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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 7, 2016 at 11:33 am 1 comment

    It’s early and it is spring training, but the offensive numbers are looking up for the Rays. In their first five games, the Rays are hitting .312 (fifth among all teams) with a .820 OPS (tenth). They also have 21 doubles, tops among all teams. On the flip side, the […]

     
  • The Rays are bringing back home-run hero Dan Johnson, but with a bizarre twist

    The Rays are bringing back home-run hero Dan Johnson, but with a bizarre twist

    March 5, 2016 at 2:53 pm 3 comments

    The Great Pumpkin is back! Pending a physical, the Rays will sign Dan Johnson to a minor league contract, the team announced on Saturday. Johnson is best remembered for hitting several clutch home runs for the Rays from 2008 through 2011, including the game-tying home run with two outs and […]

     
  • Corey Dickerson hit a monster home run

    Corey Dickerson hit a monster home run

    March 3, 2016 at 4:43 pm 3 comments

    Go ahead and get excited, Rays fans, the Rays have a new slugger, and his name is Corey Dickerson. On Thursday, Dickerson showed off that prodigious power with a long home run that landed on the roof of the building beyond the right field wall. Oh mamma. The best part […]

     
  • Andrew Friedman reportedly did not want to trade for Chris Archer

    Andrew Friedman reportedly did not want to trade for Chris Archer

    March 3, 2016 at 1:37 pm 0 comments

    At times, the Rays can feel like a mess, a clay pot that is in a constant state of being molded. But if there is one thing we can lean back on these days, it is Chris Archer. He is one of the best personalities in sports, has amazing hair, […]

     
  • Military father surprises his 2 children during first pitch ceremony at Rays game

    Military father surprises his 2 children during first pitch ceremony at Rays game

    March 2, 2016 at 5:58 pm 1 comment

    Prior to the spring training opener in Port Charlotte, the Rays had two local children throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and it came with a sweet twist. The children were 7-year-old Isaiha and 5-year-old Fallon. Their father, Patrick Jackson, is a member of the Navy Seabees and has been in the Navy […]

     
  • Logo for Rays game in Cuba has a huge error

    Logo for Rays game in Cuba has a huge error

    March 2, 2016 at 4:33 pm 5 comments

    On Tuesday, the Rays announced the long-anticipated game they will be playing in Cuba later this month. This morning we noted that there was a logo for the game (above). That’s cool. There is just one small huge problem. The Cuban flag is upside-down (note the points on the star). […]

     
  • Ken Rosenthal says Chris Archer is a candidate to be traded in bizarre segment on contract extensions

    Ken Rosenthal says Chris Archer is a candidate to be traded in bizarre segment on contract extensions

    March 2, 2016 at 1:11 pm 3 comments

    Ken Rosenthal had a segment Wednesday on the MLB Network in which he discussed a number of players that would be good “candidates for restructured contracts.” After going through a few of the obvious players, Rosenthal turned to Chris Archer. This certainly piqued my interest. After all, Archer is already signed […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 2, 2016 at 10:10 am 2 comments

    Happy Baseball Season! The Rays open the spring training season today against the Washington Nationals with Jake Odorizzi on the mound. Erasmo Ramirez will start on Thursday with Chris Archer going on Friday. That means actual games played on actual baseball fields with player names we may or may not […]

     
  • This is the best sign yet that Major League Baseball will never leave the Tampa-St. Pete area

    This is the best sign yet that Major League Baseball will never leave the Tampa-St. Pete area

    March 1, 2016 at 2:38 pm 6 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays are about to embark on yet another season with poor attendance and countless national news stories about how they should move to Montreal. However, we now have yet another good sign that Major League Baseball is going to be in the Bay Area for a long time. […]

     
  • We just got our first sign that attendance will be just as bad in 2016

    We just got our first sign that attendance will be just as bad in 2016

    February 27, 2016 at 6:21 pm 8 comments

    The Rays hosted their annual Fan Fest on Saturday and by all accounts everybody had a great time and the Rays raised nearly $70,000 for the Rays Baseball Foundation and ALS research. Unfortunately, it also gave us our first hint about attendance this season and it is not good. According […]