Archive for February, 2009

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rocco’s Blue Gloves, More Depth And Beef-K Out Of WBC

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rocco’s Blue Gloves, More Depth And Beef-K Out Of WBC

    February 18, 2009 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

    Image at right comes courtesy of UniWatch. Which is great because it just made us throw up a little in our mouths. And interesting to see that Rocco is still wearing his Rays batting gloves. Surprised that his new teammates let him get away with that. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The […]

     
  • Why The Rays Columnists Suck: Gary Shelton

    Why The Rays Columnists Suck: Gary Shelton

    February 18, 2009 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    Sorry. It has to be done… There have been 600 kazillion billion preseason previews written about the Rays. One of the tell-tale signs that many of these writers know little about the Rays is when they discuss who is going to close for the Rays. We expect that from writers […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Upton’s Shoulder, Kennedy’s New Gig And Joyce’s Number

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Upton’s Shoulder, Kennedy’s New Gig And Joyce’s Number

    February 18, 2009 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

    Busy day, so let’s get right to the links. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton’s shoulder feels so well that he now feels he might not need to sit out the first week of the regular season. Also Joe Maddon spoke about the workload of the pitching staff during the spring. […]

     
  • Pat Burrell Looks Good In Blue

    February 18, 2009 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    Pat Burrell sure looks good in Rays colors (photo via The Tampa Tribune). And we have a feeling he will always look better in blue than Raul Ibanez ever will in Red. (Hey Philly Fans..Pat wants you to say “hi” to your mother for him. WFC*) Also from Marc Lancaster…Burrell […]

     
  • We Now Dub Thee, Professor Maddon

    We Now Dub Thee, Professor Maddon

    February 18, 2009 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Jack Curry of The New York Times visited the spring training camps of the Yankees, Red Sox and Rays. When Curry asked Joe Maddon about competing in the AL East, Maddon said the Yankees and Red Sox do not concern him, and then provided a quote that may best sum […]

     
  • When Blogging About The Bulls, Remember That The Rose Goes In Front

    When Blogging About The Bulls, Remember That The Rose Goes In Front

    February 18, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    As most of you know, we try to cover the minor league affiliates to the best of our ability, but we are obviously limited because we rarely actually get to watch the teams play. Occasionally we rely on the observations of those that are closer to the games. We are […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Navi’s New Sexiness, Aybar’s New Deal And Editors That Chase Squirrels

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Navi’s New Sexiness, Aybar’s New Deal And Editors That Chase Squirrels

    February 18, 2009 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    FanFest was Saturday (Evan Longoria was absent due to having his wisdom teeth pulled). The bird’s eye view of FanFest (right) was provided to us by one of our readers (thanks Bryan). Click on the image for a larger view. Bryan also caught this image of Jonny Gomes’ locker. Is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The New TV Analyst, FanFest And Bruno’s Lack Of Research

    February 18, 2009 at 8:00 am 1 comment

    Just a few links to get you through this first official day of workouts for the Rays in Port Charlotte. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Kevin Kennedy has been hired as the Rays new TV analyst and will partner with incumbent play-by-play announcer Dewayne Staats. Kennedy will serve as color analyst for […]

     
  • 2009 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis (Update)

    2009 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis (Update)

    February 14, 2009 at 11:00 am 3 comments

    In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we don’t want to do any work ourselves and instead want to take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some conclusions that nobody had noticed before, and then pawn it off […]

     
  • Ben Zobrist Fathers Child, Gives First Photo To Blog

    Ben Zobrist Fathers Child, Gives First Photo To Blog

    February 14, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    ZZ Top That enormous head belongs to Zion Benjamin Zobrist, the first child of Ben Zobrist and his Christian singer wife Julianna. Rather than sell photos of baby Zion to People Magazine for millions of dollars, the Zobrists supplied the first public photo to Celebrity Baby Blog. Seriously (thanks Laura). […]