Archive for August 10th, 2007

  • Remapping Florida Within The United Countries of Baseball

    Remapping Florida Within The United Countries of Baseball

    August 10, 2007 at 3:00 pm 21 comments

    Earlier this week, this map representing the “United Countries of Baseball” made the rounds on these here internets. The map comes to us from a Niketown location (where?) via Strange Maps. The map is quite intriguing in mapping out the dominant loyalties of baseball fans and how far they extend […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Knows As Much About The Rays Minor Leaguers As Your Mom

    Joe Maddon Knows As Much About The Rays Minor Leaguers As Your Mom

    August 10, 2007 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

    Joe Maddon commented on minor league relief pitcher Dale Thayer before yesterday’s game. Thayer was recently promoted from AA Montgomery to AAA Durham. Of course, to say he “commented on” is being generous. Rather, it was more like Papa Joe telling us that he knows nothing about Dale Thayer. All […]

     
  • The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    August 10, 2007 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 4, Tiggers 0. We have a favorite saying around these parts. Baseball is about three things…Pitching, pitching, pitching. We can’t emphasize it enough. It is amazing how good a team can look when they get good pitching. After losing their previous three games and last eight road games, […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee’s AA Debut A Wild One

    Down On The Farm: Jake McGee’s AA Debut A Wild One

    August 10, 2007 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 3. JK Ryu had his best start since being converted back from a relief a pitcher. In 6 shutout innings, he struck out 7 and walked only 1. Dale Thayer made his AAA debut for the Devil Rays and struggled with his control. He gave up 2 […]