Archive for June, 2009

  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    June 30, 2009 at 3:00 pm 19 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 McDLT: Where Hopefully The Hot Stay Hot And The Cool Don’t

    June 30, 2009 at 10:30 am 5 comments

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  • The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    June 30, 2009 at 9:00 am 1 comment

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. We will present these same polls every Tuesday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Thursday, and will be displayed permanently in the sidebar. The goal […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bonus Ws, Niemann’s Efficiency And The Best Record Since April

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bonus Ws, Niemann’s Efficiency And The Best Record Since April

    June 30, 2009 at 6:43 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: Jeff Niemann. The Giraffe was the master of pitch efficiency needing less than 10 pitches in 3 innings and less […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Wade Davis Wins 7th

    June 30, 2009 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Columbus 3. Wade Davis picked up his 7th win, allowing 3 runs (2 earned) in 6 innings on 5 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 4…Reid Brignac had his 3rd straight 3-hit game, going 3-4 with 3 doubles and an RBI…Matt Joyce homered for the 2nd straight […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    June 29, 2009 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index, The Professor visited Scott Kazmir at home to discuss his difficulty working deep in games. Kid K had a little trouble finishing the interview. Strikeouts Are Fascist, Groundballs Are More Democratic [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    June 29, 2009 at 3:00 pm 16 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 […]

     
  • Rays High-End Ticket Prices Leave TV Seats Empty

    Rays High-End Ticket Prices Leave TV Seats Empty

    June 29, 2009 at 12:00 pm 11 comments

    Much has been made of the Rays attendance recently. Well Chris of Watching Durham Bulls Baseball, pointed us in the direction of this little tidbit on ticket prices in Major League Baseball. Here are the top 8 teams ranked by their most expensive single-seat ticket. For comparison, we also included […]

     
  • Rays Wanted Pat The Bat, Rays Got Pat The Fat

    Rays Wanted Pat The Bat, Rays Got Pat The Fat

    June 29, 2009 at 11:00 am 44 comments

    Prior to the season, the Rays made one of their biggest splashes in the free agent market in years. The Rays signed Pat Burrell to a 2-year, $16 million contract. Many thought the Rays had one of the biggest steals of the off-season. After all, in the previous four years, […]

     
  • Emergence Of Jackson And Hammel May Benefit Rays In Long Run

    Emergence Of Jackson And Hammel May Benefit Rays In Long Run

    June 29, 2009 at 10:00 am 6 comments

    Much has been made about how well Edwin Jackson is pitching for Detroit. Of course, his emergence is only magnified with Matt Joyce still in triple-A and even more so by the recent demotion of Andy Sonnanstine. Well, if that makes you want to vomit, then you will definitely want […]