Archive for September, 2010

  • Playing A Little Pepper: PBR-Style

    Playing A Little Pepper: PBR-Style

    September 10, 2010 at 12:16 pm 17 comments

    FIRST INNING (A look back)… The Rays moved Jeremy Hellickson to the bullpen and so far he has struggled…In hindsight, was the correct move? Hell no. But not because he is struggling in the ‘pen. The mistake is that working 1-2 two innings a pop takes away any possibility of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Stone Crabs Pennant, Hellickson’s Trophy Case And Gorgen To The D-Backs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Stone Crabs Pennant, Hellickson’s Trophy Case And Gorgen To The D-Backs

    September 10, 2010 at 6:13 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 Rays sent double-A reliever Matt Gorgen, to the Diamondbacks as the player-to-be-named-later in trade deadline deal.  Gorgen had 22 saves in 42 appearances with a 1.65 […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    September 9, 2010 at 3:00 pm 2 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we wrote about the biggest home run in Rays history. Dan Johnson, Yes, Dan Johnson May Have Saved The Rays’ Season [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Index Appearance On ESPN 1040

    Rays Index Appearance On ESPN 1040

    September 9, 2010 at 11:00 am 1 comment

    The Professor, Cork Gaines, will make an appearance on “The Fabulous Sports Babe Show” on ESPN 1040 AM at about 12:40 pm today. You can listen via the station’s website. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Price Vs Sabathia, Minor League Playoffs And Garza’s BP Performance

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Price Vs Sabathia, Minor League Playoffs And Garza’s BP Performance

    September 9, 2010 at 6:22 am 15 comments

    Stephen Vogt (By Nick Martinez, Charlotte Stone Crabs) Image at right is of Stephen Vogt during game 2 of the FSL playoffs (photo by Nick Martinez, Charlotte Stone Crabs) THE GOOD: BJ Upton. His 3-run home run that gave the Rays a 4-0 lead should have been good enough. It […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Garza Channels Shields

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Garza Channels Shields

    September 8, 2010 at 11:23 pm 7 comments

    Well, that was special, wasn’t it? Matt Garza channels his inner James “No Game” Shields and starts coughing up bombs to the Red Sux, blowing a four-run lead. Joe’s trying to put this in the past. Of course, Gazra is not perfect and if he is to have a mulligan, […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    September 8, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    One year ago on Rays Index we wrote about an incident in which Fernando Rodney fired a baseball into the press box at The Trop. Fernando Rodney Fires Ball At Reporters, Jim Leyland Figures They Wanted A Souvenir [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss David Price’s Big Fastball, His Early Struggles And The Loudmouth Pants

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss David Price’s Big Fastball, His Early Struggles And The Loudmouth Pants

    September 8, 2010 at 6:18 am 14 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: David Price. King David picked up his 17th win, a Rays record (ties the franchise record) and lowered his ERA to 2.87. With CC […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Clubbing The Red Sux

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Clubbing The Red Sux

    September 7, 2010 at 10:06 pm 7 comments

    Joe will sleep quite soundly tonight. Why? Well, nothing brings Joe more joy to see the Rays positively seal club the Red Sux. How cool was it to see Carl Crawford belt three doubles in four innings? Zorilla homers. Mullet-growing Dirtbag homers. Red Sux killer Dan Johnson homers. Bossman homers. […]

     
  • Hellickson Named Baseball America’s Minor League Player Of The Year

    September 7, 2010 at 1:04 pm 7 comments

    Baseball America today announced that Jeremy Hellickson has been named their minor league player of the year. Hellickson was 12-3 with an International League-leading 2.45 ERA in 25 starts. He struck out 123 and walked 35 in 117.2 innings. He joins Rocco Baldelli (2002) and Delmon Young (2005) as the […]