Archive for May 15th, 2010

  • Rays Prospect Uses Offensive Term…To Describe Himself

    Rays Prospect Uses Offensive Term…To Describe Himself

    May 15, 2010 at 2:15 pm 34 comments

    Rays pitching prospect Heath Rollins was one of the surprise performers during Spring Training. He was one of the final cuts and was considered a contender for the final bullpen spot that eventually went to Mike Ekstrom. In hindsight, maybe that was a good thing for Rollins. Because if he […]

     
  • The Pat Burrell Era Is Over; Burrell DFA’d, Blalock Promoted

    May 15, 2010 at 11:51 am 18 comments

    Per Marc Topkin: The Rays have designated DH Pat Burrell for assignment, and selected Hank Blalock from Triple-A Durham. Burrell, who signed a two-year, $17 million deal before last season, had been a disappointment, with his struggles continuing this season (hitting .202). Blalock is expected to be here at the Trop around […]

     
  • What Could Have Been: Carl Crawford The QB

    What Could Have Been: Carl Crawford The QB

    May 15, 2010 at 10:29 am 2 comments

    We have all heard the story that Carl Crawford turned down an offer to play quarterback for Nebraska when he was drafted by the Rays in 1999. But until now, we had never seen a picture of CC on the gridiron. This image comes via Lost Letterman who lists the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Dude’s New Look, Dirtbag’s Big Bat And The Rays Donut Lineup

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Dude’s New Look, Dirtbag’s Big Bat And The Rays Donut Lineup

    May 15, 2010 at 8:01 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: The End Of The Bat? Some feel that today is the deadline for a decision on whether or not to promote Hank Blalock. Might […]