Archive for June 9th, 2009

  • Rays Shall Select LeVon Washington, And He Shall Be A Good Man

    Rays Shall Select LeVon Washington, And He Shall Be A Good Man

    June 9, 2009 at 7:34 pm 9 comments

    [Update 8:05pm] Andrew Friedman was interviewed by Todd Kalas during tonight’s game and spoke about what position the Rays will have Washington play: We are going to run him out there as a center fielder but we’ll probably experiment a little bit in the infield…One thing we are confident in, […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    June 9, 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 […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Gets Fired Up For The Angels

    Joe Maddon Gets Fired Up For The Angels

    June 9, 2009 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

    Joe Maddon worked in the Angels organization for 31 years, so it should not be surprising that he gets a bit emotional whenever his former team is across the diamond in the opposing dugout. How emotional? When facing tonight’s opponent, the Angels, it is not uncommon for Maddon to already […]

     
  • Rays Knock Bit Of Shine Off The Great Mariano Rivera

    Rays Knock Bit Of Shine Off The Great Mariano Rivera

    June 9, 2009 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

    If you are looking for a small consolation after losing two of three to the Yankees, we have this… So far this season, the Tampa Bay Rays have twice knocked Mariano Rivera out of a game mid-inning. The first came on May 7 at Replica Yankee Stadium when Carl Crawford […]

     
  • Carlos Pena Misses His Woobie*

    Carlos Pena Misses His Woobie*

    June 9, 2009 at 11:00 am 11 comments

    On May 10th Carlos Pena was hitting .252 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI in 32 games. That also happened to be the last game the featured Pat Burrell hitting behind Pena in the lineup. Since then, Burrell has been sidelined with some sort of neck ailment, the source […]

     
  • The Daily Poll

    June 9, 2009 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    When the Rays use the 30th pick in today’s draft, what should they target with the pick?(polls)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dirtbag’s Return, The Duke’s Job Security And Injuries

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dirtbag’s Return, The Duke’s Job Security And Injuries

    June 9, 2009 at 6:48 am 5 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: Evan Longoria. Took long enough, but Dirtbag was finally back in the lineup, although he was a bit rusty with […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Named To SALy All-Star Team

    June 9, 2009 at 6:07 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Pawtucket 2. Wade Davis pitched 6 scoreless innings with 7 Ks and 3 walks…Dale Thayer picked up his 8th save with 2 innings, allowing 1 run…Justin Ruggiano and John Jaso were a combined 0-5. Birmingham 14, Montgomery 8. Pat Burrell DH’d and batted third, going 0-5 with 3 […]