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  • Tailgating Game 8: Rays (4-3) At Royals (2-3)

    Tailgating Game 8: Rays (4-3) At Royals (2-3)

    April 7, 2014 at 3:40 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… David DeJesus is not in tonight’s lineup. However, that may have to do more with the Royals starting a lefty and Joe Maddon wanting to get Sean Rodriguez in the lineup…The Rays are 3-13 all-time in Road openers and 2-6 under Joe Maddon. However, over the […]

     
  • The Rays’ Roster Is Not Going To Change Much In Next Few Years

    The Rays’ Roster Is Not Going To Change Much In Next Few Years

    April 7, 2014 at 8:30 am 4 comments

    If you like this Rays team, that is good. Because outside of possibly trading David Price before next season, the lineup and the starting pitchers are all probably going to be here for a while. Below is a look at the Rays’ regular lineup along with the top six starting […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Cobb Vs. Darvish, Stadium Talks, And Longer Games

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Cobb Vs. Darvish, Stadium Talks, And Longer Games

    April 7, 2014 at 7:30 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Rangers 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. While the result was not what you would like, this was a great game between an Ace […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Rays (4-2) Vs Rangers (2-3)

    Tailgating With The Rays: Rays (4-2) Vs Rangers (2-3)

    April 6, 2014 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rangers activated Yu Darvish today from the disabled list to face the Rays…David DeJesus will DH again today but is expected to return to the field in Kansas City on Monday…Brandon Guyer won the Al Lopez Award, given to the Rays’ most outstanding rookie during […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Game 6

    April 5, 2014 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… If you missed it earlier, the Rays announced a 2-year extension for Yunel Escobar that could keep him with the club through the 2017 season…Tonight is Wil Myers bobblehead night. It does look like Myers except maybe it needs to look a little more out of […]

     
  • Yunel Escobar Signs 2-Year Extension With Rays

    Yunel Escobar Signs 2-Year Extension With Rays

    April 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm 1 comment

    The Tampa Bay Rays today announced that Yunel Escobar has signed a 2-year extension worth at least $13 million. An option for a third year would push the total value of the deal to $19 million. The Rays had a $5 million option on Escobar for the 2015 season. Escobar […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Game 5

    Tailgating With The Rays: Game 5

    April 4, 2014 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Juan Carlos Oviedo has been sent on a rehab assignment to the Durham Bulls, presumably to rehab his broken Visa…The Rays have just one home run, but they are still 7th in the AL in slugging. The Rays do lead the AL with 11 doubles…The Rays […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Was Videombombed By Jose Bautista

    Evan Longoria Was Videombombed By Jose Bautista

    April 4, 2014 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    Evan Longoria made another appearance on “Intentional Talk” where they covered a number of topics including NCAA Tournament brackets, t-shirts, and how he has “a thing for cheerleaders” (Jaime Edmondson was briefly a Miami Dolphins cheerleader). But the best part may be the Jose Bautista videobomb at the 7:50 mark. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Big Tree’s Big Game, Brandon Gomes’ New Role, And A New Contract For Yunel Escobar

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Big Tree’s Big Game, Brandon Gomes’ New Role, And A New Contract For Yunel Escobar

    April 4, 2014 at 7:46 am 12 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, Blue Jays 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Big Tree. A very nice start to the season for Chris Archer who struck out 7 and walked 2 […]

     
  • Brian Anderson Calls Evan Longoria’s Home Run Before It Happens

    Brian Anderson Calls Evan Longoria’s Home Run Before It Happens

    April 3, 2014 at 9:02 pm 4 comments

    The Rays went homerless in their first three games of the season, their longest such streak to start the season. But with the Rays looking for insurance runs in the eighth inning and Evan Longoria at the plate with two runners on, Brian Anderson made the bold prediction. “This could […]