Archive for November, 2008

  • [VIDEO] Several Rays Get Their Mohawks On Prior To Game 5 Of World Series

    [VIDEO] Several Rays Get Their Mohawks On Prior To Game 5 Of World Series

    November 20, 2008 at 1:42 pm 1 comment

    The Rays, not surprisingly, are off to a slow start in the Hot Stove. What do we do when things are slow? We of course turn to YouTube. As a wise man once said, if you can’t find anything interesting on YouTube, you just aren’t trying. Here is a somewhat […]

     
  • [ROOKIE HAZING] Rays 2009 Rookie Hazing Could Get Very Interesting

    [ROOKIE HAZING] Rays 2009 Rookie Hazing Could Get Very Interesting

    November 20, 2008 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

    Remember those high-end, SoHo t-shirts that Joe Maddon had all the players wearing towards the end of the season? They were “Ed Hardy” t-shirts and run about $200 a pop. Well, apparently “Ed Hardy” makes more than t-shirts. The fashion clothier recently debuted their new line of lingerie with a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Today Is Deadline For 40-Man Roster Additions

    [THE HANGOVER] Today Is Deadline For 40-Man Roster Additions

    November 20, 2008 at 10:22 am 1 comment

    Today is the deadline for teams to add minor leaguers to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from being eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Wade Davis will be added, as will Jake McGee. Eddie Morlan is also likely to be added. Other players that will be eligible […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] George King Would Love To See Jason Giambi In A Rays Uniform

    [HOT STOVE] George King Would Love To See Jason Giambi In A Rays Uniform

    November 19, 2008 at 3:05 pm 2 comments

    George A. King III of the New York Post speculates today that free agent Jason Giambi could end up with the Rays as a left-handed hitting DH to replace Cliff Floyd. King does not list any sources. Rather, he is just matching needs. Also, keep in mind that the story […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    November 19, 2008 at 10:00 am 14 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Not sure this needed to be clarified but Andrew Friedman made it clear yesterday that David Price will be a starting pitcher in 2009 and is not a candidate to be a closer. [MLB] Rays Prospects takes another look at how starting pitchers throughout the organization pitched […]

     
  • [AL MVP] Carlos Pena Repeats As 9th Most Valuable American Leaguer

    [AL MVP] Carlos Pena Repeats As 9th Most Valuable American Leaguer

    November 18, 2008 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

    For the second consecutive season Carlos Pena has finished 9th in the American League MVP voting. Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox took home the award with 16 of the 28 first place votes. Evan Longoria and Jason Bartlett each received votes. Longoria placed 11th after being named the […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    November 18, 2008 at 12:30 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. 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] Joe Magrane Leaving Rays TV Booth

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Magrane Leaving Rays TV Booth

    November 18, 2008 at 10:37 am 5 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Joe Magrane is leaving the Rays TV booth and will join the new MLB Network. [The Heater] The Rays have raised ticket prices for the 2009 season. [St. Pete Times] Bobby Fenton of 1010 Sports pointed out that all the changes to ticket and parking prices (ie. […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Hot Stove

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Hot Stove

    November 17, 2008 at 4:01 pm 10 comments

    FIRST INNING (A look back)…It has now been 3 weeks since the Rays lost the World Series, but at the same time concluded one of the most remarkable and improbable World Series runs in the history of the game…Looking back now, is there anything we have learned? We feel it […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Wade Townsend Likely To Miss 2009 Season

    [THE HANGOVER] Wade Townsend Likely To Miss 2009 Season

    November 17, 2008 at 10:21 am 3 comments

    Last week, we updated our Trade Value Index Top 50 in which we ranked the top 50 players in the organization based on value to the team. In our list, we had Evan Longoria at the top, followed by David Price, James Shields, BJ Upton, Scott Kazmir and Matt Garza. […]