Archive for July, 2010

  • 2010 Rays Index Pledge Drive Update

    2010 Rays Index Pledge Drive Update

    July 28, 2010 at 9:30 am 0 comments

    At the beginning of the season we began a pledge drive to raise money for the Rays Baseball Foundation, the charitable arm of the Tampa Bay Rays. The pledges were based on how many home runs the Rays would hit this season. In 99 games, the 2010 Rays have hit […]

     
  • Tickets Still Available For Matt Garza’s No-Hitter

    Tickets Still Available For Matt Garza’s No-Hitter

    July 28, 2010 at 8:30 am 3 comments

    17,009 fans witnessed Matt Garza’s no-hitter on Monday night. That means about 20,000 tickets went unused. Now you have a chance to get one of those tickets. The Rays announced that all fans attending the “Maddon Summer Social” at The Trop on August 15, will receive a ticket to the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Dramatic DP, Upton’s Ankle And The Rays As The ’96 Yankees

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Dramatic DP, Upton’s Ankle And The Rays As The ’96 Yankees

    July 28, 2010 at 7:41 am 19 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: Twin Killings. With the bases loaded and only 1 out, Evan Longoria took a sharp grounder and instead of going home for the easy […]

     
  • 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 […]