Archive for September, 2010

  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    September 18, 2010 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we presented you a picture of a Red Sox fan that tried to run on to the field at The Trop. He never made it past the top of the dugout before he had a taser pressed firmly to his neck. Stay Classy Red […]

     
  • Playing A Little Pepper: Freedom Lager-Style

    Playing A Little Pepper: Freedom Lager-Style

    September 17, 2010 at 2:19 pm 19 comments

    FIRST INNING (A look back)… Everybody has an opinion on Derek Jeter’s fake hit-by-pitch…Why is this such a big story? It is a little strange considering something very similar happened in a recent Phillies-Braves game. But it is a bigger deal now because it is the Yankees. Because the game […]

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    September 17, 2010 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph is a look at how much confidence Rays fans have in the Tampa Bay Rays. The graph is designed to give us a look at how our emotional bias as Rays fans fluctuates through time. The “confidence” in the team is an inexact measure of how […]

     
  • Is Tropicana Field Haunted?

    Is Tropicana Field Haunted?

    September 17, 2010 at 8:00 am 5 comments

    A Rays fan was at Tropicana Field during yesterday’s off-day and noticed this car in the parking lot (thanks Sookie)… Turns out this Chevrolet HHR belongs to Jason Rawley of Fireblade Comics and a member of “The Real Tampa Bay Ghostbusters.” You can see a gallery and more on how […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The AAA Championship, Derek Cheater And Friedman’s College Nickname

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The AAA Championship, Derek Cheater And Friedman’s College Nickname

    September 17, 2010 at 6:06 am 10 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 JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Durham Bulls won game 3 (see below) of the Governor’s Cup Finals to stay alive in the best-of-5 IL Championship series. […]

     
  • Rays Index Appearance On ESPN 1040

    Rays Index Appearance On ESPN 1040

    September 16, 2010 at 11:04 am 2 comments

    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.

     
  • Dan Johnson Went Bam…And Bam!

    Dan Johnson Went Bam…And Bam!

    September 16, 2010 at 10:04 am 7 comments

    You gotta love the cover on today’s tbt*… (special thanks to Patty Cox of the St. Pete Times for the image)…

     
  • Has Dan Johnson Played His Way On To Rays Postseason Roster?

    Has Dan Johnson Played His Way On To Rays Postseason Roster?

    September 16, 2010 at 8:30 am 19 comments

    After Dan Johnson hit his last home run versus the Red Sox, we think there was a general assumption that his job here was done and that the clock had struck midnight. But after last night’s 2-home run performance against the Yankees, one has to wonder if The Great Pumpkin […]

     
  • Now We Know Where Joe Maddon Goes After Being Ejected

    Now We Know Where Joe Maddon Goes After Being Ejected

    September 16, 2010 at 8:00 am 10 comments

    Up to the cheap seats to be with his peeps…

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Shields’ Survivability, Rocky-Drago II and The Great Pumpkin

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Shields’ Survivability, Rocky-Drago II and The Great Pumpkin

    September 16, 2010 at 6:15 am 15 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 Great Pumpkin. Apparently Dan Johnson can produce against teams not named “Red Sox.” With 2 home runs last night, including a huge 2-run […]