Archive for July 2nd, 2009

  • Ben Zobrist And Willy Aybar Are The Great Equalizers In The AL East

    Ben Zobrist And Willy Aybar Are The Great Equalizers In The AL East

    July 2, 2009 at 12:00 pm 4 comments

    Two nights ago, Joe Maddon decided to give Evan Longoria a night off to rest his sore hamstring. Finding a replacement was easy, as Maddon had Willy Aybar sitting on the bench. And figuring out where to bat Aybar was apparently easy also, as Maddon slotted him right into Longo’s […]

     
  • Hudson Valley Promotion Asks Fans Not To Bring Balls To The Game

    Hudson Valley Promotion Asks Fans Not To Bring Balls To The Game

    July 2, 2009 at 11:00 am 3 comments

    It is no secret that Minor League teams will do just about anything, in the form of a promotion, that will bring fans to the ballpark. But this latest one put forth by the Rays’ own low-A affiliate, Hudson Valley Renegades, is definitely one of the stranger promotions we remember. […]

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    July 2, 2009 at 10:30 am 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 […]

     
  • The Daily Poll: Trade Deadline

    July 2, 2009 at 9:00 am 4 comments

    Would you like to see the Rays try to improve the roster via trade prior to the trade deadline?(survey software)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Getaway Day Fever, One Inning Too Many And A Well-Rested Zorilla

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Getaway Day Fever, One Inning Too Many And A Well-Rested Zorilla

    July 2, 2009 at 6:51 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: Winning Series. On the plus side, the Rays took 2 of 3 from the Jays in Toronto and now have […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Suarez Injures Elbow

    July 2, 2009 at 6:24 am 0 comments

    Durham. (no game scheduled) Jacksonville 7, Montgomery 6 (12). Aneury Rodriguez gave up 4 runs (3 earned) in 6 innings…Desmond Jennings went 3-6 with a double and an RBI. Brevard Co. @ Charlotte. (double-header ppd. rain) Bowling Green 6, Rome 1. Frank de los Santos allowed only 1 run in […]