Archive for April 3rd, 2012

  • Stephen Vogt Will Be On Rays’ Opening Day Roster

    Stephen Vogt Will Be On Rays’ Opening Day Roster

    April 3, 2012 at 3:13 pm 5 comments

    It turns out Jeff Salazar won’t be the Rays’ fourth outfielder. Salazar was cut today and Stephen Vogt was recalled from Durham. Vogt had been cut earlier this Spring. Vogt hit .298 with a .335 OBP between double-A and triple-A in 2011. He can catcher, first base, and the outfield. […]

     
  • Kyle Farnsworth’s ‘Elbow Soreness’ Is Another Bad Sign For The Pitcher And The Rays

    Kyle Farnsworth’s ‘Elbow Soreness’ Is Another Bad Sign For The Pitcher And The Rays

    April 3, 2012 at 1:30 pm 19 comments

    The injury bug continues to plague the Rays’ clubhouse. Kyle Farnsworth is the latest, as he now has “elbow soreness” and will see a doctor. According to Marc Topkin, Farnsworth’s status for opening day is “uncertain.” [UPDATE: Topkin now says Farnsworth will indeed start season on the DL] There were […]

     
  • Rays Index Turns Six Today

    Rays Index Turns Six Today

    April 3, 2012 at 11:09 am 3 comments

    On this date six years ago, a biology professor that was hiding from his students during office hours on opening day of the baseball season, started a blog. That Professor had little idea what he was doing as is clearly evident in his first-ever post, a post that included a […]

     
  • Baseball’s Alcoholic Awakening

    Baseball’s Alcoholic Awakening

    April 3, 2012 at 10:30 am 3 comments

    Ever since the first professional team, baseball’s history has been littered with stories of alcoholic exploits. In the game’s early days, these antics were part of a player’s character, tall tales that made them unique and even endowed them to fans. As baseball grew in public stature in the 1920s […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Banners, Injuries, And Use-Agreements

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Banners, Injuries, And Use-Agreements

    April 3, 2012 at 8:33 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. RAYS 6, Twins 6 (boxscore) [No GBT today] THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays will have a ceremony prior to Friday’s game in which they will […]