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  • James Kaprielian is one player projected to be taken by the Rays in the draft.

    Here is what the experts are predicting for the Rays in the first-round of the MLB Draft

    June 8, 2015 at 11:45 am 0 comments

    Major League Baseball’s amateur draft is tonight and unlike the drafts in other sports, it is pretty much a crapshoot and almost impossible to predict thanks to the availability of so many players, including high school kids. Last year, the Rays had the 20th pick and used it to take […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 8, 2015 at 8:09 am 6 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 3, Mariners 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: I’m going to try to put what Chris Archer is going in perspective and yet I know it won’t […]

     
  • Desmond Jennings is not coming back anytime soon

    Desmond Jennings is not coming back anytime soon

    June 5, 2015 at 12:45 pm 11 comments

    It has been more than a month since Desmond Jennings went on the DL with what was considered at the time to be a minor issue with his knee. But if the Rays were counting on Jennings to be that second-half offensive spark most teams seek in the trade market, […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 5, 2015 at 9:21 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 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Erasmo Ramirez once again does exactly what a 5th starter needs to do. He worked into the 6th inning and gave up just […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 4, 2015 at 10:56 am 2 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 6, Angels 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: People will point to the home runs in the 5-run 6th inning or the home run by Kevin Kiermaier in […]

     
  • The most exciting part of the Rays’ television ratings

    The most exciting part of the Rays’ television ratings

    June 3, 2015 at 1:39 pm 24 comments

    Yesterday we received some good news when it turned out that despite terrible attendance, TV ratings are not only still strong, but actually growing. But that wasn’t even the most exciting part. Buried below was this nugget: “Rays viewership in Orlando is up 29% year-over-year through the same number of games.” First […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 3, 2015 at 9:20 am 2 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 6, Angels 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer has reached the point where there is the great Chris Archer and there is the good Chris […]

     
  • Rays’ TV ratings are still among top 15 in Major League Baseball

    Rays’ TV ratings are still among top 15 in Major League Baseball

    June 2, 2015 at 1:56 pm 4 comments

    Attendance for Rays games are still bad. But in a sporting universe where television ratings are king, the Rays are still doing better than most and it is just another reminder of why Major League Baseball will never give up on the Tampa Bay market. According to Fox, viewership for […]

     
  • Rays have the lowest-scoring games in the AL and it is not even close

    Rays have the lowest-scoring games in the AL and it is not even close

    June 2, 2015 at 12:10 pm 2 comments

    On defense, the Rays are giving up just 3.58 runs per game, tops in the American League.  That’s damn good, especially if you consider all of the injuries to the pitching staff. However, on offense, the Rays are averaging 3.75 runs per game this season, 13th in the American League […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 2, 2015 at 8:36 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 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Kiermaier has struggled from the leadoff spot, hitting .194 in 23 games from the top spot entering last night’s game. But […]