01. Players

  • [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 […]

     
  • [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 6 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 […]