After going 4-2 record on their most recent road trip, the Tampa Bay Rays are back home and preparing for a five game home stand which begins Friday. At just four games back of first, the...
Put a fork in it, the Rays drop the series to the Blue Jays following a 4-3 loss to Toronto, Wednesday. The redundant culprits struck again; Fernando Rodney blew the save in the ninth,...
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I almost considered writing a piece defending or criticizing Yunel Escobar for the home run gesture kerfuffle that came in the ninth inning of Monday’s game. But it dawned on me: the manufactured ballyhoo is void of anything worth writing about. That is to say, I couldn’t care less. The consternation surrounding gesture — like that surrounding Fernando Rodney...Read More
The Tampa Bay Rays dropped the first game of their current three game against the Toronto Blue Jays by a score of 7-5, in an afternoon game at the Rogers Center Monday. Jake Odorizzi took the mound against RA Dickey, in his debut performance with the Rays. Going into Monday’s game, the expectation for Odorizzi was to go five to six innings, while keeping the score low. Lets...Read More