Articles by: Jordi Scrubbings
 

  • Standing On The Porch By The Bay

    Standing On The Porch By The Bay

    April 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm 4 comments

    [Jordi Scubbings is back with his latest take on all things Rays] … Drinking a beer, watching the Rays. Before the Rays finish their first lengthy road trip of the season, I want to talk about what’s new at the home of the Rays. There is no doubt most Rays […]

     
  • A Conversation with new Durham Bulls writer Jessica Quiroli

    A Conversation with new Durham Bulls writer Jessica Quiroli

    December 20, 2013 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    Rays Index correspondent Jordi Scrubbings attended the Winter Meetings and caught up with Jessica Quiroli.  Covering the Minor Leagues is often a thankless profession. Writers work just as hard as their Major League brethren in smaller stadiums, in smaller press boxes, in smaller locker rooms, and for much smaller pay. […]

     
  • Jordi at the Winter Meetings

    Jordi at the Winter Meetings

    December 9, 2013 at 2:44 am 0 comments

    For the third time since I moved to Tampa in 2006, this week I will be making the drive to Orlando to attend the Baseball Winter Meetings. Each time I’ve gone, I’ve written about the experience. The first time, I was in awe of the Major Leaguers and baseball personalities […]

     
  • Mariano Rivera and the Face of Victory

    Mariano Rivera and the Face of Victory

    November 16, 2013 at 9:11 am 3 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest take on baseball and the Raysiverse… In case you missed the hoopla, hoorahs, and heaping helpings of hubble-bubble, Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera retired at the end of the 2013 baseball season. After 19 years in the game playing for only one team and […]

     
  • Of Nerds, Domes, and Distractions

    Of Nerds, Domes, and Distractions

    October 7, 2013 at 8:48 am 1 comment

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings is back with his take on Nerd-gate… Tonight, the Rays come home. Finally. The Rays last played at Tropicana Field on the 23rd of September, a full two weeks ago. Since the last time the gang spent the night in their respective home beds, they’ve played […]

     
  • Riding Rightfielders: Wil Myers isn’t the first

    Riding Rightfielders: Wil Myers isn’t the first

    October 5, 2013 at 8:37 am 4 comments

    Our correspondent, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with his take on game one of the ALDS… Those who watched Friday’s debacle in Game 1 of the ALDS saw an unusual sight: Rays rightfielder Wil Myers getting confused and letting a fly ball drop between him and Desmond Jennings. Of course, the […]

     
  • Getting a Delmon 2.0

    Getting a Delmon 2.0

    September 7, 2013 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest take on the Raysiverse… For the last years of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Delmon Young represented the future. He was Baseball America’s #3 Top Prospect in 2003, 2004, and 2006, and the number one prospect in Minor League Baseball in […]

     
  • Our Mortal Moment with Manny

    Our Mortal Moment with Manny

    August 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

    Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest take on all-things Rays… For a brief moment in 2011, Manuel Aristides “Manny” Ramirez donned a Rays uniform. On January 31st of that year, while most players had long earlier known what uniform would be on their back, Manny signed a 1-year deal […]

     
  • Coming Home to the Rays

    Coming Home to the Rays

    March 27, 2013 at 9:07 am 2 comments

    Here is the latest from our correspondent, Jordi Scrubbings… I’ll admit, when I first saw the Rays’ new season slogan I almost got emotional. “Welcome Home” Home. Home means much more to me than usual as I conclude nearly 14 months in Afghanistan. Home is more than where I lay […]

     
  • Happy New Year from a Rays Fan in Afghanistan

    Happy New Year from a Rays Fan in Afghanistan

    January 8, 2013 at 8:20 am 3 comments

    Greetings from cold, frigid Afghanistan, Wow, much has changed since I last wrote. I apologize for being gone for so long. Besides being in the somewhat frozen tundra of Afghanistan and doing my thing out here, I have also been working on my first book, a fictional tale that has […]