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  • Hideki Matsui’s Time With The Rays Just Came To An End

    July 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm 9 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have Designated Hideki Matsui (松井-秀喜) for assignment to make room on the active roster for Ryan Roberts, whom the Rays acquired in a trade from the Diamondbacks last night. The Rays now have ten days to trade Matsui, release him, or place him on […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Infielder From Diamondbacks

    Rays Acquire Infielder From Diamondbacks

    July 24, 2012 at 10:17 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have acquired infielder Ryan Roberts from the Arizona Diamonbacks for double-A second baseman Tyler Bortnick. Roberts is expected to be in uniform tomorrow for the Rays. Roberts had been designated for assignment earlier in the day. Roberts, who can play second base, shortstop, and the outfield, has primarily […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Late Dominance, And Another Late Out From Matsui

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Late Dominance, And Another Late Out From Matsui

    July 23, 2012 at 9:35 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Mariners 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore. He struggled early. Of the first 12 batters he faced, he gave up 5 hits and 11 […]

     
  • Rays Call Up Another Reliever

    July 22, 2012 at 9:34 am 1 comment

    The Rays have called-up Brandon Gomes from triple-A Durham according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Gomes will replace Cesar Ramos, who was called up Saturday to replace Luke Scott, who went on the DL with a strained oblique. But with Ramos pitching four innings last night after […]

     
  • Matt Joyce Is Back And Hideki Matsui Is Still With The Team

    July 17, 2012 at 2:50 pm 5 comments

    The Rays activated Matt Joyce from the disabled list today. But rather than waive Hideki Matsui, as some speculated and many fans wanted, the Rays instead optioned Will Rhymes to the minors (via TampaBay.com). On the surface, this move makes sense as Ben Zobrist will now move back to second […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Price’s Continued Dominance And Another Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Price’s Continued Dominance And Another Injury

    June 30, 2012 at 9:14 am 1 comment

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 4, Tigers 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: First Star – Desmond Jennings. Justin Verlander had not given up 3 home runs in one game since last […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Comfort Zone, Shields’ Diminishing Returns, And Zim Bear

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Comfort Zone, Shields’ Diminishing Returns, And Zim Bear

    June 29, 2012 at 8:31 am 20 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Tigers 5, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Brooks Conrad. Conrad had just 3 hits in 40 at bats with the Brewers this season. After 2 more […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Missing Peralta, Losing Archer, And Catching Up With Former Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Missing Peralta, Losing Archer, And Catching Up With Former Rays

    June 28, 2012 at 7:34 am 8 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Royals 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. Three more hits from Zorilla including the huge 2-run triple to tie the game in the 8th. […]

     
  • Rays Make Series Of Roster Moves; Peralta Drops Appeal

    June 22, 2012 at 2:59 pm 2 comments

    Joel Peralta has dropped his appeal and will begin serving his 8-game suspension immediately. The Rays have also officially added Brooks Conrad to the roster, Jeff Keppinger has been activated from the DL, and Brandon Gomes has been recalled from Durham. To make room on the roster Matt Joyce has […]

     
  • Rays Claim Infielder Off Of Waivers From The Brewers

    June 21, 2012 at 1:13 pm 5 comments

    According to MLBTradeRumors.com, the Rays have claimed infielder Brooks Conrad off of waivers from the Brewers. Conrad had been designated for assignment two days ago. Conrad appeared in 25 games for the Brewers this season, playing all four infield positions. He was just 3-40 (.075). In 256 career big league […]