Archive for June 27th, 2008

  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Pittsburgh Pirates

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Pittsburgh Pirates

    June 27, 2008 at 4:24 pm 3 comments

    FIRST INNING…Yesterday afternoon the Rays completed a sweep of the Marlins. You keep saying that the Rays are a long-shot to make the playoffs…Did this series do anything to change your perception? The biggest thing we learned is that the Marlins are a fraud. There is a better chance they […]

     
  • [TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA] Media Approval Ratings: Dewayne Staats

    [TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA] Media Approval Ratings: Dewayne Staats

    June 27, 2008 at 12:19 pm 17 comments

    C’mon, you guys knew this was coming eventually…There is a general sense amongst some of our readers that all we do is bash the Rays media coverage. The truth is we actually admire most of the working media and respect most of their work. We just get a sense that […]

     
  • [RAYSHEAD ARMY] Grab The Wave! The RAYSHEAD ARMY Is Growing

    [RAYSHEAD ARMY] Grab The Wave! The RAYSHEAD ARMY Is Growing

    June 27, 2008 at 11:06 am 2 comments

    (click on image for larger version) The above image is of thousands of Cownose Rays migrating off the coast of Mexico…presumably on their way to the Trop. Now we ask you…What is more intimidating: The above image? Or the sunburst etched into the centerfield turf at the Trop? Golden Rays […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    June 27, 2008 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we told you about the Rays newest acquisitions, Dioner Navarro and Jae Seo. Hall And Hendrickson Shipped To Dodgers [Rays Index]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza 1-Hits The Marlins

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza 1-Hits The Marlins

    June 27, 2008 at 10:17 am 2 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza. Nothing we can write will give justice to just how dominating Garza was yesterday. 108 pitches, 76 for strikes. 1 hit, 1 walk. Faced only 1 over the minimum. 7 1-2-3 innings. Garza was strike-one to 19 of 28 batters (68%). On his bad days, that […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] McGee To Have Tommy John Surgery; Price And Beckham Make Debuts

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] McGee To Have Tommy John Surgery; Price And Beckham Make Debuts

    June 27, 2008 at 7:41 am 3 comments

    Lehigh Valley 10, Durham 8. Yikes. Chris Mason got pounded for 10 runs on 13 hits and a walk in 3.2 innings. The 13 hits included 3 doubles and 2 home runs…Jon Weber went 4-5 with his 9th home run…Elliot Johnson was 1-3 with a bases-clearing triple in the 5-run […]