Category Archives: Rays

Shouldn’t the Rays Just Let Yunel Escobar Go?

 We’re past the non-waiver trade deadline in MLB and into the portion of the season where teams put all of their players on revocable waivers (just to see whether anyone clears – and of course, many large contracts will clear) … Continue reading

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New @Fangraphs — Playoff Odds

Fangraphs introduced a very cool feature at their standings page, now integrating Coolstandings.com playoff odds into the presentation of up to date standings.  So, in one place we can see existing W/L records, expected records for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts –Yankees/Rays Opening Day 2012

As you likely know by now, the Rays defeated the Yankees 7-6 in Tampa this afternoon.  I live blogged the game (which you can see here), but now that Game 1 of 162 is in the books, we can sit … Continue reading

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AL East: Why do people think the Yanks are Heading to the Playoffs?

The MLB season officially began last week in Japan, with the Mariners’ extra inning victory over Oakland, but for me it opens Thursday when reigning MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander takes the mound against Jon Lester and the … Continue reading

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Why isn’t Jeremy Hellickson Available?

Trade rumors abound this July, just as they do every year.  Unlike most years, however, the Rays are at the top of most teams speed dial, as it appears increasingly likely that they will deal talented (but in some ways … Continue reading

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