Archive for August, 2012

  • Luke Scott Is A Weird Dude [VIDEO]

    Luke Scott Is A Weird Dude [VIDEO]

    August 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm 3 comments

    It seems like I have fallen in line with the feelings of most fans about Luke Scott. That is, he’s kind of a nut. He has done some questionable things in the past. But once you spend some time watching him, he seems like a generally nice fella that truly […]

     
  • Sean Rodriguez Hit The Durham Bull And Won A Steak [VIDEO]

    August 27, 2012 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

    We told you earlier that Sean Rodriguez hit a home run in his second game with the Durham Bulls. Well, now we have video, and it turns Hot Rod hit the famed Durham Bull sign which of course wins him a free steak (via Marc Topkin)…

     
  • Here Are The Best Images From The Rays’ Appearance On ‘Caught Looking’

    August 27, 2012 at 11:58 am 3 comments

    NBC Sports Network’s “Caught Looking” series takes a behind the scenes look at one series each week, and last week it was the Rays’ 4-game sweep of the Angels. As private as the Rays are, you know they only did this kicking and screaming, but boy am I glad they […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Playoff Possibilities

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Playoff Possibilities

    August 27, 2012 at 9:36 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. The Rays are now 4 games behind the Yankees in the AL East and one-half game ahead of the A’s and O’s in the Wild Card. […]

     
  • The Best Images From This Weekend’s Games

    August 27, 2012 at 8:02 am 1 comment

    We’ve got Joe Niekro’s daughter with an interesting shirt, a BP changeup, and Todd Kalas, rock star. We’ve got the highlights you won’t see on SportsCenter… [imagebrowser id=117]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Rays Win Thrown Into Centerfield

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Rays Win Thrown Into Centerfield

    August 25, 2012 at 4:05 pm 6 comments

    Joe is back with his postgame thoughts…. An absolutely sickening and senseless loss today to the A’s. Yeah, the Rays only scored two runs, but that should have been enough. Jose Lobaton could have wound up and aimed a throw to second base to get Stephen Drew delayed stealing for […]

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Today’s Game Graph

    August 25, 2012 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

    A light version of the tailgate today. But one interesting note is that the players were apparently warned prior to today’s game that protesters might storm the field. The details are here. Source: FanGraphs

     
  • Tailgating With The Rays: Discussing Lineups And Getting Pumped Up With Puff Daddy

    August 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… That lineup below looks familiar. Have we seen it before? Actually, yes. It is the third time Joe Maddon has used this exact lineup. That is significant because this lineup is now tied with one other for the most common lineup Joe Maddon has used this […]

     
  • Friedman Discussed The Value Of Derek Shelton And What Happens When Niemann Returns On 98.7 The Fan

    August 24, 2012 at 3:19 pm 4 comments

    Andrew Friedman appeared on 98.7 The Fan today with “The Commissioner” Justin Pawlowski and Tampa Bay Times columnist Gary Shelton. They discussed a number of topics, but the two that were most interesting were Derek Shelton and Jeff Niemann. You can listen to the entire interview here. My thoughts on […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    August 24, 2012 at 2:12 pm 1 comment

    Three years ago on Rays Index we discussed Evan Longoria’s ability to remain cool and calm under stressful situations such as blowing a bubble as he raced home to score the winning run (one of our favorite pictures). Don’t Mind Evan Longoria, He Just Needs To Blow A Bubble [Rays Index]