Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [THE HANGOVER] The Bizarro Rays Keep Winning

    [THE HANGOVER] The Bizarro Rays Keep Winning

    May 2, 2008 at 10:15 am 18 comments

    THE GOOD: Another running grab by Carl Crawford in left. This is why he will win a gold glove despite having one of the worst outfield arms…Jonny Gomes home run was very Jose Canseco-esque. A LOT of Canseco’s home runs were all muscle. A lot of times he would get […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Taken Deep Twice By Matt LaPorta

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Taken Deep Twice By Matt LaPorta

    May 2, 2008 at 8:50 am 0 comments

    Durham @ Scranton, ppd. rain. Huntsville 4, Montgomery 2. Wade Davis struck out 8 and walked none in 6 innings, but did give up 4 runs. All 4 runs came off the bat of Brewers top prospect Matt LaPorta who hit 2 home runs off of Davis. Both home runs […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 5

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 5

    May 1, 2008 at 5:55 pm 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 HANGOVER] Rays Earn Chance To Win Another Series

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Earn Chance To Win Another Series

    May 1, 2008 at 12:18 pm 4 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Last day with a reduced schedule…Things should return back to normal tomorrow. Sue us. Tampa Bay Sports Blog takes a closer look at the Rays defense and sees lots of improvement even if the team does miss Delmon Young in right field…Gotta admit, Young’s arm is the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chuck Tiffany Back On Mound After Nearly 2-Year Absence

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chuck Tiffany Back On Mound After Nearly 2-Year Absence

    May 1, 2008 at 8:33 am 0 comments

    Durham 2, Richmond 0. Mitch Talbot pitched what may have been his best performance since the 2006 Southern League playoffs by tossing 8 shutout innings last night. He struck out 6 and walks 1 and gave up 5 hits. ..Dale Thayer pitched a perfect 9th for his 5th save…Fernando Perez […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Fall Out Of First Place

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Fall Out Of First Place

    April 30, 2008 at 3:16 pm 2 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Bleacher Report breaks down the first month of the season for the Rays. [Bleacher Report] Her Rays breaks down the AL East after the first month. [Her Rays] The Rays are #9 in this week’s power rankings from The Sporting News. [The Sporting News] Big League Stew […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    April 28, 2008 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Tampa Bay Rays Magic Number Is 138

    [THE HANGOVER] The Tampa Bay Rays Magic Number Is 138

    April 28, 2008 at 12:44 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: The Tampa Bay Rays coming out party. The Rays entered the weekend series with the Sox with a chance to either firmly announce their arrival to the rest of the league or they could have reaffirmed the feelings of many that the Rays are still the Rays. And […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM]

    [DOWN ON THE FARM]

    April 27, 2008 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

    Durham 11, Charlotte 4. JK Ryu picked up his first win of the year after working 6 innings and allowing only 2 runs…Fernando Perez was 3-5 with his 4th triple…Joel Guzman added 2 singles and 2 RBI. Birmingham 4, Montgomery 0. Richard de los Santos dropped to 2-2 after giving […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 27, 2008 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index, we first learned about Delmon Young throwing a bat at an umpire during a Durham Bulls game. He would later be suspended for 49 games. Delmon Young Sticks Up For Striking Minor League Umpires [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)