Archive for July 27th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Pitching And Defense

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Pitching And Defense

    July 27, 2010 at 10:00 pm 7 comments

    If Joe didn’t know any better, he’d have thought he was watching the Mets and the Cardinals circa 1985 the way the Rays and Tigers pitched and played defense, all on turf. It took some bold defense by Dirtbag to actually pull out the win, 3-2 for the Rays. Clinging […]

     
  • David Price To Be Featured On E:60

    David Price To Be Featured On E:60

    July 27, 2010 at 1:30 pm 2 comments

    David Price will be featured in the next episode of ESPN’s “E:60″ which airs tonight at 7pm… In an exclusive interview, the Rays’ star opens up about the losses in his life and explains how he has managed to dominate on the diamond while coping with tragedy off of it. […]

     
  • Why The Rays Need Dioner Navarro Back Right Now!

    Why The Rays Need Dioner Navarro Back Right Now!

    July 27, 2010 at 1:00 pm 5 comments

    The image at right is from after last night’s no-hitter, in which Evan Longoria gave Matt Garza the ceremonial shaving cream pie-to-the-face. And this morning we read this (via Big League Stew)… We are through the looking glass on these postgame celebrations, people. We have our first injury caused by […]

     
  • No Wonder Rays Let Fans Bring Their Own Food

    No Wonder Rays Let Fans Bring Their Own Food

    July 27, 2010 at 12:30 pm 4 comments

    The Trop is quirky. And still, a lot of Rays fans love The Trop. That being said, The Trop has its problems and the Rays do need a new stadium. In the meantime, you might want to think twice about the concession food. The following is from a list of […]

     
  • JoeBucsFan Knows No Off-Season

    JoeBucsFan Knows No Off-Season

    July 27, 2010 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    You guys might not know this, but we consider ourselves a bit of a loner. We tend to think of ourselves as a one-blog wolf pack. But when our sister brought JoeBucsFan home, we knew they were one of our own. And our wolf pack… it grew by one. So […]

     
  • Rays Among MLB Leaders In TV Ratings

    Rays Among MLB Leaders In TV Ratings

    July 27, 2010 at 10:30 am 22 comments

    After the Rays last homestand, we saw that attendance is down 5.2% from last year at the same point. But don’t think for a moment that nobody cares about the Rays. TV ratings for the Rays are at an all-time high and are showing the Rays to be one of […]

     
  • Trade Rumors Du Jour: Upton, Jennings, Rodriguez, Qualls

    Trade Rumors Du Jour: Upton, Jennings, Rodriguez, Qualls

    July 27, 2010 at 9:30 am 6 comments

    Here are the latest rumblings as we are now four days from the trade deadline… Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi report BJ Upton is unlikely to be traded. That is not surprising, but what is telling is that the Rays apparently don’t think Desmond Jennings is ready. They also cite […]

     
  • Matt Garza Will Throw Another No-Hitter Today At Noon

    July 27, 2010 at 9:00 am 2 comments

    Sun Sports just announced that they will replay Matt Garza’s no-hitter at noon today. The game will be shown in its entirety. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • USA Today Thinks It Is Still 2007

    USA Today Thinks It Is Still 2007

    July 27, 2010 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Noah Pranksy of WTSP caught this screen-grab moments after Matt Garza’s no-hitter… When USA Today finally got around to fixing this, they ended up just replacing one error with another Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Being On The Right Side Of History For Once

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Being On The Right Side Of History For Once

    July 27, 2010 at 7:43 am 9 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: Matt Garza. The Garza Complex threw the first no-hitter in franchise history. It took him 120 pitches (101 fastballs) and he faced the minimum […]