Archive for March, 2012

  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    March 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we learned that Evan Longoria, David Price, and Reid Brignac had their home broken into. And that among the items stolen from Evan Longoria’shouse was an AK-47 assault rifle. Longoria’s Winter Of Discontent Continues With Home Break-In [Rays Index] The AK-47, The Preferred Weapon […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    March 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we heard Stuart Sternberg’s most damning statement yet. Sternberg: Major League Baseball Will Find A Place For Me [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Sam Fuld Is Making Movies Again

    Sam Fuld Is Making Movies Again

    March 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    Last year we noted that the kid from “Rookie of the Year” was now playing in the outfield for the Tampa Bay Rays… Well, we assumed Sam Fuld’s acting career was over. But then he went and made another “American Pie” movie…. Of course, this is horrible. We all know […]

     
  • A Couple Of Odd Sights From Game 162

    A Couple Of Odd Sights From Game 162

    March 28, 2012 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    Yesterday we were digging through some footage from Game 162 of last season. Specifically, we were interested in the fifth inning. Well, while looking for some other stuff, we noticed a couple of funny nuggets (if you follow @corkgaines on Twitter, we apologize, because you guys have already seen these)… […]

     
  • Spring Playing Time: Injuries Are Bringing Some Players Back Into The Mix

    Spring Playing Time: Injuries Are Bringing Some Players Back Into The Mix

    March 28, 2012 at 9:54 am 0 comments

    It is time to update our look at who is playing where and when during spring training. In short, we can gain some insight into what Joe Maddon and Andrew Friedman have in mind for the regular season by looking at how they are using the players during the spring. CLICK HERE TO SEE […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Final Bullpen Battle, BJ On Day One, And Briggy’s Foot

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Final Bullpen Battle, BJ On Day One, And Briggy’s Foot

    March 28, 2012 at 8:00 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. Red Sox 8, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Burke Badenhop. Badenhop did have a wild pitch, but he retired 6 of the 7 batters he faced, […]

     
  • AUDIO: Jeff Niemann Talks About Making The Rotation

    March 27, 2012 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

    Earlier today it became official when Jeff Niemann was named one of the Rays’ five starting pitchers. Shortly thereafter, he spoke with Justin Pawlowski of 1010 Sports. Here’s the audio… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Blind Item: Which Rays Player Gave Up In The 5th Inning Of Game 162 And Started Packing His Locker?

    Blind Item: Which Rays Player Gave Up In The 5th Inning Of Game 162 And Started Packing His Locker?

    March 27, 2012 at 10:21 am 16 comments

    Matt Crossman of The Sporting News recently sat down for dinner with Evan Longoria and Jaime Edmondson. The interview reveals several interesting tidbits such as how long Longoria and Edmondson have been dating (a lot longer that you might realize), Longoria’s hobbies (he loves to cook), and how Joe Maddon […]

     
  • It’s Official: Wade Davis Is Out Of The Rotation, And Matt Moore Is In

    It’s Official: Wade Davis Is Out Of The Rotation, And Matt Moore Is In

    March 27, 2012 at 9:15 am 0 comments

    According to Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com, the Rays have set their starting pitching rotation and as expected Wade Davis is the odd-man out. The exact order of the rotation is not yet known beyond James Shields on opening day and David Price in game two. The choice between Jeremy Hellickson […]

     
  • [UPDATE] Sam Fuld Will ‘Likely’ Have Surgery On His Wrist

    March 27, 2012 at 8:47 am 4 comments

    Well, the injuries are starting to add up. But while BJ Upton and Reid Brignac may still be able to go on opening day, it is looking more and more like Sam Fuld will not. According to Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com, Fuld will see a doctor “with surgery likely.” [TampaBay.com] […]