Posts Tagged ‘joe maddon’

Kiermaier is here to Save the Day

Kevin Kiermaier (39) is congratulated by second baseman Ben Zobrist during the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tropicana Field.  photo:  Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports

  St. Petersburg, Fla. — The visitors half of the 5th came to an exciting end in the glove of Tampa Bay Rays rightfielder Kevin Kiermaier.  With the Rays up 4-3, yes I said Rays up 4-3 and the bases juiced with Redbirds, Peter Bourjos the Cards centerfielder,  put a charge in the rawhide sending it […]

Rays-Jays-Vet Great Spring Day in Dunedin

Rays-Jays-Vet Great Spring Day in Dunedin

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday’s Tampa Bay Rays/Toronto Blue Jays game was World War Two Veteran David Johnston.  The 97-year old native of Brooklyn threw a strike to get the Rays 5-4 win off to a good start.  Johnston served in the European Theater of Operations including the Battle of […]

Le Baseball à Montréal, say it isn’t So

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays to Montreal?

Counting Pitches?

Chris Archer of the Tampa Bay Rays a young pitcher with All-Star future potential (photo Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Pitch counts, old school-new school, Joel Poiley breaks it down…



Rays Manager Joe Maddon will host Thanksmas for the seventh consecutive year, December 10-12, at Salvation Army Shelters in St. Petersburg, Tampa and Clearwater.

The Bats Come Alive as Price Gets Lucky 13

July 19, 2012; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price (14) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Tropicana Field (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Rays earn split with Tribe, Price notches 13th win, Jose Molina steals, BJ Upton clears the bags…

Mistakes Cost Rays Against Tigers


Error and base running mistake sink Rays, lose to Tigers 5-3, drop 3 of 4 to the Cats from Mo-town…

Strike-out Sale at the Trop


Lakeland High’s Chris Sale sets Tropicana strike-out record as his White Sox beat the Rays in a pitcher’s battle…

Rays’ Maddon just being Joe

(Eddie Michels photo)

DUNEDIN, Fla.–Tampa Bays Rays manager Joe Maddon sports his new coiffure or lack there of Friday prior to their game against the Blue Jays.  Maddon and the Rays raised approximately five thousand on Thursday for charity (Cut for a Cure) then sported T-shirts on Friday saying “Fortune Favors The Bald.” Editor’s note: From Yahoo Sports: […]

Hanigan Hammers Rays

Hanigan Hammers Rays

St. Petersburg, Fl. (RSEN) –Just a little over fourteen hours after Evan Longoria’s walk off homer in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday night off Cincinnati reliever Logan Ondrusek, James Shields took the hill for the Tampa Bay Rays.   Shields (8-4, 2.29) against righty Edinson Volquez (4-3, 5.77) in the matinee rubber match in the […]