Archive for April, 2011

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Just Like The Rays Planned

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Just Like The Rays Planned

    April 12, 2011 at 9:38 pm 7 comments

    Kyle Farnsworth served up the meatball, but Big Papi couldn’t deliver. Beautiful stuff. With Carl Crawford getting plunked, picked off and thrown out, and Sox fans chewing their fingernails off, this win might have been sweeter than the Sox-clubbing on Monday. It really felt like it was out of the […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 12, 2011 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Three years ago on Rays Index we learned that Evan Longoria was being promoted to the big leagues and would make his first major league start that night. The Dirtbag Get’s The Call: Evan Longoria To Start Tonight [Rays Index]   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • The Rays Index Confidence Poll

    April 12, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Below you will see three polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. We will present these same polls most Tuesdays. The results will be presented in graphical form on Thursday, and will be displayed permanently in the sidebar. The goal of the Confidence Graph is to […]

     
  • 2011 Tampa Bay Rays Trade Value Index

    2011 Tampa Bay Rays Trade Value Index

    April 12, 2011 at 8:45 am 7 comments

    [Ed. note: We have been running these posts for several years now, but ultimately, the original idea was based on Bill Simmons' NBA Trade Value List. Bill gets crabby if we forget to mention that.] It is time to update the Tampa Bay Rays Trade Value Index in which we […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of Missing Bats, Lil’ Sammy Fuld, And Injury Timetables

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of Missing Bats, Lil’ Sammy Fuld, And Injury Timetables

    April 12, 2011 at 6:00 am 20 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: The Bats Were Due. The Rays scored a whopping 16 runs. That is the most scored by the Rays […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Thoroughly Satisfying

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Thoroughly Satisfying

    April 11, 2011 at 10:02 pm 7 comments

    Every suffering Rays fan knew a breakout game would come eventually. But to do it in Boston on Rays-hating BSPN, now that was a thoroughly satisfying 16 runs. And to have the best left fielder on this night wearing a Rays uniform? Very sweet. Finally, most of those horrendous Rays stats […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 11, 2011 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Three years ago on Rays Index we put together a graphic honoring all of the Tampa Bay professional franchises and their championships. A Shout-Out To All The Tampa Bay Franchises [Rays Index]   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Some Final Thoughts On Manny’s Time With The Rays

    April 11, 2011 at 11:15 am 29 comments

    Now that we have had the weekend to soak in the Manny Ramirez retirement, and clear our heads and gain a proper perspective, there are a few things that I think need to be said… F*CK YOU MANNY! I’m sorry for the foul language, but this is horsepoop. I’m happy […]

     
  • What, Me Panic?

    What, Me Panic?

    April 11, 2011 at 10:30 am 16 comments

    When we need s sensible take, we always turn to our correspondent. Jordi Scrubbings is back with another take on the Rays… I’ve been looking up a lot lately. Apparently, the sky is falling. I hear people are getting ready to fling themselves from skyscrapers, kiss their wives or husbands […]

     
  • Now That He Is Producing, Upton’s Days With Rays May Be Numbered

    Now That He Is Producing, Upton’s Days With Rays May Be Numbered

    April 11, 2011 at 9:00 am 20 comments

    While checking in on the Durham Bulls this weekend, something stuck out at us. Desmond Jennings, who some thought would replace Carl Crawford in left field this year, has started three of the first four games in center field. Why is this significant? Because, come July, the Rays may need […]