Archive for April 5th, 2012

  • Josh Lueke Replaces Kyle Farnsworth On The Roster

    April 5, 2012 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

    As expected Kyle Farnsworth has been placed on the DL. The Rays recalled Josh Lueke to take his spot. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Opening Day Lineup Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

    Rays Opening Day Lineup Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

    April 5, 2012 at 1:22 pm 14 comments

    We all know the Rays will have good pitching. We also know the Rays have a few very good bats. But with BJ Upton on the DL, and a left-hander on the mound for tomorrow’s opening day, the lineup will leave cause you to shake your head. Whatever the opposite […]

     
  • Rays Claim Relief Pitcher Off Of Waivers

    Rays Claim Relief Pitcher Off Of Waivers

    April 5, 2012 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

    The Rays have claimed relief pitcher John Gaub off of waivers from the Cubs (via MLBTR). Gaub, a lefty, spent most of 2011 in triple-A, tossing 55.1 innings with 40 walks and 75 strikeouts. He finished with a 3.42 ERA (4.12 FIP). He also pitched 2.2 innings with the Cubs, […]

     
  • Rays Are Getting A Lot Of Love From The National Media

    Rays Are Getting A Lot Of Love From The National Media

    April 5, 2012 at 12:57 pm 3 comments

    Fifty “experts” from ESPN and ESPN.com, weighed in with their predictions for the 2012 season, and there is no shortage of love for the Tampa Bay Rays. Of the 50 projections, seven (14%) pick the Rays to win the World Series. Of course, take this with a grain of salt. […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 5, 2012 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we ran a retro-blog of the 2008 ALCS, Game 7. Retro Blog: 2008 ALCS Game 7, Red Sox @ Rays [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays 2012 Opening Day Payroll Is Up 58.4% From Last Season

    Rays 2012 Opening Day Payroll Is Up 58.4% From Last Season

    April 5, 2012 at 11:21 am 3 comments

    Barring any major moves, the Rays opening day payroll will be approximately $65.1 million. That would be an increase of 58.4% over last year’s opening day payroll of $41.1 million. It would also be the second-highest payroll under Stuart Sternberg, behind only 2010 when the payroll was approximately $72.8 million. […]

     
  • ESPN’s Opening Night Montage Relived The Greatest Night In Rays History

    April 5, 2012 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Here’s the opening night video played by ESPN prior to last night’s game between the Marlins and the Cardinals… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • The Rays 2012 Opening Day Roster And Projected Lineup

    The Rays 2012 Opening Day Roster And Projected Lineup

    April 5, 2012 at 8:50 am 2 comments

    Now that we know the opening day roster, let’s take a look at the likely lineups versus lefties and righties. We will have the 40-man roster and opening day payroll later this morning… Notes on the opening day roster… Kyle Farnsworth was placed on the DL and replaced by Josh […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Farnsville’s Elbow, Rodriguez’ Job, And Selig’s New Tone

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Farnsville’s Elbow, Rodriguez’ Job, And Selig’s New Tone

    April 5, 2012 at 8:20 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 2, Rays Futures 1 (boxscore) No GBT today THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Kyle Farnsworth has an elbow strain, and “he is confident he will be […]