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  • Desmond Jennings is not coming back anytime soon

    Desmond Jennings is not coming back anytime soon

    June 5, 2015 at 12:45 pm 11 comments

    It has been more than a month since Desmond Jennings went on the DL with what was considered at the time to be a minor issue with his knee. But if the Rays were counting on Jennings to be that second-half offensive spark most teams seek in the trade market, […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 5, 2015 at 9:21 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: Erasmo Ramirez once again does exactly what a 5th starter needs to do. He worked into the 6th inning and gave up just […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 4, 2015 at 10:56 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. RAYS 6, Angels 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: People will point to the home runs in the 5-run 6th inning or the home run by Kevin Kiermaier in […]

     
  • The most exciting part of the Rays’ television ratings

    The most exciting part of the Rays’ television ratings

    June 3, 2015 at 1:39 pm 24 comments

    Yesterday we received some good news when it turned out that despite terrible attendance, TV ratings are not only still strong, but actually growing. But that wasn’t even the most exciting part. Buried below was this nugget: “Rays viewership in Orlando is up 29% year-over-year through the same number of games.” First […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 3, 2015 at 9:20 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. RAYS 6, Angels 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer has reached the point where there is the great Chris Archer and there is the good Chris […]

     
  • Rays’ TV ratings are still among top 15 in Major League Baseball

    Rays’ TV ratings are still among top 15 in Major League Baseball

    June 2, 2015 at 1:56 pm 4 comments

    Attendance for Rays games are still bad. But in a sporting universe where television ratings are king, the Rays are still doing better than most and it is just another reminder of why Major League Baseball will never give up on the Tampa Bay market. According to Fox, viewership for […]

     
  • Rays have the lowest-scoring games in the AL and it is not even close

    Rays have the lowest-scoring games in the AL and it is not even close

    June 2, 2015 at 12:10 pm 2 comments

    On defense, the Rays are giving up just 3.58 runs per game, tops in the American League.  That’s damn good, especially if you consider all of the injuries to the pitching staff. However, on offense, the Rays are averaging 3.75 runs per game this season, 13th in the American League […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 2, 2015 at 8:36 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. RAYS (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Kiermaier has struggled from the leadoff spot, hitting .194 in 23 games from the top spot entering last night’s game. But […]

     
  • One insider thinks the Rays have a good shot to trade for Ryan Howard

    One insider thinks the Rays have a good shot to trade for Ryan Howard

    June 1, 2015 at 12:53 pm 7 comments

    Could Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard end up with the Rays at some point this season? One MLB insider thinks the Rays have a good chance to land the slugger. In his latest “Inside Baseball” column for CBSSports.com, Jon Heyman discusses Howard and lists eight possible landing spots now […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 1, 2015 at 7:31 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 9, Orioles 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Everybody will point to the Steven Souza home run in the 5th inning and it was huge. But it […]