Archive for March, 2013

  • Several Rays Shaved Their Heads And Luke Scott Shaved His Sideburns

    Several Rays Shaved Their Heads And Luke Scott Shaved His Sideburns

    March 15, 2013 at 1:23 pm 3 comments

    For the second year in a row, several players, coaches, front office people, and media members shaved their heads for charity. You can read more about the cause here. And below are a few images of the shaved heads, including one of Luke Scott without his sideburns. So sad… [imagebrowser […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Going Bald, Niemann’s Velocity, And Rodney’s Workload

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Going Bald, Niemann’s Velocity, And Rodney’s Workload

    March 15, 2013 at 8:14 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 4, Orioles 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Going Bald. The Rays are shaving their heads for charity again today. Fans can also participate with a $100 […]

     
  • Will Jeff Niemann Be Traded?

    Will Jeff Niemann Be Traded?

    March 14, 2013 at 11:06 am 19 comments

    I am not a big fan of using questions in headlines. Writers shouldn’t be coy or try to be too clever, and we should try to be definitive when possible. But I honestly have no idea what the future holds for Mr. Jeffrey Warren Niemann. If Niemann is the odd-man […]

     
  • Rays Rotation Appears Set With Roberto Hernandez In And Jeff Niemann Out

    Rays Rotation Appears Set With Roberto Hernandez In And Jeff Niemann Out

    March 13, 2013 at 11:21 am 20 comments

    This is the time of spring when Joe Maddon starts to prepare the starting pitchers for the regular season by using them on normal 4-days rest. And by looking at when the starting pitchers are being used now, we can look forward and see who will likely start the first […]

     
  • Spring Playing Time And What The Rays Will Do During Regular Season (Week 3)

    Spring Playing Time And What The Rays Will Do During Regular Season (Week 3)

    March 13, 2013 at 9:00 am 2 comments

    Maybe the most important stat during Spring Training is playing time. The positions that a player plays, the amount of playing time the players receive, and when that playing time is logged, gives us some insight into what Joe Maddon is thinking as we head towards the regular season. Playing […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cobb’s Dominance And Rodney’s Overuse

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cobb’s Dominance And Rodney’s Overuse

    March 13, 2013 at 7:30 am 2 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 3, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. One reason the Rays could afford to trade James Shields is because some think Cobb can be […]

     
  • Team Dominican Republic Is Enjoying Fernando Rodney’s Arrow Routine

    Team Dominican Republic Is Enjoying Fernando Rodney’s Arrow Routine

    March 12, 2013 at 3:50 pm 5 comments

    Fernando Rodney saved another game for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic. And as is his custom, El Tejon de Miel (Honey Badger in Spanish) shot his arrow. Only this time, it looks like the entire infield gets in on the action… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Three More Pitchers Cut Including Chris Archer

    Three More Pitchers Cut Including Chris Archer

    March 12, 2013 at 12:43 pm 13 comments

    The Rays announced today that three more pitchers have been cut and reassigned to minor league camp, including Chris Archer, Alex Torres, and Jake Odorizzi (via Marc Topkin). Archer started four games for the Rays in 2012 and was considered a long-shot for the final spot in the rotation. Torres […]

     
  • Rays To Have K-9 Section On Opening Day, But No, You Can’t Bring Your Dog

    Rays To Have K-9 Section On Opening Day, But No, You Can’t Bring Your Dog

    March 12, 2013 at 10:57 am 3 comments

    The Rays had a promotion last season in which people could bring their dogs to the game. So when we got an email from the Rays announcing a “District K-9” section for opening day, we assumed they were doing the same thing again. Instead, the Rays will be selling tickets […]

     
  • Bizarre Tampa Bay Rays ‘Throwback’ Cap Emerges

    Bizarre Tampa Bay Rays ‘Throwback’ Cap Emerges

    March 12, 2013 at 10:03 am 4 comments

    A fellow named Brent Hunter picked up a new Rays cap and posted the picture below to Twitter of his new Rays fashion cap. Let’s ignore the lime green coloring as big league caps in other colors is a common practice for New Era. Rather, what is especially odd about […]