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  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Odds And Ends

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Odds And Ends

    September 9, 2014 at 7:30 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 (69-75) After spending several days away, let’s get back into this with a few notes and links. If there is anything noteworthy that I missed […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Dome That Continues To Have Rain Delays

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Dome That Continues To Have Rain Delays

    September 4, 2014 at 7:30 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. A PROGRAMMING NOTE: I will be on a much needed vacation for the next few days, fishing in Louisiana. I’m not sure if there will be […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 140: St. Pete And Rays May Be Closing In On Stadium Flirting Agreement

    Tailgating Game 140: St. Pete And Rays May Be Closing In On Stadium Flirting Agreement

    September 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Joe Maddon going with the same basic lineup as last night with Jose Molina behind the plate instead of Ryan Hanigan…Sounds like the Rays and St. Pete may be closing in on an agreement that would allow the Rays to talk to folks in Hillsborough County. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Wives, Escobar’s Antics, And A Blown Call

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Rays Wives, Escobar’s Antics, And A Blown Call

    September 3, 2014 at 7:44 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. Blue Jays 8, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Rays Wives. I know a lot of people are tired of the Ice Bucket Challenge, but it has […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 139: So Many Shutouts During Rays Games

    Tailgating Game 139: So Many Shutouts During Rays Games

    September 2, 2014 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays are now tied for the MLB lead with 18 shutout wins and 16 shutout losses. The 34 games in which one of the teams failed to score is the most in the AL since the 1973 Yankees (37). The last team to lead both […]

     
  • Why Joe Maddon May Not Be Managing The Rays Next Season

    Why Joe Maddon May Not Be Managing The Rays Next Season

    September 2, 2014 at 12:16 pm 9 comments

    There are only 24 games left in the 2014 season and as strange as it may sound, these may be the final 24 games for Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Marc Topkin recently brought the subject up in a longer column on the final month and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Rare Walk-Off Win For The Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Rare Walk-Off Win For The Rays

    September 2, 2014 at 8:02 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: Evan Longoria.Wil Myers’ opposite field double was a nice sight. But even better was Evan Longoria coming through with the 2-out, 2-run […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 137: First Round Of September Call-ups Announced

    Tailgating Game 137: First Round Of September Call-ups Announced

    August 31, 2014 at 11:49 am 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… In the first wave of September call-ups, the Rays will bring up Curt Casali and pitchers Steve Geltz and Brandon Gomes. David DeJesus will also be activated on Monday. There will be another round of call-ups after the Durham Bulls’ postseason run ends…Kelly Johnson has been […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 135: Rays Trying To Do Something Not Seen In The AL Since 1981

    Tailgating Game 135: Rays Trying To Do Something Not Seen In The AL Since 1981

    August 29, 2014 at 3:33 pm 1 comment

    Lineup… Playing a Little Pepper… The Rays have committed an error in 5 straight games for the first time since 2012…If Chris Archer allows fewer than 2 earned runs tonight, he would match the club record for 5 straight starts allowing 0 or 1 runs. He has not allowed a […]

     
  • Playing A Little Pepper: 9 Questions For The Rays

    Playing A Little Pepper: 9 Questions For The Rays

    August 29, 2014 at 12:34 pm 6 comments

    First Inning. Who will be the opening day shortstop for the Rays in 2015? Yunel Escobar. He’s got a contract. It’s relatively cheap. And the Rays don’t want Ben Zobrist to play shortstop everyday. If they did, they had plenty of other opportunities to do it. Now, 2016 is a […]