01. Players

  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 25 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 25 Days Until Opening Day

    March 6, 2008 at 11:45 am 1 comment

    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] 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 […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 26 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 26 Days Until Opening Day

    March 5, 2008 at 11:33 am 1 comment

    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] 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 […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 27 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 27 Days Until Opening Day

    March 4, 2008 at 11:02 am 1 comment

    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 Disappointed In Rays Debut

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Disappointed In Rays Debut

    March 4, 2008 at 9:54 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (27 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Detroit 9.The Rays are now 4-0 after starting the 2007 spring season 1-14. Willy Aybar started at third going 2-3 with 2 RBI, but committed his first error. That was the Rays’ first error in four games. […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] Mayor’s Support For New Stadium May Hinge On Name Change To ‘St. Pete Rays’

    [NEW STADIUM] Mayor’s Support For New Stadium May Hinge On Name Change To ‘St. Pete Rays’

    March 3, 2008 at 1:16 pm 8 comments

    St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker wrote an Op-Ed piece for the St. Pete Times, concerning his decision to withhold endorsement of the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed waterfront stadium. Baker urges the public to be patient as he and the city council evaluate all issues concerning the proposal before they decide […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 28 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 28 Days Until Opening Day

    March 3, 2008 at 11:04 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] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    March 3, 2008 at 9:52 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Pirates 5. The Rays are now 3-0 after starting the 2007 spring schedule 1-14. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann did not allow a run yesterday in his first spring appearance, but it took him 33 pitches to […]

     
  • [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Joe Maddon Is Becoming The Manager We Always Hoped He Could Be

    [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Joe Maddon Is Becoming The Manager We Always Hoped He Could Be

    March 2, 2008 at 1:17 pm 1 comment

    Two Steps or Die: The Maddon Extension Watch will run every Sunday… 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 […]