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  • Somehow Umpires Managed To Screw Up A Count, The Replay, And Their Excuse

    Somehow Umpires Managed To Screw Up A Count, The Replay, And Their Excuse

    April 23, 2014 at 12:22 pm 3 comments

    We mentioned the Yunel Escobar fiasco in The Hangover earlier today, but it deserves a lengthier discussion. You can see a full breakdown of what happened and what went wrong over at BI Sports. But let’s focus on Major League Baseball’s explanation for why it happened (via CBSSports.com). “An error […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price’s Complete Game And Umpires Blowing A Silly Review

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price’s Complete Game And Umpires Blowing A Silly Review

    April 23, 2014 at 7:50 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. RAYS 7, Twins 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: David Price. Price pitched the Rays’ first complete game of the season and his first in which he allowed […]

     
  • David Price Took A Line Drive Right Off The Groin

    David Price Took A Line Drive Right Off The Groin

    April 22, 2014 at 8:13 pm 1 comment

    David Price had the closest of close calls tonight when he took a Joe Mauer line drive off the groin. Luckily for Price, he was wearing a cup. Here is the hit, which came one pitch after Price gave up a home run. Here is another angle. If there was […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 20: Rays (9-10) Vs Twins (9-9)

    Tailgating Game 20: Rays (9-10) Vs Twins (9-9)

    April 22, 2014 at 4:21 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Juan Carlos Oviedo was activated from the DL after he arrived late to camp because of visa issues. Oviedo has not pitched in a regular season game since 2011…Hak-Ju Lee was activated from the triple-A disabled list…Kyle Gibson is on the mound tonight for the Twins. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing An Extra-Inning Loss, A Series Split, Joe Maddon Throwing Shade

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing An Extra-Inning Loss, A Series Split, Joe Maddon Throwing Shade

    April 21, 2014 at 7:01 am 14 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 5, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Bullpen. Yes, there was an implosion in the 12th inning. But let’s take a moment to praise what came […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Murdered A Baseball To Set Rays Home Run Record

    Evan Longoria Murdered A Baseball To Set Rays Home Run Record

    April 19, 2014 at 7:20 pm 8 comments

    The Rays are all over Ivan Nova tonight hitting three home runs in the first three innings. The third came off the bat of Evan Longoria, his 164th career home run, breaking Carlos Pena’s franchise record. And oh boy, did he absolutely kill the baseball (if GFY is not working, there […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 18: Rays (8-9) Vs Yankees (10-7)

    Tailgating Game 18: Rays (8-9) Vs Yankees (10-7)

    April 19, 2014 at 4:57 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… After last night’s game, Brad Boxberger was sent back to Durham and lefty CJ Riefenhauser was called up. Boxberger pitched 2 huge innings last night and may have been the biggest factor in the Rays’ comeback. The demotion was probably more about him pitching 3 innings in […]

     
  • 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.

     
  • Tailgating Game 17: Rays (7-9) Vs Yankees (10-6)

    Tailgating Game 17: Rays (7-9) Vs Yankees (10-6)

    April 18, 2014 at 2:59 pm 8 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays have dropped to 9th in the Power Rankings, but still have a 47.2% chance of making the playoffs…Erik Bedard will make his first start of the season for the Rays. He is also the seventh starting pitcher used by the Rays already…Matt Joyce is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Big Crowd, A Weak Defense, And A Triple-Play

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Big Crowd, A Weak Defense, And A Triple-Play

    April 18, 2014 at 7:49 am 10 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 10, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Big Crowd. Attendance was 28,085. That’s a huge number for a weeknight. Last year, the largest crowd for a […]