Archive for June, 2008

  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Are Magilicious

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Are Magilicious

    June 20, 2008 at 10:23 am 2 comments

    THE GOOD: Getting on base in the bottom of the 7th inning. The inning started with 2 walks and a hit-by-pitch. Another HBP with Aki Iwamura at the plate drove in a run. That was followed by Carl Crawford’s second career grand slam, making it 6-3 and effectively killing the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rays Sign Top Pick Beckham; Expected To Debut Next Week At Princeton

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rays Sign Top Pick Beckham; Expected To Debut Next Week At Princeton

    June 20, 2008 at 8:07 am 2 comments

    Norfolk 8, Durham 6. Jeremy Cummings had his second poor outing in his last 3 starts. He was touched for 8 runs (7 earned) in 4.1 innings…Reid Brignac was 1-3 with 2 walks. He now has 6 walks (to 7 strikeouts) in his last 10 games. He only had 13 […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    June 19, 2008 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we told you about Elijah Duke’s latest suspension. Elijah Dukes Has Been Suspended By The Devil Rays…Again [Rays Index]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    June 19, 2008 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we learned about BJ Upton’s arrest for DWI while playing for the Durham Bulls. BJ Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot [Rays Index]

     
  • [CHRIS MASON] The Secret To Chris Mason’s Girlish Figure? Hot Pockets

    [CHRIS MASON] The Secret To Chris Mason’s Girlish Figure? Hot Pockets

    June 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

    After being named AA’s pitcher of the year in 2007, Chris Mason has struggled since his promotion to Durham. Sportsgist.com cought up with Mason and his teammate/roommate Nick DeBarr for a rather candid interview about Mason. We are big fans of Mason and are rooting hard for him to make […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] POWW Is Altering Images To Try And Discredit Rays

    [NEW STADIUM] POWW Is Altering Images To Try And Discredit Rays

    June 19, 2008 at 11:29 am 5 comments

    The work done by SCB is just too good to be lost in the “Webtopia”. At this post, they have outlined several instances in which the anti-waterfront stadium group POWW (Protect Our Wallets and Waterfront) has altered images to support their campaign to discredit the Tampa Bay Rays and their […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Walk 5 Times To Lead Off Inning In Win

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Walk 5 Times To Lead Off Inning In Win

    June 19, 2008 at 10:18 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Having a game on national TV, via ESPN…In the 3rd, with Akinori Iwamura on first and the Rays down 2-1, Carl Crawford hit what should have been a ground ball single but CC hustled into a double. The Rays would score 4 runs in that inning before a […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM]

    [DOWN ON THE FARM]

    June 19, 2008 at 7:17 am 0 comments

    Durham (off day). Mississippi 9, Montgomery 6. Wade Davis gave up 5 hits, 5 walks and 6 runs in 2.1 innings. He did not strike out a batter…Gabriel Martinez, Ronnie Merril and John Jaso homered for the Biscuits. Vero Beach 3, Brevard Co 1 (gm 1). Jeremy Hellickson started but […]

     
  • [RAYS INDEX PANTS PARTY] Rays Pants Party Has Been Postponed

    [RAYS INDEX PANTS PARTY] Rays Pants Party Has Been Postponed

    June 18, 2008 at 8:12 pm 5 comments

    A very close friend of mine and Mrs. Professor is in the midst of a family health crisis. As a result, we will be traveling to the Midwest this weekend and we will not be able to take our previously scheduled trip to the Trop on Saturday. We are hoping […]

     
  • [TROPICANA FIELD] Tropicana Field When It Still Wore Diapers

    [TROPICANA FIELD] Tropicana Field When It Still Wore Diapers

    June 18, 2008 at 1:27 pm 3 comments

    Another day, another video…This time we go to the wayback machine for this commercial for the opening of Tropicana Field, or “The Florida Suncoast Dome” as it was known back then. It was “the biggest gala party in Florida history.” Of course it was. Kenny Rogers (ballads not baseballs), performed. […]