Archive for August, 2009

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Prairie Dog Kapler, The Dude Not Abiding And Bobby Abreu

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Prairie Dog Kapler, The Dude Not Abiding And Bobby Abreu

    August 27, 2009 at 6:54 am 20 comments

    The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Gabe Kapler. Kapler hit a home run last night that put the Rays up 2-0. It was nice to hear from him, we had forgotten he was […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Continues Slow Climb

    August 27, 2009 at 6:24 am 2 comments

    Durham 4, Norfolk 2. Recently signed Jeff Bennett allowed 2 runs in 5.1 innings, striking out 3 and walking 3…Fernando Perez was 1-4 with a double and a walk…Reid Brignac went 0-5 with 3 Ks…Jon Weber hit his 14th home run…Matt Joyce was 0-3 with a walk and John Jaso […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 26, 2009 at 3:00 pm 21 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 […]

     
  • Ranking The Rays Minor League Markets

    August 26, 2009 at 1:00 pm 6 comments

    Via Biscuit Crumbs we are pointed to the Sports Business Journal’s ranking of every minor league market. Overall, the Rays minor league affiliates did not fare well. Bowling Green, KY was not included in the rankings as data was derived from 2005-2008. 20. Princeton, WV 29. Wappingers Falls, NY (Hudson […]

     
  • The Daily Poll: Roster Expansion

    August 26, 2009 at 9:00 am 9 comments

    If the Rays only promote one outfielder in September when rosters expand, which player would you like to see with the Rays?(polling)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Ghost Of Dave Kingman, CC’s Back And A Short Bench

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Ghost Of Dave Kingman, CC’s Back And A Short Bench

    August 26, 2009 at 7:05 am 15 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: Dave Kingman Lives. Carlos Pena smacked 2 more home runs last night. He now has 6 in the past 5 games and 3 multi-home […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Tim Beckham Heating Up Down Stretch

    August 26, 2009 at 6:07 am 1 comment

    Durham 9, Syracuse 6. Jeremy Hellickson does it again. This time he retired 18 of the first 19 batters he faced before giving up a 3-run run home run in the 7th for his only runs allowed. He gave up just 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 10. […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm 12 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 25, 2009 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we broke down the Zapruder Film of Rays baseball. It was the AJ PieHead incident. Umpires Refuse To Admit Mistake; Sound Even Dumber [Rays Index]

     
  • Tracking The 2009 Attendance

    Tracking The 2009 Attendance

    August 25, 2009 at 10:30 am 5 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 […]