Archive for September, 2008

  • [SWEET FANCY MOSES] Holy Crap! The Rays Are In The Playoffs

    [SWEET FANCY MOSES] Holy Crap! The Rays Are In The Playoffs

    September 30, 2008 at 10:32 pm 5 comments

    We are not sure why, but for some reason the above image sent us for a jolt. It was as if for the first time it really hit us that the Tampa Bay Rays sans Devil really won the AL East and are really going to play in the 2008 […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford To Start In Left Field In Game 1

    [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford To Start In Left Field In Game 1

    September 30, 2008 at 4:30 pm 6 comments

    [Update: 9:58pm] And the Rays opponent in the ALDS will be the Chicago White Sox after their 1-0 victory over the Twins. This season the Rays were 6-4 against the Sox, going 4-3 in two series at the Trop back in April and May and taking 2 of 3 in […]

     
  • [KEVIN COSTNER] Kevin Costner Adds Shower Shoe Fungus To Rays Postseason

    [KEVIN COSTNER] Kevin Costner Adds Shower Shoe Fungus To Rays Postseason

    September 30, 2008 at 3:28 pm 5 comments

    Wow. We thought the most embarrassing thing about being a Rays fan was Dick Vitale. Not anymore. Today we learned (via the St. Pete Times) that Kevin Costner and his band Modern West have recorded a song for the Rays playoff run. It is called “It’s All Up To You.” […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    September 30, 2008 at 1:21 pm 1 comment

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. We will present these same polls every Tuesday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Thursday, and will be displayed permanently in the sidebar. The goal […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Have To Choose Between Crawford And Percival

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Have To Choose Between Crawford And Percival

    September 30, 2008 at 9:26 am 20 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… In case you missed it yesterday afternoon, we ran a bunch of “Webtopia” links in the evening “Happy Hour” feature. [Rays Index] If the Rays decide to carry Carl Crawford on the postseason roster, they could choose to go with only 10 […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford Participates In Instructional League Game, Reports No Pain

    [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford Participates In Instructional League Game, Reports No Pain

    September 29, 2008 at 6:01 pm 4 comments

    [Update: 8:24pm] The White Sox put away the Tigers 8-2. The Rays post-season opponent will now be determined tomorrow at 7:30 ET in a 1-game playoff. [Update: 7:26pm] Gary Glover’s first pitch was a grand slam for Chicago. About right. 6-2 White Sox. [Update: 7:24pm] White Sox have tied the […]

     
  • [2008 AL EAST CHAMPIONS] MLB Shop Still Not Sure Rays Are For Real

    [2008 AL EAST CHAMPIONS] MLB Shop Still Not Sure Rays Are For Real

    September 29, 2008 at 3:23 pm 3 comments

    [Update: 4:45pm] The link has now been fixed and displays a Brewers cap. As of 3:25pm, the above hat could still be found at the MLB Shop. The hat in question is supposed to be a Brewers wild card cap. We have to wonder why MLB.com has the image laying […]

     
  • [ANTI-PENNANT RACE] 3rd Annual David Price Sweepstakes

    [ANTI-PENNANT RACE] 3rd Annual David Price Sweepstakes

    September 29, 2008 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

    It is time for one of our favorite annual features, the Anti-Pennant Race, the race for the worst record in baseball. The reward for the “winner” is the first pick in next year’s amateur draft. This year is extra special as it marks the first time the Tampa Bay Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Is This October Baseball You Speak Of?

    [THE HANGOVER] What Is This October Baseball You Speak Of?

    September 29, 2008 at 10:01 am 7 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: With several pitching roles still up in the air, Troy Percival looked healthy in 1 inning of work and will likely be on the post-season roster. David Price looked solid coming in with the bases […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    September 27, 2008 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index, we saw that the Rays were still 2 games “behind” the Kansas City Royals, with only 5 games to play, in the race for the rights to draft David Price. The Anti-Pennant Race [Rays Index]