Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lead Wild Card By 3 Games

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lead Wild Card By 3 Games

    June 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Don’t forget to VOTE for Carl Crawford to start the all-star game. If you haven’t voted yet today, go NOW! [MLB All-Star Voting] Rays the Stakes lays out why they believe the Rays will have trouble hanging around this season…We’ve said it several times. The Rays will […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Richard And Reid Named Players Of The Month

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Richard And Reid Named Players Of The Month

    June 13, 2008 at 8:45 am 0 comments

    Rochester 9, Durham 4. Mitch Talbot picked up his first loss since April, dropping to 6-4. He was 5-0 in his previous 8 starts. He gave up 7 runs (6 earned) in 5.1 innings…5 different Bulls had 2 hits apiece including Fernando Perez, who also stole his 18th base…Joel Guzman […]

     
  • [ELIJAH DUKES] New Team, New City, Same Elijah Dukes

    [ELIJAH DUKES] New Team, New City, Same Elijah Dukes

    June 12, 2008 at 4:12 pm 1 comment

    Last year we showed that Elijah Dukes behavior had little to do with playing for his hometown team. Sure enough, this past off-season the Rays traded Dukes to the Nationals and Dukes hasn’t changed. A week ago Elijah Dukes hit his first home run since May 30th of last year […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Ejected During Angels Series; In Other News, Water Is Wet

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Ejected During Angels Series; In Other News, Water Is Wet

    June 12, 2008 at 12:39 pm 1 comment

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Don’t forget to VOTE for Carl Crawford to start the all-star game. If you haven’t voted yet today, go NOW! [MLB All-Star Voting] Why go against the odds? Before this series we predicted that Joe Maddon would not be ejected during this series despite having 3 of […]

     
  • How Does One Quantify 10 Years Of Sucktitude? Fastest Franchise To 1,000 Losses!

    How Does One Quantify 10 Years Of Sucktitude? Fastest Franchise To 1,000 Losses!

    June 12, 2008 at 9:20 am 17 comments

    Yesterday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Rays became the 29th franchise in baseball history to lose 1,000 games. And it only took 10 years and 73 days, easily out-distancing the Arizona Diamondbacks who now stand at 853-833 and bettering the previous mark by 10 days. The San Diego Padres needed 10 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Joel Guzman Hits 13th Home Run For Bulls

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Joel Guzman Hits 13th Home Run For Bulls

    June 12, 2008 at 7:38 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Rochester 7. Jeff Niemann picked up the win, but did give up 6 runs and 2 home runs in 5.1 innings. He struck out 7 and walked none…Chris Richard homered twice and drove in 3…Joel Guzman added his 13th home run and Jon Weber hit his 6th…Reid Brignac […]

     
  • [TAINT OF THE DEVIL RAYS] How Does One Quantify 10 Years Of Sucktitude? 999 Losses

    [TAINT OF THE DEVIL RAYS] How Does One Quantify 10 Years Of Sucktitude? 999 Losses

    June 11, 2008 at 3:26 pm 2 comments

    We hate losin’…It’s like worse than winnin’ and we especially hate losing to Jered Freakin’ Weaver. And we really hate staying up past midnight to watch the Rays take a gigantic dump on the field. So it is only fitting that that with the loss last night, the Tampa Bay […]

     
  • The Fist Bump: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It

    The Fist Bump: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It

    June 11, 2008 at 2:31 pm 5 comments

    We are not sure why we never ran it (we blame DRG) as it has been sitting on the RAYSHEADS Facebook page for quite some time. But somebody put together a video in which they examine the history of the “Fist Bump”. Several members of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 11

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 11

    June 11, 2008 at 2:05 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Shutdown By Jered Freakin’ Weaver

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Shutdown By Jered Freakin’ Weaver

    June 11, 2008 at 11:55 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: James Shields faced only one over the minimum in 6 of the 8 innings he pitched. That’s it. That’s the only good thing we could come up with…Oh, and Evan Longoria had 2 doubles, responsible for half of the Rays’ hits. THE BAD: Jered Weaver? Unfortunately for the […]