Archive for August, 2009

  • Zack Greinke Not A Big Fan Of The Trop

    August 4, 2009 at 12:32 pm 18 comments

    Before his worst start of the year, Zack Greinke had some choice words about playing baseball at The Trop… “The Rays’ PR department promotes the game like it’s a club and not a baseball game,” he told MLB.com. “It almost doesn’t feel like you’re playing baseball when you’re playing here. […]

     
  • Evan Longoria To Be Featured On ESPN’s E:60

    August 4, 2009 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    ESPN’s primetime news magazine “E:60″ will air tonight at 7:00pm ET and will include an in-depth profile of Evan Longoria (per Press Release). He will be interviewed by Jeremy Schaap. Of the many topics to be covered is what Dirtbag does when he makes a bad play or mental mistake. […]

     
  • The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    August 4, 2009 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. We will present these same polls every Tuesday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Thursday, and will be displayed permanently in the sidebar. The goal […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Lineup Changes, Past And Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Lineup Changes, Past And Future

    August 4, 2009 at 7:09 am 13 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: The Magic Touch. Joe Maddon makes some unorthodox move sometimes. OK. All the time. And sometimes every single one seems to work. Yesterday, JoeMa […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Wade Townsend Released, In-Laws Won’t Take It Well

    August 4, 2009 at 6:30 am 0 comments

    Indianapolis 6, Durham 2. Andy Sonnanstine gave up 3 runs in 6 innings for his first loss since being demoted. He allowed 9 hits while striking out 4 and walking none…Desmond Jennings went 0-3 but walked twice and stole his second base…Reid Brignac went 1-4 with a walk while Matt […]

     
  • Jim Duquette’s Revisionist History Of The Scott Kazmir Deal?

    Jim Duquette’s Revisionist History Of The Scott Kazmir Deal?

    August 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm 4 comments

    Recently, former Mets GM Jim Duquette was asked about one of the most famous trade deadline deals in baseball history. That would be the one that sent Scott Kazmir and a minor leaguer to the Rays for Victor Zambrano and a minor leaguer. Specifically, Duquette was asked why he made […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 3, 2009 at 10:00 am 15 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 Daily Poll: No-Hitters

    August 3, 2009 at 9:00 am 5 comments

    Which of the following pitchers is most likely to throw the Rays first no-hitter?(online surveys) Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Flirting With History And Then Imploding

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Flirting With History And Then Imploding

    August 3, 2009 at 6:52 am 8 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: James Shields. Shields flirted with the first no-hitter in franchise history, allowing just 3 walks in the first 7 innings, before giving up a […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Wade Davis Gives Up 3 Home Runs In Loss

    August 3, 2009 at 6:18 am 3 comments

    Indianapolis 5, Durham 4. Wade Davis fell to 9-7 after giving up 5 runs in 5.2 innings. He struck out 8 and walked 2 but was touched for 3 home runs and hit a batter…After getting 2 hits and a steal in his triple-A debut, Desmond Jennings went 0-4 with […]