Archive for April 23rd, 2009

  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    April 23, 2009 at 3:00 pm 24 comments

    Up until first pitch, use the comments section to predict who you think will be the Sunburst Player of the Game. (be sure to use a valid email address while leaving the comment). The commenter that correctly predicts who we will name the Sunburst Player of the Game the most […]

     
  • Video: Tim Beckham Interviewed By Kige Ramsey, Yes, That Kige Ramsey

    April 23, 2009 at 1:03 pm 2 comments

    Here is a short three-minute interview with 2008 top pick Tim Beckham. From the context, it sounds as if the interview happened just prior to start of the regular season. The video appears to have been shot by Kige Ramsey of Deadspin fame, and about the 2:30 mark, you can […]

     
  • Peter Gammons Predicts May 1 Promotion For David Price

    Peter Gammons Predicts May 1 Promotion For David Price

    April 23, 2009 at 12:00 pm 5 comments

    Yesterday morning, Peter Gammons appeared on ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike” show. Near the end of the interview, he was asked whether the Rays will feel pressured to promote David Price sooner than they planned. Gammons offered his prediction (if you have an Insider account, you can find the full […]

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    April 23, 2009 at 11:00 am 3 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph will appear every Thursday 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 […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 23, 2009 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    Three years ago on Rays Index we declared our love for “The Fossum Flop.“ That is about the only thing we miss about Casey Fossum. The Fossum Flop [Rays Index]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Giraffe’s Psyche, A Familiar Bullpen And Shields’ Dead Arm

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Giraffe’s Psyche, A Familiar Bullpen And Shields’ Dead Arm

    April 23, 2009 at 7:18 am 4 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: Signs. The signs are there. The first 4 innings last night were the best 4 innings we have ever seen […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Chris Richard Goes Deep Twice

    April 23, 2009 at 5:00 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Gwinnett 2. Wade Davis retired 9 of the first 10 batters he faced and allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings. He struck out 2… Chris Richard had a big night with a pair of home runs in his first two plate appearances, […]