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Joe Maddon

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(AUDIO) Recent Play Has Made Trading Price Not So Simple

Todd Kalas joined Fan Interference (and his best friend “Lights”) this morning to talk about the sudden turn around for the Tampa Bay Rays. The recent optimism from the road trip has put some of […]

98.7 The Fan–07/02/2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 21:   Jake Odorizzi #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Tropicana Field on June 21, 2014 in St Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Odorizzi Dominates As Rays Beat Astros 8-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit and struck out 10 while pitching into the eighth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 8-0 on Saturday. Odorizzi (3-7) retired […]

98.7 The Fan–06/21/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 10:  Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays waits on first base during a St. Louis Cardinals pitching change during the eighth inning of a game on June 10, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

What’s Wrong With The Tampa Bay Rays This Season?

Follow Me on Twitter TrevorG987 A lot of people have been putting blame on different players, coaches and front office staff for the Tampa Bay Rays lackluster season thus far. We all know Joe Maddon […]

98.7 The Fan–06/13/2014

Tampa Bay Rays v Kansas City Royals

Is Joe Maddon Making the Same Mistakes as Tony Dungy?

Joe Maddon came out this week to defend his hitting coach Derek Shelton after the Rays couldn’t buy a run during their losing streak. Booger noted that this reminded him of one of his former […]

98.7 The Fan–06/12/2014

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Grant Balfour’s Demotion Had To Be Done

In a season where everything has seemingly gone wrong, the Tampa Bay Rays got it right on Monday. Skipper Joe Maddon held a closed-door meeting with Grant Balfour yesterday and informed him that he is […]

98.7 The Fan–06/10/2014

Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox

Shut Your Mouth David Ortiz

We all know the story by now. Last Friday night at Fenway Park, Rays lefty David Price put a 94-mph fastball right into the back of Red Sox DH David Ortiz. Ortiz wasn’t happy about […]

98.7 The Fan–06/04/2014

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What Is Wrong With The Rays?

It is the beginning of June and the Rays are solidly locked in last place in the AL East. You would think by looking at the standings that Joe Maddon had a line up that […]

98.7 The Fan–06/02/2014

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For Joe Maddon, There’s No Reason To Feel Down Despite Team Struggles

I had the opportunity to speak with Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon earlier this week to get his take on the state of the team approaching the 50 game mark of the 2014 MLB […]

98.7 The Fan–05/23/2014

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(AUDIO) If The Rays Have To Make Moves, Who Could They Trade Away

This season for the Tampa Bay Rays has not gone as planned. The team has faced injuries to stars such as Alex Cobb and Matt Moore, and the offense has had a season long drought […]

98.7 The Fan–05/21/2014

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(POLL) Who Does The Rays Problem Rest On Most

As it stands right now, the Tampa Bay Rays are 19-26 and show no signs of coming out of their funk. The strengths of this team in the past, starting pitching, timely hitting, and free […]

98.7 The Fan–05/19/2014