Archive for August 13th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Futile Fridays

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Futile Fridays

    August 13, 2010 at 9:39 pm 10 comments

    Stop Joe if you heard this before: * James “No Game” Shields gives up a long ball (damned near two). * The Rays offense is slightly less productive than Father Dungy’s putrid offense with the Bucs. * With runners in scoring position, the Rays wilt like an ice cream cone […]

     
  • Rays Continue To Shove Tampa Down St. Pete’s Throat

    Rays Continue To Shove Tampa Down St. Pete’s Throat

    August 13, 2010 at 7:35 pm 13 comments

    Well, if you thought the Rays use of TAMPA Tarpons jerseys tonight wasn’t a none-too-subtle shot at the City of St. Pete, we now present exhibit 2. Todd Kalas conducted his first in-game interview tonight in the 3rd inning. And his subjects? A group that calls themselves the “Tampa Natives.” […]

     
  • Rays To Fire Warning Shot Across St. Pete’s Bow Tonight

    Rays To Fire Warning Shot Across St. Pete’s Bow Tonight

    August 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm 21 comments

    Two months after the Rays and the City of St. Pete drew their lines in the sand over where a new stadium would be built, the Rays will offer their latest, none-too-subtle message. Tonight is Turn Back the Clock and the Rays will wear 1970′s Tampa Tarpon jerseys. Yes, they […]

     
  • What The Rays Can Expect From Leslie Anderson In September

    What The Rays Can Expect From Leslie Anderson In September

    August 13, 2010 at 10:45 am 10 comments

    Back in March, the Rays signed Cuban defector Leslie Anderson to a 4-year, $3.75 million contract. After starting the season in single-A, Anderson has moved very quickly through the organization hitting .303/.371/.453 with 9 home runs at three different levels. With his recent promotion to triple-A Durham, it seems almost […]

     
  • Now We Know Why Briggy Baseball Wears A Hat 6 Sizes Too Big

    August 13, 2010 at 8:30 am 8 comments

    Sometimes we like to catch the opposing team’s broadcast to get a different perspective. But when we do, we miss golden moments like this one. Luckily a couple of readers pointed us in the right direction. The blow-up at the end was a nice touch. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rocco’s Move, Injured Pitchers And The Disparity Between 1st Base And 3rd Base Coaches

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rocco’s Move, Injured Pitchers And The Disparity Between 1st Base And 3rd Base Coaches

    August 13, 2010 at 7:34 am 12 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. WHERE THEY STAND: The Rays are 69-45, 2 games behind the Yankees and 4 games in front of the Red Sox (5 in the loss column). […]