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  • Joe Maddon, Defensive Shifts, And Psychological Warfare

    Joe Maddon, Defensive Shifts, And Psychological Warfare

    May 16, 2014 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

    In 20111, the Tampa Bay Rays led Major League Baseball by a wide margin when they used 216 infield shifts over the course of the season. That season, only four teams shifted more than 100 times. As will happen in sports, teams copy what works and last season, the Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Bad Side Of Joe Maddon And Mike Trout’s Walk-Off Home Run

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Bad Side Of Joe Maddon And Mike Trout’s Walk-Off Home Run

    May 16, 2014 at 7:50 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. Angels 6, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Brandon Guyer. I don’t know how Joe Maddon can get Guyer more playing time with so many outfielders on […]

     
  • Complete List Of Tampa Bay Rays Corporate Partners

    Complete List Of Tampa Bay Rays Corporate Partners

    May 13, 2014 at 3:03 pm 1 comment

    The Rays announced new corporate partnerships with eight companies as well as returning partnerships with 21 others. Here is the full list: Bayfront Health (NEW) International Diamond Center (NEW) Old Dominion Freight Lines (NEW) Suncoast Credit Union (NEW) T-Mobile (NEW) Tech Data (NEW) Vology (NEW) Weber Sauces and Seasonings (NEW) […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Yunel Escobar’s Glove, Brandon Gomes’ Usage, And A New Nickname

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Yunel Escobar’s Glove, Brandon Gomes’ Usage, And A New Nickname

    May 8, 2014 at 8:25 am 12 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 4, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cesar Ramos. That was exactly what you hope for from a guy that is supposed to be in the […]

     
  • Desmond Jennings Makes A Ridiculous Catch

    Desmond Jennings Makes A Ridiculous Catch

    April 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm 3 comments

    Desmond Jennings made an incredible catch rob Trevor Plouffe of at least a double during today’s game. Here is another angle. Check out how much ground Jennings covered just to get to the ball . Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Fan Falls Onto Field With The Most Amazing Faceplant

    Fan Falls Onto Field With The Most Amazing Faceplant

    April 19, 2014 at 8:54 am 3 comments

    This fan does appear to be wearing a Rays visor backwards, but he has to be a Yankees fan, right? He is wearing a Cowboys t-shirt. He is probably also wearing Duke boxers and will go home and sleep in his Miami Heat underoos. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Slumping Offense And Some Lineup Confusion

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Slumping Offense And Some Lineup Confusion

    April 17, 2014 at 7:54 am 12 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake Odorizzi. It wasn’t great, but we are desperate for something good at this point and considering the state […]

     
  • Matt Moore To Have Tommy John Surgery

    Matt Moore To Have Tommy John Surgery

    April 14, 2014 at 10:52 pm 5 comments

    Matt Moore will indeed have Tommy John surgery and will be out for approximately one year according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Moore had a throwing session earlier in the day. However, he felt “discomfort” during the session leading to the decision to have surgery as opposed […]

     
  • Prospects First Career Start Included An Incredible Throw To The Plate

    Prospects First Career Start Included An Incredible Throw To The Plate

    April 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm 11 comments

    The Rays love Kevin Kiermaier’s defense and he was rewarded with his first career start against the Cincinnati Reds, playing center field. He went 0-4 at the plate with 2 strikeouts, although he was robbed of one hit on a hard groundball. But he will always remember his big league […]

     
  • Desmond Jennings Starts Season With A Beautiful Diving Catch

    Desmond Jennings Starts Season With A Beautiful Diving Catch

    March 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm 1 comment

    It looked like the Blue Jays would start the season off with a basehit from Jose Reyes. But then Desmond Jennings swooped in with a nice diving grab. Here is another angle. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)