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MATT JOYCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

RECAP: Joyce hits first homer, Tropeano solid in key spring start

Matt Joyce hit his first spring homer and Los Angeles Angels starter Nick Tropeano took a step forward in his quest for a rotation spot, leading Los Angeles to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians. In his second spring start and third appearances, Tropeano allowed two hits and three runs - none earned - in four innings. He's one of several candidates hoping to break camp in the Angels...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Player Projection: Matt Joyce

Matt Joyce was supposed to be the new DH in town, but with the Hamilton saga still ongoing, the Angels’ newest slugger is going to be counted on for a lot more in 2015. Is he up to the task? What happened in 2014?It is kind of hard to say because Matt Joyce was with the Tampa Bay Rays, so we don’t have the benefit of watching him closely all year to craft a narrative around...
Via Monkey with a Halo
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Would a Matt Joyce contract extension make sense?

Matt Joyce hasn’t played a game for the Angels yet. Heck, he doesn’t even officially have a uniform number yet. Despite that, the Angels need think long and hard about giving Matt Joyce a contract extension. What? A 30-year old, platoon bat? How does a Matt Joyce contract extension make any sense? It actually isn’t that an extension make sense so much as the Halos don...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Joyce's monster day powers Rays to win over Orioles

BALTIMORE -- Matt Joyce homered twice, had a career-high five hits and drove in four runs to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Baltimore Orioles 12-7 Sunday. Tampa Bay totaled 11 extra base hits -- five homers and six doubles. The Rays trailed 4-3 before Kevin Kiermaier and Logan Forsythe went deep during a seven-run sixth inning that sent many in the crowd of 32,665 scattering toward...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball fired back at Matt Joyce after he hits ball back into pitching machine (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. During batting practice on Thursday before the Tampa Bay Rays hosted the Houston Astros at Tropicana Field, Rays designated hitter Matt Joyce hit a million-to-one shot that probably could not be replicated even if he tried to do it again, um, a million times. While taking some swings in […] The post Ball fired back at Matt Joyce after he hits...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Joyce Hits Ball Into Pitching Machine; Machine Fires Back (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce got two for the price of one Thursday night. Before taking on the Houston Astros, the Rays took their normally scheduled batting practice using a pitching machine. But instead of just hitting the ball into the field of play, Joyce pulled off some wizardry that Harry Potter would have been proud of. Your browser does not support iframes. Joyce...
Via NESN.com
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Joyce hits a BP ball right back into the pitching machine (VIDEO)

A Tropicana Field camera happened to be rolling when Matt Joyce hit a batting practice ball right back into the pitching machine Thursday night.Seems this mechanical arm didn't appreciate the Rays leftfielder's dangerous comebacker and immediately spit the the ball back at Joyce — who flinched at the surprise back off return — for another strike.This temperamental machine just...
Via The Other Paper
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Joyce gives Rays reason for forget offensive pain for a short while

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In Wednesday morning's wee hours, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce found himself in a contemplative mood made possible because of uncommon frustration. Baseball will drive those within the game crazy sometimes, he understood, and his team was mired in a crazy-bad state following Tuesday's loss to the St. Louis Cardinals at Tropicana Field. The Rays' scoreless...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WAG Watch: Matt Joyce’s Beautiful Girlfriend Brittany Svendgard (30 Pics)

Meet Brittany Svendgard, the gorgeous model girlfriend of Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce. This beautiful 26-year-old model and aspiring actress has captured the eyes and heart of Joyce. Things are quite serious between the ballplayer and model because this past February the happy couple bought a house together in Tampa. We wish Matt a great season in 2014 and it appears it...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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