Archive for September, 2010

  • Rays Will Celebrate If They Clinch Wild-Card Tonight

    September 26, 2010 at 10:00 am 9 comments

    For those hoping that the Rays would wait until winning the division to celebrate, prepare to be disappointed… Clinching a spot in the playoffs will be a big deal — and a wet-and-wild one — for the Rays, who are poised for a champagne celebration as soon as tonight…”Absolutely, because […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Clinchability, Garza’s New ‘Do And Pena’s New Low

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Clinchability, Garza’s New ‘Do And Pena’s New Low

    September 26, 2010 at 9:35 am 3 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: Clinchability. The Rays can clinch a playoff spot tonight. A win this afternoon followed by a Red Sox loss tonight would punch the Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Soriano’s Record Save, Dirtbag’s Quad And The Final Game Of The Regular Season

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Soriano’s Record Save, Dirtbag’s Quad And The Final Game Of The Regular Season

    September 25, 2010 at 10:28 am 4 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: The Bullpen. The relief corps has been just as bad as the starting pitching this month. But after Jeff Niemann gave up the Mariners’ […]

     
  • Rays Magic Number Now 3

    Rays Magic Number Now 3

    September 24, 2010 at 10:07 pm 6 comments

    With the Rays win tonight over the Mariners, Tampa Bay’s magic number to clinch a playoff spot is now 3. And with the Red Sox win over the Yankees, the Rays are now back in first place by a half-game. They are also tied with the Twins for the best […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    September 24, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Two years ago on Rays Index we were amused by Hank Steinbrenner’s comments in which he complained about having to play in the AL East. Playing In The AL East Is Too Hard For The Yankees [Rays Index]

     
  • Anybody Up For A Caption Contest?

    Anybody Up For A Caption Contest?

    September 24, 2010 at 11:19 am 23 comments

    This comes to us via the frontpage of SI.com. We’d go back and look for this moment in the game tape, but we are afraid that the action shot will prove this missed high-five is not BJ Upton’s fault. And we don’t want to live in a world where something […]

     
  • Rays Postseason Roster Projection

    Rays Postseason Roster Projection

    September 24, 2010 at 8:00 am 14 comments

    Let’s take another hypothetical look at the Rays postseason roster. Notes on the table can be found below [Ed. Note: This projection is what we think Joe Maddon will do. It is not necessarily what we think the Rays should do]… Notes on the roster projection… With a 4-man rotation

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rocco’s Glove, Sequels And Clinching The AL East Tie-Breaker

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rocco’s Glove, Sequels And Clinching The AL East Tie-Breaker

    September 24, 2010 at 6:06 am 21 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: Rocco in Right. Rocco Baldelli got his first start in the outfield this season, making one nice running grab and going 2-3 at the […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    September 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm 2 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we wrote about David Price’s big league debut. King David Price Has Arrived [Rays Index]

     
  • Rays Can Clinch Season Series And Divisional Tie-Breaker Tonight

    Rays Can Clinch Season Series And Divisional Tie-Breaker Tonight

    September 23, 2010 at 1:09 pm 20 comments

    Tonight is a big game on many levels. A win by the Rays pulls them back to within one-half game of the division lead and would leave the Rays and Yankees tied in the all-important loss column. Also, the American League Cy Young Award could be on the line as […]