Archive for May 11th, 2011

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: 2011 Season Wrapped In One Game

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: 2011 Season Wrapped In One Game

    May 11, 2011 at 10:20 pm 2 comments

    Joe is really enjoying this Rays season, and much of why was all wrapped up in one game tonight as the Rays spanked the Tribe. First, there was the resurgence of the Legend of Sam Fuld. Dude snapped an ugly streak at the plate with three hits, a couple of RBIs […]

     
  • Now We Know Why Nobody Signed Willy Aybar: He May Have Been In Prison

    Now We Know Why Nobody Signed Willy Aybar: He May Have Been In Prison

    May 11, 2011 at 1:38 pm 14 comments

    Yesterday Willy Aybar signed with the Edmonton Capitals of the Independent North American League. We had been wondering why no Major League team would even give Aybar a minor league deal. Turns out it may have been because Aybar was sentenced to three months in prison in the Dominican Republic […]

     
  • CHART: A Look At The Rays Run Differential

    CHART: A Look At The Rays Run Differential

    May 11, 2011 at 9:30 am 1 comment

    A couple of weeks ago we wrote about the importance of scoring runs, even when the pitching staff is really good. During that time period, the Rays were in the process of going from 1-8 to 20-15 and a game out of first place in the AL East. How does […]

     
  • Forbes Continues To Pile On The Rays

    May 11, 2011 at 8:30 am 4 comments

    Guess who is back with some more Rays-bashing? Yep, it is Forbes.com and their bevy of writers who may or may not be desperate for something to write about. After Mike Ozanian suggested that some in baseball want the Rays contracted, Tom Van Riper chimes in with an idea that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Loving Longo, Sweet Swings, And Feeling Responsible

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Loving Longo, Sweet Swings, And Feeling Responsible

    May 11, 2011 at 6:39 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: Evan Longoria. It is nice to once again have a legit big league all-star-caliber bat in the lineup. Dirtbag […]