Archive for May, 2010

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss CC In Pinstripes, Big Dub’s Bronx Tale And Junkyard Doggin’ It

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss CC In Pinstripes, Big Dub’s Bronx Tale And Junkyard Doggin’ It

    May 20, 2010 at 7:16 am 41 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: Junkyard Dogs At It Again. Jason Bartlett led off with a home run, but that was the only big blast. Everyone contributed. Eight different […]

     
  • Gammons On Rays Attendance: It’s Shameful

    May 19, 2010 at 1:44 pm 37 comments

    Earlier today we wrote about Peter Gammons’ (incorrect) comments about the local ratings for the Rays and the Yankees. We reached out to Gammons to see if his thoughts on the Rays had changed now that he knows his information was incorrect. They haven’t. And in fact, his response was even […]

     
  • Gammons Backpedals From Comments On Rays Ratings

    May 19, 2010 at 11:50 am 12 comments

    Yesterday, Peter Gammons appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” and had the following exchange with Dan Patrick (you can here the full audio here)… DP: Is there a better rivalry with the Yankees and Rays than the Yanks and Red Sox? PG: No, because the Rays can’t…the Rays might draw […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Good Signs For The Bats, Playoff Probabilities And Reaction To The Dude’s Injury

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Good Signs For The Bats, Playoff Probabilities And Reaction To The Dude’s Injury

    May 19, 2010 at 7:10 am 24 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: Waking Up The Bats. The top 4 hitters in the lineup each had 2 hits. Evan Longoria’s 2-run triple in the 6th was the […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm 3 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we wrote about Pat Burrell’s finest moment with the Rays. After Kerry Wood threw at BJ Upton, the benches cleared. But Burrell was in the trainer’s room without pants on. What he did next defies believability. Luckily we have pictures. Pat Burrell Caught With […]

     
  • News On Howell’s Shoulder Is About As Bad As Possible

    May 18, 2010 at 11:47 am 20 comments

    Are you drunk? You might want to get drunk for this. From Marc Topkin… Officially there is no update yet on the status of LHP J.P. Howell. But indications are that Howell went to Birmingham, Ala., today to be seen by Dr. James Andrews, will have surgery this week to […]

     
  • Rays Could Have 10 Of Top 70 Picks In 2011 Draft

    Rays Could Have 10 Of Top 70 Picks In 2011 Draft

    May 18, 2010 at 9:00 am 7 comments

    The Rays have nine potential free agents at the end of the year*. The Elias rankings will determine whether the Rays will receive any compensation should these players sign with another team. First a crash course on the Elias rankings and free agency compensation… All free agents are classified as […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Emo Squeeze, A Mighty Bullpen And The Junkyard Dogs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Emo Squeeze, A Mighty Bullpen And The Junkyard Dogs

    May 18, 2010 at 7:21 am 16 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: Junkyard Dogs. You gotta love this team. They ain’t a bunch of poodlefied rich brats in pinstripes. These guys are much more like Junkyard […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 17, 2010 at 5:00 pm 1 comment

    One year ago on Rays Index we wrote an open letter to Victor Martinez. An Open Letter To Victor Martinez [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • A Look At Why Rays Bats Have Gone Cold (Hint: Good Pitching)

    May 17, 2010 at 1:08 pm 12 comments

    Over the first 24 games of the season, the Rays averaged 6.2 runs per game. In the last 13 games, that number is down to 3.9 as many of the Rays bats have gone cold at the same time. One of our readers dug into the numbers a little deeper […]