Archive for April 22nd, 2011

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Triple-A Night In The Field

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Triple-A Night In The Field

    April 22, 2011 at 10:23 pm 6 comments

    Just miserable stuff for anyone who invested the nearly four hours into tonight’s extra-inning choke job in Toronto. At least the Sam Fuld show kept up the entertainment value. You just knew Sean Rodriguez dropping a perfect pickoff throw at second base in the seventh inning was trouble, combined with […]

     
  • Gallery: Michael Cuddyer’s View Of The Trop

    April 22, 2011 at 1:00 pm 4 comments

    Last week, when the Twins were in town, Michael Cuddyer took some pics in some parts of the Trop that most of us will never visit. Below are some of those pics, which includes shots from the visitors locker room and from the catwalks. While we have seen other pictures […]

     
  • How Many Runs Do The Rays Need To Reach 94 Wins?

    How Many Runs Do The Rays Need To Reach 94 Wins?

    April 22, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Yesterday over at Business Insider I showed why it is so important to reach 94 wins. In short, if you can reach 94 wins, you will go to the playoffs no matter what the other teams do. If you fall short of 94, you will need some help. So far […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg On “The Extra 2%”

    April 22, 2011 at 8:30 am 0 comments

    We spoke with Stuart Sternberg recently about Jonah Keri’s new book, “The Extra 2%,” which covers the Rays and their front office. Sternberg seemed very pleased with how the book turned out. “I read it and couldn’t be happier with it,” said Sternberg. “There were some small [incorrect] items that […]

     
  • MLB To Add Second Wild Card Team Next Year

    April 22, 2011 at 8:00 am 17 comments

    We have been begging Major League Baseball to add a second Wild Card team for a long time. And now our wishes have come true. Yesterday, Bud Selig announced that the playoffs will expand to ten teams in 2012. Under the new rules, each league will have the three division […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Missing Chances, (Not) Scoring Runs, And Niemann Bad

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Missing Chances, (Not) Scoring Runs, And Niemann Bad

    April 22, 2011 at 6:51 am 9 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 THE GOOD: Winning Series. Before the series, if somebody would have offered us a 3-1 series win, we would have signed […]