Archive for February 15th, 2011

  • Rays Index Appearance On ESPN 1040

    Rays Index Appearance On ESPN 1040

    February 15, 2011 at 1:46 pm 1 comment

    The Professor, Cork Gaines, will make an appearance on “The Fabulous Sports Babe Show” on ESPN 1040 AM at about 1:00 pm today. You can listen via the station’s website.

     
  • Matt Garza Is Latest Player To Criticize Attendance

    February 15, 2011 at 1:05 pm 45 comments

    First it was Carl Crawford, now it is Matt Garza’s turn. Garza was asked about the trade that sent him to the Cubs. And apparently that seemed like a good opportunity to give ESPN their sound-bite for the night… “when you are drawing 12,000 and you’re in first place in the […]

     
  • Former Rays Intern Now Writing For ESPN.com

    February 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm 1 comment

    ESPNW.com is a new wing of the 4-letter’s empire that will, among other things, “shine a brighter spotlight on the accomplishments of women athletes.” Among the contributors is Whitney Holtzman who is a former Tampa Bay Rays intern. You can see her first few stories on this page. A big […]

     
  • Baby Rocco

    Baby Rocco

    February 15, 2011 at 10:30 am 1 comment

    In 2000, Rocco Baldelli was an 18-year old outfielder with the Princeton Rays. It was his first year in pro ball after being drafted in the first round of that June’s amateur draft. Baldelli hit only .216 that season in 60 games, with three home runs and 11 stolen bases. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Free Turf, Howell’s Bulk And The Devil Lives

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Free Turf, Howell’s Bulk And The Devil Lives

    February 15, 2011 at 7:29 am 16 comments

    When we first broke the news that the Rays were considering a switch from FieldTurf to AstroTurf for the 2011 season, the Rays told us they were “studying the possibility of AstroTurf’s offer.” Well it turns out that the “offer” was too good to pass up. How good? Free. Robert […]