01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER]

    [THE HANGOVER]

    February 5, 2008 at 9:54 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (9 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is Hank Aaron’s birthday. Major League Baseball tried to honor Aaron by naming an award after him, when in fact the award does nothing to honor his legacy. We have made our feelings known about the Hank Aaron Award in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] First It Was Peter King, Now It Is Stephen King On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon

    [THE HANGOVER] First It Was Peter King, Now It Is Stephen King On The Tampa Bay Rays Bandwagon

    February 4, 2008 at 9:06 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (10 days until pitchers and catchers report)We would like to thank DRG for taking over this weekend and allowing us to enjoy our real hangovers in peace. That image of Scott Kazmir/JP Howell/Jamie Moyer is absolutely mesmerizing. We have probably watched it 200 times. In the meantime, […]

     
  • [HOWELL VS KAZMIR] JP Howell And Jamie Moyer Were Separated At Birth

    [HOWELL VS KAZMIR] JP Howell And Jamie Moyer Were Separated At Birth

    February 3, 2008 at 3:59 pm 2 comments

    I don’t want to take credit for animated gif above (I found it on THIS forum) but it must be the single worst thing to happen to JP Howell since being born without a fastball. Howell is the pitcher in the middle. He is flanked on the left by Scott […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Wants A Chance To Prove He Belongs On The Opening Day Roster

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Wants A Chance To Prove He Belongs On The Opening Day Roster

    February 3, 2008 at 12:12 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (11 days until pitchers and catchers report)Marc Lancaster believes the Rays are using the Royal’s Alex Gordon and Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun as case studies for their decision about where Evan Longoria will start the 2008 season. Gordon was the opening day third baseman for Kansas City […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Delmon Young Walks The Company-Line In Minnesota

    [THE HANGOVER] Delmon Young Walks The Company-Line In Minnesota

    February 1, 2008 at 9:21 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (13 days until pitchers and catchers report)A college newspaper in Minnesota got a hold of Delmon Young for a quick little Q&A following the Minnesota Twins FanFest. And boy, what a difference 1,600 miles makes. When asked about his experience with Tampa Bay… Tampa was fun. They […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] An In Depth Look At James The Greater

    [THE HANGOVER] An In Depth Look At James The Greater

    January 31, 2008 at 9:52 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until pitchers and catchers report) Baseball Prospectus profiles James Shields. Take five minutes to read this and you will know more about James the Greater than you thought possible. Two things stood out to us: 1) Shields scouting report from Baseball America’s list of the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    January 30, 2008 at 9:15 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (15 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is national croissant day, which of course means that we are making American croissants for breakfast. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Just in case Marc Topkin is looking for material today, here are two more positions that the Rays are trying to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Trying To Find A Common Ground In Hall Of Fame Debates

    [THE HANGOVER] Trying To Find A Common Ground In Hall Of Fame Debates

    January 29, 2008 at 10:48 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (16 days until pitchers and catchers report)One our regular commenters, is starting to expand his horizons with a contributing piece at The Baseball Analysts. We were tempted to dedicate an entire post entitled “Why The Devil Rays Commenters Suck: Bob Rittner”, but were afraid nobody would get […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] The Evan Longoria/Eva Longoria Jokes Have Commenced

    [EVAN LONGORIA] The Evan Longoria/Eva Longoria Jokes Have Commenced

    January 28, 2008 at 10:47 am 2 comments

    We have professed our love for The Dugout on this site before. And today they are back with another chatroom featuring the Tampa Bay Rays top prospect, Evan Longoria and his alter-ego, Eva Longoria, who gives young Evan some investment advice. As Rays fans the Eva/Evan Longoria name-similaritiness seems like […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Now More Likely To Be On Rays Opening-Day Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Now More Likely To Be On Rays Opening-Day Roster

    January 28, 2008 at 1:46 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (17 days until pitchers and catchers report)We hope you didn’t forget to add blueberries to your pancakes this morning. It is National Blueberry Pancake Day. But don’t worry. If you screwed that up, Joe Maddon will point out how well you tied your shoes this morning. DEVIL […]