01. Players

  • Benny Boo Zobrist’s Wife Would Like To Sing You Some Christian Rock

    Benny Boo Zobrist’s Wife Would Like To Sing You Some Christian Rock

    February 25, 2007 at 6:31 pm 15 comments

    This hottie attractive lady is Julianna, the wife of Rays shortstop Ben Zobrist. In this piece, we learned that Julianna is an aspiring singer. In fact, not only is she a singer, but she would like to use that music to get in touch with your Christian sensibilities (or whatever […]

     
  • The Hangover: Fans In Walla Walla Spared From Having To Watch Rays

    The Hangover: Fans In Walla Walla Spared From Having To Watch Rays

    February 22, 2007 at 9:22 am 0 comments

    Deadspin has started their baseball previews and on day 1 they give us our beloved Rays. The first two-thirds of the post is a recap of the 2006 implosion (that sound was us banging our collective heads on the keyboard…over and over and over and over). We recommend skipping to […]

     
  • The Hangover: Is Elijah Dukes Overweight?

    The Hangover: Is Elijah Dukes Overweight?

    February 21, 2007 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

    This is why the Rays reporters bug the heck out of us. Here is an article about Elijah Dukes. The article itself is fairly benign. But early in the article Dukes has the following quote… Hopefully when I get that call saying I’m in the league, I’ll probably be about […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Curse Of New Kids On The Block

    The Hangover: The Curse Of New Kids On The Block

    February 20, 2007 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

    We understand the excitement about the possibility of Edwin Jackson being the 5th starter for the Rays this season. Of course, everybody points to the 3-2 record and 1.60 ERA in the Venezuelan Winter League. The St. Pete Times ran an article on Jackson and his hopes of making the […]

     
  • Maybe B. J. Upton Should Make All His Throws While Sitting Down

    Maybe B. J. Upton Should Make All His Throws While Sitting Down

    August 23, 2006 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

    Two videos below of B. J. Upton making spectacular, yet eerily similar plays last week in Oakland and earlier this season in the minors. We are all familiar with B. J. Upton’s defensive struggles. Those struggle kept him in the minor leagues the past year and half. Of his defensive […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Listed As Day-To-Day

    Evan Longoria Listed As Day-To-Day

    August 17, 2006 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

    Earlier today in out A Look At The Future feature, we reported that Evan Longoria was removed from yesterday’s second game of a double header, after only one at bat. It turns out that Longoria fouled a ball off his shin in the first game and his shin swelled up […]

     
  • People Are Starting To Notice Evan Longoria

    People Are Starting To Notice Evan Longoria

    August 15, 2006 at 9:38 am 0 comments

    In the mot recent edition of Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet, Evan Longoria was recognized as the hottest prospect in baseball. This is not a ranking of the top prospects but rather a list of the players that are playing really well recently. Longoria was recognized for hitting .378-4-12 in […]

     
  • Guzman And Longoria Not Likely To Be Called Up To The Devil Rays This Season

    Guzman And Longoria Not Likely To Be Called Up To The Devil Rays This Season

    August 11, 2006 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

    As we get closer to September, speculation has started on how the Devil Rays’ front office will handle the September call-ups. In the past, the front office has been reluctant to bring up some of the better minor league prospects. The new front office has shown that they are not […]

     
  • Evan Longoria And Reid Brignac Another Step Closer To The Big Leagues

    Evan Longoria And Reid Brignac Another Step Closer To The Big Leagues

    August 3, 2006 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

    It appears that the Devil Rays front office is starting to let up on the reigns of some of their young prospects. Earlier this week J. P. Howell, Ben Zobrist and B. J. Upton were called up to the majors and made their Devil Rays debut on Tuesday night. Now […]

     
  • The Second Coming Of B. J. Upton

    The Second Coming Of B. J. Upton

    August 1, 2006 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

    In the summer of 2004 B. J. Upton was called up to play for the Devil Rays as the 19 year old savior of a franchise. That summer, Upton appeared in 45 games, and showed flashes of brilliance. He batted .258-4-12, and stole 4 bases. He also showed that plenty […]