Archive for September 17th, 2008

  • [LATE NIGHT HAPPY HOUR] The Hunt For Rays October

    [LATE NIGHT HAPPY HOUR] The Hunt For Rays October

    September 17, 2008 at 11:15 pm 6 comments

    Lots of goodness tonight…No walk-off heroics. An easy win despite David Ortiz hitting a ball that may or may not be floating in the Bay right now. And in case they didn’t notice, grab the nearest Pink Sox fan and remind them that the Rays have now won 4 of […]

     
  • [KID K] Trading Kazmir Goes Against The Rays’ Business Model

    [KID K] Trading Kazmir Goes Against The Rays’ Business Model

    September 17, 2008 at 5:33 pm 12 comments

    Outs Per Swing takes a look at Scott Kazmir’s numbers and notes that almost all are regressing this season. This leads to the question: “Should The Rays Trade Scott Kazmir?” So why would you consider trading a 24 year old flame throwing left hander? Because his trade value has never […]

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

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

    September 17, 2008 at 2:39 pm 2 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 this marks the first time the Tampa Bay Rays […]

     
  • [WE GOT YOUR COIN FLIP RIGHT HERE] With Win Tonight, Rays Clinch Tie-Breaker Versus Red Sox

    [WE GOT YOUR COIN FLIP RIGHT HERE] With Win Tonight, Rays Clinch Tie-Breaker Versus Red Sox

    September 17, 2008 at 11:04 am 0 comments

    After last night’s victory, the Rays now lead the season series with the Red Sox 9-8. A win tonight clinches the season series for the Rays. This is significant because head-to-head record is the first tie-breaker should the Rays and Red Sox finish tied atop of the AL East standings […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Fat Catcher Leads Rays With Bat And Arm

    [THE HANGOVER] The Fat Catcher Leads Rays With Bat And Arm

    September 17, 2008 at 10:02 am 10 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine vs Josh Beckett. If Beckett faced off against Sonnanstine 10 times, what would the over/under be for Rays wins? 3? 3.5? And yet in his last 2 starts when the Rays needed him […]