Archive for October 27th, 2010

  • More Painful World Series Participant: Burrell Or Hamilton?

    More Painful World Series Participant: Burrell Or Hamilton?

    October 27, 2010 at 11:00 am 24 comments

    Game 1 of the 2010 World Series is tonight, and each team has a slugger that used to be a key member of the Rays organization… Josh Hamilton: Seeing the Rays’ former #1 pick thrive with the Rangers is kinda like breaking up with that one crazy chick in college […]

     
  • Matt Garza Used To Be A Jonas Brother

    Matt Garza Used To Be A Jonas Brother

    October 27, 2010 at 10:00 am 5 comments

    While looking for something else, we came across this old picture of Matt Garza from his days in Minnesota. Does that look like the face of somebody that would one day throw a no-hitter? We are horrified. He has come a long way from Jonas Brother to the Duke Blue […]

     
  • Would Fans Help Pay For Rays Stadium If Given A Slice Of Ownership?

    Would Fans Help Pay For Rays Stadium If Given A Slice Of Ownership?

    October 27, 2010 at 8:30 am 6 comments

    In my latest piece for Business Insider, I wonder if fans would be more willing to commit tax dollars to new stadiums if they were given ownership of the team in return. This is particularly relevant to the Rays as they seek a new stadium in the Bay Area during […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The End Of Burt Reynolds

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The End Of Burt Reynolds

    October 27, 2010 at 6:21 am 8 comments

    The Rays have released Burt Reynolds. Sad, sad, sad. No really, they did. Reynolds was an outfield prospect that only reached single-A in three seasons. In 164 career games, he hit .248 with 10 home runs and 33 stolen bases. Damn. We had all sorts of Cannonball Run references just […]