Archive for February, 2012

  • Joe Maddon Takes A Shot At The Boston Red Sox, Red Sox Fans Get Riled Up

    Joe Maddon Takes A Shot At The Boston Red Sox, Red Sox Fans Get Riled Up

    February 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm 8 comments

    Over the weekend, Bobby Valentine banned beer from the Boston Red Sox clubhouse. And when asked if the Rays would follow suit, Joe Maddon wanted everybody to know that the Rays don’t need policing (from Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com)… “We’re not the Boston Red Sox…I’ve said it a hundred times…For […]

     
  • It Is Unclear What Luke Scott Will Be Able To Contribute Early In The Season

    It Is Unclear What Luke Scott Will Be Able To Contribute Early In The Season

    February 27, 2012 at 11:52 am 0 comments

    The good news is Luke Scott says he is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from shoulder surgery. The bad news is he is still not yet at the point where he can work on his swing the way he would like to. “I need to build a little more […]

     
  • Matt Moore’s Abdomen Discomfort Is Giving Us Abdomen Discomfort

    Matt Moore’s Abdomen Discomfort Is Giving Us Abdomen Discomfort

    February 27, 2012 at 10:25 am 5 comments

    According to Marc Topkin, Matt Moore will miss his scheduled batting practice session today with what is hopefully a minor injury… Rookie LHP Matt Moore will indeed miss his scheduled batting practice session today due to what the Rays are calling “a mild lower abdominal strain”…Moore said it has been […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Longo’s Health, Changing Throwbacks, And Hak-Ju

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Longo’s Health, Changing Throwbacks, And Hak-Ju

    February 27, 2012 at 10:18 am 0 comments

    There is a lot to like about the 2012 Rays.And outside of the rotation, the most important news might be the health of Evan Longoria… “I feel great. I think this is the first year I have come in and felt like I am at the right weight. It is […]

     
  • Our New Favorite Picture Of Joe Maddon

    Our New Favorite Picture Of Joe Maddon

    February 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm 9 comments

    Here is Joe Maddon with a Zim Bear on his shoulder, which seems oddly appropriate. We just aren’t sure if that is the Devil-shoulder or the Angel-shoulder. On a side-note, what do you think Zim would have said if you told him in 1954 as a rookie for the Brooklyn […]

     
  • Clearwater Brain Injury Attorney Matt Dolman

    Clearwater Brain Injury Attorney Matt Dolman

    February 24, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    Clearwater brain injury attorney Matt Dolman shares some of his in-depth knowledge of brain imaging studies in an excellent blog entry on MyTraumaticBrainInjury.com. Click here to learn about PET scans, SPECT scans, Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) and Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI). Joe loves to learn about this fascinating aspect of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Policemanship, An Absent Zorilla, And Moore’s Expectations

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Policemanship, An Absent Zorilla, And Moore’s Expectations

    February 24, 2012 at 10:11 am 2 comments

    Joe Maddon had a pretty cool comment that we think shows just how mature this Rays roster is even though they are very young… “For a young guy to come into this camp with bad work habits, I promise you they will be rectified within the day, and not by […]

     
  • Five More Spring Training Games Will Be Seen On TV

    February 23, 2012 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

    The MLB Network today announced that they will also carry the broadcast of five Rays games that are scheduled to air on the opponent’s network, but not on Sun Sports. Of the Rays 32 spring training games, 11 will now be available on TV. Here is the full schedule of […]

     
  • The Seattle Mariners Once Had A Promotion Similar To The Zim Bear

    The Seattle Mariners Once Had A Promotion Similar To The Zim Bear

    February 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm 2 comments

    Yesterday, the internet nearly broke when we got our first glimpse at the Zim Bear, a teddy bear with the face of Don Zimmer. Well, it turns out the idea wasn’t completely original. A reader this morning informed us that the Seattle Mariners once had a similar promotion. So we […]

     
  • Reid Brignac Is Also Dating A Playmate

    Reid Brignac Is Also Dating A Playmate

    February 23, 2012 at 11:48 am 11 comments

    Back in 2010 we learned that Reid Brignac was dating Playmate Lauren Anderson but that they may have broken up. And then last week a reader tipped us off that the two were back together and expecting a baby. We let it go at the time because the info was […]