Articles by: Jordi Scrubbings
 

  • Keeping Faith in the Cowbell

    Keeping Faith in the Cowbell

    February 22, 2011 at 10:30 am 6 comments

    Our correspondent and Afrologist, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with another sensible take on things that drive most of us nuts… “Absolutely!! Have faith in us!! RT @GtotheLee: @DAVIDprice14 there goes Soriano & Balfour is there anybody left to field a team?”- David Price on Twitter, Jan 14th, 2011 We live […]

     
  • Bowling with Bossman

    Bowling with Bossman

    January 25, 2011 at 9:30 am 18 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings, our Senior Social Correspondent attended BJ Upton’s recent charity bowling event. Yesterday, BJ Upton held the first annual “Bowling with BJ” charity event at Splitsville in Tampa. I, your humble afro-clad correspondent, decided to attend. Not only was I very impressed, but as far as I could tell, the […]

     
  • The Bus Leagues Experience and Laughing with Jordi

    The Bus Leagues Experience and Laughing with Jordi

    January 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm 1 comment

    Howdy, y’all. My most humble apologies for not posting here much since the season ended. I promise I’ll rectify that soon. But in the meantime, I would like to let you know what I’ve been up to since we last met. First and most important, I am now a published […]

     
  • The Cold Dome of the Soul

    The Cold Dome of the Soul

    October 17, 2010 at 7:30 pm 7 comments

    Ever since B.J. Upton meekly popped up for the final out of the final game of the Rays’ 2010 season, nearly every scribe, blogger, writer, and analyst following the team has penned his or her ode to the past seven months of Bay Area baseball. Some have written of disappointment, […]

     
  • The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    October 3, 2010 at 6:56 am 10 comments

    On August 3rd, 1980 more than 16,000 people packed Tampa Stadium for the “Last Tango in Tampa”, a Championship Wrestling of Florida event featuring the best wrestlers of the day. Through a sweltering heat – the air was “hot and heavy” according to announcer Gordon Solie – fans watched legends […]

     
  • When Tis Noble to Boo

    When Tis Noble to Boo

    September 5, 2010 at 4:20 pm 12 comments

    There is a well-worn cliché that baseball is a game of failure. It is a game where even the greatest hitters of all-time fail in more than 60% of their attempts. It is a game where most teams lose 33% of their games and there are years when 50% is […]

     
  • The Feared Tropicana Temple Style

    The Feared Tropicana Temple Style

    August 15, 2010 at 3:53 pm 4 comments

    Back in the day, in the prehistoric pre-Devil Raysian era of 1991, aspiring hip-hop producer Robert Diggs (aka the RZA) brought together nine rappers under the banner of the Wu-Tang Clan and revolutionized the hip-hop genre. In his book “The Wu-Tang Manual”, Diggs discussed his method of utilizing each individual […]

     
  • The Legacy of Carl Crawford

    The Legacy of Carl Crawford

    July 25, 2010 at 3:36 pm 12 comments

    Last Tuesday, on the same night he felt the collective sympathy of all male-kind, Carl Crawford celebrated the eighth anniversary of his major league debut. Following his inconspicuous 1-for-4 debut on a 78-degree summer night in Toronto in 2002, Carl Crawford became an oddity in the dome of little talent. […]

     
  • The Devil in BJ Upton

    The Devil in BJ Upton

    July 11, 2010 at 9:39 pm 12 comments

    Hi, I’m Jordi Scrubbings. You may remember me from such links as “Where are Carl Crawford’s triples?” and “Tropicana’s Where I Lost My Heart”. Cork has brought me aboard to spice up your weekends and add my own perspective on a few things Rays-related. Of course, in typical Rays fashion, […]