01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Keep Evan Longoria In Minors To See Him Struggle

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Keep Evan Longoria In Minors To See Him Struggle

    February 25, 2008 at 9:40 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (35 days until Opening Day) Over the weekend, Marc Topkin of the St. Pete Times explored the Evan Longoria situation and asked whether he is ready for to be on the Rays opening day roster. “I worked hard in the offseason, and I really do feel I […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    February 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (36 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Rays Anatomy interviewed David Price. It is a solid interview with good questions. However…And this is not a jab at RA because we have seen plenty of other Q&As with Price…but when […]

     
  • [ANDY SONNANSTINE] Andy Sonnanstine Is Proud Of His Ping-Pong Ball Mad Skillz

    [ANDY SONNANSTINE] Andy Sonnanstine Is Proud Of His Ping-Pong Ball Mad Skillz

    February 23, 2008 at 4:22 pm 3 comments

    Ping-pong has long been a baseball clubhouse tradition. The Rays’ own Andy Sonnanstine loves himself some ping-pong. So much so, that he uploads videos of himself playing ping-pong to YouTube. And from the looks of the videos, American League hitters should be glad that The Duke isn’t on the mound […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Didn’t Want Percival To Be A Pitcher

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Didn’t Want Percival To Be A Pitcher

    February 23, 2008 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (37 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… I love this story…In 1990 Joe Maddon was a minor league instructor for the Angels. Troy Percival was a single-A catcher that could barely hit .200. The team wanted […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    February 22, 2008 at 9:53 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (38 days until Opening Day)These links are starting to get out of hand. Is it just us or does it seem like the amount of Rays coverage has gone through the roof this Spring? We may have to make an executive decision to break up “The Hangover” […]

     
  • [Kid K] Scott Kazmir Sports A New Look In 2008…Unfortunately

    [Kid K] Scott Kazmir Sports A New Look In 2008…Unfortunately

    February 21, 2008 at 12:38 pm 4 comments

    Matt Bishoff of DRays Bay attended the Rays workout yesterday and snapped some pictures. Fairly typical practice pics. But then something caught our eye. Last year, Scott Kazmir looked like this. This year Kaz looks like this… There is a reason we call him ‘Kid K’, with his boyish looks. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Are Beginning To Believe

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Are Beginning To Believe

    February 21, 2008 at 9:07 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (39 days until Opening Day) A while back we were critical of Joe Maddon for the following quote… I think [81 wins is] a reasonable goal…But of course I don’t want us just to stop there. Some thought we were too hard on Papa Joe. Our point […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays New Ballpark Is Not As Ugly As Some Would Like You To Believe

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays New Ballpark Is Not As Ugly As Some Would Like You To Believe

    February 20, 2008 at 8:53 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (40 days until Opening Day) Just the links for now…as we crank Warrant on National Cherry Pie Day… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… In case you missed it last night, ABC-7 is reporting that Cal Ripken Jr., is leading a group to purchase the Vero Beach Rays and move […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    February 19, 2008 at 9:46 am 9 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (41 days until Opening Day)Yesterday we posted a list of 10 questions we wished the media would ask the Rays. One of those questions dealt with the future of the shortstop position for the Tampa Bay Rays. In an ideal world, is Jason Bartlett the Rays starting […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    February 18, 2008 at 9:29 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (42 days until Opening Day)Joe Maddon stated that Shawn Riggans is the favorite to be the backup catcher on opening day. Papa Joe then commented on what his criteria is for a backup catcher. “The backup guy should be pretty effective defensively,” Maddon said. “It’s not an […]