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  • 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 […]

     
  • Evan Longoria’s pitching arsenal is ‘just soggy 2-seamers’ and knuckleballs

    Evan Longoria’s pitching arsenal is ‘just soggy 2-seamers’ and knuckleballs

    June 19, 2015 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” where he discussed a variety of topics including what he would throw if asked to pitch. “I’d probably need about two innings to get loose,” Longo answered. “By the time I get in there, it is just soggy 2-seamers (fastballs), […]

     
  • Ways To Treat Brain Injuries

    Ways To Treat Brain Injuries

    June 19, 2015 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

    Traumatic brain injuries, from car accidents to falls to getting hit by a pitch, are treated in different ways. Dolman Law Group, a Clearwater personal injury law firm, assists many brain-injured clients. This blog from attorney Matt Dolman identifies various medical treatments and when they are used. Remember, there’s no […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 19, 2015 at 7:38 am 20 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: All Joey Butler does is get big hits. His latest was a solo home run to lead off the 6th inning. That […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 18, 2015 at 7:39 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 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Cash or whoever has designed this DH-in-the-NL deserves a ton of credit. Of course, part of it is out of necessity with […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 17, 2015 at 7:39 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. Nationals 16, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Welp, it is always fun to see position players pitch and we got both Jake Elmore and Nick Franklin […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 16, 2015 at 7:50 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. RAYS 6, Nationals 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The score makes it seem like the game wasn’t close and it wasn’t supposed to be close in the […]

     
  • Rays sign former All-Star outfielder Grady Sizemore with one huge red flag

    Rays sign former All-Star outfielder Grady Sizemore with one huge red flag

    June 15, 2015 at 4:37 pm 5 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have signed outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract. The 3-time All-Star was released by the Phillies on June 1. In 39 games, Sizemore hit .245 with a .288 OBP (.262 wOBA) and no home runs. The Rays have been linked as a […]

     
  • ESPN writer explains why the threat of moving the Rays to Montreal is real

    ESPN writer explains why the threat of moving the Rays to Montreal is real

    June 15, 2015 at 12:12 pm 11 comments

    Howard Bryant of ESPN.com wrote about the future of Major League Baseball in Montreal and of course the Tampa Bay Rays were brought up. But unlike most in the national media, Bryant is one writer who has always had a clear sense of what is going on in the Bay […]