Archive for April 1st, 2013

  • The Rays Are Projected To Win 88 Games, Make The Playoffs As A Wild Card

    The Rays Are Projected To Win 88 Games, Make The Playoffs As A Wild Card

    April 1, 2013 at 11:00 am 4 comments

    In one of our favorite preseason posts, Replacement Level Yankees Weblog, have released “The 2013 MLB Projection Blowout.” Here’s how it works… RLYW uses five different projections systems. These systems (CAIRO, Marcel, Oliver, Steamer, ZiPS) predict what the stats of every player will look like based on things like past performance, […]

     
  • David Price Talks Breast Pumps, Bowling, And Dream Foursomes On ‘Intentional Talk’

    David Price Talks Breast Pumps, Bowling, And Dream Foursomes On ‘Intentional Talk’

    April 1, 2013 at 9:40 am 2 comments

    David Price appeared on the MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” where he discussed presents for Evan Longoria (a breast pump), his bowling average (just south of 200), his dream golf foursome (Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Natalie Gulbis), and other topics. Here’s the video (via MLB Network)…

     
  • Tampa To The Trop Only $9.95 Roundtrip

    Tampa To The Trop Only $9.95 Roundtrip

    April 1, 2013 at 9:34 am 0 comments

    The famous $9.95 roundtrip chauffeured luxury bus to Tropicana Field is back for its third season! Get your seat on the No Excuses Tour chauffeured luxury bus to Tropicana Field, courtesy of Paradise Worldwide Transportation, Lee Roy Selmon’s and Rays Index, departing from Selmon’s locations in Carrollwood and near International […]

     
  • 2013 Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis: Wil Myers Is The Unanimous Choice As Top Prospect

    2013 Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis: Wil Myers Is The Unanimous Choice As Top Prospect

    April 1, 2013 at 9:30 am 3 comments

    It is time for our annual Meta-Analysis of the Rays top prospects. In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some conclusions that nobody had noticed before, and then pawn it off […]

     
  • Here Is The Rays’ Opening Day 40-Man Roster And Payroll

    Here Is The Rays’ Opening Day 40-Man Roster And Payroll

    April 1, 2013 at 8:30 am 6 comments

    The Rays’ 2013 opening day payroll will be approximately $63.3 million. I say “approximately” because we are still not sure what Shelley Duncan’s contract stipulates as a big league salary, but it should be in the $1.0 million range. The $63.3 million payroll is $0.9 million less than last year, […]