Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Rays

  • Stat Line Of The Night – 5/10/12 – C.C. Sabathia

    Stat Line Of The Night – 5/10/12 – C.C. Sabathia

    Going into Thursday night, the New York Yankees were 16-14, one game behind the Toronto Blue Jays.  The Yankees sent their ace C.C. Sabathia to the mound to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays’ ace David Price, who had won his last four consecutive starts.  The Yankees were looking for a strong start from […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 9th) – Rays and Diamondbacks

    This Day In Sports History (March 9th) – Rays and Diamondbacks

    It was on this day in 1995 that Major League Baseball awarded the city of Tampa Bay and the state of Arizona with MLB teams.  Tampa Bay would be known as the “Devil Rays” (now known as simply the “Rays”) while the club from Arizona would be called the “Diamondbacks.” Tampa would be placed in […]

  • Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Tim Kurkjian impersonations appear to be all the rage in Major League Baseball these days.  After watching Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia unveil his squeakiest voice during an interview with Terry Francona on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight, Elliot Johnson of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted Kurkjian to know that Arencibia wasn’t the only player in […]

  • Nice Prediction Dan Shaughnessy (Video)

    Nice Prediction Dan Shaughnessy (Video)

    With the Tampa Bay Rays trailing the New York Yankees by a score of 7-0 in the bottom of the eighth and the Boston Red Sox leading the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 during a rain delay in the seventh inning, Dan Shaughnessy uttered the words, “I think the one thing that we have eliminated tonight is […]

  • Here Is A Timeline Graph Detailing The Red Sox Epic Collapse

    Here Is A Timeline Graph Detailing The Red Sox Epic Collapse

    According to the folks at SportsClubStats.com, the Boston Red Sox entered the 2011 MLB season with a 27.33% chance of making the post-season.  After losing their first six game of the season, their chances of making the playoffs fell to 3.81%.  Following a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on April 15, they would fall […]

  • Who Is This Kid And Why Is He Getting So Many Gifts? (Video)

    Who Is This Kid And Why Is He Getting So Many Gifts? (Video)

    A few autographs on his hat, a ball, a signed bat and cotton candy?  Seriously though, is this kid dying?  What’s with all the gifts? Many of these baseball players are good guys and all, but when Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon are signing your hat, another Yankees player is handing you a ball, and […]

  • Here Is Another Cirque du Soleil Opening Pitch (Video)

    Here Is Another Cirque du Soleil Opening Pitch (Video)

    Three weeks ago the San Diego Padres invited a performer from Cirque du Soleil to throw out the opening pitch prior to their game against the Kansas City Royals.  It gained plenty of coverage on both sports blogs and sports news shows, and its success caused the Tampa Bay Rays to try something similar last […]

  • It Was Raining Glass In Tropicana Field Last Night (Video)

    It Was Raining Glass In Tropicana Field Last Night (Video)

    During their franchise’s 14 years of existence, the Tampa Bay Rays have never experienced a rain delay at home.  That is largely due to the fact that they have been playing within the enclosed dome of Tropicana Field.  But while the dome may be able to prevent any rain from falling onto the field and […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/10/11 — C.C. Sabathia

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/10/11 — C.C. Sabathia

    Every team in Major League Baseball wants to head into the All-Star break on a winning note.  The Yankees were looking to just that against their division rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays.  It would not be an easy task, as the Rays sent All-Star pitchers James Shields to the mound, but luckily for the Yankees, […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 5/5/11 — David Price

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 5/5/11 — David Price

    The Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price was looking to rebound following a season-worst performance where he gave up 12 hits and five earned runs over 4 1/3 innings during a loss against the Angels.  He did just that yesterday afternoon. The Toronto Blue Jays’ hitters had no answer for Price on this day, as they […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 4/18/11 — David Price

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 4/18/11 — David Price

    The Tampa Bay Rays struggled out of the gate this season, losing their first six games and eight of their first nine, but they have since turned things around, and entered yesterday’s game against the Chicago White Sox with a 6-9 record.  David Price’s season can be described in a much similar manner – seven […]