Category: tampa bay rays

The World Champion Red Sox recently visited the Rays’ Spring Training home Port Charlotte, Florida and WPW was on hand.  With reigning MVP Mookie Betts out of the lineup, Andrew Benintendi led off, wearing Evoshield Evo XGT batting gloves, which you can get exactly like Benintendi at this link. Benny […]

Hope ya like pink because every park in the MLB is about to get lathered in it for Mother’s Day.  Franklin Sports leads us off with a couple of very pink pairs of BGs.  If you play for the Flamingos you’re in luck, they can be had at this link. […]

Birds singing, flowers blooming, a blizzard and fresh new Spring Training caps—the first true signs of spring. This year I’m really impressed with these new ones. Leading off with the Braves’ Tomahawk, which is real sharp. (Get it?) This is one of those hats that I’d wear despite having no […]

Platinum Glove winner Kevin Kiermaier’s ride to baseball excellence was unexpected, even to Kiermaier himself.  In this extended interview, we discuss everything from his journey to the Bigs, his nickname “Outlaw,” and as a centerfielder myself, I couldn’t help but pick Kiermaier’s brain on the advanced techniques of the best […]

Anyone who has considered a Rawlings glove has been faced with the question, Heart of the Hide or Pro Preferred?  Lets see if we can clear things up. From Rawlings, about Heart of the Hide: “Handcrafted from the top 5-percent of steer hides, Heart of the Hide leather tends to […]

It was an interesting year with lots of changes and oddities. The front brim skull cap made plenty of appearances and catchers really started to switch masks because of concussions. Like in football, things are starting to change. People are becoming more aware of the back swings to the head […]

So all the stat nerds’ whining and complaining finally got ’em somewhere, as 2013 marks the first time that the Rawlings Gold Glove award voting took into account advanced defensive metrics, which I still don’t understand.  I’m sure you’ve already read 15 articles about it today, so I’m not going […]

Got a few gems from @GeminiKeez this morning.  Vote for your fresh pick in the poll below. Also, Nike Baseball tweeted a couple looks at their special cleat for Mariano’s retirement: The links: New Balance 4040 (also see the newer 4040v2) Rawlings PROTB24 (Delmon Young) Mizuno 9 Spike Swagger 2 New […]

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