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  • Playing A Little Pepper: 9 Questions For The Rays

    Playing A Little Pepper: 9 Questions For The Rays

    August 29, 2014 at 12:34 pm 6 comments

    First Inning. Who will be the opening day shortstop for the Rays in 2015? Yunel Escobar. He’s got a contract. It’s relatively cheap. And the Rays don’t want Ben Zobrist to play shortstop everyday. If they did, they had plenty of other opportunities to do it. Now, 2016 is a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Starting Pitching Without David Price And Yunel Escobar Claimed By The A’s

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Starting Pitching Without David Price And Yunel Escobar Claimed By The A’s

    August 25, 2014 at 8:22 am 19 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 2, Jays 1 (10; boxscore) THE GOOD: The starting pitchers keep rolling. Since trading David Price, the starting pitchers have a combined ERA of 2.28 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Alex Cobb’s Best, Joe Maddon’s Big Move, And

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Alex Cobb’s Best, Joe Maddon’s Big Move, And

    August 22, 2014 at 8:20 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 1, Tigers 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb’s changeup in the 7th inning. Cobb was sensational, striking out 6 and allowing just 2 hits in […]

     
  • Somebody Thinks The Rays Are Moving To Montreal

    Somebody Thinks The Rays Are Moving To Montreal

    August 21, 2014 at 12:32 pm 21 comments

    Lynn G. Henning, a writer who covers the Detroit Tigers had a conversation with somebody prior to the first game of this series against the Rays. That person thinks the Rays have already closed the door on the Tampa Bay area and will eventually move to Montreal. Pre-game conversation with […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Death Of The 2014 Season

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Death Of The 2014 Season

    August 21, 2014 at 8:30 am 3 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 6, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Broadcasting from the Porch. Sun Sports should do this more often. THE BAD: Too many games and too many teams. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Shaky Defense And A .500 Ball Club

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Some Shaky Defense And A .500 Ball Club

    August 18, 2014 at 7:17 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 4, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Joyce. Sweet Swingin’ is still hitting very well since the All-Star break but with very little power. He […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Return And Baseball’s New Commissioner

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Wil Myers’ Return And Baseball’s New Commissioner

    August 15, 2014 at 10:48 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 6, Rangers 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: none today THE BAD: none today THE TELLING: Desmond Jennings was out of the lineup again last night, but could […]

     
  • UPDATE: A Photo Of The Rays New Throwback Uniform

    UPDATE: A Photo Of The Rays New Throwback Uniform

    August 8, 2014 at 9:07 am 3 comments

    We now have a better idea of the new “road fauxback” uniform the Rays will be wearing on Sunday. We still don’t know about the pants or the stirrups. Here is the mock-up we put together earlier this week. Basically we had the blue colors reversed. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • David Price’s Final Pitch With The Tampa Bay Rays

    David Price’s Final Pitch With The Tampa Bay Rays

    August 1, 2014 at 10:15 am 0 comments

    When the David Price trade was finalized, one of the players in the deal, Austin Jackson, was standing in center field in the middle of an at bat when he was pulled from the game. The best of this was that Jackson was able to jog off the field to […]

     
  • The David Price Trade Isn’t Sexy But Here Are 3 Reasons It Was A Brilliant Move

    The David Price Trade Isn’t Sexy But Here Are 3 Reasons It Was A Brilliant Move

    July 31, 2014 at 6:51 pm 56 comments

    “Well, that sucked … There has to be more … The Rays got hosed … ” Those were some of my initial reactions to the trade that sent David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a 3-team deal for pitcher Drew Smyly, infielder Nick Franklin (from Seattle), and shortstop prospect […]