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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    November 2, 2015 at 11:51 am 2 comments

    The World Series is over and the Kansas City Royals are the World Champions. It is now time to start getting into the off-season and figuring out what the Rays’ roster will look like next season. Before that, here are a few links to get everybody caught up. THE JUNKYARD […]

     
  • Rays finished 12th in local television ratings

    Rays finished 12th in local television ratings

    October 27, 2015 at 11:25 am 9 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays continue to show that there are plenty of baseball fans in the Bay Area, just not enough going to the games. The Rays finished 12th in MLB in local television ratings in 2015, with an average rating of 4.12 for prime time broadcasts on Sun Sports. […]

     
  • When a long distance love comes back

    When a long distance love comes back

    October 26, 2015 at 9:08 am 2 comments

    With the World Starting on Tuesday, Jordi Scrubbings is subbing in with some thoughts. In late August 1985, my father took me to my first Major League Baseball game. It was “Back to School Night” at Shea Stadium and I received a Mets binder I still have somewhere. I don’t […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    October 22, 2015 at 10:01 am 7 comments

    The World Series will start on Tuesday which means, the Rays’ off-season will start to ramp up in the next week or two. In the meantime, here are some tidbits from around the interwebs. First here are some minor leaguers who are now free agents: RHP Ernesto Frieri, Durham Bulls […]

     
  • Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 19, 2015 at 1:37 pm 11 comments

    Remember when Evan Longoria signed his second long-term contract and it was assumed he would finish his career with the Rays? Not so fast. In what is just speculation at this point, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe weighs in on Longoria, his contract, and his future, suggesting the Angels […]

     
  • Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    October 9, 2015 at 12:16 pm 13 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show on Friday for a segment in which he was asked to pick the winners of some upcoming NFL games. But before that, Longo was asked about the MLB playoffs. Longoria was asked if he had any insight into […]

     
  • Surprise! Sean Rodriguez was punching things and a Joe Maddon team got into a beanball war

    Surprise! Sean Rodriguez was punching things and a Joe Maddon team got into a beanball war

    October 8, 2015 at 9:50 am 5 comments

    The Chicago Cubs won the NL Wild Card game on Wednesday night. But the win was overshadowed by a benches-clearing incident in which Jake Arrieta was hit by a pitch. While this was your typical pushing and shoving brawl, filled with sound and fury, but ultimately signifying nothing, the one […]

     
  • Yankees playoff game still has tickets available just hours before first pitch

    Yankees playoff game still has tickets available just hours before first pitch

    October 6, 2015 at 3:27 pm 5 comments

    Approximately three hours before the first pitch for the American League Wild Card game at Yankee Stadium between the Yankees and Astros, there are still tickets available. This is according to Mike Francesa of WFAN in New York. Of course, the Rays have plenty of their own attendance issues, but […]

     
  • The Rays led all teams in defensive shifts

    The Rays led all teams in defensive shifts

    October 6, 2015 at 11:11 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. The Rays led all MLB teams with 1,462 defensive shifts on balls in play, according to an AP […]

     
  • Today is the 10th anniversary of Stuart Sternberg taking control of the Tampa Bay Rays

    Today is the 10th anniversary of Stuart Sternberg taking control of the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 3, 2015 at 1:31 pm 11 comments

    On this date in 2005, Stuart Sternberg took control of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and while the Rays won’t be in the postseason this year, what a heckuva 10 years it has been The first thing Sternberg and his partners did was to buy out the final year of Lou […]