Marc Topkin has video of Blake Snell’s postgame interview:
For additional interviews with Steven Souza Jr. and Kevin Cash, head over to Rays Radio.
Cash says that Snell “will be just fine.” But also that in the third inning he was “trying to be a little too fine.” So confusing.
- Lisa Pride if MiLB.com has an extended video feature with Brent Honeywell. I liked how he talked about wanting a major league start this year so he can see how big-leaguers deal with his stuff, with the goal being to better figure out what he needs to work on. In his start yesterday, he struck out twelve batters in six innings. Can’t wait to see what he does this year.
- Potential trouble for Rays Fans/Spectrum Customers.
- Travis Sawchik wrote about the gradual improvement over the past few years of Chris Archer’s changeup.
- Patrick Dubuque gave a “scouting report” of former-Ray Taylor Motter, and it made me laugh out loud.
Taylor Motter’s swing is perhaps not the Platonic form of parabolas. It is perhaps not a parabola at all. It is the motion of someone who is hastily smoothing the frosting on a cake.
- What do you do with a pitcher with good peripherals but who constantly gives up homers? You try to figure out what makes him an exception. Craig Edwards takes on Michael Pineda.
- In the Cubs-Cardinals game, Yadier Molina blocked a pitch in the dirt, and the ball stuck to his chest protector.
- Tim Tebow hit a home run in his first minor league at bat.
- Steven Martano wrote about Chris Sale’s experiment with decreased velocity. Unsurprisingly, more velocity appears to be better.