Archive for April, 2012

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: The Importance of Putting Wood on the Ball

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: The Importance of Putting Wood on the Ball

    April 22, 2012 at 4:29 pm 17 comments

    Dogs vs. cats. Beer drinkers vs. wine snots. Conservatives vs. liberals. These creatures are at each other’s throats at all times. They are polar opposites. Yes, baseball has such a duo as well. It’s the numbers crowd versus the traditionalists. The calculator crowd, borne out of fantasy baseball, believes the […]

     
  • Former NBA Player Interferes With Carlos Pena, Gets Ejected

    Former NBA Player Interferes With Carlos Pena, Gets Ejected

    April 22, 2012 at 3:51 pm 8 comments

    In the top of the 8th inning of today’s game, Carlos Pena went for a foul ball near the stands. As he reached over the wall, a fan from the second row reached at the same time, and the ball fell to the ground. Geiger was then escorted from the […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 22, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we got a view of The Trop that most people don’t ever get to experience. Gallery: Michael Cuddyer’s View Of The Trop [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Will Wade Davis Be Traded?

    Tailgating With The Rays: Will Wade Davis Be Traded?

    April 22, 2012 at 12:23 pm 2 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… Nick Cafardo […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bossman’s Emotion, James The Greater, And Blocking Pitches Like A Little Leaguer

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Bossman’s Emotion, James The Greater, And Blocking Pitches Like A Little Leaguer

    April 22, 2012 at 11:10 am 3 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 (boxscore) THE GOOD: BJ Upton. Bossman cometh. And Bossman’s single in the 6th inning scored 3 runs. But most importantly, Upton was into it. We […]

     
  • Roundtrip Chauffeured Luxury Bus To Tropicana Field — Only $9.95

    Roundtrip Chauffeured Luxury Bus To Tropicana Field — Only $9.95

    April 22, 2012 at 8:30 am 0 comments

    Have more fun going to Rays games and save money. Get yourself and friends on the No Excuses Tour chauffeured luxury bus to Tropicana Field, courtesy of Paradise Worldwide Transportation and Lee Roy Selmon’s. You get to ride in style — with beer and food in hand — and get […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Bossman Being Bossman

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Bossman Being Bossman

    April 21, 2012 at 9:42 pm 5 comments

    Joe is back with his post-game thoughts…. Two games into his 2012 season and B.J. Upton already has reassumed his role as the Rays’ most captivating and polarizing player. He’s making plays in the outfield tonight (making you wonder just a little last night), hitting into a critical double play […]

     
  • Rays Drawing More Than 31,000 For A Non-Divisional Game In April Is Huge

    Rays Drawing More Than 31,000 For A Non-Divisional Game In April Is Huge

    April 21, 2012 at 9:01 pm 8 comments

    Attendance for tonight’s game against the Minnesota Twins was 31,774. How big of a number is that? Last April 16, also a Saturday, the Rays played the Twins and sold just 16,428 tickets. In fact, the only crowds bigger than 31,774 in 2011 were opening day versus the Orioles (34,078), […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Pouring Some Out For Briggy Baseball

    Tailgating With The Rays: Pouring Some Out For Briggy Baseball

    April 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm 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… With Reid […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s New Fastball, Briggy Be Gone, And How Not To Catch A Home Run

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s New Fastball, Briggy Be Gone, And How Not To Catch A Home Run

    April 21, 2012 at 12:53 pm 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. Twins 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore’s New Fastball. It appeared that Moore unleashed a new weapon last night, a 2-seam fastball. Moore already […]