Archive for June 29th, 2010

  • Hank Blalock Designated For Assignment

    June 29, 2010 at 11:09 pm 2 comments

    Marc Topkin reports that the Rays activated Gabe Kapler from the DL following tonight’s game. To make room for Kapler, the Rays designated Hank Blalock for assignment, in all likelihood ending his brief stint with the Rays. Blalock hit .254 with just 1 home run in 26 games (63 at […]

     
  • Starting in CF Tonight? Mr. Ben Zobrist (Not BJ Upton)

    Starting in CF Tonight? Mr. Ben Zobrist (Not BJ Upton)

    June 29, 2010 at 4:22 pm 17 comments

    [Update] Roger Mooney reports that Joe Maddon insists Upton is not being benched:   Decision not to start him based on a number of things, including getting 2 days off Utterly hopeless. Utterly f****** hopeless. [5:22pm] BJ Upton is not in tonight’s lineup, one game after lollygagging in the field, loafing a throw, […]

     
  • Dick Vitale Is Not A Fan Of BJ Upton

    Dick Vitale Is Not A Fan Of BJ Upton

    June 29, 2010 at 11:00 am 8 comments

    Dick Vitale, a long-time Rays season ticket holder, spends a lot of time on the Turf at the Trop and around the Rays. So when he comments on the personality of a player, we listen. The following was a status update on Dickie V’s Twitter account yesterday… As a baseball […]

     
  • The Rays Are Too Sexy For The Catwalk (Photos)

    The Rays Are Too Sexy For The Catwalk (Photos)

    June 29, 2010 at 10:00 am 9 comments

    [Update] Below the jump you will now find a write-up from Kyra about the evening… [11:00am] Once again the Rays held their annual fashion show to help raise money for the Children’s Dream Fund. In all, 15 Rays players and coaches participated, doing their turns on the catwalk with either […]

     
  • Are The Local Newspapers Influencing The Stadium Debate?

    Are The Local Newspapers Influencing The Stadium Debate?

    June 29, 2010 at 9:00 am 12 comments

    That’s what 10Connects.com asks in a recent piece. “I’ve looked at both papers’ coverage,” said Dr. Randy Miller, a journalism professor at USF.  “Both sides have had coverage that clearly points out it either is – or isn’t – a good idea to move the stadium across the bay.” It […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Rangers Flirtation With Hunsicker, Upton’s Future And Bellatti’s Latest Start

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Rangers Flirtation With Hunsicker, Upton’s Future And Bellatti’s Latest Start

    June 29, 2010 at 7:18 am 13 comments

    THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Nolan Ryan and the Rangers are once again setting their sights on Gerry Hunsicker. They didn’t get him last winter. Will Hunsicker be able to say “no” again? [Houston Chronicle] The Red Sox will be without Victor Martinez in this series with the Rays…Dustin Pedroia is […]