Archive for August, 2009

  • The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    August 25, 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 JoeMa’s Patience, CC’s Back And Pena’s Home Run-To-Singles Ratio

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss JoeMa’s Patience, CC’s Back And Pena’s Home Run-To-Singles Ratio

    August 25, 2009 at 7:06 am 7 comments

    The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Jeff Niemann. Let’s ignore the 2nd inning for a second. How The Giraffe made it into the 7th inning after that is beyond us. With the game […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Andy Sonnanstine Rebounds With Strong Start

    August 25, 2009 at 6:28 am 1 comment

    Durham 3, Syracuse 2. Andy Sonnanstine rebounded with his 5th win, working into the 8th inning and allowing just 2 runs on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out 3…Winston Abreu picked up his 12th save, striking out 3 of the 5 batters he faced…Fernando Perez went 1-5 with […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 24, 2009 at 3:00 pm 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 […]

     
  • Billy Wagner Was Never A Good Fit For The Rays

    Billy Wagner Was Never A Good Fit For The Rays

    August 24, 2009 at 12:00 pm 3 comments

    Gordon Edes of Yahoo! Sports was surprised the Rays (and others) passed on Billy Wagner when the Mets exposed him to waivers (the Red Sox claimed him). Whiffing on Wagner? It surprised no one that the Mets placed Billy Wagner(notes) on waivers, and made sense that the Red Sox, with […]

     
  • The Daily Poll: Andy Sonnanstine

    August 24, 2009 at 10:30 am 4 comments

    What role would you like to see for Andy Sonnanstine in September when rosters expand?(poll) Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Don’t Mind Evan Longoria, He Just Needs To Blow A Bubble

    Don’t Mind Evan Longoria, He Just Needs To Blow A Bubble

    August 24, 2009 at 9:00 am 8 comments

    There are a number of visual cues that can hint at how well or how poorly a professional athlete handles pressure situations. For example, a urine stain on the front of a player’s uniform can indicate a player doesn’t much like clutch situations. On the other hand, if one were […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The K Parade, Untimely Walks And The Rays Playoff Hopes

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The K Parade, Untimely Walks And The Rays Playoff Hopes

    August 24, 2009 at 7:13 am 2 comments

    The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: David Price. Other than the 3 walks, Price once again showed that he can be a very good big league pitcher on a consistent basis. He worked […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Has 7-Game Hit Streak

    August 24, 2009 at 6:33 am 0 comments

    Syracuse 3, Durham 2. Joe Bateman came into the game in the 9th with the score tied. He hit 2 batters, allowed a stolen base and then gave up a walk-off single…Wade Davis started, giving up 2 runs (1 earned). He struck out 3 and walked none. He did give […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 23, 2009 at 11:30 am 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 […]