Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] 7 Vero Beach D-Rays Named All-Stars

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] 7 Vero Beach D-Rays Named All-Stars

    May 30, 2008 at 7:09 am 0 comments

    Durham 10, Norfolk 7. Jon Weber tied the game with a 2-out single in the top of the 9th, and the Dan Johnson put the Bulls ahead for good with a 3-run home run, 2 batters later. Johnson finished 3-6. Weber was 5-6 with 2 RBI…Ben Hendrickson started and gave […]

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG] Dude, The Twins Did Not Get A Delmon

    [DELMON YOUNG] Dude, The Twins Did Not Get A Delmon

    May 29, 2008 at 6:12 pm 3 comments

    On Sept. 23, 2007, Delmon Young hit a 2-run home run against the Red Sox in the 2nd inning. After being traded to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett this past off-season, little did anybody know that 8 months later, Young would yet to have hit another. […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Chicago White Sox

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Chicago White Sox

    May 29, 2008 at 3:31 pm 4 comments

    ODDSMAKERS Trading David Price to the Cardinals for Albert Pujols? We understand the temptation. The Cardinals are in rebuilding mode and are pitching-thin. The Rays have a set rotation, and a top pick that so far appears to be toying with minor league hitters. A Pujols in the Rays lineup […]

     
  • [RAYS INDEX STORE] RAYSHEADS UNITE! A Word Of ‘Thanks’

    [RAYS INDEX STORE] RAYSHEADS UNITE! A Word Of ‘Thanks’

    May 29, 2008 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

    Just wanted to take a moment to thank everybody that has ordered a shirt from the Rays Index Store. In an effort to reconcile our love of the past and move forward with the team, we declared ourselves RAYSHEADS and asked you to join us and many of you did […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 29, 2008 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we saw exactly why it is never a good idea for a sports team to be involved in a partenership with a newspaper that covers the team. St. Pete Times Reports The News, But They Don’t Want You To Read It [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [WEB GEMS] Rays’ Ballboy Makes ‘Web Gems’

    [WEB GEMS] Rays’ Ballboy Makes ‘Web Gems’

    May 29, 2008 at 10:37 am 2 comments

    [Update] Nice pick-up by Steve…If you watch the ticker at the bottom of the screen, not only does it happen to be on the Rays-Rangers numbers, but they also give us the pitching line from David Price in his second professional start. In the 7th inning yesterday the Rays ballboy […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza Discovers Strikezone, Dominates Rangers

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza Discovers Strikezone, Dominates Rangers

    May 29, 2008 at 10:14 am 8 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza finally discovered the strikezone. He had shown improvement in his last start, but yesterday he was dominating. 10 strikeouts. 2 walks. 77 of 114 pitches for strikes (67.5%). He was also 23-30 (77%) in getting strike-one on the batter, and two of the batters in which […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Strikes Out 9 In 6 Shutout Innings

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Strikes Out 9 In 6 Shutout Innings

    May 29, 2008 at 7:13 am 1 comment

    Durham 7, Norfolk 1. Jeremy Cummings improved to 4-0 in 4 starts since signing with the Rays organization. The only hit he allowed in 7 innings, was a 2-out single in the 6th. He walked 2 and struck out 5. In those 4 starts, Cummings has allowed only 10 hits […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 9

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 9

    May 28, 2008 at 3:57 pm 1 comment

    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 […]

     
  • [LIVE BLOG-A-BALOO] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week: Gm 53 v Texas

    [LIVE BLOG-A-BALOO] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week: Gm 53 v Texas

    May 28, 2008 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

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