Archive for May 22nd, 2008

  • [THE WRITTEN WORD] Roger Weintraub And His Purple Prose Cover The Rays

    [THE WRITTEN WORD] Roger Weintraub And His Purple Prose Cover The Rays

    May 22, 2008 at 2:03 pm 2 comments

    We hesitate to link to this because it only emphasizes our own inadequacies as “writers”, but that would be an injustice to you. We will let Will Leitch of Deadspin provide the introduction… Slate’s Robert Weintraub, like many of us, loves the old purple prose of early 1900s sportswriting, the […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 22, 2008 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we told exactly how bad Shawn Bleepin’ Camp had been for the Rays (It is amazing how similar IRS and IBS are). We always loved writing about Camp, as it gave us a chance to use one of our all-time favorite tags. We Knew […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Finish Tough Road Trip 3-3

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Finish Tough Road Trip 3-3

    May 22, 2008 at 10:41 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: If you would have offered us 3-3 on a tough two-city road trip, we would have signed for that. So, despite yesterday’s awful performance, the Rays are still playing well. Being 2 back in the division is more of an indication of how well the Sox are playing […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Goes Deep Twice In Double-Header

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Goes Deep Twice In Double-Header

    May 22, 2008 at 7:40 am 6 comments

    Durham 6, Charlotte 2 (gm 1). Chris Mason was knocked out with 2 outs in the 4th inning after allowing 5 hits and 2 walks which led to 2 runs…Juan Salas picked up the win after getting the next 4 outs…Grant Balfour retired the last 5 batters for his 7th […]