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  • Rays have already traded one starting pitcher and they might not be done

    Rays have already traded one starting pitcher and they might not be done

    November 16, 2015 at 12:32 pm 5 comments

    The Rays jumped into the off-season early by completing a 6-player trade with the Seattle Mariners while the Kansas City Royals were still hungover from their World Series celebration. The key player the Rays gave up was starting pitcher Nate Karns. Trading a pitcher like Karns is almost unheard of. […]

     
  • Trade with Mariners is bad news for Tim Beckham

    Trade with Mariners is bad news for Tim Beckham

    November 6, 2015 at 1:33 pm 6 comments

    With Asdrubal Cabrera now a free agent and unlikely to re-sign with the Rays, it looked like Tim Beckham might finally have a shot to win the shortstop job, something he was drafted to do when the Rays used the first pick of the draft on him seven years ago. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    November 2, 2015 at 11:51 am 2 comments

    The World Series is over and the Kansas City Royals are the World Champions. It is now time to start getting into the off-season and figuring out what the Rays’ roster will look like next season. Before that, here are a few links to get everybody caught up. THE JUNKYARD […]

     
  • Yankees playoff game still has tickets available just hours before first pitch

    Yankees playoff game still has tickets available just hours before first pitch

    October 6, 2015 at 3:27 pm 5 comments

    Approximately three hours before the first pitch for the American League Wild Card game at Yankee Stadium between the Yankees and Astros, there are still tickets available. This is according to Mike Francesa of WFAN in New York. Of course, the Rays have plenty of their own attendance issues, but […]

     
  • The Rays led all teams in defensive shifts

    The Rays led all teams in defensive shifts

    October 6, 2015 at 11:11 am 0 comments

    Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays are often credited with starting the recent trend in defensive shifts and now the Rays appear to be getting back to what made them great defensively. The Rays led all MLB teams with 1,462 defensive shifts on balls in play, according to an AP […]

     
  • Kevin Kiermaier reaches 100 mph on throw that nails runner at plate

    Kevin Kiermaier reaches 100 mph on throw that nails runner at plate

    October 2, 2015 at 9:31 am 7 comments

    Kevin Kiermaier had another huge throw to help preserve the win on Thursday night. With the Rays nursing a 2-1 lead and runners on first and second with two outs, Ichiro Suzuki hit a single up the middle. Kiermaier charged hard, and with the momentum of his body behind the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    September 22, 2015 at 11:12 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. Red Sox 8, RAYS 7 (boxscore) THE GOOD: It’s fun to watch Richie Shaffer hit. Both he and Brandon Guyer went out of Fenway Park. Your browser does not […]

     
  • Matt Moore and Richie Shaffer are back with the Rays

    Matt Moore and Richie Shaffer are back with the Rays

    September 1, 2015 at 11:05 am 3 comments

    Matt Moore and Richie Shaffer were among the first six players to be added to the Rays’ roster as teams can add up to 15 additional players starting today. Also joining the roster are outfielder Mikie Mahtook and relievers CJ Riefenhauser and Kirby Yates. In addition, catcher Luke Maile is […]

     
  • One chart that perfectly sums up the second half of the season for the Rays

    One chart that perfectly sums up the second half of the season for the Rays

    August 31, 2015 at 1:54 pm 1 comment

    The Rays are now 64-66 and if it seems like they have been hovering around the .500 mark for a while it is because they have. So far this season, the Rays have been within 3 games of .500 after 103 of their 130 games including all 39 games in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 20, 2015 at 9:36 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Astros 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Nathan Karns deserved a better fate, but at least Kevin Cash let him pitch a full 6 innings for just the […]