Archive for March, 2014

  • [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    March 31, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

    Happy Opening Day, everybody! We have a bunch of posts on tap today. But before we get to those, here are some links to get the day started. Also, the Rays played in Montgomery on Saturday against the Biscuits, which produced this amazing photo of Ben Zobrist wearing a Biscuit […]

     
  • Rays Will Have A Familiar Lineup On Opening Day

    Rays Will Have A Familiar Lineup On Opening Day

    March 30, 2014 at 4:48 pm 5 comments

    Here is the lineup for opening day. David DeJesus, LF Wil Myers, RF Ben Zobrist, 2B Evan Longoria, 3B James Loney, 1B Desmond Jennings, CF Matt Joyce, DH Jose Molina, C Yunel Escobar, SS David Price, SP It should look familiar. All ten players were on the roster last year. […]

     
  • More Photos Of The Trop’s New Fan Area In Centerfield

    More Photos Of The Trop’s New Fan Area In Centerfield

    March 30, 2014 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

    Jordan Rump had a chance to tour the renovations to the centerfield area at The Trop and took some pictures. He was kind enough to share those with us. Looks pretty cool. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Spring Highlights: Brandon Guyer Made An Amazing Diving Catch

    Spring Highlights: Brandon Guyer Made An Amazing Diving Catch

    March 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm 2 comments

    The Rays lost to the Tigers 6-3 this afternoon but not all was lost. Brandon Guyer made what will go down as one of the best catches of the season for the Rays. Matt Moore described the catch as being “like a cheetah snagging a seagull out of the air.” […]

     
  • Rays Re-Sign Erik Bedard, Add Veteran Infielder

    Rays Re-Sign Erik Bedard, Add Veteran Infielder

    March 28, 2014 at 3:19 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have re-signed starting pitcher Erik Bedard to a minor league deal according to several members of the media. Bedard had hoped to find a Major League job with another club. Instead, he will report to the triple-A Durham Bulls where he will be part of their rotation. The […]

     
  • A Look At The New Batter’s Eye Fan Area At The Trop

    A Look At The New Batter’s Eye Fan Area At The Trop

    March 28, 2014 at 3:14 pm 3 comments

    Marc Topkin took a good photo of the renovated batter’s eye area at The Trop. One more view of #Rays new centerfield/batter's eye fan area pic.twitter.com/0FbbSTTOUy — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 28, 2014 Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Here Is The New 4-Pound Burger The Rays Will Offer Fans This Year

    Here Is The New 4-Pound Burger The Rays Will Offer Fans This Year

    March 28, 2014 at 12:01 pm 2 comments

    It is trendy right now in baseball to offer ridiculous foods that nobody would ever think to eat outside of a stadium and the Rays are jumping on the bandwagon with a 4-pound burger. It comes with a pound of fries. It will cost $30. The heart attack will cost […]

     
  • Alex Cobb Hit An Orioles Batter In The Head

    Alex Cobb Hit An Orioles Batter In The Head

    March 27, 2014 at 10:28 pm 2 comments

    There was an ugly scene tonight during the Rays game when a pitch got away from Alex Cobb and hit Nelson Cruz of the Orioles in the helmet. The pitch was a curveball, so it wasn’t thrown particularly hard. However, it did reportedly crack Cruz’s helmet. Cruz did appear to […]

     
  • Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    March 27, 2014 at 12:48 pm 2 comments

    The New York Yankees are still the most valuable team in baseball with a value of $2.5 billion according to the latest franchise valuations released by Forbes.com. The least valuable team is our own Tampa Bay Rays, with a value of $485 million, or about 19% of the value of […]

     
  • An Amazing Photo Of Jose Molina From His Rookie Year

    An Amazing Photo Of Jose Molina From His Rookie Year

    March 27, 2014 at 9:33 am 1 comment

    Here is a photo Jose Molina posted to Instagram earlier today with the caption “mi familia los amo” (I love my family). Jose, who is barely recognizable, is on the left in the back. His brother, Bengie Molina, is on the right. I am pretty sure that is Yadier Molina […]