Archive for April 5th, 2011

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Merlot Joe Goes Little League

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Merlot Joe Goes Little League

    April 5, 2011 at 10:07 pm 19 comments

    Well, well, well. All is right Rays fans. Manny is working hard! That’s the message Merlot Joe sent out to the fourth estate, a wagging of the finger at Rays fans, per the Twitter feed of perhaps the best Twitterer in the Rays media corps, J.B. Long. As expected, Maddon […]

     
  • April 5, 2011 at 3:29 pm 2 comments

    Mike Ozanian, the writer behind the most recent Rays contraction talk, will be on “Happy Hour with JP Peterson” this afternoon at 5:05. you can listen live HERE. In the segment just before that, Maury Brown from BizofBaseball.com will be on to talk about the silliness of contraction. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 5, 2011 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    One year ago on Rays Index we ran a retro-blog of the 2008 ALCS, Game 7. Retro Blog: 2008 ALCS Game 7, Red Sox @ Rays [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Idea Of Contracting Rays Is Silly, But Can’t Be Ignored

    Idea Of Contracting Rays Is Silly, But Can’t Be Ignored

    April 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm 22 comments

    Yesterday we heard the latest cry from some within baseball’s inner circle looking for the Tampa Bay Rays to be contracted. This immediately led to some (once again) explaining why contraction is a silly idea and why it will never happen in Major League Baseball. But that doesn’t mean that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Ratings Jump, Filling Longo’s Shoes, And Kazmir Nearing The End

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Ratings Jump, Filling Longo’s Shoes, And Kazmir Nearing The End

    April 5, 2011 at 6:23 am 10 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. click above image for boxscore According the fine folks at Fox Sports Florida and Sun Sports, the Rays season opener pulled in a 5.1 average household […]