Posts Tagged ‘joe maddon’

Buck’s Bullpen Briefs Aug. 3, 2015


Note: All stats current as of close of play on August 2, 2015. Well, the 2015 Major League Baseball Non-Waiver Trade Deadline is behind us, and what a week it was. Several major stars, including a few closers, changed teams in the final days before the deadline. In case you missed it, let’s take a […]

Baseball Today with Tommy G. 7-20-15



Colourful 2014 in fiery sparklers

  It appears that another year has come and gone according to my calendar so it’s time again for my year end offering. This past year of 2014 had a few interesting items of interest for you the fan some I witnessed personally some I just read about or heard of so here goes.  My […]

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

Joe Maddon gets run from a game.  (Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports)

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…