Archive for April 1st, 2010

  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    April 1, 2010 at 9:41 pm 0 comments

    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 […]

     
  • Rays Sign Sergio Espinosa

    Rays Sign Sergio Espinosa

    April 1, 2010 at 4:39 pm 3 comments

    Jorge Ebro is reporting that the Rays signed their second Cuban defector, Sergio Espinosa. Espinosa is a left-handed relief pitcher. Here is what Cuban Ball Players had to say about Espinosa back in November… Sergio Espinosa is a left handed pitcher who played for Isla de la Juventud. He was suspended alongside […]

     
  • Are Rays Negotiating With Blalock To Accept Minor League Assignment?

    Are Rays Negotiating With Blalock To Accept Minor League Assignment?

    April 1, 2010 at 11:13 am 11 comments

    Joe Maddon stated today that Hank Blalock will be in the lineup today and tomorrow. It sounds like the team will not make an announcement regarding Blalock’s future until tomorrow. However, quotes from Maddon suggest a decision has already been made… We pretty much know what we’ve got going on on […]

     
  • First Week Pitching Probables (Updated)

    April 1, 2010 at 9:00 am 7 comments

    The Yankees announced yesterday that their fifth starter, Phil Hughes will be skipped the first time through the order and will not start against the Rays the second series of the season. Here is the updated pitching probables for the first week… Tue April 6: James Shields v Kevin Millwood […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Balfour’s Strong Outing, The Duke’s Shaky Outing And Blalock’s Ultimatum

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Balfour’s Strong Outing, The Duke’s Shaky Outing And Blalock’s Ultimatum

    April 1, 2010 at 7:31 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. THE GOOD: Wade Davis. Big Dub struggled with his control, walking 4, but otherwise looked good allowing 2 runs in 6 innings with 5 strikeouts…Grant Balfour. […]