Archive for January, 2011

  • Looking For Longoria’s New Walk-Up Music

    January 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm 5 comments

    Thanks Beth… Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Manny’s Number, Bowling With BJ And Manny’s Conditioning

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Manny’s Number, Bowling With BJ And Manny’s Conditioning

    January 25, 2011 at 7:20 am 9 comments

    A few people have been wondering about Manny Ramirez jerseys and what number he might where with the Rays. Since leaving the Red Sox (where he wore number 24), Manny has worn number 99 with both the Dodgers and the White Sox. Under the category of “shite we can’t make […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    January 24, 2011 at 3:00 pm 2 comments

    Three years ago on Rays Index we wrote about James Shields’ fancy new seven-year contract. Tampa Bay Rays Reward James Shields With Long-Term Deal [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • The Manny-Damon Effect

    January 24, 2011 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    Certainly the primary reason for signing Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon is their impact on the baseball field. But the secondary reason is what they can do for the Rays off the field. In addition to converting some Red Sox (and possibly some Yankees) fans, the signings make the Rays […]

     
  • What They Are Saying About ManDam

    What They Are Saying About ManDam

    January 24, 2011 at 9:00 am 6 comments

    Here is a small collection of what various writers have written about the Rays’ newest acquisitions, Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon… It wasn’t really a prediction, but The Sports Banter actually suggested the Rays sign both Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez about a week before it happened. [The Sports Banter] […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss ManDam, McGee’s Role And A Word From Garfoose

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss ManDam, McGee’s Role And A Word From Garfoose

    January 24, 2011 at 7:04 am 5 comments

    Maybe the most interesting part of the Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon signings is that the Rays would not sign one if the other said “no” as reported by Ken Rosenthal. This suggests that Manny and Damon were the key to whether or not the Rays would make a push […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Wonders Where The B*tches At

    January 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm 3 comments

    Dogs people, Dogs! Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Thoughts On Manny And Damon

    Thoughts On Manny And Damon

    January 22, 2011 at 9:59 am 45 comments

    Just a few random thoughts on the Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon signings…First and foremost, what are reasonable expectations, for each player? First of all, we need to keep in mind that it is not 2004 anymore. If it was, these two would have cost $28.5 million and the Rays […]

     
  • Rays To Sign Johnny Damon And Manny Ramirez

    January 21, 2011 at 8:14 pm 43 comments

    According to Jon Heyman (via Twitter), the Rays have reached an agreement with both Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez. Damon will get $5.25 million plus $750K in attendance bonuses. Manny will get $2.0 million. And now we all have a reason to celebrate. Hey-O! Beer is on us tonight. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Sign A Book-Writing Fire-Breathing Half-Giraffe, Half-Moose To Minor League Deal

    Rays Sign A Book-Writing Fire-Breathing Half-Giraffe, Half-Moose To Minor League Deal

    January 21, 2011 at 11:01 am 6 comments

    The Rays have officially announced the signing of Dirk Hayhurst to a minor league deal. Hayhurst, who has seen limited action as a relief pitcher in the major leagues, is better known as the author of The Bullpen Gospels, a book some refer to as one of the better baseball books […]