Archive for December, 2008

  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    December 4, 2008 at 2:09 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] If You Can ‘Belly Wiggle’ And Scare Children, The Rays Have A Job For You

    [THE HANGOVER] If You Can ‘Belly Wiggle’ And Scare Children, The Rays Have A Job For You

    December 4, 2008 at 9:53 am 0 comments

    Last month the Rays let go the lady that played the part of the mascot, Raymond. Do you think you can fill his enormous shoes? Here is your chance. The Rays have released an official announcement seeking a new “Raymond”. Some of the key requirements… Play a pivotal role in […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    December 3, 2008 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we speculated that Elijah Dukes latest transgression was premeditated to force a trade from the Rays…He would be traded later in the day to the Washington Nationals for Glenn Gibson. It has always been our stance that if Gibson never pitches for the Rays, […]

     
  • [DIRTBAG] Evan Longoria On WFAN This Afternoon

    [DIRTBAG] Evan Longoria On WFAN This Afternoon

    December 3, 2008 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

    This is short notice, but Evan Longoria will be on WFAN in New York City at 3:00 with host Mike Francessa, formerly of “Mike and the Mad Dog”. You can listen live HERE.

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Mike DiFelice Interested In Replacing Joe Magrane In TV Booth

    [THE HANGOVER] Mike DiFelice Interested In Replacing Joe Magrane In TV Booth

    December 3, 2008 at 9:49 am 3 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Each member of the Rays’ postseason roster took home a $223K bonus for reaching the World Series. In all, 43 coaches, players and staff got a full-share, while the team also awarded partial shares to players that spent time with the Rays during the regular season…A $223K […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Rays Talked To Twins About Bringing Back Delmon Young

    [HOT STOVE] Rays Talked To Twins About Bringing Back Delmon Young

    December 2, 2008 at 5:00 pm 12 comments

    According to Danny Knobler of CBS Sportline, a baseball official says the Rays talked to the Twins about reacquiring Delmon Young. …the Rays have also discussed trying to reacquire Delmon Young, the outfielder who they traded to the Twins last winter to get Bartlett and Matt Garza…It doesn’t appear that […]

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

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

    December 2, 2008 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

    FIRST INNING (A look back)…The Hot Stove season has been very quiet so far. In addition, several surprise names were not offered arbitration by their former teams…How will this affect the Rays as they begin to mold the 2009 roster? Some are speculating that the current state of the economy […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    December 2, 2008 at 12:05 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] Percival Set For Surgery, Out Until At Least March

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Set For Surgery, Out Until At Least March

    December 2, 2008 at 10:03 am 1 comment

    Troy Percival will have surgery on his back after all. The surgery is scheduled for today and he should be back throwing by early March. In other words, Percy took a month to figure out if he needed surgery. Two months if you consider he was back home in California […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] One Year Later, Devil Is Finally Ousted From Rays’ Franchise

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] One Year Later, Devil Is Finally Ousted From Rays’ Franchise

    December 1, 2008 at 4:17 pm 5 comments

    Following the 2007 season the Rays changed their colors and dropped the “Devil” from the team’s moniker. However, the “Devil Rays” (and the green uniforms) lived on with two of the Rays’ minor league affiliates. With the Vero Beach Devil Rays moving to Charlotte and becoming the “Stone Crabs”, that […]