Archive for February, 2010

  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    February 11, 2010 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we learned that the Rays had a pre-draft deal in place with Tim Lincecum. The Rays backed out when Evan Longoria was still available at the third pick. Rays Had A Deal With Tim Lincecum In Place Prior To 2006 Draft [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Why This Rays Front Office Will Never Feature A “Tampa Bay” Jersey

    Why This Rays Front Office Will Never Feature A “Tampa Bay” Jersey

    February 11, 2010 at 10:00 am 18 comments

    Back in November of 2007, it was reported that the Rays first alternate jersey would debut in 2009 and that it would say “Tampa Bay” across the front. The Rays did introduce a navy blue alternate in 2009, but like the two regular jerseys, it included the standard “Rays” logo, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Powder Blue Jerseys, Bungled Naming Rights And Bossman And Dirtbag In Hockey Jerseys

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Powder Blue Jerseys, Bungled Naming Rights And Bossman And Dirtbag In Hockey Jerseys

    February 11, 2010 at 8:54 am 4 comments

    The folks over at Uniwatch feel the new powder blue alternate would be much better if paired with powder blue pants. The image at right is what they concocted. Note that this is not an accurate representation of the new powder blue jersey as the real jersey does not have […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss What It Would Take To Sign Johnny Damon

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss What It Would Take To Sign Johnny Damon

    February 10, 2010 at 8:45 am 10 comments

    Earlier this week, Andrew Friedman said the Rays will continue to monitor the market. The big name that the Rays have been linked to is Johnny Damon. Recently we speculated that this was evidence that the Rays are still trying to trade Pat Burrell, as the Rays would not be […]

     
  • Rays Having Second-Thoughts On Sale Of Naming Rights To Spring Training Home

    Rays Having Second-Thoughts On Sale Of Naming Rights To Spring Training Home

    February 9, 2010 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

    Yesterday we wondered if the Rays would have second-thoughts about selling the naming rights to their spring training field. This, after local environmentalists expressed their disgust with the team’s partnership with The Mosaic Company, a local mining company. Twenty-four hours later, the Rays have already started backing away from the deal. […]

     
  • Ben Zobrist: Wiffle Ball Champion

    February 9, 2010 at 10:00 am 7 comments

    Lest you think that Ben Zobrist hasn’t been keeping his swing fine-tuned this off-season, he recently led a team of neighborhood youngins in a game of Wiffle Ball against a team led by TobyMac. Don’t know who TobyMac is? Shame on you! He is “one of the first Christian rappers” […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Annapolis Grads And Friedman And Silverman On The Radio

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Annapolis Grads And Friedman And Silverman On The Radio

    February 9, 2010 at 8:04 am 5 comments

    My dad (Prof’s Pop) is a graduate of the Naval Academy (Class of ’68). He passed along this note for any other Navy alum in the Bay Area… NAVY ALUMNI: Join us FRIDAY evening MAY 14th VS Seattle Mariners. Last year we witnessed the largest comeback in Rays history vs […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Powder Blue Alternate Unveiled

    Tampa Bay Rays Powder Blue Alternate Unveiled

    February 8, 2010 at 1:46 pm 22 comments

    [Update] The jersey has already been pulled from the website, which is silly. The cat is out of the bag and now all MLB and the Rays are doing is costing themselves money. After the new jersey was linked here, several other sites, including The St. Pete Times, linked to […]

     
  • RI Public Service Announcement

    RI Public Service Announcement

    February 8, 2010 at 11:00 am 7 comments

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  • Naming Rights For Rays Spring Training Site Not Without Controversy

    Naming Rights For Rays Spring Training Site Not Without Controversy

    February 8, 2010 at 10:00 am 2 comments

    Last week, the Rays announced an agreement with The Mosaic Company to rename the Rays spring training park in Charlotte. In the press release, the Rays said they were looking for a partner “with a strong presence in our region and a demonstrated commitment to local communities…The Mosaic Company has […]