01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reminds Us Why He Drives Us Nuts

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reminds Us Why He Drives Us Nuts

    March 20, 2008 at 8:45 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (11 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Phillies 1. The Good: This is why we hate Edwin Jackson. He will pitch like Bob Gibson about once a month and you start thinking man, what if he did this all the time, he could win […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 12 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 12 Days Until Opening Day

    March 19, 2008 at 9:24 am 3 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Was Crying For Help

    [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Was Crying For Help

    March 18, 2008 at 8:01 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (13 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. DNP DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Apparently Elijah Dukes was crying inside…”I can communicate now without feeling like I’m afraid to say the wrong thing,” Dukes said. “These guys here, they’re willing to listen here…In the past, I don’t have […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 14 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 14 Days Until Opening Day

    March 17, 2008 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    March 17, 2008 at 8:36 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Tigers 2. The Good: James Shields was..well…he was James Shields. 2 hits, no runs in 4.2 innings. Andy Sonnanstine continues to lay claim to one of the final two spots in the rotation striking out 5 in […]

     
  • [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Rays Are Showing Better Fundamentals

    [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Rays Are Showing Better Fundamentals

    March 16, 2008 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

    Last year the Tampa Bay Rays picked up Joe Maddon‘s two-year option. In reality it was a one-year deal as few teams are willing to enter a season with a manager that only has one year left on his contract. In 2008, Papa Joe and the Rays will either take […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 15 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 15 Days Until Opening Day

    March 16, 2008 at 11:45 am 0 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] JP Howell Not In Running For Rotation

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] JP Howell Not In Running For Rotation

    March 16, 2008 at 9:38 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (15 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 11, Braves 10. The Good: Jason Hammel finally had a good start, throwing 5 scoreless. Is it enough to get his name back in the mix? Elliot Johnson […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    March 15, 2008 at 11:55 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we took a closer look at “The Great B.J. Upton Debate” and what exactly to do with the super-prospect. Some in the mainstream media were questioning the “smarts” behind Joe Maddon’s decision to convert Upton into a super-utility player. The Great B.J. Upton Debate […]