Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [ELIJAH DUKES] The Rays May Be Close To Sending Elijah Dukes To The Nationals

    [ELIJAH DUKES] The Rays May Be Close To Sending Elijah Dukes To The Nationals

    November 15, 2007 at 9:46 am 2 comments

    According to the Dominican news site 7dias the Tampa Bay Rays may be close to trading Elijah Dukes to the Washington Nationals. And after comments attributed to Dukes, while playing for his Domincan Winter League team, it is looking more and more like the troubled yet talented outfielder has played […]

     
  • [2008 ROSTER] 2008 40-Man Roster And Payroll Predictions

    [2008 ROSTER] 2008 40-Man Roster And Payroll Predictions

    November 14, 2007 at 1:30 pm 6 comments

    The 2008 40-man roster prediction is based only players currently within the organization and will be updated when trades are consummated and free agents are signed. On November 20th, all teams have to set their 40-man roster. At that time any player that has 4 years of experience (5 years […]

     
  • [ELIJAH DUKES] Dukes Up For Award For Being A Mischievous Little Badger

    [ELIJAH DUKES] Dukes Up For Award For Being A Mischievous Little Badger

    November 14, 2007 at 12:08 pm 2 comments

    Just when you thought the Elijah Dukes story had run its course and was finally under the radar…Along comes the 2007 Sportshuman of the Year (SHOTY) Tournament. For the second consecutive year, Deadspin is holding a tournament-style bracket featuring 16 of the most entertaining sports personalities of 2007. In an […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] There Are No Carl Crawford Rumors To Deny

    [THE HANGOVER] There Are No Carl Crawford Rumors To Deny

    November 14, 2007 at 11:05 am 0 comments

    Team USA 4, South Africa 2.Evan Longoria went 1-4 with a triple and Justin Ruggiano went 0-4 as Team USA moved to 5-1 and clinched a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. They have one final game in the preliminary round versus Taipei with the quarterfinals set to played on […]

     
  • FORMER RAYS Aubrey Huff Just Doesn’t Know When To Shut The Hell Up

    FORMER RAYS Aubrey Huff Just Doesn’t Know When To Shut The Hell Up

    November 12, 2007 at 2:50 pm 6 comments

    In July of 2006, the Devil Rays traded Aubrey Huff to the Houston Astros. Following the season, he signed a 3 year/$20 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles. In doing so, Huff remarked about how it would be refreshing to play for a team with a chance to win. Nevermind […]

     
  • 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 […]