Archive for February, 2008

  • [BARRY BONDS] Marc Topkin Wants You To Believe That It Is Possible For Barry Bonds To Sign With The Rays

    [BARRY BONDS] Marc Topkin Wants You To Believe That It Is Possible For Barry Bonds To Sign With The Rays

    February 25, 2008 at 11:36 am 12 comments

    We will throw a tiny little party during office-hours when Barry Bonds signs someplace, even if it is Japan. Because, when he does finally sign-on to play in 2008, we can stop bringing up the absolutely ludicrous possibility of Bonds playing for the Tampa Bay Rays. This morning Marc Topkin […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Keep Evan Longoria In Minors To See Him Struggle

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Keep Evan Longoria In Minors To See Him Struggle

    February 25, 2008 at 9:40 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (35 days until Opening Day) Over the weekend, Marc Topkin of the St. Pete Times explored the Evan Longoria situation and asked whether he is ready for to be on the Rays opening day roster. “I worked hard in the offseason, and I really do feel I […]

     
  • [MADDON DEATH WATCH] Let’s Fire Up The Maddon Death Watch

    [MADDON DEATH WATCH] Let’s Fire Up The Maddon Death Watch

    February 24, 2008 at 2:45 pm 12 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays may be able to keep somebody from firing up FireJoeMaddon.com but they can’t stop me from tracking Joe Maddon’s chances of being the Rays manager in 2009. Last year the Tampa Bay Rays picked up Joe Maddon’s two-year option. In reality it was a one-year deal […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    February 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (36 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Rays Anatomy interviewed David Price. It is a solid interview with good questions. However…And this is not a jab at RA because we have seen plenty of other Q&As with Price…but when […]

     
  • [ANDY SONNANSTINE] Andy Sonnanstine Is Proud Of His Ping-Pong Ball Mad Skillz

    [ANDY SONNANSTINE] Andy Sonnanstine Is Proud Of His Ping-Pong Ball Mad Skillz

    February 23, 2008 at 4:22 pm 3 comments

    Ping-pong has long been a baseball clubhouse tradition. The Rays’ own Andy Sonnanstine loves himself some ping-pong. So much so, that he uploads videos of himself playing ping-pong to YouTube. And from the looks of the videos, American League hitters should be glad that The Duke isn’t on the mound […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Didn’t Want Percival To Be A Pitcher

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Didn’t Want Percival To Be A Pitcher

    February 23, 2008 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (37 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… I love this story…In 1990 Joe Maddon was a minor league instructor for the Angels. Troy Percival was a single-A catcher that could barely hit .200. The team wanted […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Carl Crawford Just Went ‘Boom, Bitch!’

    [THE HANGOVER] Carl Crawford Just Went ‘Boom, Bitch!’

    February 22, 2008 at 12:52 pm 7 comments

    Yesterday, Delmon Young was asked about comments made recently by Carl Crawford, in which Crawford refers to the circus that surrounded the Rays in 2007. Crawford referred to Young and Elijah Dukes as two players that “got some growing up and maturing to do”. Young at first declined to comment […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    February 22, 2008 at 9:53 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (38 days until Opening Day)These links are starting to get out of hand. Is it just us or does it seem like the amount of Rays coverage has gone through the roof this Spring? We may have to make an executive decision to break up “The Hangover” […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] St. Pete Times To Live-Blog Public Hearing

    [NEW STADIUM] St. Pete Times To Live-Blog Public Hearing

    February 21, 2008 at 6:19 pm 2 comments

    Seriously we can’t make this shit up… Tonight the St. Pete City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed redevelopment of Tropicana Field and the subsequent building of a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays along the downtown waterfront. Aaron Sharockman of the St. Pete Times will […]

     
  • [Kid K] Scott Kazmir Sports A New Look In 2008…Unfortunately

    [Kid K] Scott Kazmir Sports A New Look In 2008…Unfortunately

    February 21, 2008 at 12:38 pm 4 comments

    Matt Bishoff of DRays Bay attended the Rays workout yesterday and snapped some pictures. Fairly typical practice pics. But then something caught our eye. Last year, Scott Kazmir looked like this. This year Kaz looks like this… There is a reason we call him ‘Kid K’, with his boyish looks. […]