Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [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) […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Was Crying For Help

    [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Was Crying For Help

    March 18, 2008 at 8:01 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (13 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. DNP DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Apparently Elijah Dukes was crying inside…”I can communicate now without feeling like I’m afraid to say the wrong thing,” Dukes said. “These guys here, they’re willing to listen here…In the past, I don’t have […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    March 17, 2008 at 11:45 am 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: 14 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 14 Days Until Opening Day

    March 17, 2008 at 10:52 am 0 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] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    March 17, 2008 at 8:36 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Tigers 2. The Good: James Shields was..well…he was James Shields. 2 hits, no runs in 4.2 innings. Andy Sonnanstine continues to lay claim to one of the final two spots in the rotation striking out 5 in […]

     
  • [ROCCO BALDELLI] Apparently Rocco Baldelli’s Condition Is A Joke To Kevin Hench

    [ROCCO BALDELLI] Apparently Rocco Baldelli’s Condition Is A Joke To Kevin Hench

    March 16, 2008 at 7:33 pm 3 comments

    Kevin Hench is a friggin’ idiot. He thinks he is funny by making fun of Rocco Baldelli. He is not. Rocco Baldelli is a five-tool player: and those tools are scalpel, knee brace, cane, sling and Ace bandage…Baldelli has appeared in 127 of a possible 486 games the last three […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] All-Star Game Could Come To St. Pete As Early As 2014

    [HAPPY HOUR] All-Star Game Could Come To St. Pete As Early As 2014

    March 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (17 days until Opening Day) With the Rays proposed stadium starting to feel like it could become a reality, we got to wondering when the new stadium might host a Major League All-Star game. The Rays are one of only three franchises that have never hosted the […]

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

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

    March 14, 2008 at 4:14 pm 5 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. We are half-way through spring training, let’s update our 25-man roster projections with a couple of changes. We are now also going to […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 17 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 17 Days Until Opening Day

    March 14, 2008 at 10:43 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] Matt Garza Continues To Improve

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Continues To Improve

    March 14, 2008 at 8:43 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (17 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Red Sox 3. Matt Garza looks stronger everytime out. Yesterday he went 4.2 scoreless innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2. JP Howell relieved and went 2.1 innings giving up only 1 […]