Archive for August, 2009

  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Extends Hitting Streak To 11

    August 29, 2009 at 8:39 am 0 comments

    Durham 11, Norfolk 2. Wade Davis made what could have been his last minor league start. He started and worked 3 perfect innings before a rain delay. A relief pitcher was warming up prior to the delay which suggests that Davis will be called up to start on Monday or […]

     
  • It’s Official, Rays Trade Scott Kazmir To Angels

    August 28, 2009 at 9:37 pm 12 comments

    The LA Times is reporting that the rumored deal is now official. Scott Kazmir has been traded to the Angels for two prospects and a player to be named later. Check our earlier post for specifics on the deal. Also, according to Marc Topkin, Wade Davis will replace Kazmir in […]

     
  • Rays Close To Deal To Send Kazmir To Angels

    August 28, 2009 at 4:26 pm 29 comments

    [Update] Joel Sherman of The New York Post is now reporting that Angels assume responsibility for remainder of Kazmir’s contract which is about $20 million. [Update] Jon Heyman of SI.com is now reporting Rays will also receive a third prospect, a player to be named later. Keep in mind that […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 28, 2009 at 3:00 pm 16 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

    August 28, 2009 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we ran a photo of Baltimore’s favored son wearing a Rays jersey. It wasn’t personal. Just business. Ripken Jumps Ship During Orioles’ 11th Consecutive Losing Season [Rays Index]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    August 28, 2009 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we debunked the Myth that the Rays only won in 2008 because of all their high draft picks. Debunking The Myth: Rays Are Good Because Of All The High Draft Picks [Rays Index]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Sink Or Swim Time, Howell’s Title And CC’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Sink Or Swim Time, Howell’s Title And CC’s Future

    August 28, 2009 at 6:59 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays next 17 games are against playoff contenders. 11 of those games are on the road and they only have 1 off-day […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Weber And Childers Named To Team USA

    August 28, 2009 at 6:42 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Norfolk 1. Chris Richard hit a one out, 3-run home run in the 9th inning to overcome a 1-0 deficit…Desmond Jennings was 1-4 with a double and Matt Joyce was 0-2 with a walk…Aki Iwamura went 0-4 and Justin Ruggiano went 2-4 with his 22nd steal. Montgomery. (no […]

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    August 27, 2009 at 10:30 am 1 comment

    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 […]

     
  • The Daily Poll: Third Catcher

    August 27, 2009 at 9:00 am 2 comments

    When rosters expand in September which catcher would you rather see the Rays promote?(answers)