In the Rays 12-0 decimation of the Blue Jays yesterday, kicked off by Desmond Jenning’s game-opening home run, David Price owned the Toronto Blue Jays. That may be a tired phrase, but it’s startlingly accurate.
Our pitchers go long, but can often lack the run support. This stat is truly a testament to the way the Rays organization develops pitchers throughout the Minors, and it’s continued into the Majors. Great job, Rays.
Joe Maddon said the manager vote was his first such honor since being voted King of Hearts as a ninth-grader for a dance at D.A. Harmon Junior High in Hazleton, Pa. “I told my mom you’re not permitted to come and she showed up [anyway],” he said. “And I had to do the first dance in front of everybody in the gym.”