Archive for August 7th, 2009

  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 7, 2009 at 4:00 pm 23 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 […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Gregg Zaun

    August 7, 2009 at 1:56 pm 21 comments

    [Update] Marc Topkin says deal is indeed for a PTBNL. The Rays DFA’d minor leaguer John Meloan to make room. Sounds like Zaun will not be added to the 25-man roster until tomorrow. [Update] Orioles press release confirms trade. Still no indication who O’s will receive. Likely a player to […]

     
  • Tracking The 2009 Attendance

    Tracking The 2009 Attendance

    August 7, 2009 at 11:30 am 7 comments

    From time to time we are going to take a look at the 2009 attendance and see how the 2009 season stacks up against last year and whether the Rays can reach their goal of being average (in attendance). Notes on the attendance follow the graph… Notes on the 2009 […]

     
  • Boston Globe Says Red Sox Were Swept By…The Trop?

    Boston Globe Says Red Sox Were Swept By…The Trop?

    August 7, 2009 at 10:30 am 8 comments

    Commenter Beth made a great find with this piece written by Adam Kilgore of the Boston Globe. While Kilgore does give the Rays some credit towards the end for sweeping the Red Sox, the first 6-7 paragraphs gives credit only to Tropicana Field. Forgive the Red Sox if they were […]

     
  • The Daily Poll: Playoff Race

    August 7, 2009 at 9:00 am 2 comments

    Which team should Raysheads be rooting for in the Yankees-Red Sox series?(polls) Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Abreu’s Return, Wild Cards And Waechter’s Moment

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Abreu’s Return, Wild Cards And Waechter’s Moment

    August 7, 2009 at 7:08 am 3 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays resigned Winston Abreu and assigned him to Durham. [The Heater] Sometimes we think you should have to show a driver’s license and and I.Q. card to buy alcohol. [Tampa Tribune] John Romano discusses who The Rayshead Army should be rooting for in the Boston-New York […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Downs Promoted To Double-A

    August 7, 2009 at 6:00 am 2 comments

    Durham 5, Syracuse 3. Carlos Hernandez did not allow a hit but was pulled after 4 innings having given up a run on 3 walks. The one run came in the first on a sac fly…Desmond Jennings went 2-3 with a walk a stolen base and he scored twice…Justin Ruggiano […]