Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    May 19, 2008 at 12:19 pm 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 […]

     
  • [PIT STAINS] They Are Called ‘Batting Practice’ Jerseys For A Reason

    [PIT STAINS] They Are Called ‘Batting Practice’ Jerseys For A Reason

    May 19, 2008 at 11:26 am 2 comments

    We laid out our complaint this morning about the idiotic idea to wear the Batting Practice jerseys during yesterday’s game, but here is the visual evidence to show just how atrocious this idea was. Here we get a nice view of Edwin Jackson’s pit-stain… Here we can see how the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Anger Baseball Gods By Forgetting To Change Out Of BP Jerseys

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Anger Baseball Gods By Forgetting To Change Out Of BP Jerseys

    May 19, 2008 at 10:03 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist getting the start. Everytime he did something good, we were rewarded with shots of his wife Julianna. That’s it. That was the only redeeming quality of yesterday’s game. THE BAD: Joe Maddon had some questionable (read: idiotic) pitching changes on Sunday. First he brings Dan Wheeler […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Cannizaro Clears Waivers, Accepts Durham Assignment

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Cannizaro Clears Waivers, Accepts Durham Assignment

    May 19, 2008 at 7:36 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 6, Durham 3. Ben Hendrickson gave up 2 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings and dropped to 3-3…Dan Johnson was 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI…Reid Brignac did not play. Tennessee 3, Montgomery 2. Richard de los Santos allowed 3 runs (1 earned) in 6 innings…Ronnie Merrill had […]

     
  • [WATERFRONT STADIUM HYPOCRISY] Herb Polson Will Not Have You Rush If You Do Not Agree With Him

    [WATERFRONT STADIUM HYPOCRISY] Herb Polson Will Not Have You Rush If You Do Not Agree With Him

    May 18, 2008 at 1:38 pm 2 comments

    Herb Polson is a member of the St. Petersburg City Council. Polson is experienced with stadium proposals and feels that the other members should not rush to a decision on the Tampa Bay Rays proposal for a new stadium along the St. Pete waterfront. Of course that hasn’t stopped Herb […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 17, 2008 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

    My. What a difference a year makes. One year ago on Rays Index we told you that the Rays starting rotation had three of the eight worst pitchers in baseball. Juuust A Bit Outside [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: St. Louis Cardinals

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: St. Louis Cardinals

    May 16, 2008 at 4:23 pm 6 comments

    Over/Unders: 88 wins for the Rays, as predicted by PECOTA in the preseason: The Rays as of today, sit at 24-17. In order to win 88 games, they need to only go 64-57. In other words, they have played 7-over .500 in the first quarter of the season and need […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Riggans Makes Most Of Rare Start

    [THE HANGOVER] Riggans Makes Most Of Rare Start

    May 16, 2008 at 11:45 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: Scott Kazmir. In the first 5 innings, Kazmir only allowed 1 hit. He went 6, giving up 3 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 3…Right off the bat, we get yet another gold glove play by Evan Longoria at third base, diving to his left to rob […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Continues To Tear Up The IL

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Continues To Tear Up The IL

    May 16, 2008 at 7:45 am 0 comments

    Toledo 6, Durham 5. Chris Mason has yet to put together back-to-back strong outings. After throwing 5 shutout innings, his last time out, he was touched for 6 runs in 5.2 innings last night. He looked decent until the 6th inning, when he gave up 2 home runs…With runners on […]

     
  • [SCOTT KAZMIR] Scott Kazmir Back To The Mets Has Now Been Postponed

    [SCOTT KAZMIR] Scott Kazmir Back To The Mets Has Now Been Postponed

    May 15, 2008 at 3:18 pm 28 comments

    We know for a fact that many Mets fans have been dreaming of the 2011 season which would have been Scott Kazmir’s first year of free agency. Many Mets fans had been counting the seasons until their favored son could return to the organization and lead them to the promised […]