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  • 2014 Rays Giveaways Will Include A Joe Maddon Potato Head

    2014 Rays Giveaways Will Include A Joe Maddon Potato Head

    February 18, 2014 at 11:20 am 3 comments

    Here are some of the items the Rays will give to fans as part of their promotional schedule. The most popular item will undoubtedly be the Joe Maddon Mr. Potato Head on August 2nd. There will also be a DJ Kitty plush cap and a Wil Myers bobblehead. We don’t […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Yankees As The Rays, Missing Pitchers, And Trading David Price

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Yankees As The Rays, Missing Pitchers, And Trading David Price

    February 17, 2014 at 8:11 am 2 comments

    Here is an interesting observation made by Joel Sherman of the New York Post: The Yankees did try to remedy [who will play which infield positions]. But they were outbid on Jhonny Peralta and Omar Infante, and tried hard to acquire Logan Forsythe from the Padres, who was instead dealt […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Jose Lobaton’s Decision And A Public Marriage Proposal For A Rays Pitcher

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Jose Lobaton’s Decision And A Public Marriage Proposal For A Rays Pitcher

    February 12, 2014 at 11:27 am 1 comment

    3 days until Rays pitchers and catchers report. 16 days until the first spring training game. 47 days until opening day. A few more odds and ends… Not sure why Jose Lobaton would refuse to show up to camp, but his agent says he will be there. [TampaBay.com] Ryan Hannigan […]

     
  • Rays To Support Local T-Ball Leagues With Some Pretty Cool Looking Uniforms

    Rays To Support Local T-Ball Leagues With Some Pretty Cool Looking Uniforms

    February 4, 2014 at 1:50 pm 7 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced a partnership with 70 t-ball baseball leagues in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties that will provide jerseys and caps to more than 5,500 little leaguers. The value of the project has been estimated at over $115,000. At first I was worried […]

     
  • Odds And Ends: Farm System Ranking, Free Agency Spending, And FanFest Autographs

    Odds And Ends: Farm System Ranking, Free Agency Spending, And FanFest Autographs

    January 29, 2014 at 3:52 pm 2 comments

    Here are a few odds and ends… Pedro Figueroa, who was placed on waivers to make room for Grant Balfour on the 40-man roster, has been claimed by the Rangers. [@TBTimes_Rays] ESPN.com on why the Rays’ farm system is ranked just 23rd: “they’ve been crushed by the graduations of Wil Myers and Chris […]

     
  • Rays To Re-Sign James Loney

    Rays To Re-Sign James Loney

    December 13, 2013 at 5:33 pm 10 comments

    The Rays have have agreed to a 3-year, $21 million contract with James Loney according to Ken Rosenthal. The deal is pending a physical. This move comes as a surprise, both for the length of the deal and the size. But it also shows you how much the Rays value a […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Met With The Media At The Winter Meetings [AUDIO]

    Joe Maddon Met With The Media At The Winter Meetings [AUDIO]

    December 9, 2013 at 9:49 pm 2 comments

    Joe Maddon met with the media at the Winter Meetings today. You can listen to the session below but here are the highlights: If David Price is not traded this winter, it is “less likely” that he would be traded during the season. When asked again about possibly trading Price: […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Lose Game 4 Of The ALDS And Their Season Is Over

    Tampa Bay Rays Lose Game 4 Of The ALDS And Their Season Is Over

    October 8, 2013 at 7:33 pm 39 comments

    The Rays lose to the Red Sox 3-1 and lost the series 3-1. [EARLIER] Here we go again. For the fifth time in ten days it is win or the season is over. As usual, you can follow along here for all the important/interesting/silly images and GIFs. But before we […]

     
  • ICE CREAM FOR EVERYBODY! Rays Win Game 3 Of The ALDS On A Jose Lobaton Walk-Off Home Run

    ICE CREAM FOR EVERYBODY! Rays Win Game 3 Of The ALDS On A Jose Lobaton Walk-Off Home Run

    October 7, 2013 at 5:02 pm 11 comments

    After blowing the lead in the top of the ninth, Jose Lobaton answers in the bottom of the ninth with a walk-off home run into the Rays tank! [EARLIER] We’re back again for game 3 of the ALDS and for the fourth time in eight days, the Rays are facing […]

     
  • Of Nerds, Domes, and Distractions

    Of Nerds, Domes, and Distractions

    October 7, 2013 at 8:48 am 1 comment

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings is back with his take on Nerd-gate… Tonight, the Rays come home. Finally. The Rays last played at Tropicana Field on the 23rd of September, a full two weeks ago. Since the last time the gang spent the night in their respective home beds, they’ve played […]