Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

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

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

    February 8, 2008 at 4:58 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 now less than a week away from Spring Training and after a couple of more free agent signings, we now have […]

     
  • [FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR] Rays Of Light Rebuts Our Stance On Scott Kazmir

    [FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR] Rays Of Light Rebuts Our Stance On Scott Kazmir

    February 8, 2008 at 3:09 pm 1 comment

    Yesterday we speculated that due to the current atmosphere in Major League Baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays would likely trade Scott Kazmir prior to the 2009 season. Today Rays of Light plays “Devil’s Advocate” to our obviously infallible argument, and suggests why the Rays should not trade their ace. Let’s […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE RUMORS] The Rays Are Not Talking To The A’s About Joe Blanton

    [HOT STOVE RUMORS] The Rays Are Not Talking To The A’s About Joe Blanton

    February 8, 2008 at 10:08 am 11 comments

    This is what we hate about baseball’s new “Hot Stove League”… By now most of you have heard about the Rays supposed interest in Oakland’s Joe Blanton. First let’s go back to the original source. Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports had a video report in which he talks about the possibility […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Opening Day To Feature More Bucs Jerseys Than Rays Jerseys In The Stands

    [THE HANGOVER] Opening Day To Feature More Bucs Jerseys Than Rays Jerseys In The Stands

    February 8, 2008 at 9:12 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (6 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just the links this morning…we will be back in a little while. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… We thought we were going to have to retire our #40 Bucs jersey permanently, but it looks like it will get at least one more day […]

     
  • [KID K] Scott Kazmir Likely To Be Traded Following 2008 Season

    [KID K] Scott Kazmir Likely To Be Traded Following 2008 Season

    February 7, 2008 at 2:46 pm 9 comments

    Rays fans need to pay attention to the sagas drawn out in Minnesota and Baltimore this off-season as the same situation is likely to unfold with the Rays next winter. Last week the Minnesota Twins traded Johan Santana to the New York Mets. Santana and the Mets subsequently agreed to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Add Trever Miller And Eric Hinske To The Mix

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Add Trever Miller And Eric Hinske To The Mix

    February 7, 2008 at 9:07 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (7 days until pitchers and catchers report)The Rays signed a pair of players yesterday. Relief pitcher Trever Miller was signed to a one year contract that will pay him $1.6 million this season with a $2 million team option in 2009. Miller previously pitched for the Rays […]

     
  • [RAYS CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Confidence Graph: 8 Weeks Until Opening Day

    [RAYS CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Confidence Graph: 8 Weeks Until Opening Day

    February 6, 2008 at 11:44 am 6 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph will appear every Wednesday and will have a permanent home in the sidebar. 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 an inexact measure of how we feel […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Babe Ruth Would Be A $400 Million Player Today

    [THE HANGOVER] Babe Ruth Would Be A $400 Million Player Today

    February 5, 2008 at 9:39 pm 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (8 days until pitchers and catchers report) Happy Birthday Babe Ruth! He would be 113 today if only he had not taken so many performance enhancing beers, hot dogs and whores…Which gets us to thinking. If The Bambino were playing today and had just completed his 6th […]

     
  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Debut Of The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Debut Of The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    February 5, 2008 at 4:30 pm 4 comments

    We are now less than two weeks away from Spring Training, so it is time to start taking a closer look at the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays. What better way to do that than a good ole fashion Power Ranking. Everybody loves Power Rankings. These rankings are a combination of […]

     
  • [NEW UNIFORMS] One Blogger Is Fined For Using Moniker "Devil Rays"

    [NEW UNIFORMS] One Blogger Is Fined For Using Moniker "Devil Rays"

    February 5, 2008 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

    Seriously…We can’t make this shit up. Baseball Musings has still been referring to the Tampa Bay Rays as the “Tampa Bay Devil Rays”. Well, after receiving a letter from Matt Silverman, president of the Devil Rays, they can no longer use the excuse that they “didn’t get the memo”. Baseball […]