Archive for August 24th, 2010

  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    August 24, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    One year ago on Rays Index we discussed Evan Longoria’s ability to remain cool and calm under stressful situations such as blowing a bubble as he raced home to score the winning run (one of our favorite pictures). Don’t Mind Evan Longoria, He Just Needs To Blow A Bubble [Rays […]

     
  • Revisiting Andrew Friedman’s Biggest Mistake: The 2008 Draft

    Revisiting Andrew Friedman’s Biggest Mistake: The 2008 Draft

    August 24, 2010 at 10:00 am 40 comments

    When the topic of “Andrew Friedman’s worst move” comes up, most fans go straight to Pat Burrell. But in the end, that free agent signing may pale in comparison to the decision to draft Tim Beckham over Buster Posey at the top of the 2008 draft. Posey made his big […]

     
  • John Kruk Sports A BRayser During “Baseball Tonight”

    John Kruk Sports A BRayser During “Baseball Tonight”

    August 24, 2010 at 9:00 am 18 comments

    Well, this answers the question: What happened to Dioner Navarro’s BRayser… According to one tipster, after the Rays relief pitchers were spotted wearing the BRaysers, Krukie announced that he would wear one if the Rays sent him one. Knowing the Rays, we are only surprised it took this long.

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    August 24, 2010 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Below you will see three polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. We will present these same polls most Tuesdays. The results will be presented in graphical form on Thursday, and will be displayed permanently in the sidebar. The goal of the Confidence Graph is to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss MFIKY’s Way, James The Better And Chasing 95

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss MFIKY’s Way, James The Better And Chasing 95

    August 24, 2010 at 7:41 am 11 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: Follow MFIKY, He Knows The Way. Rafael Soriano came in a shut down the Angels 1-2-3 in the 9th for his 38th save. But […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Magnificent MFIKY

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Magnificent MFIKY

    August 24, 2010 at 7:16 am 4 comments

    Don’t be surprised if the Postgame Cup Of Joe nearly merges with The Hangover. Such is life when the Rays play on the left coast. Of course Joe stayed up for the game! But had to hit the sack right after. Real life (work) calls. Joe can sum up this […]