Archive for March 14th, 2011

  • Rays Opening Day Roster Projection

    Rays Opening Day Roster Projection

    March 14, 2011 at 9:57 am 18 comments

    With Spring Training set to begin this week, let’s take a look at what the opening day roster might look like and some of the questions that remain to be answered…   A few notes on the 25-man roster projection… LINEUP: There are three roster spots up for grabs. We […]

     
  • CHART: Rays Starting Pitchers Aim For 1,000

    CHART: Rays Starting Pitchers Aim For 1,000

    March 14, 2011 at 9:45 am 0 comments

    In 2009, the Rays ranked second in the American League with 970.0 innings pitched from their starting pitchers. But that wasn’t enough for Joe Maddon. JoeMa set a goal for the 2010 season of 1,000 innings from the rotation. Amazingly, the Rays came up one out short of the mark […]

     
  • Joe Maddon To Forgo Haircuts; Encourages Same From Players

    Joe Maddon To Forgo Haircuts; Encourages Same From Players

    March 14, 2011 at 8:47 am 13 comments

    In 2008 it was the Rayhawks. This season, the Rays may be ready to bring back the Caveman look. Joe Maddon announced this weekend that he has no plans to cut his hair this season, and is encouraging the players to do the same. “I encourage the growth of follicles […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss BJ’s Legs, Chirinos At 3B And The Anti-Sonny

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss BJ’s Legs, Chirinos At 3B And The Anti-Sonny

    March 14, 2011 at 6:44 am 2 comments

    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: BJ Upton. Bossman had his speed on display yesterday, stretching a single into a double and scoring from third on a pickoff throw to […]