Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports Maybe they’re saving runs for the playoffs? The Rays were officially eliminated from the top wild card slot today after dropping another low scoring game to the Astros, this time 3-1. They got good pitching, mostly good defense, and even a few scoring opportunities. But when it mattered, they were unable to get the big hit. It’s still up in … [Read more...] about Slouching Towards October: Rays 1, Astros 3
Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports Except...perhaps...in the postseason??? Go Rays! … [Read more...] about GDT: Man I hope I don’t play these guys again
Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports Tyler Glasnow made a final strong start ahead of the playoffs despite Rays loss to Red Sox The Rays opened up their final regular season series of the year Monday night in Fenway against the last-place Red Sox. With home field advantage no longer a possibility for the Rays in the wild card round, their focus turned to preparing for … [Read more...] about Glasnow looks ready for October: Rays 3, Red Sox 4
Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports Would love to score more than one run tonight but who knows? Go Rays! … [Read more...] about GDT: Nobody ask this man about fantasy football
Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images We can’t predict the future, and have no idea how far the Rays will get this postseason. But one thing we can say with confidence: Fenway Park will be empty after Wednesday, and the Boston players are heading home. The Tampa Bay Rays take the final lap of the regular season as they head to Boston to play a nearly meaningless series … [Read more...] about And so ends the regular season: Rays vs. Red Sox
Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images But it’s all academic now. The Rays clinched a spot in the postseason on Friday night for the fourth consecutive season, a franchise record. This means that the last five games of the season will be used to determine who and where the Rays will be playing next weekend in the Wild Card Round. They entered the game in the third and final … [Read more...] about Javier quiets playoff-bound Rays: Rays 1, Astros 2
David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Also known as “Baseball Playoffs Season” Go Rays! … [Read more...] about GDT: Welcome to Spooky Season!
Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Rays clinch postseason berth and Astros clinch the No. 1 seed in the same night. The gloves came off as the Tampa Bay Rays sealed their postseason berth with a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros. This makes four consecutive postseason appearances which is the longest streak in franchise history. Framber Valdez was the starter for the Astros … [Read more...] about A Game of Clinches: Rays 7, Astros 3
Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports I do NOT want to play the Astros in the postseason Go Rays! … [Read more...] about GDT: Oh God, THESE guys again?