Archive for April, 2008

  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 17, 2008 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index Mother Nature won herself a free steak by hitting the famous “Snorting Bull” at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. She Hit The Fucking Bull! Mother Nature Gets A Free Steak [Rays Index]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 17, 2008 at 11:55 am 2 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we told you about the Rays new “Cowbell” campaign. We laughed at the time…OK, we still giggle a little…but the campaign has stuck and many fans embrace it. I Need More Cowbell! [Rays Index]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Matt Garza To Make Rehab Start On Sunday

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Matt Garza To Make Rehab Start On Sunday

    April 17, 2008 at 10:01 am 0 comments

    Columbus 7, Durham 2. Chris Mason was victimized by the defense behind him. After only allowing 2 hits and 1 run in the first 5 innings, a botched grounder by Reid Brignac to start the 6th opened the flood gates leading to 3 more runs (2 unearned). Mason struck out […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Since New Management Took Over, Value Of Tampa Bay Rays Has Increased 64.8%

    [THE HANGOVER] Since New Management Took Over, Value Of Tampa Bay Rays Has Increased 64.8%

    April 17, 2008 at 9:53 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: We can thank Brendan Harris for the 2 runs in the 6th by letting one go right through the wickets eventually letting 2 runners score. This is how bad Harris’ range is, he can’t even get balls hit right to him…Kurt Birkins looked solid in his first action […]

     
  • [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Rays Like To Watch…Themselves

    [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Rays Like To Watch…Themselves

    April 16, 2008 at 4:05 pm 4 comments

    In an effort to get back to talk about stuff on the field or at least in the ballpark, we bring you this story from USA Today which talks about the Rays hiring Tim Bogar this past off-season to be the quality assurance coach. “Quality Assurance” you ask? We’ll let […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] Matt Silverman Addresses Concerns Over Environmental Impact Of Proposed Waterfront Stadium

    [NEW STADIUM] Matt Silverman Addresses Concerns Over Environmental Impact Of Proposed Waterfront Stadium

    April 16, 2008 at 2:24 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays team President Matt Silverman wrote a letter printed in the Tampa Tribune in an effort to address issues being raised concerning the environmental impact of the proposed stadium to be built along the St. Petersburg waterfront. One of the biggest concerns is that the Rays have yet […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 3

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 3

    April 16, 2008 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph will appear every Wednesday and is a look at how much confidence Rays fans have in the Tampa Bay Rays. The graph is designed to give us a look at how our emotional bias as Rays fans fluctuates through time. The “confidence” in the team is […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Big Night For Jeremy Hellickson As He Fans 13, Walks None

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Big Night For Jeremy Hellickson As He Fans 13, Walks None

    April 16, 2008 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

    Columbus 5, Durham 4. JK Ryu gave up 3 runs in 4.2 innings…Reid Brignac was 0-3 and is hitting .205…Joel Guzman hit his 3rd home run. He also committed his 5th error…Fernando Perez was 1-5 with 3 strike outs. Tennessee 3, Montgomery 2. Wade Davis allowed 2 runs (1 earned) […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Gary Glover Is McGlovin

    [THE HANGOVER] Gary Glover Is McGlovin

    April 16, 2008 at 10:44 am 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Jonny Gomes and Justin Ruggiano started against the lefty and went a combined 3-6 with a walk and an RBI…Last night during the Live Blog-A-Baloo we introduced a new nickname. McGlovin. For Gary Glover. He really is faking the whole major league pitcher thing (For those unfamiliar with […]

     
  • [LIVE BLOG] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week

    [LIVE BLOG] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week

    April 15, 2008 at 5:51 pm 1 comment

    Just a quick reminder that we will be Live-Blogging tonight’s crucial tilt with the New York Spankees…only it won’t be here. If you came here, listen very carefully…YOU ARE IN THE WRONG PLACE!! Instead head over the RAYSHEADS Facebook Page. It will be a little less formal than the Live […]