Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [MATT GARZA] Rays Could Seek Compensation If Twins Hid Garza’s Injury

    [MATT GARZA] Rays Could Seek Compensation If Twins Hid Garza’s Injury

    April 10, 2008 at 12:24 pm 12 comments

    On Monday night, during the Tampa Bay Rays’ home opener, Matt Garza pulled himself from the game in the 3rd inning with an injury to the radial nerve in this throwing arm. Following the game, Garza was placed on the 15-day DL. He will rest the arm for two weeks […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 2

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 2

    April 10, 2008 at 10:51 am 0 comments

    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 ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 10, 2008 at 10:41 am 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index, we learned that Julio Lugo is not so good at math. Julio Lugo On 15-Day DL With A Sore Brain [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Townsend Moved To Bullpen

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Townsend Moved To Bullpen

    April 10, 2008 at 10:05 am 0 comments

    Durham 10, Columbus 4 (11 inn). The Bulls scored 6 in the top of the 11th after there were 2 outs, to break a 4-4 tie. Alex Cannizaro had the big blow, a bases-loaded double that scored 2 to put the Bulls up for good. Chris Richard capped the inning […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Floyd And Garza Both To Miss At Least 4 Weeks

    [THE HANGOVER] Floyd And Garza Both To Miss At Least 4 Weeks

    April 10, 2008 at 8:27 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Willy Aybar collected 3 of the Rays 8 hits while Jason Bartlett was 2-2…With 1 run in already in the 6th, the O’s had 1st and 3rd with no outs. Andy Sonnanstine got out of the jam with a pop up to Aki Iwamura and then an inning-ending […]

     
  • [TV COVERAGE] SW Alabama Is Rays’ Country! Wait. What?

    [TV COVERAGE] SW Alabama Is Rays’ Country! Wait. What?

    April 9, 2008 at 2:11 pm 13 comments

    The image above is the Florida portion of Major League Baseball’s territorial map [via Bleed Cubbie Blue]. HERE is the complete map. From what we understand this map is used to determine which games are blacked out in specific areas on MLB.tv. We assume this also applies to coverage through […]

     
  • [THE TROP] BJ Upton Nearly Swallowed Alive By Rays New Sunburst Logo

    [THE TROP] BJ Upton Nearly Swallowed Alive By Rays New Sunburst Logo

    April 9, 2008 at 12:42 pm 10 comments

    Ever have one of those ideas that seemed great in your head only to end up being a huge disappointment once implemented? The Tampa Bay Rays had one of those last night for the home opener. Below is an image of the Rays’ new Sunburst logo “emblazoned” into the center […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Heath Rollins Picking Up Where He Left Off In ’07

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Heath Rollins Picking Up Where He Left Off In ’07

    April 9, 2008 at 11:02 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Columbus 4. Jeff Niemann retired the first 11 batters he faced before walking a batter in the 4th. in the 5th things started to fall apart for Niemann. 4 hits, a walk and an error led to 4 runs and Niemann was only saved by an inning-ending double […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza The Latest Member Of Rays To Land On DL

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza The Latest Member Of Rays To Land On DL

    April 9, 2008 at 8:31 am 9 comments

    THE GOOD: Carlos Pena hit his 3rd HR of the young season, this one off of a tough lefty in Erik Bedard. One thing El Gato did well in ’07 was hitting lefties. 11 of his 46 HR came off of lefties last year or about 1 every 11 at […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Hits First Home Run Of 2008

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Hits First Home Run Of 2008

    April 8, 2008 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

    Durham 11, Columbus 5. Mike Prochaska pitched a strong 5 innings in his 2008 debut. The lone run came on a solo shot in the 5th as he struck out 2 and walked none…Fernando Perez hit two 2-run triples and Reid Brignac was 2-6 with his first home run of […]