Archive for February 22nd, 2011

  • CHART: The Rays Spring Roster By Age

    CHART: The Rays Spring Roster By Age

    February 22, 2011 at 3:24 pm 8 comments

    Nothing too fancy here. Just a look at the Rays 62-man Spring Training roster and how it breaks down by age. Players in grey are spring training invites that are not on the 40-man roster. The average age of the spring roster is 27.8. Considering the average big leaguer peaks […]

     
  • 2011 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    2011 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    February 22, 2011 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    It is time for our annual Meta-Analysis of the Rays top prospects. In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we don’t want to do any work ourselves and instead want to take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some […]

     
  • Keeping Faith in the Cowbell

    Keeping Faith in the Cowbell

    February 22, 2011 at 10:30 am 6 comments

    Our correspondent and Afrologist, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with another sensible take on things that drive most of us nuts… “Absolutely!! Have faith in us!! RT @GtotheLee: @DAVIDprice14 there goes Soriano & Balfour is there anybody left to field a team?”- David Price on Twitter, Jan 14th, 2011 We live […]

     
  • Andy Sonnanstine: Professional Gentleman Of Leisure Sports

    February 22, 2011 at 9:48 am 5 comments

    According to Rays Renegade, Andy Sonnanstine considers himself a “professional gentleman of leisure sports” (foosball, darts, pool, bowling, bocce ball, archery, skeet, & table tennis). In fact, The Duke joined a Table Tennis league this off-season (here is their website). If you have been around these parts for a while, […]

     
  • Hellickson Tops Baseball Prospectus’ List Of Top Rays Prospects

    February 22, 2011 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Finally we get Baseball Prospectus’ list of the Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects. The list includes three “five-star” prospects and two more “four-star” prospects… Five-Star Prospects 1. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP 2. Matt Moore, LHP 3. Desmond Jennings, OF Four-Star Prospects 4. Chris Archer, RHP 5. Jake McGee, LHP Three-Star […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bullpen Roles, Hellboy’s Hammy And Team Chemistry

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bullpen Roles, Hellboy’s Hammy And Team Chemistry

    February 22, 2011 at 7:40 am 1 comment

    Jake McGee appeared on MLB Network Radio yesterday and had a few things to say about his role in the bullpen and those competing for jobs… On his role: In the off-season, they told me I was going to be starting and relieving. But when I got here, they told me […]