All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tampa bay rays’

David Ortiz Declares War on Rays’s Pitcher Price

In Game 2 of the American League Division Series last October, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz embarrassed Tamp Bay Rays pitcher David Price by hitting not one, but two home runs in the Sox’s 7-4 victory. Adding insult to injury, Ortiz stayed in the batter’s box while watching his second towering drive soar down the right field line, …

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Matt Moore Placed On Disabled List

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed left-handed pitcher Matt Moore on a 15-day disabled list, due to a recent elbow injury. Moore injured his elbow during Monday’s game against the Royals, and then underwent an MRI on Tuesday. The Ray’s general manager Andrew Friedman said that the MRI results were inconclusive and that Moore would be undergoing a more thorough …

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Jose Lobaton Walks Off A Winner

There was Joe Carter, Carlton Fisk, Derek Jeter, Aaron “Bleeping” Boone and of course there was Kirk Gibson. Those are just a few of the men who hit some of the most memorable homeruns during Major League Baseball’s postseason. Now, we can add Tampa Bay backup catcher Jose Lobaton to that esteemed list. It was Game 3 of the American …

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Baseball Playoffs Set to Begin Tonight

It was an amazing finish for three American League teams competing for the right to play in the one game Wild Card that begins on Tuesday night. For the past several weeks, the Texas Rangers, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians fought tooth and nail to outlast the Baltimore Orioles, the New York Yankees and the Kansas City …

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Blind MLB Pitcher Gets Rave Reviews At Training Camp

Juan Sandoval is one of the brightest talents to take the field at training camp for the Tampa Bay Rays, but his arm isn’t the only thing the other guys are curious about; behind the sunglasses he usually wears is a right eye rendered completely blind by a tragic act of violence. When Rays starter Matt Moore asked whether Sandoval …

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Will Rhymes Hit by Pitch, Collapses on the Field

Will Rhymes, infielder for the Tampa Bay Rays and the guy with one of the coolest names in the MLB, collapsed during the Boston Red Sox game last night after taking a 95-mph pitch to the arm. Although Rhymes seemed to initially shake off the injury, he was soon became wobbly, which immediately caught the attention of first base coach …

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Hideki Matsui Signs With Tampa Bay Rays: Twitter Reacts

Hideki Matsui has reportedly signed on with the Tampa Bay Rays in a minor league contract. The former Yankee has played nine seasons in the major leagues and has a .285 career average. Rays executive vice president Andrew Friedman said Matsui is “one of the most consistently productive hitters in the world” when he announced the acquisition today. Before signing …

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