Archive for January 30th, 2009

  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    January 30, 2009 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we witnessed the first-ever (semi) celebrity wearing Tampa Bay Rays gear…in public! Peter King Jumps On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

  • World Series Not A Birthright For Red Sox Fans

    January 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    Here is a blogger that knows about as much about baseball as a hamster. Throughout the season and into October, many baseball fans and media types waited for the [Rays] inevitable collapse, which never really came. I was one of them, never believing the Rays were for real. Honestly, I […]

  • Bloggers Must Earn Their Stripes Like Everybody Else

    January 30, 2009 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Rays Renegade wrote a piece wondering why bloggers do not receive any respect from the teams and leagues they write about. Rays Renegade is attempting to get credentialed by a “major league team”. I wondered why there were not more credentialed bloggers with established sites or even talented new bloods […]

  • James Shields And Coco Crisp Hugged It Out

    James Shields And Coco Crisp Hugged It Out

    January 30, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    David Chalk of Bugs and Cranks recently attended a “sports-comedy variety talk show” in which Fernando Perez was a guest. Perez was apparently “funny as hell” according to Chalk, and Nando added an interesting twist to the Rays-Red Sox brawl when Coco Crisp charged the mound after being hit by […]

  • [THE HANGOVER] Pena Out Of WBC; Longoria Preparing To Be In

    [THE HANGOVER] Pena Out Of WBC; Longoria Preparing To Be In

    January 30, 2009 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Happy 27th birthday to former Devil Ray Jorge Cantu, our favorite Jedi baseball player. His 69 extra-base hits in 2005 is the 44th most ever by a second baseman. Of course, calling Cantu a second baseman is an insult to most second basemen (-2.4 UZR* in ‘05 as a 2B). […]