Archive for July 19th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Taking The O’s Lunch Money

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Taking The O’s Lunch Money

    July 19, 2010 at 9:44 pm 12 comments

    Now this is what a playoff team should look like. Joe is popping a cold adult beverage he’s so happy. There were a lot of things to like watching the Rays pound the dreadful Orioles, and not just Todd Kalas shoveling popcorn in his grill. * The rebirth of Wade […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    July 19, 2010 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we wrote about the second biggest home run of the 2008 season. [THE HANGOVER] Benny Boo Boo’s Shot That May Have Saved Rays Season [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Sign Rocco Baldelli To Minor League Deal

    Rays Sign Rocco Baldelli To Minor League Deal

    July 19, 2010 at 12:52 pm 19 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have signed Rocco Baldelli to a minor league contract. No details of the contract were released, but the move is not unexpected as Baldelli has been working to get his shoulder back into playing shape and was often seen taking batting practice at The […]

     
  • A Look At The Catchers Defensive Numbers

    A Look At The Catchers Defensive Numbers

    July 19, 2010 at 11:00 am 12 comments

    After this weekend, all three of the Rays catchers have caught at least 20 games. So we thought it would be a good time to take a closer look at how the catchers have performed defensively. First, let’s take a look at some standard defensive metrics (stats do not include […]

     
  • Why Is BJ Upton Trying To Reinvent Baseball?

    Why Is BJ Upton Trying To Reinvent Baseball?

    July 19, 2010 at 8:30 am 21 comments

    On Friday night BJ Upton was picked off first base in the 9th inning of a tie game against the Yankees. The Rays would lose the game a half-inning later. The move was so egregious, even some of the most staunch Upton-apologists decided they have had enough. Some say BJ […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Warming Up, Price’s Poor Second-Half Start And Reid Brignac Nearly Traded

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Warming Up, Price’s Poor Second-Half Start And Reid Brignac Nearly Traded

    July 19, 2010 at 7:17 am 13 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: Carlos Pena. Pena didn’t need the help of a short-porch with his no-doubt 3-run home run in the first. And it is always a […]