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John Fontana

Managing editor of SB Nation's Tampa Bay Lightning community, Raw Charge. I've had a variety of sports writing involvements since the late 1990's, pertaining to the Bucs, Bolts, and (D)Rays at any given time.

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Draysbay Game Recap Of Garza's No-Hitter

Full game summary of tonight’s event has been posted over at Draysbay, Sb Nation’s official Rays blog. While there is much more to the post (and fan comments after the post), these words from...

Rays Had Been No-Hit Victims In Past

Over on SB Nation’s MLB hub, Jeff Sullivan poured water on giddy Rays fans by reminding us how the Rays had been victimized several times (including two perfect games in less than a year). S...

Rays Become One Of 28 MLB Clubs To Record A No-Hitter

Tampa Bay, going into tonight’s contest, was one of only 3 teams that have never had a no-hitter pitched by one of their pitching staff. The other two teams are the New York Mets and the San...

Rays History: Matt Garza Pitches No-Hitter

Matt Garza became the first Tampa Bay Rays pitcher in history to pitch a no-hitter.

Ongoing "Event" At Tropicana Field

A pitchers duel has been ongoing tonight at Tropicana Field… The first hit wasn’t recorded until the 6th inning, and that hit was a grand slam by Matt Joyce. Now, in the top of the 9th inning,...

One (Seattle) Fan's Perspective On Losing Leiweke

SB Naiton Seattle has a post up talking abbut the loss of Tod Leiweke and his influence on fan experience at Qwest Field and influence on Sounders FC, the Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers. The...

SERIES: Detroit Tigers At Tampa Bay Rays (4 Game Series)

The opening of an 11 game homestand, the Rays play the Tigers with the Major League Baseball trade deadline looming over them.

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