Archive for May, 2011

  • [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 […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: What’s With The Walks?

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: What’s With The Walks?

    May 10, 2011 at 11:03 pm 5 comments

    Damn. Walking in the winning run. Stinks, but Joe can’t get too upset over this win. Sonny is a spot starter and long reliever yet he pitched admirably against a team that is hot, on the road no less. Aside from the walks (yeah, Joe knows, “Don’t worry Mrs. Theismann, […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 10, 2011 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we learned that Devil Rays have been in the Bay Area for a long time. Devil Rays In Bay Area As Early As 1941 [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Andrew Friedman’s Father Will Not Own Astros

    May 10, 2011 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

    A week ago we were a little worried when we learned that Andrew Friedman’s father, Kenny Friedman had put together a group to purchase the Houston Astros. Now it looks like they won’t even get a chance to bid on the team. A local ABC television affiliate in Houston is […]

     
  • Rays Relievers: Good, Or Just Lucky?

    Rays Relievers: Good, Or Just Lucky?

    May 10, 2011 at 9:00 am 7 comments

    The biggest question mark for the Rays entering the season was the bullpen. A group that was the best in the American League in 2010, Andrew Friedman was tasked with executing a complete overhaul this year. After the defections of key contributors such as Rafael Soriano and Joaquin Benoit, this […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Steroids, Big Dog, And Ruggy

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Steroids, Big Dog, And Ruggy

    May 10, 2011 at 6:30 am 11 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 JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… My Chart of the Day over at Business Insider looks at how baseball’s steroid testing has affected […]

     
  • Video: Tim Beckham Featured In Stack Magazine

    May 9, 2011 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    Stack magazine (“For the Athlete by the Athlete”), recently interviewed Rays prospect, and former top pick, Tim Beckham, and watched him workout. They broke the interview down into five 1-2 minute videos. In the first one, Beckham talks about what he would do differently in high school to prepare for […]

     
  • 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 […]