Archive for February, 2008

  • [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir’s Set-back Increases Chance Of Jeff Niemann Making Opening Day Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir’s Set-back Increases Chance Of Jeff Niemann Making Opening Day Roster

    February 27, 2008 at 9:18 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (33 days until Opening Day) Even though the MRI results are not due until today, the St. Pete Times this morning is reporting that Scott Kazmir will be sidelined for approximately two weeks. The news on Rays ace Scott Kazmir’s left elbow appeared relatively good Tuesday night […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Scott Kazmir Just Made Us Throw Up A Little

    [HAPPY HOUR] Scott Kazmir Just Made Us Throw Up A Little

    February 26, 2008 at 4:27 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (34 days until Opening Day) What could possibly knock the Barry Bonds non-story from above-the-fold. Hmmmm? What could possibly be a bigger story than that? What is THIS? Rays ace Scott Kazmir will have an MRI exam on his left elbow this afternoon after feeling discomfort while […]

     
  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    February 26, 2008 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

    It’s Tuesday so it is time to update the Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings. These rankings are a combination of overall importance to the team and a general “who’s hot and who’s not”, mixed with how we currently feel about and perceive each member of the team. It is by […]

     
  • [RAYS MEDIA] Why The Rays Columnists Suck: Marc Topkin

    [RAYS MEDIA] Why The Rays Columnists Suck: Marc Topkin

    February 26, 2008 at 1:14 pm 17 comments

    Two in two days? It just wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t honor Marc Topkin after his performance yesterday… Marc Topkin sucks because of THIS GOOGLE WEB SEARCH…THIS GOOGLE BLOG SEARCH…and THIS GOOGLE NEWS SEARCH. And he especially sucks for those “Barry Bonds Ringtone” ads that now litter this site. […]

     
  • [ROCCO BALDELLI] Separated At Birth?

    [ROCCO BALDELLI] Separated At Birth?

    February 26, 2008 at 11:59 am 7 comments

    Rays’ Rocco Baldelli……..actor Ethan Embry Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Signing Barry Bonds Would Go Against Everything The Rays Have Done In Past Two Years

    [THE HANGOVER] Signing Barry Bonds Would Go Against Everything The Rays Have Done In Past Two Years

    February 26, 2008 at 9:15 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (34 days until Opening Day) For those that do not follow the comments sections, let us clarify our point on Barry Bonds. There are reasons to sign Bonds and there are reasons not to sign Bonds. We understand both sides of the argument. In fact, we believe […]

     
  • [MEDIA COVERAGE] 10 Questions We Wish The Media Would Ask The Rays

    [MEDIA COVERAGE] 10 Questions We Wish The Media Would Ask The Rays

    February 25, 2008 at 3:58 pm 7 comments

    Journalists are afraid to ask a “yes or no” question. This is not meant as a knock on the media. They are trained to only ever ask open-ended questions (questions that require more than a one-word answer), as it is difficult to generate quotes for a story if all the […]

     
  • [PAPA JOE MADDON] Joe Maddon Keeps Promising To Tighten The Leash On His Players

    [PAPA JOE MADDON] Joe Maddon Keeps Promising To Tighten The Leash On His Players

    February 25, 2008 at 3:29 pm 2 comments

    Marc Topkin of the St. Pete Times recently wrote a piece entitled “Maddon shortens his leash” discussing how Joe Maddon would hold players more accountable in 2008. Accountability is already manager Joe Maddon’s favorite word of the spring…And it’s going to become more prevalent, and more apparent, Maddon says, in […]

     
  • [RAYS MEDIA] Why The Rays Columnists Suck: David Whitley

    [RAYS MEDIA] Why The Rays Columnists Suck: David Whitley

    February 25, 2008 at 1:41 pm 1 comment

    Not really a Rays columnist, but we haven’t done one of these in a while so let’s fire up the burner… David Whitley writes for the Orlando Sentinel. Apparently Mr. Whitley’s idea of journalism is to send emails to The Church of Satan, asking Satan himself how he feels about […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    February 25, 2008 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]