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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 30, 2015 at 8:23 am 6 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cleveland 7, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Remember those days when the best thing we could say about a game was that the Rays weren’t no-hit? […]

     
  • The Rays are back to leading the world in defensive shifts

    The Rays are back to leading the world in defensive shifts

    June 29, 2015 at 11:24 am 0 comments

    Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays are often credited with starting the recent trend in defensive shifts and now the Rays appear to be getting back to what made them great defensively. Through 75 games, the Rays led all MLB teams with 668 defensive shifts on balls in play […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 29, 2015 at 8:07 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. Red Sox 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Heck of a debut for Grady Sizemore who may be working on a 4 day audition. With Matt Moore […]

     
  • Rays trade for Angels first baseman — here is what it means

    Rays trade for Angels first baseman — here is what it means

    June 26, 2015 at 7:46 am 8 comments

    On their off-day, the Tampa Bay Rays traded for first baseman/outfielder Marc Krauss from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disneyland. The Angels received minor league pitcher Kyle Winkler. To make room on the big league roster, Nick Franklin was optioned back to triple-A Durham. Who? Krauss is a […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 25, 2015 at 7:29 am 6 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Jays 1, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Nathan Karns did not allow a hit until the 6th inning and did not allow a run in 6.0 […]

     
  • Matt Moore to make first start for the Rays in 15 months

    Matt Moore to make first start for the Rays in 15 months

    June 24, 2015 at 11:17 am 1 comment

    Matt Moore is expected to make his first start for the Tampa Bay Rays since Tommy John surgery a week from Thursday, July 1 versus the Cleveland Indians at The Trop. It is not quite in stone yet — let’s call it ink with a bottle of white-out not far […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 24, 2015 at 8:35 am 15 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, Blue Jays 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Note to self: Do not write about how the Rays like to limit the number of batters their […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 23, 2015 at 7:27 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. Blue Jays 8, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Steve Geltz has now retired 28 batters in a row, a reliever’s perfect game…Kevin Kiermaier is so fun to […]

     
  • Derek Shelton calls Joey Butler an ‘old school’ hitter

    Derek Shelton calls Joey Butler an ‘old school’ hitter

    June 22, 2015 at 1:47 pm 2 comments

    One of the pleasant surprises this season for the Rays has been the bat of Joey Butler. Reminiscent of Carlos Pena, who was not supposed to make the 2007 roster, Butler started the year in triple-A Durham, was later called up, and has done nothing but hit the ball well. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 22, 2015 at 10:09 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. Indians 1, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Colome made a change to his mechanics and was great. He was perfect through 5. He allowed just […]