Archive for August 6th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Another Frustrating Friday

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Another Frustrating Friday

    August 6, 2010 at 9:35 pm 16 comments

    Boy, this game started out with some promise. The first two hits were consecutive doubles in the first by SRod and Willie Aybar. Joe was pumped! And then… um, did someone forget to pay the power bill? From then on, that team in the road grays looked anemic. Three hits […]

     
  • Should MLB Revisit The Trop’s Ground Rules Before Playoffs? [UPDATE]

    Should MLB Revisit The Trop’s Ground Rules Before Playoffs? [UPDATE]

    August 6, 2010 at 5:30 pm 15 comments

    [Update] Joe Maddon was asked about the possibility of changing the ground rules before the playoffs (via The Heater)… “I honestly believe that if we were to get to the playoffs you might see some real strong consideration or more thought given to changing something now,” Maddon said. “I think […]

     
  • Old School Raymond Goes Golfing

    August 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm 2 comments

    Here is a fun promotional clip of Raymond (before his makeover) and Clark Brooks from SB Nation Tampa Bay…

     
  • Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    August 6, 2010 at 11:00 am 2 comments

    From time to time we are going to take a look at the 2010 attendance and see how this season stacks up against last year and whether the Rays can reach their goal of being average (in attendance). Notes on the attendance follow the graph… Notes on the 2010 attendance… […]

     
  • Shoppach Fought His Bat And The Bat Won

    Shoppach Fought His Bat And The Bat Won

    August 6, 2010 at 8:30 am 6 comments

    In the 6th inning of yesterday’s game, with the Rays trailing 6-0, Kelly Shoppach tried his best Bo Jackson impersonation. There was only one problem: Shoppach is not Bo and the bat laughed… Hey Shoppy…Everybody knows, if you are going to get macho with a wood bat, you have to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Gutsy JoeMa, Pinball Baseball And Big Dub’s BP Fastball

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Gutsy JoeMa, Pinball Baseball And Big Dub’s BP Fastball

    August 6, 2010 at 7:35 am 5 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: Gutsy. Down 6-2 with the bases loaded and 2 outs in the 8th, Joe Maddon had Jason Bartlett pinch-hit for Matt Joyce against a […]