Archive for August, 2012

  • Rays Lose In Painful Manner…Literally [VIDEO]

    Rays Lose In Painful Manner…Literally [VIDEO]

    August 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm 3 comments

    With two outs in the ninth inning, Elliot Johnson on second base and the Rays trailing by one. Carlos Pena drove a ball to right field. Johnson rounded third, darted for home. But the ball was there first. That left EJ with one option, to try to jack-up the catcher. […]

     
  • Rays Trade For Outfielder That Will Come In Handy When Rays Face Andy Sonnanstine

    August 31, 2012 at 8:22 pm 2 comments

    According to Marc Topkin, the Rays have acquired Ben Francisco, form the Houston Astros for a player to be named later. The Rays will have to place somebody on waivers to make room on the 40-man roster. Francisco, an outfielder, hit .244 with 2 home runs and a .292 OBP […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Why Didn’t The Rays Call Up Leslie Anderson Or Henry Wrigley?

    August 31, 2012 at 4:53 pm 3 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… Leslie Anderson is 3rd in hitting in the IL, and Henry Wrigley would be in the top 15 if he had enough at bats. Clearly the Rays need offense and both can DH or play 1B. So why weren’t they called up along with Reid Brignac […]

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    August 31, 2012 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we had a good laugh over a picture of Joe Maddon from the 1970s. The Best Picture You Will See Of Joe Maddon This Season [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Now Booking Rangers-Rays On Sept. 8

    Now Booking Rangers-Rays On Sept. 8

    August 31, 2012 at 11:42 am 0 comments

    It’s back! Click on through below to learn more about the best deal in Tampa Bay sports, the No Excuses Tour to Tropicana Field. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of Briggy Baseball And Yet Another Shutout

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of Briggy Baseball And Yet Another Shutout

    August 31, 2012 at 10:08 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 2, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Give Me A Moment. Well, there was the. No. Oh yeah, Luke Scott had a. Noooo. Ummmm. Surely […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Explains To The Blue Jays Why He Wears A Hoodie

    Joe Maddon Explains To The Blue Jays Why He Wears A Hoodie

    August 31, 2012 at 8:16 am 1 comment

    No screencaps today. Instead we’ve got Joe Maddon finally explaining to the world why he wears a hoodie in the dugout. He’s cold. Duh… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Scott Does A Good Pena Impression

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Scott Does A Good Pena Impression

    August 30, 2012 at 10:45 pm 1 comment

    Joe is back with his postgame thoughts…. Luke Scott filled the Karlos Pena role nicely tonight, didn’t he? A couple of whiffs and failure to get a runner in from third with less than two outs was reminiscent of two nights ago when Karlos Pena played his way out of […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays:

    August 30, 2012 at 5:11 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… No pepper today Game Graph… [Will be up at game time] Source: FanGraphs Lineup… Flash Jennings, LF BJ Upton, CF Ben Zobrist, SS Evan Longoria, 3B Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • One Year Ago On Rays Index

    August 30, 2012 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we looked at how a silly rumor about Nashville wanting the Rays spread like wildfire. FALSE RUMORS: Nashville Is Pursuing The Rays [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)