Archive for May 21st, 2009

  • Basic Baseball Math: Young Stars Are Worth More Than They Make

    Basic Baseball Math: Young Stars Are Worth More Than They Make

    May 21, 2009 at 4:30 pm 10 comments

    Yesterday, ‘Duk of Big League Stew posted this on his Twitter page. Evan Longoria has already earned twice what the first four years of his contract are worth. http://twurl.nl/pbzn20 That sounds great, on the surface. But let’s dig a little deeper. From 2006 through yesterday, BJ Upton has been worth […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    May 21, 2009 at 1:00 pm 25 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 […]

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    May 21, 2009 at 12:00 pm 0 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 […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 21, 2009 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index the Rays made their debut on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Carl Crawford Is Not Intimidated By Derek Jeter’s Machismo [Rays Index]

     
  • The Daily Poll

    May 21, 2009 at 9:00 am 10 comments

    Assuming David Price and Wade Davis are not quite ready…if Scott Kazmir continues to struggle should Joe Maddon consider replacing Kazmir with JP Howell?(online poll)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Kaz Being Kaz And Joe Maddon’s New Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Kaz Being Kaz And Joe Maddon’s New Deal

    May 21, 2009 at 7:39 am 16 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: Carlos Pena. 2 hits, on base 3 times, including his 14th home run, his first since Pat Burrell went missing […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Another Strong Start For Alex Cobb

    May 21, 2009 at 6:31 am 0 comments

    Durham (no game scheduled). Montgomery 6, Mississippi 3. Ryan Morse gave up 3 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks in 5 innings. He struck out 2…Chris Mason, Eddie Morlan and Calvin Medlock combined for 4 shutout innings of relief with 1 hit, 1 walk and 5 Ks…Desmond Jennings was […]