Archive for March, 2009

  • An Interview With Stuart Sternberg

    March 20, 2009 at 10:00 am 13 comments

    We have long-resisted the urge to venture into the world of interviews, but we couldn’t be contained any longer. In what may become a regular feature, we debut our first interview (actually once upon a time we interviewed Chad Orvella). The questions were tough, in part because we wanted to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Fuzzy Radar Guns, A Stray Red Sox Fan And Upton’s Swing

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Fuzzy Radar Guns, A Stray Red Sox Fan And Upton’s Swing

    March 20, 2009 at 7:02 am 3 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Pat Burrell. Pat the Bat hit his second home run of the spring, a 2-run shot. Man it is going […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    March 19, 2009 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index it was down to Edwin Jackson or JP Howell for the final spot in the rotation. The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Or J. P. Howell For The 5th Spot [Rays Index]

     
  • Is Wade Davis Closer To The Majors Than David Price?

    Is Wade Davis Closer To The Majors Than David Price?

    March 19, 2009 at 2:00 pm 8 comments

    Now that it looks like the Rays have decided to start David Price in the minor leagues, many are wondering how long it will be until Price makes the permanent jump to the big leagues. But just like many were surprised to learn that Price wasn’t a lock for the […]

     
  • David Price’s Glove May Be Illegal

    David Price’s Glove May Be Illegal

    March 19, 2009 at 12:00 pm 7 comments

    David Price’s glove made the news this off-season when it was revealed that he had the phrase “Live Like Nate” stitched into the leather. This was the same glove Price was wearing when he closed out game 7 against the Red Sox in the ALCS (Price used a black glove […]

     
  • You Too Can Look Like A 23-Year Old Rookie Of The Year

    You Too Can Look Like A 23-Year Old Rookie Of The Year

    March 19, 2009 at 10:30 am 2 comments

    What does Evan Longoria do when he is not hitting home runs, making Gold Glove plays at third base and winning the AL Rookie of the Year award? No. Besides that. He works out. And now thanks to Men’s Fitness magazine, you too can use Dirtbag’s workout and become a […]

     
  • MVP! MVP! MVP! Marc Topkin Once Again Stirs The Pot

    March 19, 2009 at 9:00 am 12 comments

    The local basbeall writers took a lot of heat when Jason Bartlett was voted the team MVP last season (we actually kinda supported the idea). And Marc Topkin took a lot of grief when he wrote Jason Bartlett’s name on his AL MVP ballot as the fifth most valuable American […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Brignac’s Bat, No WBC For Longoria And Shawn Bleepin’ Camp

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Brignac’s Bat, No WBC For Longoria And Shawn Bleepin’ Camp

    March 19, 2009 at 6:49 am 8 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Reid Brignac. Slowly but surely, the slick fielding Cajun’s bat is starting to come to life. Yesterday he hit a […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    March 18, 2009 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we unveiled our favorite “Separated at Birth.” Separated At Birth? [Rays Index]

     
  • Rays Index Radio Appearance Tonight On New York Baseball Digest

    March 18, 2009 at 2:46 pm 1 comment

    I will make an appearance on Mike Silva’s New York Baseball Digest Radio Show tonight at 7:00pm. You can listen live by going to their website. You might recall New York Baseball Digest recently when we took them to task for saying the Rays will always be the Rays for demoting David […]