Archive for March 4th, 2011

  • Joe Maddon On ESPN (Video)

    March 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm 5 comments

    Earlier today we got a little upset about ESPN’s preview of the 2011 Rays. During that video, they had a short clip of Joe Maddon being interviewed. Here is that entire interview. Our one major concern is that it looks like JoeMa should spend a little less time in the […]

     
  • Q&A With Jon Wertheim, Co-Author Of “Scorecasting”

    March 4, 2011 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Over at Business Insider I got a chance to interview Jon Wertheim, co-author of “Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won.” The book has been described as “Freakonomics for sports.” [Business Insider]

     
  • ESPN Previews The Rays Without Doing Any Research

    ESPN Previews The Rays Without Doing Any Research

    March 4, 2011 at 10:00 am 12 comments

    Earlier this week, ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight Express Tour” stopped in Port Charlotte to preview the 2011 Rays (you can see the entire video clip below). Among the other standard no-thought lines like the “defense [was] depleted” this off-season, is the projected lineup you see at right. Serenity F****ing NOW! Holy […]

     
  • Chirinos Working Out At Second Base

    Chirinos Working Out At Second Base

    March 4, 2011 at 9:15 am 8 comments

    So far this spring, the one player outside of Manny Ramirez that seems to be drawing the most interest from the fans is newly acquired catching prospect Robinson Chirinos. Last week we wondered aloud if Joe Maddon would give Chirinos some work at the middle infield, increasing his chances of […]

     
  • Visit Dolman Law Group Online

    Visit Dolman Law Group Online

    March 4, 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 […]

     
  • Tim Beckham

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Home Run Pitch, McGee’s Fading Hopes And Jeter Buying The Rays

    March 4, 2011 at 8:11 am 2 comments

    Tim Beckham The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe.   THE GOOD: James Shields. “Big Blast” Shields pitched 3 innings. That is good because apparently he wasn’t in the game long enough to […]