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How to Look at Baseball Numbers

On Tuesday’s edition of the Booger and Rich show, Booger asked which Rays hitters have not been earning their keep on the offensive side of the ledger. He brought up Ben Zobrist so I said […]

98.7 The Fan–05/13/2014

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An Ugly Loss For The Rays Will Lead To Trade Rumors

Joe Maddon said last night the Rays got ambushed. The best part of the evening was it wasn’t on local TV last night and bleary eyed Rays didn’t have to ask themselves why why why […]

98.7 The Fan–05/13/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 7:  Bud Norris #25 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 7, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

@RBIRich Baseball Blog … One Pitch Makes a Difference

Last night the Rays pitchers Cesar Ramos threw 72 pitches, Bud Norris grew 101 and Brendan Gomes tossed 18. Five different pitchers combines to throw 143 pitches for the O’s while four Rays pitchers threw […]

98.7 The Fan–05/08/2014

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Should Joe Maddon Take Any Blame?

Tampa Bay has been blessed to have a coach with Joe Maddon’s caliber. In fact, we’d be willing to bet that any Major League Baseball team would drool to have Maddon as their skipper. However, […]

98.7 The Fan–04/25/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 5:  James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays follows through on a two-run double sending in the go ahead run during the eighth inning of a game against the Texas Rangers on April 5, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Loney Keys Rays’ 5-4 Win Over Rangers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night. Loney lined an opposite-field drive off […]

98.7 The Fan–04/05/2014

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Chris Archer, Rays Agree To 8-Year Contract

ST. PETERSBURG, FL– The Rays have locked up Chris Archer for their long-term future. On Wednesday the Rays announced they agreed to a eight-year contract with the 25 year-old right hander, six years guaranteed. The […]

98.7 The Fan–04/02/2014

Wild Card Game - Tampa Bay Rays v Cleveland Indians

PANTS RANTS -The Rays’ Time Is Now

By Jeff Pantridge The Rays’ time is now… Right now… 2014… It’s time to win a World Series… This year. Everybody loves an underdog. The Rays have played that role since 2008. To compete against […]

98.7 The Fan–04/01/2014

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Kirk McEwen’s 2014 AL East Projected Finish

How do they do it? How is it that the Rays win 90 games year in and year out on such a measly payroll? You really have to give all the credit to Manager Joe […]

98.7 The Fan–03/04/2014

AL Wild Card Game

(AUDIO) Alex Cobb Is Ready To Get Rolling

Alex Cobb joined Fan Interference to give us a recap of his spring to this point, and how he is looking forward to the season to get started.  After his first outing, Alex said that […]

98.7 The Fan–03/03/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 28: Wil Myers #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays hits an RBI single in the first inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 28, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Does The Rays Lineup Have Enough?

Rays spring training is underway in Port Charlotte, and Tampa Bay is getting ready for a big season with some big names. The Rays have won 90+ games in 5 of the past 6 seasons. […]

98.7 The Fan–03/03/2014

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