1. The Man, The Myth, The Zorilla

    Should Zobrist Be the Everyday RF? (AP) I did not know what to think of this season about Ben Zobrist until I heard his wife’s song during his first at-bat and thought, what ...

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  2. Rays-Red Sox: What to Watch For

    Here at Trop Talk, we want to wish all the mothers out there a happy Mother’s Day. You all deserve it and we hope you enjoy the day. Today’s game will feature two premier right-handers with Matt Garza going up against Josh Beckett...

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  3. Game 32: Tampa Bay Rays 14-Boston Red Sox 5

    Summer is finally upon us which means nothing to do now but baseball, baseball, and baseball. Rays baseball to be specific. The Rays clubbed the Sox today to remain undefeated in the new blue alternates...

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  4. Game 30: Tampa Bay Rays (13-16) VS. New York Yankees (13-14)

    Pena celebrating last nights game winning homerun. (AP) With our exams ending and summertime upon us we now have even more time to write articles other than pre and post game...

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  5. Rays-Yankees: Tampa Wins Game 29: 4-3 in 10 Innings

    Pena rounds the bases after his go-ahead homer in the 10th. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Exam week has gotten the best of us lately, but we urge you to hang in there with us as the worst is almost over...

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  6. Tampa Bay Rays VS. Boston Red Sox

    Game three of the series offers a chance for the Rays to finally win a series since the original Boston series. Boston will send Tim Wakefield to face off with Jeff Niemann. Today's pre-game will be short since I am running a little behind schedule...

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  7. Game 24: Boston Red Sox 2, Tampa Bay Rays 6

    We said tonight’s game should answer some questions about this struggling Rays team, and it did. After pummeling the Red Sox in the opener, the Rays beat them again tonight to win back to back games for the first time in six series...

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  8. Red Sox-Rays: Garza Flirts With Perfection

    Last night’s game was exactly what the Rays needed—a response to their poor play. The Tampa Bay Rays came ready to play and, more specifically, Matt Garza came to the park ready to deal...

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  9. Tampa Bay Rays: Daily Links

    After surfing around the Rays blogosphere, there seems to be a general consensus, including one we highlighted towards the end of last night’s post; someone or something needs to motivate this team...

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  10. Game 23: Boston Red Sox (14-7) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (8-14)

    Rays need Garza tonight to slow down the Sox. (AP) Before I start this pre-game, I would like to mention that you can now read all of our Trop Talk posts over at The Bleacher Report under the Rays section...

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  11. Game 22: Rays 3, Twins 8

    Yeah, it was that type of night. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) It’s the fifth inning and I’m already writing this. Partly due to having to study for a final and to just get some things said before I lose my mind...

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  12. Rays—Twins: Game 22

    It’s the fifth inning and I’m already writing this. Yeah, It was that kind of night. I'm writing this partly partly because I have to study for a final and to just get some things said before I lose my mind...

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  13. Game 22: Tampa Bay Rays (8-13) VS. Minnesota Twins (10-11)

    This makes me sick. (AP) Last nights game was a complete heartbreaker for any Rays fan. To watch Zorilla come off the bench and hit a bomb to put them back in the game was a feeling like no other...

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  14. Game 21: Rays 3 Twins 4

    Willy Aybar wasn't having it tonight. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Only one word can describe tonight’s game: heartbreaker. The Rays had many chances to take the lead and also to limit the damage done by the Twins but they came up short, many times...

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  15. Boston Trip: 4/9/2009

    I know it’s long overdue, but I’ve finally found some time to post a few of the pictures from the trip to Fenway park I took back on 4/9 to see the Rays take on the Red Sox...

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  16. Game 21: Tampa Bay Rays (8-12) VS. Minnesota Twins (9-11)

    Pena and Longo celebrating during yesterdays win. (AP) The Rays go into game two of this series looking to pick up where they left off last night. Tampa will send James Shields to face off with Francisco Liriano...

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  17. Game 20: Rays 7 Twins 1

    Pena slams his ninth homerun, a two-run shot. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Finally, pitching and offense come together for the Rays in one night as they put up seven runs on nine hits, and got a five-hit performance out of the pitching staff...

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