Archive for September, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: The Return Of “Big Game”

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: The Return Of “Big Game”

    September 15, 2010 at 10:23 pm 10 comments

    Joe is still violently slapping his glove and yanking his shirt tail out of his pants over this win by the Rays tonight. Joe could go on and on about how MFIKY was nearly dominant. Joe could be utterly giddy over the clutch power hitting of Dan Johnson. Joe could […]

     
  • Tuesday’s Game Was 2nd Most Watched Of The Year

    September 15, 2010 at 11:16 am 3 comments

    Monday’s local TV ratings for Sun Sports were big. Tuesday’s were bigger. Last night’s matchup with the Yankees drew a 10.1 rating (182,205 households). That is second only to the July 31 matchup against the Yankees that had a 10.7 rating (193,220 households). Also, Fox Sports Florida reports that the final hour of […]

     
  • Rays Release 2011 Schedule

    Rays Release 2011 Schedule

    September 15, 2010 at 8:30 am 6 comments

    Here is the Rays 2011 schedule. Just click on the image for a larger version… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford’s Aggressive Baserunning, McGee’s Debut And JoeMa Giving Up Again

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford’s Aggressive Baserunning, McGee’s Debut And JoeMa Giving Up Again

    September 15, 2010 at 6:28 am 19 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: Carl Crawford. Yes Carl Crawford. Normally, we would have destroyed Crawford for tagging up and getting thrown out at third to end the game. […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Time For A Divorce

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Time For A Divorce

    September 14, 2010 at 10:44 pm 18 comments

    Why does it not shock Joe that this Dan Wheeler would blow a game? And why does it not shock Joe that Merlot Joe is culpable? Wheeler — who has become such an embarrassment Dwayne Staats is secretly hoping his daughter gets a divorce — shouldn’t have been out there […]

     
  • Rays Continue To Manipulate Roster Rules

    September 14, 2010 at 4:02 pm 3 comments

    Just prior to the August 31 deadline, the Rays promoted triple-A catcher Jose Lobaton to the big leagues and placed him on the DL. Why? That way, if the Rays added a hitter* to the roster after August 31, Lobaton’s postseason eligibility could transferred to the new player even though […]

     
  • More Big TV Ratings For Rays

    September 14, 2010 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

    Rays fans continue to flock to Rays games in droves…at least on TV. Sun Sports today announced that last night’s matchup with the Yankees was the third highest rated Rays broadcast ever, drawing a 9.4 rating (169,925 househ0lds). That is just behind two of the games versus the Yankees during […]

     
  • Joe’s Special Guest Breaks Down Bucs Opening Day Win

    Joe’s Special Guest Breaks Down Bucs Opening Day Win

    September 14, 2010 at 12:00 pm 4 comments

    The Rays still have 19 games to go and hopefully a few more after that. But the Bucs first game is already in the books. Our partners over at Joe Bucs Fan have every angle covered, including a special guest appearance by former Bucs DE Steve White. [Joe Bucs Fan] […]

     
  • St. Pete Mayor Says Bucs Prove Tampa Does Not Guarantee More Fans

    September 14, 2010 at 9:30 am 18 comments

    How much of a role does the economy play in the lack of attendance at Rays games? St. Pete Mayor Bill Foster thinks it plays a huge role and he points to the Bucs non-sellout on Sunday as evidence… “There’s no reason, of all 16 games, that opening day isn’t […]

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Graph

    September 14, 2010 at 9:00 am 2 comments

    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 […]