Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings: Week 7

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings: Week 7

    May 13, 2008 at 1:46 pm 7 comments

    It’s Tuesday so it is time to update the Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings. These rankings are a combination of overall importance to the team and a general “who’s hot and who’s not”, mixed with how we currently feel about and perceive each member of the team. It is by […]

     
  • [BITCH-SLAPPIN’ THE YANKEES] Basking In The Glory Of Whooping The Yankees

    [BITCH-SLAPPIN’ THE YANKEES] Basking In The Glory Of Whooping The Yankees

    May 13, 2008 at 11:52 am 3 comments

    Spending as much time in New York City as we do, you can imagine that it is never easy being a Crusader in an Unholy Land. But one of our simple joys is always basking at the backpage covers of the local tabloids after the Rays beat the Yankees. And […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Put Some Distance Between Themselves And The Team Pretending To Be The Yankees

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Put Some Distance Between Themselves And The Team Pretending To Be The Yankees

    May 13, 2008 at 11:10 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: We know the numbers and we know there are other players that need playing time, but we hope that it kills Papa Joe Maddon to keep Jonny Gomes on the bench when he does. The first run of the game was all-Gomes. Started with a single, after which […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Evan Meek Likely Headed Back To Rays’ Organization

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Evan Meek Likely Headed Back To Rays’ Organization

    May 13, 2008 at 7:50 am 4 comments

    Durham 9, Syracuse 1. Ben Hendrickson improved to 3-2 with 5 shutout innings. He allowed 2 hits and 2 walks and struck out 2…Juan Salas relieved Hendrickson and pitched 2 scoreless innings…Reid Brignac was 3-4 with his 10th double and 2 RBI. He is now hitting .258. He also stole […]

     
  • [MLB ALL-STAR GAME VOTING] Vote For Carl Crawford To Start The 2008 All-Star Game

    [MLB ALL-STAR GAME VOTING] Vote For Carl Crawford To Start The 2008 All-Star Game

    May 12, 2008 at 2:10 pm 11 comments

    **VOTE FOR CARL CRAWFORD TO START THE 2008 ALL-STAR GAME** We are calling on all Rays fans to stuff the ballot box with votes for Carl Crawford to be a starting outfielder for the American League in the 2008 All-Star Game. We are also calling on all websites that cover […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    May 12, 2008 at 10:58 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] Tampa Bay Rays Now Sit Atop Wild Card Race

    [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Now Sit Atop Wild Card Race

    May 12, 2008 at 9:24 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Evan Longoria made yet another great defensive play in the first inning. These plays seem to happen on a daily basis now and Dirtbag probably should be the favorite to win Rookie of the Year based on his defense alone…After the 5th inning, the Rays trailed 5-4. It […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Hits 4th Home Run Since Demotion

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Hits 4th Home Run Since Demotion

    May 12, 2008 at 7:23 am 0 comments

    Syracuse 3, Durham 2. Mitch Talbot allowed a run for the first time in 3 starts. Yesterday he was touched for 3 runs in 6 innings on 8 hits. He struck out 6 and walked none…Dan Johnson provided all the offense with a 2-run home run, his 4th since being […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    May 10, 2008 at 12:39 pm 1 comment

    Two years ago on Rays Index we realized that the Tampa Bay Devil Rays were going to be changing their name. We came up with a suggestion that had a chance to please everybody. Name Change Suggestion? [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 9, 2008 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we showed you what you already knew, that Jae Seo was one of the worst pitchers in baseball even though Gary Shelton of the St. Pete Times was telling the fans to be patient. Jae Seo Reaffirms His Position As Worst Pitcher In Baseball […]