Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • The New Rays "Sunburst" Is About To Be Shoved Down Our Throats

    The New Rays "Sunburst" Is About To Be Shoved Down Our Throats

    October 26, 2007 at 1:05 pm 12 comments

    For those of you that hate the new “Sunburst”, you might want to make sure you bring sunglasses to the Trop in 2008. In the new uniforms and the new logos, it appeared that the Sunburst might just be an accent. It is starting to look like that couldn’t be […]

     
  • The New Rays "Sunburst" Is About To Be Shoved Down Our Throats

    The New Rays "Sunburst" Is About To Be Shoved Down Our Throats

    October 26, 2007 at 1:05 pm 4 comments

    For those of you that hate the new “Sunburst”, you might want to make sure you bring sunglasses to the Trop in 2008. In the new uniforms and the new logos, it appeared that the Sunburst might just be an accent. It is starting to look like that couldn’t be […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Rays Claim Two Bad Knees Off Of Waivers

    The Hangover: The Rays Claim Two Bad Knees Off Of Waivers

    October 26, 2007 at 12:12 pm 3 comments

    Devil Rays (66-96)Since when do the Rays need another outfielder with a history of leg problems and since when do the Rays need fewer experienced arms in the bullpen? The Rays claimed Chris Snelling off of waivers from the A’s. Jay Witasick was released to make room on the roster. […]

     
  • What Is The World Coming To?

    What Is The World Coming To?

    October 25, 2007 at 9:42 am 0 comments

    We are not sure we can live in a baseball world where Joe Torre loses his job and somehow Dusty Baker finds another one. Joe Torre: For all the vitriol we spew at the Yankees and their fans here at RI, there are few people in baseball that we respect […]

     
  • The Hangover: Reid Brignac Continues To Struggle In AFL

    The Hangover: Reid Brignac Continues To Struggle In AFL

    October 24, 2007 at 8:03 am 0 comments

    Scottsdale 7, Peo Javelinas 6 (10 inn.). Evan Longoria has completed his tour of duty in the Arizona Fall League as he will now join Team USA as they compete in the World Cup in Chinese Taipei. Reid Brignac was the only Devil Ray in action yesterday, going 0-5 with […]

     
  • Bill James Has Never Heard Of Carl Crawford, Delmon Young And BJ Upton

    Bill James Has Never Heard Of Carl Crawford, Delmon Young And BJ Upton

    October 23, 2007 at 11:55 am 10 comments

    In his upcoming book, Bill James lists the top 25 major leaguers under the age of 30. Baseball Digest Daily got a hold of the list, which consists of 13 hitters and 12 pitchers. To achieve his “Young Talent Inventory,” James first eliminated from the list all players who were […]

     
  • The Hangover: Justin Ruggiano Joins Evan Longoria On Team USA

    The Hangover: Justin Ruggiano Joins Evan Longoria On Team USA

    October 23, 2007 at 6:48 am 1 comment

    Scottsdale 10, Peo Saguaros 1.Evan Longoria did not hit a home run. He did not get 3 hits or 4 RBI. He did not pass go and collect $200. He did go 1-3 with a walk and a run scored. He is hitting .318. Reid Brignac 0-4 with a run […]

     
  • Rays Fans Selfishly Rocking For The Rox

    Rays Fans Selfishly Rocking For The Rox

    October 22, 2007 at 10:09 am 4 comments

    Congratulations to the Red Sox on advancing to the World Series, but for the next 6-10 days we are Colorado Rockies fans, and it is not for the reasons that you might think… This is not because we hate the Red Sox (even though we do) This is not because […]

     
  • The Hangover: And The Hits Just Keep On Comin’ For Evan Longoria

    The Hangover: And The Hits Just Keep On Comin’ For Evan Longoria

    October 22, 2007 at 7:56 am 5 comments

    Scottsdale Scorpions (1-10)thurs Mesa 6, Scottsdale 2. Reid Brignac led of for Scottsdale, going 2-3 and hitting a olo home run, his first in the AFL. Evan Longoria was 2-3 with 2 doubles and a walk.friScottsdale 9, Peo Javelinas 3. Evan Longoria was 3-4 with 2 doubles, a home run […]

     
  • The Hangover: Nate Silver Projects Evan Longoria As One Of Most Valuable Players In Baseball

    The Hangover: Nate Silver Projects Evan Longoria As One Of Most Valuable Players In Baseball

    October 18, 2007 at 8:48 am 0 comments

    Mesa 7, Scottsdale 4.Scottsdale remains the only winless team in the AFL at 0-8. Evan Longoria (1-5), John Jaso (0-2, 2 BB), Chris Nowak (0-3) and Reid Brignac (0-4, 3K) went a combined 1-14. Evan Meek and Nick DeBarr each pitched a perfect inning in the loss. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… […]