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  • Sun Sports Had Another Perfectly Timed Graphic Seconds Before Desmond Jennings’ Lead-Off Home Run

    Sun Sports Had Another Perfectly Timed Graphic Seconds Before Desmond Jennings’ Lead-Off Home Run

    June 28, 2014 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

    With Desmond Jennings leading off the game against the Orioles this afternoon, Sun Sports placed the graphic seen above on the screen. The point of the graphic was to show that lefties hit Wei-Yin Chen well, but all the home runs come from right-handed batters. 10.0 seconds later, Jennings, a […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 83: Rays (33-49) At Orioles (42-37)

    Tailgating Game 83: Rays (33-49) At Orioles (42-37)

    June 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Yunel Escobar is still sidelined with a shoulder injury and will not start today’s game. Evan Longoria gets a day off from the field and will DH…Rays pitchers have 709 strikeouts, the most in MLB history after 81 games. If the Rays can strikeout 28 more batters […]

     
  • Tailgating Games 81&82: Discussing More David Price Trade Rumors

    Tailgating Games 81&82: Discussing More David Price Trade Rumors

    June 27, 2014 at 10:01 am 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The David Price rumors continue to heat up. Bill Shaikin of the LA Times calls the Dodgers “a long shot,” to acquire Price, but notes they cannot be ruled out…Here is a breakdown of Rays attendance. Ken Rosenthal says the Cardinals can afford Price but warns […]

     
  • David Price Hints That He Is About To Be Traded

    David Price Hints That He Is About To Be Traded

    June 25, 2014 at 9:41 pm 8 comments

    When David Price walked off the field in the ninth inning of today’s game it just felt different. His walk was slower. The tip of his cap felt more touching. And the reception from the players in the dugout looked more like a tribute from players that respect one of […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 80: Rays (31-48) Vs Pirates (39-38)

    June 25, 2014 at 10:25 am 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Will today be David Price’s last start with the Rays?…Ben Zobrist will start at shortstop for the 5th time this season as Yunel Escobar sits with a sore shoulder. Escobar may be available during the game. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Longoria Heating Up, Price In A Bad Mood, And Pirates Puns

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Longoria Heating Up, Price In A Bad Mood, And Pirates Puns

    June 25, 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. Pirates 6, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria. We have been seeing signs that he is starting to warm up and his home run last […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 79: Rays (31-47) Vs Pirates (38-38)

    Tailgating Game 79: Rays (31-47) Vs Pirates (38-38)

    June 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Ryan Hanigan was originally in tonight’s lineup, but was scratched with “neck stiffness“…Marc Topkin says it “sounds like” Jeremy Hellickson will not start on Friday and will make at least one more start for Durham…Rays prospect Enny Romero has been selected to play in the All-Star […]

     
  • Buster Olney: Rays Are Prepared To Trade David Price ‘Right Now’

    Buster Olney: Rays Are Prepared To Trade David Price ‘Right Now’

    June 24, 2014 at 3:12 pm 6 comments

    Brace yourselves, Rays fans. The end is near. Buster Olney has spoken with officials for other teams who believe that the Rays are now ready to trade David Price. “But rival officials are monitoring the market in the way that meteorologists follow weather patterns, and they believe that the Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Hitting Woes And Another Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Hitting Woes And Another Injury

    June 24, 2014 at 8:08 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Pirates 8, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cesar Ramos. Ramos did a great job saving the rest of the bullpen, retiring all 7 batters he faced, […]

     
  • High School Girl Throws Batting Practice, Makes David Price Look Silly

    High School Girl Throws Batting Practice, Makes David Price Look Silly

    June 23, 2014 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

    Chelsea Baker is a high school pitcher who was taught to throw a knuckleball by former big league pitcher Joe Niekro. She first hit the national radar in 2010 as a little leaguer. Four years later, she is throwing batting practice against the Tampa Bay Rays. Here is a special […]