Brian Anderson Q&A: Rays need offensive spark, healthy pitchers

Two storylines have emerged early in this Tampa Bay Rays season: Pitching injuries and a prolonged offensive spell. Left-hander Matt Moore has chosen to have Tommy John ligament replacement surgery, and he's expected to be out about a year. On Sunday, right-hander Alex Cobb was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. Those developments followed the absence...
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Rays broadcaster Brian Anderson previews 2014 season

Andrew Astleford has a Q&A session with FOX Sports Florida color analyst Brian Anderson to discuss the Tampa Bay Rays' season.
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Sun Sports to broadcast 150 Tampa Bay Rays games in 2014

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Tampa Bay Rays, will produce and televise 150 Rays regular season games in high definition as part of the 2014 Major League Baseball season. Opening day coverage begins live from Tropicana Field with a special one hour pregame show, starting at 3:00 p.m. ET on Monday, March 31, when the Rays host the Toronto Blue Jays...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Who says announcers never work without a net?

Your browser does not support iframes. During last night's Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game, Sun Sports announcers DeWayne Staats and Brian Anderson lost a plastic bottle that they had thought gone overboard. However, they found it had stayed on the lip of their broadcast booth and did not fall into the Tropicana Field crowd.  So an enterprising Anderson found a fishing...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Sports to televise 150 Rays games

(TAMPA, Fla.) Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Tampa Bay Rays, will produce and televise 150 Rays regular season games in high definition as part of the 2013 Major League Baseball season. Opening Day coverage begins live from Tropicana Field at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 2, when the Rays host the Baltimore Orioles. Like last year, both home and away game telecasts...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays announcers get unique and trippy graphic (Video)

If you happened to tune into Monday night's Tampa Bay Rays/Oakland Athletics game that went to extra innings, you might have seen this rather trippy graphic from the folks over at Sun Sports. Check out announcers Brian Anderson and DeWayne Staats with graphic that might have you flashback to the 1970's: <p>&amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 3: Can Your Hear the Rain? by Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

00:32 - Intros & contacts 04:36 - Stars doing what stars do 14:00 - hot pitchers 31:00 - not so hot closers 42:00 - are you concerned? 1:01:00 - your emails 1:24:00 - What we are reading & working on: Paul's favorite & my favorite.  1:40:00 - Interview with Rays color analyst & former pitcher Brian Anderson embedded player below for those ...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Fantasy Podcast: iTunes feed is ready! by Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

Right-click here to copy the XML feed, then go into iTunes and find the Advanced menu. Click it, then click "subscribe to podcast" and past the copied XML feed into the open window and click OK.  If you'd rather navigate straight to the iTunes store and subscribe that way, you can do that here. Both episodes 1 and 2 are in the feed so you can subscribe and pull them...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Audio: Brian Anderson on the ’97 Series

Episode 168 David Laurila, curator of FanGraphs’ Q&A Series, joins the podcast from Fenway, with a report on the scene from the 100th anniversary celebration of the historic park. He also provides audio from a recent interview with Rays broadcaster and former Cleveland Indian Brian Anderson regarding the latter’s experience, as a Cleveland native, in the heartbreaking 1997...
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April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Broadcaster Rankings (TV): #10 – #1

Introduction and #31 #30 – #21 #20 – #11 Beginning in late November, we’ve spent much of the offseason asking readers to rate the television broadcast teams (on a scale of 1-5 for charisma, analysis, and then overall) for all 30 major-league clubs — with the intention, ultimately, of determining which broadcasts might best reflect the sorts of inquiry and analysis performed...
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March 01, 2012  |  2 Comments

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