Archive for February, 2012

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Manny’s New Deal, Season-Ticket Sales, And Happy Baseball Season

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Manny’s New Deal, Season-Ticket Sales, And Happy Baseball Season

    February 21, 2012 at 9:39 am 6 comments

    Off-Season (click image for random Wikipedia page) Manny Ramirez has signed a minor league deal with the Oakland A’s. On the surface it is worth $500,000. But after serving his suspension, his prorated salary will be just $306,000 (per Peter Gammons). You know who makes more than that on the […]

     
  • CHART: The Rays Spring Roster By Age

    CHART: The Rays Spring Roster By Age

    February 20, 2012 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

    Nothing too fancy here. Just a look at the Rays 59-man Spring Training roster and how it breaks down by age. Players in blue are on the 40-man roster and players in white are non-roster spring training invites. The average age of the spring roster is 27.7 which is down […]

     
  • Rays 2012 Opening Day Payroll Projected To Be $64.3 Million

    Rays 2012 Opening Day Payroll Projected To Be $64.3 Million

    February 20, 2012 at 8:00 am 4 comments

    We haven’t done this since Jeff Niemann lost his arbitration case, so let’s take a quick look at the projected 40-man roster. Barring any major moves, the Rays opening day payroll will be approximately $64.3 million. That would be an increase of 56.4% over last year’s opening day payroll of […]

     
  • PHOTOS: 2012 Rays Fan Fest

    February 19, 2012 at 1:24 pm 3 comments

    Our old pal Sarah Tyson of Cowbell Clankers was nice enough to share a few pictures with us from her trip to FanFest yesterday. [imagebrowser id=17]

     
  • VIDEO: This Is What You Missed At Rays FanFest (Part 2)

    February 19, 2012 at 11:25 am 1 comment

    An estimate 25,000 fans showed up at FanFest yesterday, and some of them got to see Rusty Kath (Rays in-game host) take a Wiffle Ball off the chin. If you asked us, he did look a little too comfortable up there… Your browser does not support iframes.

     
  • PHOTO: Evan Longoria And Jaime Edmondson Went To A Hockey Game Together

    PHOTO: Evan Longoria And Jaime Edmondson Went To A Hockey Game Together

    February 18, 2012 at 9:26 pm 4 comments

    OK, earlier this week some in the national media started to wonder aloud if Evan Longoria was dating Playmate Jaime Edmondson. Of course, if you follow Longo on Twitter, it was fairly obvious if not explicitly said. Well, Longoria and Edmondson were spotted together again this evening at the Lightning […]

     
  • This Is What You Missed At Rays FanFest Today

    This Is What You Missed At Rays FanFest Today

    February 18, 2012 at 4:29 pm 4 comments

    David Price’s dog Astro signing autographs…

     
  • Four Years Ago On Deadspin

    February 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Want to read something fun today? Go back and read our preview of the 2008 Rays for Deadspin. If you can ignore the formatting problems, you will get an interesting look at how we perceived the Rays before their World Series run. Baseball Season Preview: Tampa Bay Devil Rays [Deadspin]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    February 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we noticed that Evan Longoria had reported to camp with a hairdo straight out of “The Outsiders” movie. The One Where We Discuss Dude’s Delivery, McGee’s Role And Evan’s Tony Curtis Hair[Rays Index]

     
  • Clearwater Brain Injury Attorney Matt Dolman

    Clearwater Brain Injury Attorney Matt Dolman

    February 17, 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 […]