Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [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)

     
  • [MEANINGFUL GAMES] Rays Open What Could Be Most Important Series In Their Short History

    [MEANINGFUL GAMES] Rays Open What Could Be Most Important Series In Their Short History

    April 25, 2008 at 4:06 pm 13 comments

    Joe Maddon will try to convince us that this weekend’s series with the Red Sox is no more or less important than any other series. But for Rays fans and more importantly, for the rest of the baseball universe, this series is very important. In fact, we feel a case […]