Ben Zobrist

  • [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    March 24, 2008 at 8:31 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (7 days until Opening Day) We have a busy, busy day planned here at RI, so be sure to check back early and often…Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Reds 9. The Good: The two players that the Rays will rely on to be power sources in 2008, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    March 19, 2008 at 8:15 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (12 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Phillies 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2. The Good: Matt Garza in the 2nd, 3rd and 6th innings. After a shaky first, he retired 9 of 10 and then the last 4 he faced. Evan Longoria hit his 3rd home run of […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli May Have Played His Last Game For The Rays

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli May Have Played His Last Game For The Rays

    March 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until Opening Day) Not the best day in the world to be a Rays fan. We just reported about the cheapshots thrown by the Yankees in the today’s spring games (we apologize, for the excessive profanity). This came after this morning’s press conference to announce […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] New Stadium Should Have Plenty Of Parking

    [HAPPY HOUR] New Stadium Should Have Plenty Of Parking

    March 11, 2008 at 5:30 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Links are coming in fast and furious today, so let’s throw a few more out for your Happy Hour amusement… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… A consultant for the Rays notes that 14,000 off-street parking spots would be available during Rays home games at […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Playing With New-Found Intensity

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Playing With New-Found Intensity

    March 6, 2008 at 1:49 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (25 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Houston 8, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Jason Hammel started. He worked three innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits, but did not walk a batter. Reid Brignac made his first spring appearance going 0-2. Scott Dohmann’s shot at a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Sees A Different Edwin Jackson This Spring

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Sees A Different Edwin Jackson This Spring

    March 5, 2008 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (26 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays vs Twins. Canceled due to rain. Prior to being called, Edwin Jackson pitched three scoreless innings, allowing 3 hits, striking out 1 and walking none. Jackson has now pitched 5 scoreless innings and has yet to walk a […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Makes His Case Today

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Makes His Case Today

    March 2, 2008 at 11:23 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (29 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Tampa Bay Rays 5, Blue Jays 2. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann will get his first spring start today. Eric Hinske will be in left field, with Ben Zobrist at second and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir Plans To Be On The Mound Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir Plans To Be On The Mound Opening Day

    February 28, 2008 at 9:29 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (32 days until Opening Day) While Scott Kazmir is still aiming to be ready to take the mound on Opening Day in Baltimore on March 31st, Joe Maddon and Andrew Friedman are taking a much more cautious approach. “I know, with pitchers, there’s a certain prestige that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] John Jaso And Dioner Navarro Would Make An Ideal Platoon In 2009

    [THE HANGOVER] John Jaso And Dioner Navarro Would Make An Ideal Platoon In 2009

    January 17, 2008 at 9:52 am 8 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until pitchers and catchers report) Rays Anatomy points to a Jim Callis chat at ESPN.com in which Callis believes the Rays catcher in 2010 will be John Jaso. We are big believers in Jaso, a 12th-round selection in the 2003 draft, and eagerly await the […]