Archive for February, 2009

  • Reminder: Rays Index On Facebook And Twitter

    Reminder: Rays Index On Facebook And Twitter

    February 24, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Just a quick reminder as we enter the 2009 season, that Rays Index can be found on Facebook and Twitter. We have a few new plans for each group, and we will be unveiling those in the coming weeks. So if you haven’t joined up yet, now is the time […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Tim Beckham

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Tim Beckham

    February 24, 2009 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Is it us or does Tim Beckham look like he has bulked up a little bit? Here is a pic from last year. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Tim Beckham talks about the adjustment to Major League Baseball and to a Major League clubhouse. Tom Foley spoke about Beckham’s work ethic. [MLB] […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    February 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we discovered that Andy Sonnanstine has mad Ping-Pong skillz. Andy Sonnanstine Is Proud Of His Ping-Pong Ball Mad Skillz [Rays Index]

     
  • Will Joe Maddon Manage In 2009 Without An Extension?

    Will Joe Maddon Manage In 2009 Without An Extension?

    February 23, 2009 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

    Of all the contracts given out by the Rays this off-season, the one that surprised us the most is the deal not given to Joe Maddon. On the heals of an AL Manager of the Year award, Maddon enters 2009 in the last year of his current contract. Few teams […]

     
  • Celebrating The Amazing Story Of Henry Oliu

    Celebrating The Amazing Story Of Henry Oliu

    February 23, 2009 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

    One person associated with the Rays that doesn’t receive as much attention as he probably deserves is Henry Oliu, the Rays Spanish radio broadcaster. Oliu is able to call the Rays play-by-play despite being blind since birth. Few people that follow the Rays are aware of the story of Henry […]

     
  • Will The Heckler Heckle Himself?

    February 23, 2009 at 10:00 am 1 comment

    Robert Szasz, better known at The Trop as “The Heckler”, has gotten himself into some hot water. Szasz, 42, is a developer. Since January, banks have filed five lawsuits saying he has stopped paying on more than $9 million in loans that he personally signed for. Wachovia Bank has served […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Value Of Maddon, Spring Starters And Izzy’s Role

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Value Of Maddon, Spring Starters And Izzy’s Role

    February 23, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Several veteran free agents have signed with the Rays this off-season and the common thread among several of them was that they were drawn to the Rays in part by Joe Maddon. [Adam Kennedy] could have gone with a team that had some uncertainty at second base, or one that […]

     
  • Reminding The Rays Where They Are From

    Reminding The Rays Where They Are From

    February 22, 2009 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    Rays Alternative Road Uniform No, that is not an official rendering of the Rays road uniforms. For the second straight year, the Rays will not feature “Tampa Bay” on their home, road or alternative uniforms. With the Orioles featuring new road uniforms this season that will include “Baltimore” on the […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    February 22, 2009 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we saw that Carl Crawford had finally had enough of Delmon Young, reminding the youngster that he is still a little fish in the big pond. Carl Crawford Just Went ‘Boom, Bitch!’ [Rays Index]

     
  • Jason Isringhausen Thinks He Is Mariano Rivera

    Jason Isringhausen Thinks He Is Mariano Rivera

    February 22, 2009 at 10:00 am 1 comment

    Jason Isringhausen wants Brian Shouse’s #44? Fine. The Shousenator has only been here a week. We hope Izzy at least gave Shouse a case of beer, or maybe some Depends. But we draw the line at taking James Shields’ locker. Jason Isringhausen’s arrival required some shuffling. He took No. 44, […]