Tagged: spring training

Spring watch – 28/2-2/3

As it turns out, I got home in plenty of time to watch the Rays-Phillies matchup on Saturday evening. And it turned out to be a bit of a slugfest at a breezy Bright House Field in Clearwater. Mitch Talbot  – one of the outsiders for the rotation’s fifth spot – was starting for the Rays, and suffered a rough first inning. He gave up five runs and three homeruns before getting out of it. Still, he came back and pitched a scoreless second and third, so it wasn’t a total disaster for him…

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Spring watch – 26/2

I rushed home from work last night to catch the first televised Rays game of the spring – against the Yankees in Tampa. Missed the top of the first (which is fairly usual for weekday afternoon games), but caught the rest of what turned out to be the Rays’ second straight loss to start the spring…

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