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  • A Closer Look At Matt Moore’s Shiny, New Windup

    A Closer Look At Matt Moore’s Shiny, New Windup

    March 24, 2014 at 6:01 pm 2 comments

    Last season we wondered when the Rays would start to simplify Matt Moore’s delivery as they had previously done with David Price with much success. Turns out the answer was “very soon,” as in the 2014 season. The new windup is not nearly as simplified as Price’s has become. But […]

     
  • We Now Know What David Price Yelled Into His Glove During 2008 ALCS

    We Now Know What David Price Yelled Into His Glove During 2008 ALCS

    March 24, 2014 at 3:22 pm 2 comments

    In the latest installment of the Rays’ new advertising campaign centered around their Flex Packs, the Tampa Bay Rays have discovered “new audio” of David Price from game 7 of the 2008 ALCS…

     
  • Rays Prospect Suspended 50 Games For Using A Horse Steroid

    Rays Prospect Suspended 50 Games For Using A Horse Steroid

    March 24, 2014 at 1:25 pm 11 comments

    Major League Baseball has announced that pitcher Alex Colome, one of the top prospects in the Rays’ organization, has been suspended for 50 games for failing a drug test. Colome made three starts for the Rays in 2013, allowing just four earned runs in 16 innings. In 14 starts at […]

     
  • Spring Playing Time: Week 3

    Spring Playing Time: Week 3

    March 24, 2014 at 10:12 am 1 comment

    The positions that a player plays in spring training, the amount of playing time the players receive, and when that playing time is logged, gives us some insight into what Joe Maddon is thinking as we head towards the regular season. Here are the updated numbers after three weeks. This […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Rotation, The Bullpen, And Renovations To The Trop

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Rotation, The Bullpen, And Renovations To The Trop

    March 24, 2014 at 7:30 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 9, Red Sox 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Juan Carlos Oviedo. All signs were that Oviedo would not be ready for opening day after missing so […]

     
  • Matt Moore Was Hit In The Face With A Line Drive

    Matt Moore Was Hit In The Face With A Line Drive

    March 23, 2014 at 1:44 pm 1 comment

    Matt Moore was hit in the face by a linedrive off the bat of Xander Bogaerts during today’s spring training game against the Red Sox. Moore was able to scramble up and get the runner at first base. He was bleeding from the lip (you can see the full video […]

     
  • Jake Odorizzi Named 5th Starter And Erik Bedard Opts Out Of Contract

    Jake Odorizzi Named 5th Starter And Erik Bedard Opts Out Of Contract

    March 22, 2014 at 3:51 pm 10 comments

    The Rays have made it official. Jake Odorizzi will be the fifth starter. “It’s way too much to put into words, said Odorizzi after learning he would be in the rotation. “I feel honored to be picked out of the three, because any one of us could’ve gotten it.” As […]

     
  • In An Upset, Erik Bedard Will Not Be The 5th Starter

    In An Upset, Erik Bedard Will Not Be The 5th Starter

    March 22, 2014 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

    We still don’t know who the fifth starter will be, but we now know it won’t be Erik Bedard. According to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rays have spoken with Bedard about accepting an assignment to triple-A. However, with so many injuries to starting pitchers this spring, […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Posed For A Photo With Pat Sajak In Front Of An Amazing Poster

    Joe Maddon Posed For A Photo With Pat Sajak In Front Of An Amazing Poster

    March 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

    Pat Sajak and his son visited Joe Maddon prior to today’s spring training game and posed for a photo in what appears to be Maddon’s office. While that is cool all by itself, what is really great is the poster behind the trio. It is a photo of Maddon being […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Fifth Starter Spot, More Cuts, And An Angry Alex Cobb

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Fifth Starter Spot, More Cuts, And An Angry Alex Cobb

    March 21, 2014 at 10:04 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 5, Twins 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Cesar Ramos. Ramos is probably not going to be fifth starter when the season starts, but his performance yesterday […]