Archive for August 17th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: With Offense, Rays Scary

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: With Offense, Rays Scary

    August 17, 2010 at 11:41 pm 13 comments

    Man, this is starting to be scary stuff. Scary good. Joe is trying to temper his excitement but it’s hard to when you consider the Rays throttled the American League West-leading Rangers. Consider the Rays banged out 15 hits. No, that’s not a typo. The Rays had 15 hits and crossed […]

     
  • The Curious Case Of Carl Crawford’s New Tattoo

    The Curious Case Of Carl Crawford’s New Tattoo

    August 17, 2010 at 12:00 pm 22 comments

    Back in February, we learned that Carl Crawford had picked up a new full-sleeve tattoo from a well-known tattoo artist named Junk Roxx. Six months and 118 games later, and we still have no idea what the tattoo looks like. Why? Because Crawford has played the entire season with an […]

     
  • What Was First Pro Sports Franchise To Use ‘Tampa Bay’?

    What Was First Pro Sports Franchise To Use ‘Tampa Bay’?

    August 17, 2010 at 9:30 am 22 comments

    An interesting question arose in the comments last week while discussing the Rays use of “Tampa Bay” and whether they would ever switch to the “Tampa Rays” or “Florida Rays.” Specifically, we wondered which pro sports team was the first to use the moniker “Tampa Bay” in order to represent […]

     
  • Crawford Tries To Recreate All-Star Catch, Fails Miserably

    Crawford Tries To Recreate All-Star Catch, Fails Miserably

    August 17, 2010 at 8:30 am 11 comments

    A year ago during the All-Star game, Carl Crawford robbed Brad Hawpe of a home run. He would go on to win the All-Star game MVP award based in large part on that catch. Last night, with Benjie Molina leading off the 7th inning, he drove the ball to left […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss King David Versus Lee, A Little Bit O’ Luck And Nifty DL Management

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss King David Versus Lee, A Little Bit O’ Luck And Nifty DL Management

    August 17, 2010 at 7:59 am 26 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: DL Management. We like to tease them, but does any team work the DL as a roster spot as well as the Rays? Needing […]

     
  • Rays Sign Draft Picks Sale, Vettleson

    August 17, 2010 at 2:01 am 6 comments

    The Rays beat the midnight deadline and signed their other first-round pick, Josh Sale and their supplemental-round pick Drew Vettleson (via MLB Trade Rumors)… The Rays agreed to sign first-round pick Josh Sale and supplementary first-rounder Drew Vettleson, according to Conor Glassey of Baseball America (Twitter link). Sale, a 19-year-old […]