Archive for July, 2009

  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    July 4, 2009 at 3:00 pm 9 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 HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Sputtering Offense, Skipping Starters And JoeMa On Twitter

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Sputtering Offense, Skipping Starters And JoeMa On Twitter

    July 4, 2009 at 9:56 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: The Bullpen. 3 more shutout innings…Savvy Navi. He didn’t score, but with 2 outs, a base runner on first base […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Brignac Goes Deep Twice

    July 4, 2009 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Charlotte 2. Jason Cromer pitched 6 innings and picked up his 2nd win, while Dale Thayer earned his 13th save…Reid Brignac was 2-4 with his 5th and 6th home runs. He drove in all 3 runs. Jacksonville 5, Montgomery 3. Jeremy Hellickson gave up 5 hits in 5 […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    July 3, 2009 at 3:00 pm 13 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 […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    July 3, 2009 at 10:30 am 1 comment

    One year ago on Rays Index we told you that many in Red Sox Nation were unhappy about the Rays use of “Sweet Caroline” after the Rays swept the Red Sox. However, we thought it was a slightly different song the Rays played. Sweep Caroline…Good Times Never Felt So Good […]

     
  • The Daily Poll: Rookie Of The Year

    July 3, 2009 at 9:00 am 1 comment

    Who do think will finish higher in the AL Rookie of the Year voting?(surveys)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Some RI Love, A Minor Trade And Howell As Hoffman

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Some RI Love, A Minor Trade And Howell As Hoffman

    July 3, 2009 at 7:09 am 0 comments

    The image at right comes via National Geographic (thanks Jordi). For those that missed the Twitter update, Mrs. Prof planned an anniversary trip for us to Big D to catch some Rays. I am not even lyin’. Totally her idea. The schedule here is a bit up in the air. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Matt Joyce Homers In 4th Straight

    July 3, 2009 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Charlotte 6. Andy Sonnanstine, in his first start for Durham since 2007, allowed 2 runs in 6 innings on 7 hits and 1 walk. He struck out 3…Dale Thayer picked up his 12th save…Reid Brignac went 0-4…Matt Joyce went 2-3 with a double and his 10th home run. […]

     
  • 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. […]