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  • Fourth Of July Caps Have An Added Twist For The Rays This Year

    Fourth Of July Caps Have An Added Twist For The Rays This Year

    June 12, 2014 at 10:15 am 3 comments

    As has become tradition in Major League Baseball, all 29 American teams will wear special stars and stripes caps on the 4th of July. Here are those caps via SportsLogos.net. You will notice that one of these teams (other than the Blue Jays who will wear their batting practice caps) […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rebound And Kevin Kiermaier’s Amazing Catch

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rebound And Kevin Kiermaier’s Amazing Catch

    June 12, 2014 at 8:12 am 15 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, Cardinals 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Catch. Oh mamma, what a catch by Kevin Kiermaier (see below). Not only was it a great catch, but […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 67: Rays (24-42) Vs Cardinals (34-31)

    Tailgating Game 67: Rays (24-42) Vs Cardinals (34-31)

    June 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… ESPN has picked up 2 upcoming Rays games. The 4th of July game in Detroit and the July 6 game, also in Detroit. Unfortunately for the Rays, the second game was originally a Sunday afternoon game and will now be the Sunday Night Baseball game which […]

     
  • Casey Gillaspie Puts On A Rays Jersey For The First Time

    Casey Gillaspie Puts On A Rays Jersey For The First Time

    June 11, 2014 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

    Casey Gillaspie, the first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays has signed and was introduced to the media prior to Tuesday’s game. Gillaspie, whose brother Conor is a third baseman for the White Sox, received a signing bonus of $2.04 million and will immediately report to low-A Hudson Valley to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Blown Call In Baseball’s Replay Era

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Blown Call In Baseball’s Replay Era

    June 11, 2014 at 9:11 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cardinals 1, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Casey Gillaspie. The Rays have signed Gillaspie. The signing was done quickly and Gillaspie will start playing with Hudson […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 66: Rays (24-41) Vs Cardinals (33-31)

    June 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm 7 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays now have 41 losses. No other team has more than 36…The Rays are close to signing first-round draft pick Casey Gillaspie. His bonus will be $2.04 million…Ryan Hanigan says he expects to be activated tomorrow…Tony LaRussa will throw out the first pitch tomorrow. He […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Miracle Of An Afternoon Rain In St. Pete During The Summer

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Miracle Of An Afternoon Rain In St. Pete During The Summer

    June 10, 2014 at 7:01 am 28 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Mariners 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Good? Yeah, right. THE BAD: David Price. Guess who had yet another start where he looked like the best pitcher […]

     
  • Grant Balfour Is No Longer The Rays’ Closer

    Grant Balfour Is No Longer The Rays’ Closer

    June 9, 2014 at 10:56 am 28 comments

    Earlier today we talked about the struggles of Grant Balfour this season and now Joe Maddon has announced that Balfour is no longer the closer and the team will instead use a bullpen-by-committee. Maddon added that he wants Balfour to regain his confidence. The irony of this move is that […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 65: Rays (24-40) Vs Mariners (33-29)

    Tailgating Game 65: Rays (24-40) Vs Mariners (33-29)

    June 9, 2014 at 10:20 am 1 comment

    Playing A Little Pepper… Jeremy Hellickson will throw a bullpen session today and then start for Durham Bulls on Wednesday. As of now, Hellickson is still scheduled to return to the Rays on June 27 for the double-header against the Orioles. Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rare Struggle And Attendance That Is Going To Get Worse

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rare Struggle And Attendance That Is Going To Get Worse

    June 9, 2014 at 7:30 am 14 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Mariners 5, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer. In his last 5 starts (31 innings), Archer has allowed just 3 earned runs. He has also […]