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  • Drew Smyly’s season may not be over after all

    Drew Smyly’s season may not be over after all

    May 19, 2015 at 6:05 pm 5 comments

    As we discussed last week, the national media was jumping the gun by reporting Drew Smyly’s season over due to a tear in his shoulder labrum. Now it sounds like Smyly will indeed try to return at some point this season. While the Rays have yet to officially announce that […]

     
  • Montreal mayor to meet with MLB commissioner still doesn’t have a plan for bringing baseball back to Québec

    Montreal mayor to meet with MLB commissioner still doesn’t have a plan for bringing baseball back to Québec

    May 18, 2015 at 12:59 pm 14 comments

    Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is planning to meet with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred about bringing baseball back to the city according to CBC Sports. The meeting should be of little concern to fans of the Tampa Bay Rays, a team often associated as a potential relocation target, as the meeting […]

     
  • Marlins surprising new manager has strong ties to the Rays

    Marlins surprising new manager has strong ties to the Rays

    May 18, 2015 at 10:42 am 4 comments

    It was no surprise that the Miami Marlins fired manager Mike Redmond as the move had been rumored for weeks. What was surprising was the person hired to replace Redmond, Marlins current General Manager Dan Jennings. Jennings has strong ties to the Rays have served as the team’s first director […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 18, 2015 at 8:36 am 8 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 11, Twins 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: So Jake McGee looked like the old Jake McGee pitching the 7th inning for his first appearance of the […]

     
  • Here is the Rays’ All-Star game cap (maybe)

    Here is the Rays’ All-Star game cap (maybe)

    May 15, 2015 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

    [UPDATE: It turns out the image below is a hoax. However, the speculation remains that the ASG caps will be pillbox or faux pillbox.] This year’s All-Star game will be in Cincinnati and continuing the trend that began last year, the players are expected to wear caps with a theme […]

     
  • Kevin Cash is the game manager the Rays always wanted Joe Maddon to be

    Kevin Cash is the game manager the Rays always wanted Joe Maddon to be

    May 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm 5 comments

    Joe Maddon was a great manager and any team would be happy to have him. However, there are some early signs that Kevin Cash is the manager the Rays had always hoped for, at least between the white lines. When we talk about what makes a Maddon a great manager, […]

     
  • Guess who won Rock-Paper-Scissors.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 15, 2015 at 7:47 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. RAYS 6, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The pitching continues to be a strength for the Rays despite losing so many key arms to injuries. Erasmo […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 14, 2015 at 7:56 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. RAYS 3, Yankees 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Kiermaier had been struggling with his throws recently and in the 5th with 2 outs, the Yankees tested his […]

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

    May 13, 2015 at 7:44 am 9 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 4, Yankees 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer had a rough start, allowing each of the first 5 batters to reach base, with 2 of them […]

     
  • Kevin Cash won’t say the Yankees are stealing signs but he is scratching his head anyway

    Kevin Cash won’t say the Yankees are stealing signs but he is scratching his head anyway

    May 12, 2015 at 9:21 am 10 comments

    The New York Yankees teed off on Alex Colome Sunday, hitting four home runs off of the young starter, and they may have had some help. After the game, Colome and manager Kevin Cash noted that the Yankees seemed to be “right on his pitches, even ones he threw in […]