tailgating

  • Tailgating Game 42: Rays (18-23) At Angels (21-18)

    Tailgating Game 42: Rays (18-23) At Angels (21-18)

    May 15, 2014 at 6:12 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ben Zobrist was placed on the DL today after dislocating his thumb yesterday. Cole Figueroa was promoted from triple-A Durham. Figueroa is a left-handed hitting infielder who can play 2b, 3B, and SS. He even played a little in the outfield last year suggesting the Rays think […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 41: Rays (17-23) At Mariners (20-19)

    Tailgating Game 41: Rays (17-23) At Mariners (20-19)

    May 14, 2014 at 3:13 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today, but we do have a picture of DJ Kitty enjoying a beer in Seattle. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Matt Joyce, LF Ben Zobrist, 2B David DeJesus, DH Evan Longoria, 3B James Loney, 1B Wil Myers, RF […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 40: Rays (16-23) At Mariners (20-18)

    Tailgating Game 40: Rays (16-23) At Mariners (20-18)

    May 13, 2014 at 6:28 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Enny Romero is being promoted to the Rays. It is unclear at this point who he is replacing. However, Erik Bedard had a throwing session with the head athletic trainer, which could indicate that he is heading to the DL…The Rays have now lost 5 of […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 39: Rays (16-22) At Mariners (19-18)

    Tailgating Game 39: Rays (16-22) At Mariners (19-18)

    May 12, 2014 at 6:12 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Reminder, tonight’s game is not on TV locally…The Rays have averaged just under 3 hours and 18 minutes per game (3:17:45), the longest in baseball by a wide margin. The Dodgers are second at 3:10:35…The Rays are facing Felix Hernandez for the first time since he threw […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 37: Rays (15-21) Vs (17-19)

    Tailgating Game 37: Rays (15-21) Vs (17-19)

    May 10, 2014 at 5:42 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s game is on Fox Sports 1. Monday’s game in Seattle will not be broadcast locally…The Rays have now lost 4 in a row and 6 in a row at home. They are in last place in the East, 5.5 games behind the Orioles…The Rays took […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 36: Rays (15-20) Vs Cleveland (16-19)

    Tailgating Game 36: Rays (15-20) Vs Cleveland (16-19)

    May 9, 2014 at 3:05 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s lineup was put together using suggestions from the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. The Rays are 2-1 when Maddon has done this previously…Saturday’s game will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 with Brian Anderson doing commentary. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 35: Rays (15-19) Vs Orioles (17-14)

    Tailgating Game 35: Rays (15-19) Vs Orioles (17-14)

    May 8, 2014 at 5:23 pm 17 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Tonight’s game will be on 97.9 FM and 1250 AM locally due to the NFL Draft…If we assume the catcher platoon to be a single player, the most common lineup last year was used just 5 times. Tonight’s lineup will be the ninth time it has […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 34: Rays (15-18) Vs Orioles (16-14)

    Tailgating Game 34: Rays (15-18) Vs Orioles (16-14)

    May 7, 2014 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays enter tonight’s action 2.5 games behind the first-place Orioles. This is only the second time since 2008 that the Rays were in last place this late into the season. Last year, the Rays were in last place for 2 days in late June before […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 33: Rays (15-17) Vs Orioles (15-14)

    Tailgating Game 33: Rays (15-17) Vs Orioles (15-14)

    May 6, 2014 at 3:24 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Brad Boxberger has been added to the roster as expected. He may not stay up all season but Boxberger is probably now part of the regular bullpen rotation. The Rays like to shuffle bullpen guys back and forth to Durham. It’s like having 9-10 relievers instead […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 32: Rays (14-17) At Yankees (16-13)

    Tailgating Game 32: Rays (14-17) At Yankees (16-13)

    May 4, 2014 at 10:06 am 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Logan Forsythe, 3B Flash Jennings, CF Evan Longoria, 3B Wil Myers, RF Sean Rodriguez, 2B James Loney, 1B Yunel Escobar, SS Brandon Guyer, LF Ryan Hanigan, C Erik Bedard, SP