Archive for April 2nd, 2010

  • Brignac In, Blalock Out

    April 2, 2010 at 4:05 pm 12 comments

    [Update] Roger Mooney reports that Blalock is now willing to accept a demotion to Durham if he is unable to find another big league job. Also, Joe Maddon says Reid Brignac will indeed start at 2B versus right-handed pitchers on most days. [Update] Blalock has until Sunday morning to decide […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 2, 2010 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we saw exactly how similar Joe Maddon’s and Mike Scioscia’s managerial styles are…using Chernoff Faces. Joe Maddon’s Managerial Tendencies As A Chernoff Face [Rays Index]

     
  • Rays Acquire Virgil Vasquez

    April 2, 2010 at 8:47 am 6 comments

    Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting that the Pirates have traded Virgil Vasquez to the Rays for a player to be named later (Elliot Johnson?). Vasquez, a right-handed pitcher, was drafted in the 7th round of the 2003 draft. he has made 19 appearances and 10 starts in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Ekstrom’s Case, The Opening Day Lineup And Pat The Glove

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Ekstrom’s Case, The Opening Day Lineup And Pat The Glove

    April 2, 2010 at 7:33 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: Mike Ekstrom. Ekstrom made one final case for the final bullpen spot by working 3 scoreless innings allowing just 1 hit and striking out […]