Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Confidence Graph Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Confidence Graph Survey

    February 4, 2008 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

    Normally on Monday we would present our weekly installment of our Rays Index Confidence Graph. But we decided it might be a little more interesting if the graph showed how confident Rays fans are in general, in both the 2008 season and the franchise as a whole. Below you will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] First It Was Peter King, Now It Is Stephen King On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon

    [THE HANGOVER] First It Was Peter King, Now It Is Stephen King On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon

    February 4, 2008 at 9:06 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (10 days until pitchers and catchers report)We would like to thank DRG for taking over this weekend and allowing us to enjoy our real hangovers in peace. That image of Scott Kazmir/JP Howell/Jamie Moyer is absolutely mesmerizing. We have probably watched it 200 times. In the meantime, […]

     
  • [RAYS INDEX] Weekend Blogger

    [RAYS INDEX] Weekend Blogger

    February 1, 2008 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

    What does a blogger do when they are full of themselves and think they are greater than they really are? Work less and bring aboard weekend bloggers. As a professor this is something that I understand all too well…only in academia we call them “TAs”. Beginning tomorrow we will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Delmon Young Walks The Company-Line In Minnesota

    [THE HANGOVER] Delmon Young Walks The Company-Line In Minnesota

    February 1, 2008 at 9:21 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (13 days until pitchers and catchers report)A college newspaper in Minnesota got a hold of Delmon Young for a quick little Q&A following the Minnesota Twins FanFest. And boy, what a difference 1,600 miles makes. When asked about his experience with Tampa Bay… Tampa was fun. They […]

     
  • [NEWSPAPER BLOGS] Strange Things Are Afoot At The Heater

    [NEWSPAPER BLOGS] Strange Things Are Afoot At The Heater

    January 31, 2008 at 3:28 pm 3 comments

    The Heater, a Rays blog hosted by the St. Pete Times has a post today referring to an ESPN.com chat hosted by Sean McAdam. The focus of the chat is which team will be better in 2010, The Tampa Bay Rays or the Florida Marlins. The focus of the chat […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] An In Depth Look At James The Greater

    [THE HANGOVER] An In Depth Look At James The Greater

    January 31, 2008 at 9:52 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until pitchers and catchers report) Baseball Prospectus profiles James Shields. Take five minutes to read this and you will know more about James the Greater than you thought possible. Two things stood out to us: 1) Shields scouting report from Baseball America’s list of the […]

     
  • [PETER KING] Peter King Jumps On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon

    [PETER KING] Peter King Jumps On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon

    January 30, 2008 at 11:10 pm 7 comments

    The Mighty MJD took the following picture at Radio Row in Phoenix. Maybe the Tampa Bay Rays new what they were doing when they decided for an image overhaul. Let us get this straight…The Yankees get LeBron James, the Red Sox get Jennifer Garner, and the Rays get Peter King? […]

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young Does Not Have Makings Of A Winner

    [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young Does Not Have Makings Of A Winner

    January 30, 2008 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

    Patrick Reusse of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune wrote a piece entitled “Young has makings of winner” in which he offers evidence that Delmon Young is an adequate replacement for Torii Hunter. Twins followers now have the choice of continuing to lament the departure of the productive, gregarious Hunter, or to be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    January 30, 2008 at 9:15 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (15 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is national croissant day, which of course means that we are making American croissants for breakfast. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Just in case Marc Topkin is looking for material today, here are two more positions that the Rays are trying to […]

     
  • [JOHAN SANTANA] Johan Santana Traded To The Mets; Rays Dodge Bullet

    [JOHAN SANTANA] Johan Santana Traded To The Mets; Rays Dodge Bullet

    January 29, 2008 at 6:27 pm 2 comments

    USA Today (via MLB Trade Rumors) is reporting that the Twins have agreed to a deal with the Mets for Johan Santana. The deal is pending the Mets and Santana reaching agreement on a six- or seven-year contract extension and that Santana passes a physical; they have been granted a […]