Archive for February, 2011

  • Rays Sign Felipe Lopez

    February 2, 2011 at 4:48 pm 2 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have signed Felipe Lopez to a minor league deal. Lopez, who spent most of the 2010 season with the Cardinals hitting .231 with 7 home runs and 8 stolen bases, will battle Elliot Johnson for the back-up middle infielder spot. On a side note, […]

     
  • Introducing The RI Baseball Book Club

    Introducing The RI Baseball Book Club

    February 2, 2011 at 11:00 am 16 comments

    This is inspired by one of our favorite bloggers, Dustin Parkes, who has started a baseball book club in Toronto. But unlike Parkes, we won’t hold public meetings. Rather, we’d like to conduct the RI Book Club here, amongst the interwebs. How it will work… At the beginning of each […]

     
  • The Person Missing From The Manny-Damon Presser

    The Person Missing From The Manny-Damon Presser

    February 2, 2011 at 10:00 am 2 comments

    We were wondering why Dirk Hayhurst wasn’t introduced at yesterday’s press conference along with Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon. But then we saw this picture. We must have just missed it…

     
  • Highlights From The Ramirez-Damon Press Conference (Video)

    February 2, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments
     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Minor League Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Minor League Deal

    February 2, 2011 at 7:34 am 8 comments

    Marc Topkin reports that the Rays will sign Felipe Lopez to a minor league deal in the next couple of days. Lopez spent most of the 2010 season with the Cardinals hitting .231 with 7 home runs and 8 stolen bases, before being picked up by the Red Sox in […]

     
  • Rays Make Manny And Damon Signings Official

    Rays Make Manny And Damon Signings Official

    February 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm 13 comments

    Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon were introduced to the media today (not each other, they have met before). We will have more on that later, but here is Manny and Damon in Raysian Blue…

     
  • So Now Old School Devil Rays Gear Is Cool?

    So Now Old School Devil Rays Gear Is Cool?

    February 1, 2011 at 12:00 pm 3 comments

    This screen grab comes from the video for Chris Brown’s song “Holla At Me” (thanks Cory). And for some reason, Brown is wearing old school Devil Rays jacket and cap. Of course, most of you probably know Brown better as the guy that plead guilty to felony assault for beating up […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Is Begging For A Celebrity Makeover

    February 1, 2011 at 9:30 am 5 comments

    Here is a video of Evan Longoria being interviewed at the Long Beach State baseball team’s annual leadoff dinner. Longoria was the keynote speaker, and he might have said something interesting, but we can’t stop staring at his greased hair. And for the love of GQ, who picked out his […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Sunburst In The Turf, Manny’s New-Old Number And A Formal Intro

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Sunburst In The Turf, Manny’s New-Old Number And A Formal Intro

    February 1, 2011 at 7:09 am 6 comments

    Yesterday we spoke with a representative from FieldTurf that said the Sunburst logo, which could be seen in center field since the beginning of the 2008 season, would not be included with the installation of the new AstroTurf. But when we spoke with the Rays, they clarified that the logo […]