Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Media Incorrectly Predicts Timing Of Longoria’s Promotion

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Media Incorrectly Predicts Timing Of Longoria’s Promotion

    March 20, 2008 at 10:32 am 11 comments

    We just wanted to take a moment to clarify a couple of erroneous reports yesterday in the mainstream media concerning the service time of Evan Longoria. Bill Chastain of MLB.com, Marty York of Canada Metro and John Romano of the St. Pete Times reported that the Tampa Bay Rays would […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 11 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 11 Days Until Opening Day

    March 20, 2008 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reminds Us Why He Drives Us Nuts

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reminds Us Why He Drives Us Nuts

    March 20, 2008 at 8:45 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (11 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Phillies 1. The Good: This is why we hate Edwin Jackson. He will pitch like Bob Gibson about once a month and you start thinking man, what if he did this all the time, he could win […]

     
  • [RAYS INDEX STORE] RAYSHEADS UNITE! The Rays Index Store Is Now Open

    [RAYS INDEX STORE] RAYSHEADS UNITE! The Rays Index Store Is Now Open

    March 19, 2008 at 11:54 am 15 comments

    We don’t need a ‘Nation’…We don’t need an ‘Empire’…All we need is a cold beverage, good music and better baseball. We are RAYSHEADS. When the Tampa Bay Devil Rays first announced that they were changing their name, many fans, ourselves included, felt betrayed. It was one thing to change the […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: 2 Weeks Until Opening Day

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: 2 Weeks Until Opening Day

    March 19, 2008 at 10:19 am 0 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph will appear every Wednesday and is a look at how much confidence Rays fans have in the Tampa Bay Rays. The graph is designed to give us a look at how our emotional bias as Rays fans fluctuates through time. The “confidence” in the team is […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 12 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 12 Days Until Opening Day

    March 19, 2008 at 9:24 am 3 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    March 19, 2008 at 8:15 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (12 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Phillies 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2. The Good: Matt Garza in the 2nd, 3rd and 6th innings. After a shaky first, he retired 9 of 10 and then the last 4 he faced. Evan Longoria hit his 3rd home run of […]

     
  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    March 18, 2008 at 3:19 pm 1 comment

    It’s Tuesday so it is time to update the Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings. These rankings are a combination of overall importance to the team and a general “who’s hot and who’s not”, mixed with how we currently feel about and perceive each member of the team. It is by […]

     
  • [JOSH PAUL] Separated At Birth?

    [JOSH PAUL] Separated At Birth?

    March 18, 2008 at 1:01 pm 4 comments

    We are going to keep doing this until we run out of ideas so bear with us. This week’s comes from the suggestion box (Thanks Tommy) as we wonder if Josh Paul is hoping Karma will help him win the backup catcher’s job… Josh Paul and………………..Earl Hickey Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [NEW UNIFORMS] Rays Spared From Wearing Green, Even On St. Patrick’s Day

    [NEW UNIFORMS] Rays Spared From Wearing Green, Even On St. Patrick’s Day

    March 18, 2008 at 10:20 am 1 comment

    Are we the only ones that find it just a little suspicious that the Tampa Bay Rays first off-day during spring training came on St. Patrick’s Day? It is a spring training tradition for teams to wear green caps (including the Mariners, Tigers, Pirates, Dodgers) or jerseys (including Phillies, Twins) […]