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  • The Rays are on pace to have the worst attendance in MLB in 9 years

    The Rays are on pace to have the worst attendance in MLB in 9 years

    April 29, 2015 at 12:50 pm 10 comments

    The Rays finished dead-last in attendance last season at 1.45 million with just 17,857 tickets distributed per game, and the early signs are that the numbers are going to be worse this season. In fact, if the first two weeks of the season are any indication, attendance is going to […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 29, 2015 at 8:00 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. Yankees 4, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Thank goodness the Rays didn’t trade David DeJesus. Slick ‘n’ slide, @David_DeJesus3. pic.twitter.com/6ybFtxqE5Z — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April […]

     
  • This weekend’s Rays-Orioles series has been moved to Tropican Field

    This weekend’s Rays-Orioles series has been moved to Tropican Field

    April 28, 2015 at 1:58 pm 9 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays will get three extra “home” games this season as the Orioles today announced that this weekend’s series will be moved to Tropicana Field due to the ongoing unrest in Baltimore. The Orioles will play the games as the home team and officially the games will be […]

     
  • Kevin Cash takes the ball from Brandon Gomes.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 28, 2015 at 8:59 am 17 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 4, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria’s streak of 7 straight hits was snapped but he remains hot, picking up 2 more hits. THE […]

     
  • Trade for pitcher suggests John Jaso’s injury is a lot worse than first thought

    Trade for pitcher suggests John Jaso’s injury is a lot worse than first thought

    April 27, 2015 at 1:11 pm 4 comments

    The Rays have found another answer to their lack of left-handed pitching, sending cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno. More importantly for the rest of the roster, it means John Jaso is not returning to the lineup anytime soon. To make room on the 40-man […]

     
  • Steven Souza had a fantastic reaction to losing rock-paper-scissors.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 27, 2015 at 7:53 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 5, Blue Jays 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: You can make the argument that Chris Archer is the best pitcher in the American League right now. […]

     
  • ‘No smoking gun found’ in Joe Maddon tampering case against Chicago Cubs

    ‘No smoking gun found’ in Joe Maddon tampering case against Chicago Cubs

    April 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm 4 comments

    Even though Major League Baseball’s tampering investigation against the Chicago Cubs and how they hired Joe Maddon is in its sixth month, and even though one report said the Rays had proof of tampering, it sounds like the investigation will be concluded without any discipline being leveled against the Cubs. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 24, 2015 at 9:07 am 5 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 2, Red Sox 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake Odorizzi now has 11 starts since the start of the 2014 season in which he worked at […]

     
  • C.J. Riefenhauser was the only left-handed pitcher in the bullpen.

    The Rays suddenly have a huge bullpen problem and it is going to cost them a player

    April 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm 10 comments

    The Rays today announced that reliever CJ Riefenhauser has been placed on the disabled list with left shoulder inflammation. Mikie Mahtook has been called up to take his place on the roster. Once we get over the shock of seeing 12 (12!) players on the DL less than three weeks […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 23, 2015 at 8:41 am 11 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, Red Sox 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Hey, look who showed up last night. It’s Evan Longoria! Remember him? He singled and scored as the […]