Archive for April, 2012

  • 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 2 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 […]

     
  • We Now Have A Better Idea How Long Upton And Fuld Will Be Sidelined

    We Now Have A Better Idea How Long Upton And Fuld Will Be Sidelined

    April 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm 4 comments

    Sam Fuld will have surgery on his wrist as expected and will be sidelined 4-5 months (via Joe Smith of TampaBay.com). Considering the Rays will want him to take a 2-3 week rehab assignment once healthy, we would be surprised if we see Fuld at The Trop before the September […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we saw exactly how similar Joe Maddon’sand Mike Scioscia’s managerial styles are…using Chernoff Faces. Joe Maddon’s Managerial Tendencies As A Chernoff Face [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Shields And Price Tour The Rays’ Clubhouse At Andrew Friedman’s Expense

    April 2, 2012 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

    How many other team’s have a clubhouse atmosphere where it is OK for a player to tell his vertically-challenged team vice president to “stand up!”? Well, that’s exactly what David Price says to Andrew Friedman, whom Price sarcastically referred to as the “tallest GM in the league.” This is just […]

     
  • Only $9.95 Roundtrip To Tropicana Field

    Only $9.95 Roundtrip To Tropicana Field

    April 2, 2012 at 11:30 am 7 comments

    The greatest deal in Tampa Bay sports history is back!!! It’s the popular No Excuses Tour chauffeured luxury bus to Tropicana Field, courtesy of Paradise Worldwide Transportation and Lee Roy Selmon’s. Click on through to grab a seat and get all the details at NoExcusesTour.com. Opening day is in only […]

     
  • David Price Mic’d Up Is Always One Of Our Favorite Things

    April 2, 2012 at 11:30 am 0 comments

    If you are a network covering the Rays, don’t you just want to have Price mic’d up every game he’s not pitching? Here is David Price being David Price for the MLB Network. And it is always entertaining… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Here’s The Funny Scene That Ended Up With Joe Maddon Wearing Cut-off Baseball Pants

    April 2, 2012 at 10:47 am 0 comments

    There were some photos floating around yesterday of Joe Maddon in some cut-off baseball pants. Well, via the MLB Network, here is the funny story of how it happened… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Joe Maddon On Demoting Wade Davis: ‘It Was One Of The More Difficult Things We Have Had To Do’

    April 2, 2012 at 10:00 am 1 comment

    Here is Joe Maddon discussing the team’s decision to move Wade Davis to the bullpen…   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)