Archive for July 23rd, 2009

  • Angels May Be Interested In Scott Kazmir

    July 23, 2009 at 10:48 pm 1 comment

    If the Rays are going to add either Roy Halladay or Cliff Lee, they most likely would have to also trade Scott Kazmir to free up payroll. Now we are hearing that the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disney Land may be interested. One way the Rays could clear […]

  • Rays Also Interested In Victor Martinez

    July 23, 2009 at 2:00 pm 11 comments

    [Update] Here is the non-Twitter story. No names have been exchanged, but Cleveland likes the Rays minor league system (who doesn’t?). [2:30pm] According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Rays are also talking to the Indians about catcher Victor Martinez. rival tampa bay #rays join red sox in pursuit […]

  • More On Those Cliff Lee Rumors

    July 23, 2009 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

    Here is a small update on the Rays interest in ’08 Cy Young winner Cliff Lee… Jayson Stark says that Lee is available but that the Indians are not that anxious to trade him. [via MLBTradeRumors] Jon Paul Morosi says that the Rays may be trying to get a third […]

  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    July 23, 2009 at 10:30 am 2 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we documented the conversation on the mound between Jim Hickey and Brian Stokes during a 21-4 loss to the Yankees. We Like The Feel Of A Hammer On Our Heads [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

  • The Daily Poll: Cliff Lee

    July 23, 2009 at 10:30 am 19 comments

    If the Indians offered Cliff Lee to the Rays for Wade Davis and Reid Brignac, should the Rays make the deal?(polls) Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

  • Rays Kicking The Tires On Halladay And Lee

    Rays Kicking The Tires On Halladay And Lee

    July 23, 2009 at 9:00 am 7 comments

    A week ago we laughed at the notion that the Rays would be players in the Roy Halladay market. This week we still think it is a long-shot, but we are starting to hear some buzz that the Rays have at least inquired as to what Halladay would cost. Ken […]

  • Sonnanstine Back To The Mound Today

    July 23, 2009 at 8:00 am 2 comments

    According to Triangle Offense, Andy Sonnanstine has fully receovered from his bout with Mono and will be back on the mound for the Bulls tonight. The Duke has been out since July 7th. He has made two start for Durham since being demoted, allowing 5 runs in 13 innings on […]

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Burrell The Good, Gross The Strange And CC The Glove

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Burrell The Good, Gross The Strange And CC The Glove

    July 23, 2009 at 7:00 am 15 comments

    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: Off He Goes. Pat Burrell was 2-4 with a home run. He just missed another later in the game. He just looks different at […]

  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Hits Grand Slam In Loss

    July 23, 2009 at 6:36 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Indianapolis 1. Wade Davis struck out 9 in 6.2 innings, but walked 4. He allowed 1 run on 3 hits in 6.2 innings…Dale Thayer picked up his 14th save…Matt Joyce (2-5) and Chris Richard (3-5) combined for 5 of the Bulls 7 hits. Richard drove in 2…Reid Brignac […]

  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    July 23, 2009 at 6:00 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 […]