Archive for July 30th, 2009

  • Rayshead T-Shirt Gets A Lot Of TV Time

    Rayshead T-Shirt Gets A Lot Of TV Time

    July 30, 2009 at 1:18 pm 3 comments

    We have heard lots of stories about people wearing Rayshead T-shirts at both home games and road games, and we have even heard stories of these fans being on TV. But none were displayed so prominently as this one in the second row during Tuesday night’s game. That is Scott […]

  • Ben Zobrist, AL MVP…Discuss

    Ben Zobrist, AL MVP…Discuss

    July 30, 2009 at 11:00 am 13 comments

    Rob Neyer discusses the case of Ben Zobrist as the American League Most Valuable Player. Just off the top: Zobrist leads the American League in FanGraphs’ Runs Above Replacement (51.5) but he’s just 20th in Baseball Prospectus’ Wins Above Replacement (4.1). Why the difference? Maybe one of our favorite lines […]

  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    July 30, 2009 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    Three years ago on Rays Index we heard a crazy story about BJ Upton giving the Durham PA announcer the riot act for refusing to play Upton’s walk-up music. Apparently Upton called the pressbox during the game. One problem. The Bulls manager was in the pressbox at the time after […]

  • The Daily Poll: Trade Deadline

    July 30, 2009 at 9:00 am 3 comments

    The Rays are now 7.5 back in the East and 4 back and in 3rd place in the Wild Card. Should the Rays be buyers or sellers in the trade market?(online surveys) Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Matt Garza’s Upcoming Vacation

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Matt Garza’s Upcoming Vacation

    July 30, 2009 at 7:02 am 5 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: Playing the Game the Right Way. On Monday, Evan Longoria was hit by a pitch. Last night in the 3rd inning, Joba Chamberlain sailed […]

  • Down On The Farm: Aneury Rodriguez Runs Scoreless Streak To 19

    July 30, 2009 at 6:19 am 2 comments

    Durham @ Scranton/WB. (ppd. rain) Montgomery 5, Huntsville 1 (gm 1). Heath Rollins evened his record at 9-9 after holding Huntsville to 1 run in 5 innings on 7 hits and no walks. He struck out 3…Desmond Jennings went 0-3 and Cody Cipriano was 0-2 with a walk. Montgomery 10, […]