Archive for July, 2008

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Desmond Jennings Lost For Season

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Desmond Jennings Lost For Season

    July 8, 2008 at 7:29 am 2 comments

    Norfolk 8, Durham 2. Jeff Niemann dropped to 6-3 despite striking out 7 in 6 innings. He allowed 4 runs (3 earned) on 6 hits and 3 walks…Fernando Perez finished 2-3 with a walk and stole his 27th base…Joel Guzman was 0-4 with a strikeout. Montgomery 4, West Tenn 3. […]

     
  • [TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA] Media Approval Ratings: Joe Magrane

    [TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA] Media Approval Ratings: Joe Magrane

    July 4, 2008 at 3:08 pm 13 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER]

    [THE HANGOVER]

    July 4, 2008 at 1:30 pm 3 comments

    As many of you know I will be getting married manana. As a result updates will be a little sparse for the next couple of days. As usual for breaking news items, you can catch those updates on our Rays Index Twitter page or in the sidebar of this page…PS […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Three Biscuits To Start In All-Star Game

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Three Biscuits To Start In All-Star Game

    July 4, 2008 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

    Charlotte 7, Durham 3. Mississippi 7, Montgomery 5. Palm Beach @ Vero Beach (ppd) Columbus 10, Hickory 4. Batavia 5, Hudson Valley 2. Bluefield 6, Princeton 2. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Three of the Biscuits named to the All-Star team will be starters including John Jaso, Wade Davis […]

     
  • [RAYSHEAD ARMY] Sweep Caroline…Good Times Never Felt So Good

    [RAYSHEAD ARMY] Sweep Caroline…Good Times Never Felt So Good

    July 3, 2008 at 11:20 am 54 comments

    Surviving Grady is not very happy about the use of “Sweet Caroline” after the final out was recorded last night, as that is the same song used during the 8th inning at Fenway Park. But instead of just taking the high road, letting your performance on the field speak for […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    July 3, 2008 at 11:10 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we had hit a new low as a Rays’ fan. The Professor’s New Cap [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 14

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 14

    July 3, 2008 at 10:49 am 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Sweep Red Sox, Stretch Lead In East

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Sweep Red Sox, Stretch Lead In East

    July 3, 2008 at 10:20 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: The 7th inning. Gary Glover was ginormous in the 7th with a man on second with no outs and Manny Being Manny up in a 4-1 game. There is a very big difference psychologically, between a 3-run lead and a 4-run lead. After working the count full on […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] 10 Rays’ Prospects Named To AAA And AA All-Star Squads

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] 10 Rays’ Prospects Named To AAA And AA All-Star Squads

    July 3, 2008 at 7:32 am 0 comments

    Durham 7, Charlotte 1. Jeff Niemann may have used the motivation of Mitch Talbot’s promotion to fuel his best start of the year, a complete game effort in which he allowed 1 run while striking out 12 and walking only 1 batter. Niemann threw 107 pitches, 74 for strikes…Justin Ruggiano […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Punch The Bully Right In The Nose

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Punch The Bully Right In The Nose

    July 1, 2008 at 10:20 am 5 comments

    Updates will be limited over the next day or two. Mrs. Professor seems to think I need to hang out with friends and family just because they came all this way for some silly ceremony. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Evan Longoria was named AL Player of the Week. [MLB] Conveniently, Rocco […]