The last team that the Reds Sox wanted to see in the American League Divisional series that begins tomorrow afternoon in Boston is the Tampa Bay Rays. The two teams have faced each other 19 times with the Red
Rays manager Joe Maddon has not let distractions and mistakes keep his team from winning.
They needed an extra day but in Game #163 the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers by a final score of 5-2 to gain entry into the post season for the fourth time in the last six seasons.
A funny thing happened on the Rays road to the 2013 American League Playoffs. They simply had to win a final weekend series in Toronto against the last place Blue Jays. So, here is the thing, the Blue Jays
James Loney put an exclamation point on an electric weekend of baseball at Tropicana Field.
Joe Maddon wanted to get James Loney off his feet for a day to recharge his batteries. The afternoon bled into the evening and in the bottom of the 9th inning he came to the plate as a pinch
During Andy Freed’s pre-game interview Saturday with Rays manager Joe Maddon he brought up David DeJesus. The conversation began with a discussion about DeJesus comfort level with the Rays after breaking the ice by delivering the winning hit versus
After the Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon Joe Maddon was asked who his starter for Sunday would be. He said it was a fluid situation. There was a meeting in Maddon’s office prior to allowing the
25 years after the movie Major League the Cleveland Indians finally got their Rally Chicken. A move that I believe Joe Maddon would approve of.
Just one of those days...er...weeks....err..months. Rays lead in wild card dwindling after being swept by A's.