Archive for February, 2011

  • Carl Crawford Apologizes To Rays For Press Conference Slight

    Carl Crawford Apologizes To Rays For Press Conference Slight

    February 18, 2011 at 3:16 pm 22 comments

    Apparently there are only so many words that Carl Crawford can say with a sore throat. And when doing the math, the Rays did not make the cut. Today, Crawford apologized for not thanking the organization that made him a hundred millionaire… “My throat was hurting so bad and I […]

     
  • Rays Sign Inglett To Minor League Deal

    Rays Sign Inglett To Minor League Deal

    February 18, 2011 at 2:55 pm 5 comments

    The Rays today announced that they have signed Joe Inglett to a minor league deal. Inglett is a utility man that played outfield and second base for the Brewers in 2010. In 102 games, he hit .254 with a .331 OBP and 1 home run. He has a career .345 […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Deadspin

    February 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm 7 comments

    Want to read something fun today? Go back and read our preview of the 2008 Rays for Deadspin. If you can ignore the formatting problems, you will get an interesting look at how we perceived the Rays before their World Series run. Baseball Season Preview: Tampa Bay Devil Rays [Deadspin]

     
  • Create-A-Caption: Jeff, Did You Know My Neighbor Has Three Rabbits?

    Create-A-Caption: Jeff, Did You Know My Neighbor Has Three Rabbits?

    February 18, 2011 at 9:55 am 17 comments

    Anybody up for a create-a-caption? Not sure why, but this photo (via TampaBay.com) cracks us up. Joe Maddon looks like that little boy we all knew when we were younger that always wanted to hang out with the older kids. So have at it crew. How would you have captioned this […]

     
  • Attorney Matt Dolman

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    February 18, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Clearwater personal injury attorney Matt Dolman heads Dolman Law Group, which serves clients across the Tampa Bay area from offices in Clearwater and Bradenton. At DolmanLaw.com, you can learn all about their practice areas: Automobile accidents Insurance company bad faith Wrongful death Back and neck injuries Traumatic brain injury Spinal cord injuries […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dude’s Delivery, McGee’s Role And Evan’s Tony Curtis Hair

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dude’s Delivery, McGee’s Role And Evan’s Tony Curtis Hair

    February 18, 2011 at 7:32 am 13 comments

    Yesterday we got our first mild scare of the spring when Jeremy Hellickson felt tightness in his hamstring. He still threw his scheduled bullpen session so it sounds like a non-issue. But the real story in that piece by Marc Topkin is the picture at right, which comes from a […]

     
  • Manny On Manny’s Off-Season Workouts (Video)

    February 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm 5 comments

    Here is a video clip from ESPN.com with Manny iRamirez talking about his off-season workouts and his goal to get his weight down…

     
  • Sternberg: No intention of purchasing or looking at purchasing the Mets

    February 17, 2011 at 1:25 pm 3 comments

    Last week I wondered aloud if Stuart Sternberg would be interested in purchasing a share and controlling interest in the Mets if the situation with the Wilpom Family worsened. Sternberg met with the media yesterday at the Rays’ Spring Training complex and was asked about his interest in the Mets… […]

     
  • Manny Being Manny In MannysBay

    February 17, 2011 at 11:30 am 20 comments

    JB Long of the Bright House Sports Network passed along this little nugget about Manny Ramirez’ first morning with the Rays (via Twitter)… Fan tells me he was in team store this morning. Manny walked in and asked where the clubhouse is. And so it begins…

     
  • Sternberg Speaks With Media (Video)

    February 17, 2011 at 8:07 am 4 comments

    “The Hangover” will be a little late this morning, but in the meantime, here is video of Stuart Sternberg speaking with the media at the Rays spring training complex (via TampaBay.com)…