Archive for October 3rd, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: No Backing Into Playoffs

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: No Backing Into Playoffs

    October 3, 2010 at 4:59 pm 6 comments

    Yes, the Rays are AL East champs. Who knows when (if?) we will read that again? After such putrid, disgusting Derek Shelton-influenced hitting the past week, it warmed Joe’s heart to see the Rays fight back to win the division this afternoon. Well, they didn’t actually win it per se, […]

     
  • VICTORY! Rays Are 2010 American League East Champions

    VICTORY! Rays Are 2010 American League East Champions

    October 3, 2010 at 3:48 pm 3 comments

    With thanks to the Red Sox for beating the Yankees, the Rays are the 2010 American League Eastern Division Champions. This is the Rays second division title in three years, which is one more than the Red Sox have won in the last 15 years (just sayin’).

     
  • Rays Magic Number Is Now 1

    Rays Magic Number Is Now 1

    October 3, 2010 at 9:55 am 8 comments

    With the Rays win last night, coupled with some late-inning heroics from the Red Sox in their night-cap against the Yankees, the Rays and Yankees are now tied at 95-66 with one game to go. With the Rays holding the tie-breaker over the Yankees, that means the Rays will win […]

     
  • The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    October 3, 2010 at 6:56 am 10 comments

    On August 3rd, 1980 more than 16,000 people packed Tampa Stadium for the “Last Tango in Tampa”, a Championship Wrestling of Florida event featuring the best wrestlers of the day. Through a sweltering heat – the air was “hot and heavy” according to announcer Gordon Solie – fans watched legends […]