Archive for September, 2008

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

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

    September 24, 2008 at 12:35 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] Rays Sweep; Yankees Are Officially Roadkill

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Sweep; Yankees Are Officially Roadkill

    September 24, 2008 at 9:52 am 3 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: No doubt wins. Game 1 of the double-header was just one of those ho-hum never-in-doubt wins. Even when the Rays fell behind 2-0 the game never seemed in doubt. The Rays have had a few […]

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

    [LATE NIGHT HAPPY HOUR] The Hunt For Rays October

    September 23, 2008 at 11:34 pm 4 comments

    The Red Sox won at home against Cliff Lee and the Indians, but the Rays took both end of a double-header against the Orioles, reducing the magic number by 2. Yes RAYSHEADS, the magic number is now 2 to complete the impossible and win the AL East, finishing ahead of […]

     
  • [JASON BARTLETT] Bartlett As MVP Not As Crazy As Some Want You To Believe

    [JASON BARTLETT] Bartlett As MVP Not As Crazy As Some Want You To Believe

    September 23, 2008 at 5:25 pm 39 comments

    Way too much is being made of the decision by the local chapter of the BBWAA to name Jason Bartlett the Rays’ MVP. First it was the guys at Fire Joe Morgan taking exception to the vote. “…if any baseball analyst of any kind tells me that “you really have […]

     
  • [ATTENDANCE] Rays Should Take Cue From Mets; Just Lie About Attendance

    [ATTENDANCE] Rays Should Take Cue From Mets; Just Lie About Attendance

    September 23, 2008 at 2:45 pm 8 comments

    The Rays averaged 28,852 fans (80.0% capacity) for their 10 September home dates, including two sellouts in their final two home games of the season. And yet, as recently as four days ago, Mitch Stacy of the Associated Press, wrote a story that was carried in many papers across the […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    September 23, 2008 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]

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

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

    September 23, 2008 at 11:21 am 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 this marks the first time the Tampa Bay Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] King David Price Has Arrived

    [THE HANGOVER] King David Price Has Arrived

    September 23, 2008 at 10:06 am 3 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: David Price. Right from the start, Price set out to establish his fastball and succeeded. An easy 10 pitch first inning was all fastballs, and 41 of his first 43 pitches were fastballs. He did […]

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

    [LATE NIGHT HAPPY HOUR] The Hunt For Rays October

    September 22, 2008 at 10:37 pm 3 comments

    With the Rays win in Baltimore and the Red Sox loss at home to the Indians, 2 more come off the magic number. Yes RAYSHEADS, the magic number is now 4 to complete the impossible and win the AL East, finishing ahead of both the Red Sox and Yankees. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [RIGO!] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week: Gm 155 vs Baltimore Orioles

    [RIGO!] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week: Gm 155 vs Baltimore Orioles

    September 22, 2008 at 5:33 pm 2 comments

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