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  • Tailgating Game 159

    Tailgating Game 159

    September 25, 2014 at 3:38 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Acording to Marc Topkin, Dave Martinez says he has not been contacted by the Astros. This conflicts with a report by Ken Rosenthal saying the Astros have called Martinez. This could be a matter of semantics as it is possible the Astros simply called Martinez’ agent […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Injury And Trading Jeremy Hellickson

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Injury And Trading Jeremy Hellickson

    September 25, 2014 at 8:00 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. Red Sox 11, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: One game closer. to the end. THE BAD: Giving Up? For the most part the Rays have continued […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 158: Dave Martinez Spoke With Astros About Managerial Position

    Tailgating Game 158: Dave Martinez Spoke With Astros About Managerial Position

    September 24, 2014 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Dave Martinez has taken the first step towards becoming the next manager of the Houston Astros. He is one of at least five candidates the Astros have spoken with on the phone according to Ken Rosenthal. I recently explained why Martinez should be a heavy favorite […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Alex Cobb’s Arm, Wil Myers’ Glove, And Bad Catching

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Alex Cobb’s Arm, Wil Myers’ Glove, And Bad Catching

    September 24, 2014 at 8:06 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 6, Red Sox 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. Pitchers are not always going to have their best stuff and the good pitchers will still […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 156: A Rare Meaningless Game Against The Red Sox

    Tailgating Game 156: A Rare Meaningless Game Against The Red Sox

    September 23, 2014 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays begin a 3-game series in Fenway Park tonight. This is the first series between the two teams since 2006 in which both teams were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. The Yankees are not yet eliminated but could be as early as tomorrow. When that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Players Finishing Strong And Those Who Are Not

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Players Finishing Strong And Those Who Are Not

    September 22, 2014 at 7:57 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. White Sox 10, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Finishing Strongish. If we look at just the numbers since the All-Star break, we see that Ben Zobrist […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 154: Minor League Awards Announced

    Tailgating Game 154: Minor League Awards Announced

    September 19, 2014 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Outfielder Johnny Field, the Rays’ 5th round pick in the 2013 draft, was named the Rays’ Minor League Player of the Year. He split the season between Bowling Green and Charlotte and hit .300 with a .376 OBP, 12 home runs and 23 stolen bases. Blake […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Purpose Of Replay And Big Wil’s Big Leap

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Purpose Of Replay And Big Wil’s Big Leap

    September 18, 2014 at 8:55 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. Yankees 3, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Instant Replay. How many times this season have we seen a play challenged where we had to slow the […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 153: Joe Girardi Goes On Nonsensical Rant Against Rays Pitchers

    Tailgating Game 153: Joe Girardi Goes On Nonsensical Rant Against Rays Pitchers

    September 17, 2014 at 3:55 pm 5 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… This morning we discussed Joe Girardi losing his god damned mind during last night’s game both before, and especially after, Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch. Well, he didn’t stop after the game, accusing Rays pitchers of not knowing how to pitch inside. Well, as […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Nick Franklin’s Debut And Joe Girardi Losing His Mind

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Nick Franklin’s Debut And Joe Girardi Losing His Mind

    September 17, 2014 at 8:11 am 13 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, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Nick Franklin. Franklin made his Rays debut and he made it a good one. He had 2 hits including […]