Archive for October 6th, 2010

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Rangers Better Than The Rays

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Rangers Better Than The Rays

    October 6, 2010 at 3:56 pm 22 comments

    The Rangers played playoff baseball today, attacking fastballs, swinging 3-0, and taking on a road game with no fear. The Rays got beat. They didn’t beat themselves. Joe knows some will take it out on Carlos Pena because he’s so far from being a good hitter it’s scary. Plus today he […]

     
  • Two Carl Crawford Challenges Today

    Two Carl Crawford Challenges Today

    October 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

    In a bit of coincidence, Carl Crawford the greyhound is back in action on the track today at Derby Lane in St. Petersburg. The speedster will look for another W in the 10th race, which goes off after 3 p.m.  What? You only know about Carl Crawford the left fielder? […]

     
  • ALDS Roster: Baldelli, Niemann, Jennings In; Navi, Hawpe, Hellboy, McGee Out

    October 6, 2010 at 9:39 am 30 comments

    Here is today’s lineup and the entire ALDS roster… TODAY’S LINEUP (vsLHP) Jason Bartlett, SS BJ Upton, CF Carl Crawford, LF Evan Longoria, 3B Carlos Pena, 1B Rocco Baldelli, DH Ben Zobrist, RF Kelly Shoppach, C Sean Rodriguez, 2B BENCH

     
  • Surprise, Surprise, Nobody Likes Pat Burrell (Except Groupies)

    Surprise, Surprise, Nobody Likes Pat Burrell (Except Groupies)

    October 6, 2010 at 9:15 am 8 comments

    Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated had the following to say about Pat Burrell during a segment on WFAN 660 AM in New York (via Twitter)… “Nobody likes him. You can go up to interview him and say, ‘Do you have a few minutes?’ and he’ll ignore you and pretend you’re […]

     
  • The Human Vuvuzela, Kevin Kennedy, Will Not Be Back With Rays In 2011

    The Human Vuvuzela, Kevin Kennedy, Will Not Be Back With Rays In 2011

    October 6, 2010 at 8:15 am 14 comments

    Sun Sports announced yesterday that Dewayne Staats will be back next season, but he will have a new partner. Kevin Kennedy is out, and Brian Anderson will now be Staats’ full-time partner. Our feelings on Kennedy have always been that 90% of the time he offers insightful commentary. But the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Maddonology 101, An Award for King David And Playoff Previews

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Maddonology 101, An Award for King David And Playoff Previews

    October 6, 2010 at 6:21 am 11 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 used 129 different lineups in 162 games this season. The most common? Jason Bartlett Carl Crawford Ben Zobrist Evan Longoria Carlos Pena BJ Upton […]