Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 15

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 15

    July 9, 2008 at 2:44 pm 2 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 […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dick Vitale Shills For Dirtbag To Make All-Star Team

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dick Vitale Shills For Dirtbag To Make All-Star Team

    July 9, 2008 at 10:27 am 1 comment

    As we mentioned earlier this morning, Evan Longoria is leading the vote for the final spot of the AL All-Star squad. Voting ends at 5pm ET on Thursday. Now we find this little piece of propaganda from none other than Dick Vitale pushing people to vote for Dirtbag (Thanks JJ). […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Take A Gigantic Dump On Hallowed Grounds Of Yankee Stadium

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Take A Gigantic Dump On Hallowed Grounds Of Yankee Stadium

    July 9, 2008 at 9:55 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Everything we threw last night somehow managed to miss the TV. THE BAD: That was the worst thing the Rays could have done in the opener of this 2-game set. They walked out on the field at Yankee Stadium and took a gigantic dump right on the hallowed […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chris Mason Moved To Bullpen

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chris Mason Moved To Bullpen

    July 9, 2008 at 8:49 am 0 comments

    Norfolk 7, Durham 5. Mike Prochaska dropped to 2-4 after allowing 4 runs in 6 innings. He struck out 3 and walked 1…Chris Mason was bumped to the bullpen and gave up 3 runs in 2 innings on 4 hits and 2 walks. He did not strike out a batter…Elliot […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: New York Yankees

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: New York Yankees

    July 8, 2008 at 3:39 pm 5 comments

    A look back…The Rays just concluded a 7-game home stand in which they won 6 including a sweep of the Red Sox. The Rays now have opened up a 4-game lead in the East with a week to go before the All-Star break…Are the Rays now the team to beat […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    July 8, 2008 at 12:42 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Magic Number Is 69

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Magic Number Is 69

    July 8, 2008 at 11:36 am 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Carlos Pena’s solo home run with 1 out in the bottom of the 9th inning to tie the game. Could this be the moment that gets El Gato back on track? Prior to that at bat, Pena had left 2 runners on in the 1st inning, 3 in […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Desmond Jennings Lost For Season

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Desmond Jennings Lost For Season

    July 8, 2008 at 7:29 am 2 comments

    Norfolk 8, Durham 2. Jeff Niemann dropped to 6-3 despite striking out 7 in 6 innings. He allowed 4 runs (3 earned) on 6 hits and 3 walks…Fernando Perez finished 2-3 with a walk and stole his 27th base…Joel Guzman was 0-4 with a strikeout. Montgomery 4, West Tenn 3. […]

     
  • [TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA] Media Approval Ratings: Joe Magrane

    [TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA] Media Approval Ratings: Joe Magrane

    July 4, 2008 at 3:08 pm 13 comments

    C’mon, you guys knew this was coming eventually…There is a general sense amongst some of our readers that all we do is bash the Rays media coverage. The truth is we actually admire most of the working media and respect most of their work. We just get a sense that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER]

    [THE HANGOVER]

    July 4, 2008 at 1:30 pm 3 comments

    As many of you know I will be getting married manana. As a result updates will be a little sparse for the next couple of days. As usual for breaking news items, you can catch those updates on our Rays Index Twitter page or in the sidebar of this page…PS […]