Archive for April, 2011

  • 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.

     
  • 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]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Some In Baseball Want Rays Contracted By 2015

    April 4, 2011 at 12:24 pm 33 comments

    Prior to the Rays opener on Friday, Stuart Sternberg and St. Pete mayor Bill Foster exchanged some more damning rhetoric on the Rays’ quest for a new stadium. Sternberg said that it was imperitive that progress be made on the new stadium, noting that “[his] patience is greater than Major […]

     
  • Weekend Opening Means Attendance Boost For Rays

    April 4, 2011 at 11:42 am 0 comments

    Over at Business Insider, I took a look at what moving opening day up a few days meant for attendance in Major League Baseball. In short, opening on the weekend, helped MLB avoid the typical game two attendance drop many teams would normally experience. This was true for the Rays […]

     
  • Join The Rayshead Social Universe

    Join The Rayshead Social Universe

    April 4, 2011 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    In addition to just checking back here every day, there are several other ways for you to get your Tampa Bay Rays fix and interact with other Raysheads… Follow us on Twitter, where we often provide “The Hangover” in real-time and add commentary during games. Join the Raysheads Facebook group where you […]

     
  • Our Appearance On The RaysRev Podcast

    April 4, 2011 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    I had the privelage of appearing on the latest installment of the RaysRev.com podcast. You can find the audio here. [RaysRev.com]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Good Pitching, No Hitting And The Death Of Longo’s Mullet

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Good Pitching, No Hitting And The Death Of Longo’s Mullet

    April 4, 2011 at 6:30 am 23 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: Pitching. For all the pain inflicted by the bats this weekend, it easy to overlook just how good the […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Early But Ugly

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Early But Ugly

    April 3, 2011 at 4:17 pm 8 comments

    Sure, it’s still the first week of April. Sure it’s just three games. Are the Orioles this good? Hey, Joe’s not down on the pitching. Not at all. Wade Davis was flying until he hit the wall in the seventh. It happens. But went you have an anemic offense, a […]