Archive for October, 2008

  • [THE HANGOVER] Troy Percival Mentors Young Players From California

    [THE HANGOVER] Troy Percival Mentors Young Players From California

    October 13, 2008 at 8:27 am 1 comment

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Dan Wheeler. All we can do is tip our cap. The second inning of work scared us. The third inning terrified us. But four innings? Huge…Evan Longoria. Longoria rediscovered his confidence between games 1 […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Boston Red Sox

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Boston Red Sox

    October 10, 2008 at 2:44 pm 17 comments

    FIRST INNING (A look back)…Both the Rays and Red Sox dominated the season series in their home parks. The Rays won 8 of 9 at home against the Sox, sweeping two series. On the other hand, Boston was 7-2 at Fenway, also sweeping two series…Will this trend continue in the […]

     
  • [ALCS] Reminding Red Sox Nation Where They Came From

    [ALCS] Reminding Red Sox Nation Where They Came From

    October 10, 2008 at 12:16 pm 6 comments

    Does it make us mean people if we bought a few of these for the Red Sox fans in our lives? We love reminding them that the Rays have as many AL East titles in the last 11 years as the Red Sox and the Rays only sucked for 10 […]

     
  • [RAYS INDEX PANTS PARTY] Come Join Us At The First Ever Rays Index Pants Party

    [RAYS INDEX PANTS PARTY] Come Join Us At The First Ever Rays Index Pants Party

    October 10, 2008 at 10:24 am 5 comments

    Sometimes the stars align in such a manner, that we all have to just sit back in awe and admire the power. The Rays are in the ALCS against the hated Red Sox. This was the perfect time to conduct a Hajj and journey to our Mecca. The good news […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins

    [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins

    October 10, 2008 at 8:41 am 4 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… Just the links this morning…We have a plane to catch. But don’t worry, we have a couple of posts lined up and ready to go, including the latest from the “Pepper” series. See you guys tonight. […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Edwin Jackson Is Added To Playoff Roster

    [HAPPY HOUR] Edwin Jackson Is Added To Playoff Roster

    October 9, 2008 at 7:27 pm 2 comments

    THE TELLING: There was a lot of discussion as to whether Eric Hinske or Fernando Perez would be left off the roster in the ALCS. We are not sure why it was even a question. Joe Maddon needs Perez on the roster. When Jon Lester starts for the Red Sox, […]

     
  • [WAY TO THINK THAT ONE THROUGH] Rick Reilly Only Wants Red Sox Or Yankees In World Series

    [WAY TO THINK THAT ONE THROUGH] Rick Reilly Only Wants Red Sox Or Yankees In World Series

    October 9, 2008 at 3:26 pm 5 comments

    We know we shouldn’t take anything Rick Reilly says too seriously. His legend is still cashing checks that he can’t live up to. But this is not the first time we have heard somebody say the “Rays are bad for baseball.” From Signal to Noise (via Fanhouse)… The Four-Letter’s $3 […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 28

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 28

    October 9, 2008 at 2:12 pm 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] 2008 Tampa Bay Rays: Well Thought Out, Well Planned And Perfectly Executed

    [THE HANGOVER] 2008 Tampa Bay Rays: Well Thought Out, Well Planned And Perfectly Executed

    October 9, 2008 at 9:54 am 3 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… This piece by John Romano goes above the fold today. A must read…Joe Maddon is a manager that is not big on team meetings, but there were three this season that set the tone for the […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Fans Need Workouts On Off-Days

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Fans Need Workouts On Off-Days

    October 8, 2008 at 5:10 pm 4 comments

    We are starting to get antsy. As it was pointed out over at Her Rays, what are we supposed to do with our days right now? At least the team had workouts today. Are we supposed to practice for the ALCS? And we are getting nervous. The Rays still have […]