Archive for April 11th, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: This Magic Was Earned

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: This Magic Was Earned

    April 11, 2012 at 4:08 pm 6 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Pick a hero for this ninth-inning shocker today. Fist-pumping excitement to say the least. Wow! Joe’s going with the beastly professional at-bats by Desmon Jennings and Carlos Pena in the ninth inning against Justin Verlander. Jennings going the other way with some quick hands […]

     
  • Highlights From Game 5 You Won’t See On SportsCenter

    April 11, 2012 at 3:58 pm 7 comments

    Not a lot of screencaps today as the two teams cruised through a rather uneventful first eight innings. You can see James Shields’ idiotic balk over on our VIDEO PAGE in which he let in the go-ahead run. But you can also see Evan Longoria’s game-tying single in the ninth… […]

     
  • Jeremy Hellickson Struck In Head During Batting Practice, Taken To Hospital

    April 11, 2012 at 10:30 am 3 comments

    According to several reports at today’s game, Jeremy Hellickson was struck in the side of the head during batting practice. Hellickson was throwing in the bullpen. Paramedics responded to the scene. According to Joe Maddon, Hellickson was hit in the head by a BP home run. There was no bleeding, […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Where Does BJ Upton Fit In The Lineup?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Where Does BJ Upton Fit In The Lineup?

    April 11, 2012 at 10:30 am 1 comment

    This post, which will appear before every game, will include starting lineups (when we learn them) and during the game will include a Game Graph that will constantly update the percent chance the Rays have of winning this particular game. Game Graph… Source: FanGraphs Playing A Little Pepper… BJ Upton […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Picked Up A New Endorsement Deal, And He Nearly Threw Up

    Evan Longoria Picked Up A New Endorsement Deal, And He Nearly Threw Up

    April 11, 2012 at 9:30 am 1 comment

    See that plane at right, flying high above The Trop? That is a Red Bull racing plane. And one of the two people inside the plane is Evan Longoria. If you have ever watched these planes, it is like snowboarding several hundred feet up in the air, and it’s nuts. […]

     
  • BREAKING: Jose Molina Is Really Slow

    April 11, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Don’t get us wrong, we like having Jose Molina on the team. But Sweet Fancy Moses, that lumbering mass is slowwwww. Leading off the fifth inning, Molina was thrown out on this groundball in the hole between shortstop and third base… Now, it felt like it took him a week […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 11, 2012 at 8:30 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we learned that some teams were afraid to make trades with the Rays. Olney: Other Teams Now Hesistant To Deal With Rays [Rays Index]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 11, 2012 at 8:15 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we wrote about one of Joe Maddon’s greatest moments. The One Where We Discuss Maddon Ejected Then Ejects, And Another Loss [Rays Index]

     
  • Four Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 11, 2012 at 8:10 am 0 comments

    Four years ago on Rays Index we put together a graphic honoring all of the Tampa Bay professional franchises and their championships. A Shout-Out To All The Tampa Bay Franchises [Rays Index]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 11, 2012 at 8:05 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we had a message for Manny Ramirez and it was filled with bad words. Some Final Thoughts On Manny’s Time With The Rays [Rays Index]