Archive for May, 2011

  • Andy Sonnanstine Wrote A Book

    Andy Sonnanstine Wrote A Book

    May 9, 2011 at 10:00 am 9 comments

    As the Rays’ designated “down 14-2″ reliever and backup starter, it is not unusual for Andy Sonnanstine to go a week or two without making an appearance. So what does The Duke do with all that free time? Apparently he wrote a book. Tampa Bay Rays IQ: The Ultimate Test […]

     
  • Will The Real BJ Upton Please Stand Up?

    Will The Real BJ Upton Please Stand Up?

    May 9, 2011 at 8:00 am 3 comments

    There are three types of team bloggers: 1) Pom-pom bloggers who never see fault in the team. These guys tend to piss off about one-third of the fan base; 2) Hater bloggers who only scream and yell. These guys piss off the other two-thirds of the fan base; 3) and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Farnsworth’s Success, Guyer Gone, And BJ’s Nice Little Weekend

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Farnsworth’s Success, Guyer Gone, And BJ’s Nice Little Weekend

    May 9, 2011 at 6:30 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 THE GOOD: BJ Upton. Nice move to appeal the suspension. Upton had himself a nice weekend in Baltimore. In the 3-game […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Briggy Brings The Leather

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Briggy Brings The Leather

    May 8, 2011 at 4:00 pm 4 comments

    Joe has been harsh on Reid Brignac in recent days for his punchless bat, which Joe still believes is a massive hole in the Rays batting order. But Joe is a fair man. So Joe will give props when warranted. Briggy deserves them today when he came up big defensively in […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Orioles Begging For Mercy

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Orioles Begging For Mercy

    May 7, 2011 at 3:29 pm 3 comments

    The Rays smacked the cover off the ball, banged out clutch hits and continued the thorough humiliation of Baltimore on Saturday, but Joe’s just so fired up about what complete baseball the team is playing. Reid Brignac and Sam Fuld are Double-A hitters at this point, but still are dialed in on […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 7, 2011 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we noticed that Evan Longoria got an unfortunate new hairdo. Evan Longoria Is Hot…He’s Not THAT Hot [Rays Index]

     
  • Upton Suspended 2 Games, Will Appeal

    May 7, 2011 at 11:24 am 12 comments

    Major League Baseball announced today that BJ Upton has been suspended two games for his ejection and subsequent meltdown in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game. Upton is appealing the suspension and will be in uniform this afternoon. As we mentioned earlier, we understand why Upton was upset. The umpire […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Guyer’s Big Debut, BJ’s Big Assist, And Big James

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Guyer’s Big Debut, BJ’s Big Assist, And Big James

    May 7, 2011 at 9:44 am 1 comment

    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: Brandon Guyer. We weren’t even sure he would get a start in what is expected to be a short […]

     
  • Video: Evan Longoria Stars In New Commercial With A Few All-Time Greats

    May 6, 2011 at 11:51 am 7 comments

    Pepsi Max has a new commercial that will hit the airwaves in the near future starring Evan Longoria. This particular commercial takes Dirtbag’s stardom to a entirely new level as he takes the lead role in a commercial that also features CC Sabathia, Jim Thome and a number of Hall-of-Famers […]

     
  • Rays Attendance Is Down 30 Percent

    Rays Attendance Is Down 30 Percent

    May 6, 2011 at 11:30 am 17 comments

    From time to time we are going to take a look at the 2011 attendance and see how this season stacks up against last year and average attendance in Major League Baseball. Click “Read the rest” below for notes on the attendance… Notes on the 2011 attendance… In 2010,