Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [HAPPY HOUR] New Stadium Should Have Plenty Of Parking

    [HAPPY HOUR] New Stadium Should Have Plenty Of Parking

    March 11, 2008 at 5:30 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Links are coming in fast and furious today, so let’s throw a few more out for your Happy Hour amusement… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… A consultant for the Rays notes that 14,000 off-street parking spots would be available during Rays home games at […]

     
  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    March 11, 2008 at 4:33 pm 2 comments

    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 […]

     
  • [JORGE CANTU] Separated At Birth?

    [JORGE CANTU] Separated At Birth?

    March 11, 2008 at 2:45 pm 1 comment

    We are going to keep doing this until we run out of ideas so bear with us. This week we are going old school… Former Devil Ray Jorge Cantu and………………..Luke Skywalker Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Elliot Johnson Collision: Rays Index Talks With My Baseball Bias

    [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Elliot Johnson Collision: Rays Index Talks With My Baseball Bias

    March 11, 2008 at 1:30 pm 4 comments

    Yesterday we participated in a little back-and-forth with My Baseball Bias, a Yankees blog, about the Elliot Johnson/Francisco Cervelli collision from the past weekend. You can read the entire exchange HERE. We have included a few snippets below… MBB: …Young guys are out there playing hard trying to make an […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 20 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 20 Days Until Opening Day

    March 11, 2008 at 11:30 am 9 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] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    March 10, 2008 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 21 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 21 Days Until Opening Day

    March 10, 2008 at 11:06 am 4 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] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    March 10, 2008 at 8:37 am 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (21 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Reds 6, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Edwin Jacskon allowed all 6 runs in the second inning on 6 hits, 2 walks and 2 errors. Jackson retired the last 6 batters he faced in the 3rd and 4th and 5 other pitchers […]

     
  • [2008 ROSTER] 2008 25-Man Roster And Starting Lineup Projections Redux

    [2008 ROSTER] 2008 25-Man Roster And Starting Lineup Projections Redux

    March 7, 2008 at 4:53 pm 4 comments

    The 2008 25-man roster prediction is based only on players currently within the organization and will be updated when trades are consummated and free agents are signed. With Spring Training games underway, let’s update our 25-man roster projections with a couple of changes. We are now also going to include […]