Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • AL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Dustin Pedrioa Supporter Makes Case For Delmon Young

    AL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Dustin Pedrioa Supporter Makes Case For Delmon Young

    November 12, 2007 at 1:24 pm 2 comments

    [Update: Delmon Young has finished second in the voting to Dustin Pedroia. Young received three first place votes out of 28] Today, the winners of the Rookie of the Year awards for each league will be announced. The general belief is that Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox will […]

     
  • NEW STADIUM The Tampa Bay Rays Distract Fans With Plans For New Stadium

    NEW STADIUM The Tampa Bay Rays Distract Fans With Plans For New Stadium

    November 12, 2007 at 12:21 pm 11 comments

    [Ed. Note: We are reposting this from Saturday because we know nobody reads the internet on the weekend] On Thursday the Tampa Bay Devil Rays unveiled their new uniforms and logos and officially announced that they would be changing their name to the “Tampa Bay Rays”. Knowing that these moves […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Peter Gammons Predicts 30+ Home Runs For Evan Longoria In 2008

    THE HANGOVER Peter Gammons Predicts 30+ Home Runs For Evan Longoria In 2008

    November 12, 2007 at 10:27 am 1 comment

    Team USA 5, Japan 1.Evan Longoria had a 2-run double in the 8th that put the game out of reach. He finished 1-4. Justin Ruggiano also went 1-4.Team USA 12, Spain 2.Evan Longoria went 2-4 and hit his second home run of the World Cup, a 2-run shot. Justin Ruggiano […]

     
  • NEW UNIFORMS For Better Or Worse, The New Uniforms Are Now Official

    NEW UNIFORMS For Better Or Worse, The New Uniforms Are Now Official

    November 9, 2007 at 10:13 am 13 comments

    [Update: CLICK HERE for what may be the Rays alternate uniform to be used in 2009 that will feature "TAMPA BAY" across the front] The Tampa Bay Devil Rays found a way to piss off 360 of their 522 fans. Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Professional Baseball Club officially unveiled their […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Evan Longoria Goes Deep For Team USA

    THE HANGOVER Evan Longoria Goes Deep For Team USA

    November 9, 2007 at 9:28 am 2 comments

    Team USA 7, Panama 0.Evan Longoria capped the scoring for Team USA with a 2-run home run in the 7th inning. It was the first home run of the tournament for Team USA. Longoria finished 2-3 with those 2 ribbies.DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Most of the free agent shortstops are already […]

     
  • DEVIL RAYS COLUMNISTS SUCK For A Writer, Bill Chastain Makes A Crappy GM

    DEVIL RAYS COLUMNISTS SUCK For A Writer, Bill Chastain Makes A Crappy GM

    November 8, 2007 at 12:54 pm 2 comments

    Bill Chastain clearly has no idea what team he is covering. He thinks the Tampa Bay Rays should sign free agent catcher Jorge Posada, and worse, he thinks the Rays actually have a shot if they open up their wallet. Joe Torre is no longer the Yankees’ manager and Posada […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Rocco Baldelli May Be On The Way Out

    THE HANGOVER Rocco Baldelli May Be On The Way Out

    November 8, 2007 at 10:32 am 0 comments

    Team USA 3, Mexico 0.Well, Team USA won their World Cup opener against Mexico. We know that Justin Ruggiano was hit by a pitch to start a rally (bastards) but we are having trouble tracking down a box score, so we have no idea how Evan Longoria did. But since […]

     
  • 2008 Tampa Bay Rays Trade Value Index

    2008 Tampa Bay Rays Trade Value Index

    November 7, 2007 at 1:25 pm 7 comments

    With the General Manager’s meetings currently underway in Orlando and the Winter Meetings just around the corner, we are now neck deep in baseball’s Hot Stove League. This off-season, rumors are already swirling concerning several of the Rays top players (Scott Kazmir, Delmon Young, Carl Crawford, etc.). While the chances […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Andrew Friedman Talking With Mets And Twins

    THE HANGOVER Andrew Friedman Talking With Mets And Twins

    November 7, 2007 at 10:06 am 0 comments

    Scottsdale 1, Phoenix 0.Reid Brignac went 0-4 and is now 12-84 (.143), and he is 1 for his last 31. Evan Meek pitched 2 perfect innings to pick up the win. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The “Cork Board” on the right side of the page has been updated to reflect minor […]

     
  • The Devil Rays Know How To Be Overdramatic

    The Devil Rays Know How To Be Overdramatic

    November 6, 2007 at 12:50 pm 8 comments

    The time is almost here when the Tampa Bay Devil Rays will announce to the world what we already know. And boy, you would have thought the Rays were set to announce the acquisition of Alex Rodriguez, Johan Santana, Mariano Rivera and the 2008 World Series. New uniforms. New colors. […]