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Looking back on Bucs’ loss to Kansas City

October 4, 2022 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. 5 Thoughts Yeah, it’s a little soon to give up on Todd Bowles. That said, I miss risking and biscuiting. 2. Remember when all the scuttlebutt was about Leonard Fournette being overweight. Do you think Vita Vea ate him? Content beyond this point is for members only. Already a member? To view […]

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Rays lose third in a row against Boston

October 4, 2022 general

Tuesday, 3 a.m. Believe it or not, the Tampa Bay Rays are thinking about the playoffs. It just doesn’t look like it. The Rays lost again Monday night, their third in a row, and again, they did it without playing their best. The Rays dropped a 4-3 come-from-ahead game to the Boston Red Sox on […]

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Chiefs wallop, redefine Tampa Bay Bucs

October 3, 2022 general

Monday, 4 a.m. The record itself suggests mediocrity. Two wins, two losses, too inconsequential. Two wins in four games. Nothing special. Nothing dazzling. Nothing that would suggest you are among the Super Bowl favorites. It’s a middle-of-the-pack kind of record, a record that suggests the disappointment matches the dazzling. And today, that says everything about […]

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Rays’ offense continues to struggle in loss

October 3, 2022 general

Monday, 4 a.m. They needed a hit. They hungered for a hit. They were desperate for a hit. And, with runners on the ninth inning Sunday, the Tampa Bay Rays turned their eyes to….Miles Mastrobuoni? With the tying run on base, and with both Yandy Diaz and Wander Franco on the bench, the Rays allowed […]

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Rays lose to Astros with just four hits

October 2, 2022 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. Is this any way to go into the American League playoffs? The Tampa Bay Rays, one night after clinching the post-season, took the night off offensivenly in a 2-1 loss to Houston. With the defeat, the Rays are three games behind Toronto and one-and-a-half behind Seattle. Content beyond this point is for […]

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FSU loses first game to Wake Forest

October 2, 2022 general

Saturday, 3 a.m. Well, that didn’t last long. The FSU Seminoles, enjoying their first national ranking in six seasons, seem destined to fall right back out after a 31-21 loss to Wake Forest at home on Saturday. The Seminoles had a disappointing day, falling behind 28-7 ad watching as Wake salted the game away with […]

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Rays clinch playoffs with win over Houston

October 1, 2022 general

Saturday, 4 a.m. They are in. Through it all, through the injuries and the weak hitting and the maddening slumps and the basetunning errors, the Tampa Bay Rays have made the playoffs for the fourth straight year (and eighth of their history). Yeah, you can still debate how long they will last. Certainly, they will […]

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Can Bucs find enough offense to beat Chiefs?

October 1, 2022 general

Saturday, 4 a.m. There is a chance, just a chance, that Tom Brady gets Chris Godwin back this week. There is also a chance, even if it just a chance, that Brady gets Julio Jones back. And while we’re at it, there is a chance, and “chance” cannot be overly stressed, that Brady gets Donovan […]

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Offensive woes continue for Tampa Bay Rays

September 30, 2022 general

Friday, 4 a.m. Turns out, Hurricanes Ian did not cause the only power shortage in Tampa Bay. Turns out, the Tampa Bay Rays had their own. And the question remains: Can this team hit enough to hang around the playoffs for any significant amount of time? Content beyond this point is for members only. Already […]

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Ramirez’ extra-inning double lifts Rays to win

September 28, 2022 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. If you don’t think this one was ugly, consider this: The Tampa Bay Rays used more pitchers Tuesday night than they had hits. The Rays, somehow, won a 6-5, 11-inning marathon against the Cleveland Guardians, complete with a rain delay They remain in second place in the Wild Card standings. Their magic […]

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