Archive for August 18th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Lots Of Small Stuff To Cheer

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Lots Of Small Stuff To Cheer

    August 18, 2010 at 9:44 pm 4 comments

    Games 2 and 3 of this Rangers sweep really didn’t surprise Joe. As Joe wrote Monday, the brilliance and grit of rallying to beat Cliff Lee was sure to put the Rays on an incredible high rivaled only by Matt Garza’s no-hitter. What was so impressive is how the Rays are […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    August 18, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Two years ago on Rays Index we wrote about Joe Maddon’s craziest move. The one in which he intentionally walked Josh Hamilton with the bases loaded. Joe Maddon Genuflects To Babe Ruth Josh Hamilton [Rays Index]

     
  • Chris Mason Is Adapting Quite Well To Life In Taiwan

    August 18, 2010 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

    Former Rays prospect Chris Mason, who once held the organizational record for wins in a season (15), and who once wanted to dye his hair pink for breast cancer awareness, took his talents to Taiwan this season. Mason pitches for La New Bears and is second in the Chinese Professional […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Just Wants To Say Something About Vlad Guerrero’s Hustle

    Joe Maddon Just Wants To Say Something About Vlad Guerrero’s Hustle

    August 18, 2010 at 8:30 am 10 comments

    During Joe Maddon’s post-game Q&A last night, he may have taken a moment to send a message to his own players by praising the hustle of Vlad Guerrero during a blowout… Also, I just want to say something about the Rangers. In the eighth, was it the 7th inning? [Ed. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bossman’s Big Month, Garza’s Big Fastball And Big Game’s Big Losses

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bossman’s Big Month, Garza’s Big Fastball And Big Game’s Big Losses

    August 18, 2010 at 7:44 am 8 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: Garza’s Strikeouts. Matt Garza had the good fastball last night. That is, his 79 fastballs averaged 92.5 mph and not 94-95 mph. When Garza […]