Archive for April 25th, 2011

  • Interview: Joe Maddon On Pushing Pitchers And Learning From Herzog

    Interview: Joe Maddon On Pushing Pitchers And Learning From Herzog

    April 25, 2011 at 9:30 am 31 comments

    Last week prior to Wednesday’s White Sox game at The Trop, RayIndex got a chance to ask Rays manager Joe Maddon a few questions. RaysIndex: Your starting pitchers are second in the big leagues in innings pitched. Do you dismiss that because it’s still April or are you concerned because […]

     
  • Maddon: Bautista Reminiscent Of Barry Bonds

    April 25, 2011 at 9:00 am 5 comments

    After Jose Bautista hit a home run on Friday, and then two home runs off of David Price on Saturday, Joe Maddon had an interesting comment. He invoked the one name that Bautista and the Blue Jays probably don’t want to hear: Barry Bonds… “He’s very reminiscent of Barry Bonds in 2002,” Rays […]

     
  • No Longer The Ace, James Shields Now Pitching Like One

    No Longer The Ace, James Shields Now Pitching Like One

    April 25, 2011 at 8:00 am 8 comments

    Yesterday, James Shields tossed his second-consecutive complete game, this one a 4-hit shutout of the Blue Jays. And now, one season after posting a 5.18 ERA (although he really wasn’t that bad), Shields looks as good as ever. But can he keep it up? To answer that, let’s take a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Zorilla Power, Shields’ Dominance, And Dirtbag Getting Closer

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Zorilla Power, Shields’ Dominance, And Dirtbag Getting Closer

    April 25, 2011 at 6:26 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. click above image for boxscore THE GOOD: James Shields. If he keeps this up, we might have to stop calling him “Big Blast” James. Shields tossed […]