Archive for April, 2011

  • Olney: Other Teams Now Hesistant To Deal With Rays

    Olney: Other Teams Now Hesistant To Deal With Rays

    April 11, 2011 at 8:00 am 12 comments

    In his ESPN Insider piece, Buster Olney is hearing that other teams may be hesitant to deal with the Rays in the future because they seem to know exactly when to dump players… Matt Garza got hit hard again, and he vows to make changes. Already hearing from other teams […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Maddon Ejected Then Ejects, And Another Loss

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Maddon Ejected Then Ejects, And Another Loss

    April 11, 2011 at 6:14 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: Joe Maddon. Well, if you are going to get ejected, nobody gets their money’s worth like JoeMa. After the […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: It’s Still Better Than Golf

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: It’s Still Better Than Golf

    April 10, 2011 at 3:52 pm 22 comments

    What can Joe say about a game when the most interesting part was seeing Merlot Joe going all Billy Martin and trying to toss all four umps after he himself got run, then Merlot Joe made a curtain call to get in some more choice words? Joe hopes the good […]

     
  • Five Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 10, 2011 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Five years ago on Rays Index Julio Lugo’s attempt at math made us chuckle. Julio Lugo On 15-Day DL With A Sore Brain [Rays Index]  

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Great Catch, McGee’s Implosion, And The Manny Fallout

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Great Catch, McGee’s Implosion, And The Manny Fallout

    April 10, 2011 at 10:07 am 15 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: Sam Fuld. This little sparkplug is becoming quite the fun player to watch. And nothing will be more fun […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: No Spark From Fuld Heroics

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: No Spark From Fuld Heroics

    April 10, 2011 at 8:31 am 6 comments

    Like a lot of Rays fans, Joe believes he’ll always remember Sam Fuld’s diving grab yesterday. Stunning stuff from a guy who’s impossible not to cheer for (even if he went to Stanford). With that kind of layout in right field, Joe was thinking Fuld’s Ron Swoboda heroics would have […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Three years ago on Rays Index we were perplexed by the inclusion of southwest Alabama as part of the Rays territorial rights. SW Alabama Is Rays’ Country! Wait. What? [Rays Index]  

     
  • The RI Book Club: “The Extra 2%”

    The RI Book Club: “The Extra 2%”

    April 9, 2011 at 11:42 am 8 comments

    Welcome back to the second installment of the RI Baseball Book Club. This month we are discussing The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First by Jonah Keri. I’ll get us started with some of my thoughts on the book. You […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Needed Win, More Manny Fallout, And Bongo Power!

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Needed Win, More Manny Fallout, And Bongo Power!

    April 9, 2011 at 8:23 am 15 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: Bongo Power. We can talk about a lot of good things that happened last night, including Johnny Damon’s first […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: The Return Of The Rays

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: The Return Of The Rays

    April 9, 2011 at 1:14 am 10 comments

    Wow, what a whirlwind day… and game. When the Rays began the game against the White Sox at chilly Comiskey Park, the team was much more akin to the Devil Rays. Manny Bay bolted the area in a way (Devil) Rays fans were reminded of the immortal Juan Guzman era. […]