01. Players

  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] New Deals For Shields And Pena May Keep Both From Being Traded During Arbitration Years

    [THE HANGOVER] New Deals For Shields And Pena May Keep Both From Being Traded During Arbitration Years

    January 27, 2008 at 11:24 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (18 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just the links today as we mourn the 15th anniversary of the passing of one of our childhood faves, Andre the Giant, and wish a happy birthday to another one of our childhood faves, Keith Olbermann. What better way to celebrate […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Claim To Be Losing Money Despite Revenue Sharing That Exceeds Payroll

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Claim To Be Losing Money Despite Revenue Sharing That Exceeds Payroll

    January 26, 2008 at 9:02 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just links today on Bob Eucker’s birthday, the 10th anniversary of “I did not have sexual relations with that woman“, Australia Day, and National Peanut Brittle Day. We will celebrate by cooking some peanut brittle with our grandmother, and then hooking […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Brett Grandstrand Leads Rays March To Top Organization

    [THE HANGOVER] Brett Grandstrand Leads Rays March To Top Organization

    January 25, 2008 at 9:12 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until pitchers and catchers report)As you may have noticed, we are in the process of playing with the layout and design of this website. Most of the changes will be subtle, so don’t expect any grand redevelopment. Most of the changes will be to the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Reward James Shields With Long-Term Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Reward James Shields With Long-Term Deal

    January 24, 2008 at 9:38 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (21 days until pitchers and catchers report)Yesterday the Tampa Bay Rays announced that they had reached an agreement with James Shields on a contract that could be for as long as seven years and worth just under $38 million. With incentives the deal could reach as much […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Don’t Expect A Let Down, BJ Upton Is That Good

    [THE HANGOVER] Don’t Expect A Let Down, BJ Upton Is That Good

    January 23, 2008 at 9:46 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (22 days until pitchers and catchers report)Rays Anatomy is up with their next installment of “The Great Debates”. This time it is BJ Upton versus Robinson Cano. Before we get to Upton, let us say that we would take either on our team. In fact, for those […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Word "Commitment" Confuses Marc Topkin

    [THE HANGOVER] The Word "Commitment" Confuses Marc Topkin

    January 22, 2008 at 9:21 am 13 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (23 days until pitchers and catchers report)We have other things to write about later today, so we won’t waste an entire post on Marc Topkin’s latest piece. Rather we will just bitch about it here. In the piece,”Rays paying it forward“, Topkin suggests that the recent contracts […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Word "Commitment" Confuses Marc Topkin

    [THE HANGOVER] The Word "Commitment" Confuses Marc Topkin

    January 22, 2008 at 9:21 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (23 days until pitchers and catchers report)We have other things to write about later today, so we won’t waste an entire post on Marc Topkin’s latest piece. Rather we will just bitch about it here. In the piece,”Rays paying it forward“, Topkin suggests that the recent contracts […]