Archive for April 17th, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Stretching For Silver Linings

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Stretching For Silver Linings

    April 17, 2012 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Pitching and defense is the Rays’ formula, but it was owned by Toronto in this 7-3 head-shaker in the Skydome, or whatever they call that thing now. The Rays swung the bats, racked up 10 hits, had some hard luck, but it was […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Ever Dance With the Devil In The Pale Moonlight?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Ever Dance With the Devil In The Pale Moonlight?

    April 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

    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… Our very […]

     
  • Even ESPN Took A Jab At The Strikezone And Yesterday’s Win Over The Red Sox

    Even ESPN Took A Jab At The Strikezone And Yesterday’s Win Over The Red Sox

    April 17, 2012 at 12:54 pm 2 comments

    We already went over the final pitch of yesterday’s game and explained why it was just a good baseball play, even if the Red Sox did get screwed on that pitch. But that didn’t stop the folks at ESPN from taking a not-too-subtle jab at the Rays’ win. Here’s the […]

     
  • Here’s A Preview Of Tonight’s “Real Sports” Featuring Joe Maddon

    April 17, 2012 at 10:00 am 1 comment

    Joe Maddon will appear on tonight’s episode of HBO’s “Real Sports,” with most of the discussion revolving around his hometown of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, the racial tensions in that town, and what he is doing to try and change that. He also discusses his philosophy as a manager… “I have one […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Believes That Players Now Want To Come Play For The Rays

    Joe Maddon Believes That Players Now Want To Come Play For The Rays

    April 17, 2012 at 9:00 am 8 comments

    After winning his 500th game with the Rays yesterday, Joe Maddon was asked about his time with the organization and what has changed… I’ve said it before, this is the best place in the Major Leagues to be a manager. And I really believe that this has become a destination […]

     
  • Six Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 17, 2012 at 8:15 am 0 comments

    Six years ago on Rays Index we told you about the Rays new “Cowbell” campaign. We laughed at the time…OK, we still giggle a little…but the campaign has stuck and many fans embrace it. I Need More Cowbell! [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss James Being The Greater, The Sox Hitters, And Honey Badger

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss James Being The Greater, The Sox Hitters, And Honey Badger

    April 17, 2012 at 7:30 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 1, Red Sox 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: James Shields. The Rays needed a big start, and James the Greater came through with 8.1 shutout innings, […]