The other day, I mentioned that the Tampa Bay Rays have decided to join their local baseball brothers in suckage, but they’ve notched it up. Now they’ve traded Steven Souza, Jr. to the Gritty Snakes. What they got in return is irrelevant. In the course of a few months, they’ve gotten rid of the Actual…… Continue reading Errant Sea Creatures Flee Florida
Are you surprised? Nope, not in this economy! <i>rimshot</i> The Feesh, as we all know, have been going hardcore with their elimination plans. The Tampa Bay Rays, not to be outdone, have DFA’d Corey Dickerson, who was an All-Star last year (huh?), picked up C.J. Cron (why?) and traded Jake Odorizzi to Happy’s Minnesota Twins…… Continue reading Florida Baseball Team Yard Sales, Volume Two
As I sit here, wondering what the hell is becoming of my beloved franchise which has apparently decided to give up and call it quits after Derek Jeter sent the Yankees a gift basket, I find out maybe my team isn’t the only team to give up on 2018. Evan Longoria is now a New…… Continue reading Evan Longoira Goes Coast To Coast and the Orioles Make Their Case for Mets of the AL.
Are you on a diet? You will be soon…
Today is a great many things. I found out it is Pony Express Day. American Circus Day. Fish Fingers and Custard Day. Armenian Appreciation Day. But most importantly, it is my favorite holiday of all: Opening Day. I’m guessing it may be yours too? There are THREE real actual Major League Baseball games that count…… Continue reading The Most Wonderful Day of the Year
Edit: Found out what Archer asked Michelle Obama: “Why don’t you answer my tweets?” Hahaha. I suppose she’s a little busy. 5:28 pm: Game Over. Final score 4-1 Rays. I wish I was there. 5:23 pm: And a double to right field. 1 out. Dammit, Colome. Shut it down. 5:17 pm: Alex Colome pitching for…… Continue reading Tienes Que Ver TV: Los Rays en Cuba (Must See TV)
Today I visited the Spring Training home of the Toronto Blue Jays.
On Saturday afernoon, I visited Hammond Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Minnesota Twins, and then decided at the last minute to go to Ed Smith Stadium to see the Baltimore Orioles’ spring home, since they were playing the Rays and it was on the way home. For those keeping count, that’s three games in…… Continue reading Spring Training 2016 Day 2: Twins, Orioles, and Rays, Oh my
Last night, I attended a symposium titled “The Business of Professional Sports” at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg. The event was attended by Stuart Sternberg, Principal Owner of the Tampa Bay Rays, Jeff Vinik, Owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Bryan Glazer, Co-Chairman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was…… Continue reading The Business of Professional Sports
Team workouts were scheduled for 9 a.m. for the Rays on Sunday. Rays pitching prospects Blake Snell and Jacob Faria arrived at 8:28 a.m. Apparently, that was a little too late for Chris Archer. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Archer had the following to say: “You guys are the last two pitchers here. You guys…… Continue reading Chris Archer Elects Himself Team Leader