Archive for July, 2012

  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    July 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm 1 comment

    Two years ago on Rays Index we celebrated the first no-hitter in franchise history. Matt Garza Goes Where No Ray Has Gone Before [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    July 26, 2012 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we took a closer look at the debate over attendance and the importance of corporate support. What Would Rays Attendance Be With Typical Corporate Support? [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Top Draft Pick Talks About Making His Pro Debut [VIDEO]

    July 26, 2012 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    The Rays’ top pick in this year’s draft made his pro debut this week with the short-season Hudson Valley Renegades. The Poughkeepsie Journal caught up with the youngin’ and asked him about taking his first steps towards the big leagues… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Trading Big Dub, And Longo Getting Closer

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Trading Big Dub, And Longo Getting Closer

    July 26, 2012 at 9:13 am 9 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 10, Orioles 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Longo Closer. Evan Longoria has left for a rehab assignment and is expected to strictly DH with the Durham […]

     
  • Last Night’s Game Included Tat Man Swinging, Pena Whiffing, And Ice Cream!

    July 26, 2012 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    We’ve got Evan Longoria running, Joe Maddon looking concerned, and Lobatron’s first career home run. We’ve got the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter (via SunSports and MASN)… [imagebrowser id=95] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Why Would The Rays Want Ervin Santana?

    July 25, 2012 at 3:53 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. Playing A Little Pepper… In the discussions between the Angels […]

     
  • Puppeteer Arrested For Wanting To Kidnap And Eat Children, May Have Once Worked At Rays Games

    Puppeteer Arrested For Wanting To Kidnap And Eat Children, May Have Once Worked At Rays Games

    July 25, 2012 at 1:54 pm 8 comments

    Well, this is as disturbing as it gets. According to WTSP.com, federal authorities have arrested a 57-year old Largo man for planning to kidnap, cook, and eat young children. And that man, who works as a puppeteer, appears to have at least once worked at Tropicana Field for the Rays […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    July 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we learned that the Rays nearly traded BJ Upton to the Phillies. Or not. Royle: Rays And Phillies Working On Deal For Upton (UPDATE) [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Hideki Matsui’s Time With The Rays Just Came To An End

    July 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm 9 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have Designated Hideki Matsui (松井-秀喜) for assignment to make room on the active roster for Ryan Roberts, whom the Rays acquired in a trade from the Diamondbacks last night. The Rays now have ten days to trade Matsui, release him, or place him on […]

     
  • James Shields Messed With A Good Thing And It Is Biting Him In The Ass This Year

    James Shields Messed With A Good Thing And It Is Biting Him In The Ass This Year

    July 25, 2012 at 10:29 am 4 comments

    After pitching so well in 2011, you would think that James Shields wouldn’t want to mess with what worked. But for some reason he has completely changed the way he is pitching to batters, and so far, it has not been for the better. Below we are going to look […]