01. Players

  • The Hangover: Seth McClung No Lock To Be Closer

    The Hangover: Seth McClung No Lock To Be Closer

    March 10, 2007 at 10:47 am 0 comments

    Let’s just pretend that last night, and for that matter, the first week of Spring Training never happened. 101 Reasons the Rays could win the World Series this year. Also known as, 101 reasons that Man-Ray’s elevator is not reaching the top floor. We are particularly fond of #60. Yo […]

     
  • The Hangover: Joe Maddon Is Hunting Wabbits

    The Hangover: Joe Maddon Is Hunting Wabbits

    March 9, 2007 at 9:44 am 0 comments

    The Rays lost again. This time to the Pirates 5-2. There were two big story lines. What may be three-fifths of the rotation after the all-star break, Scott Kazmir, Mitch Talbot and Jeff Niemann all struggled and surrendered runs. The other big story was Dioner Navarro who strained a hamstring […]

     
  • Devil Rays Acquire The Rights Of Free Agent Blogger For $535

    Devil Rays Acquire The Rights Of Free Agent Blogger For $535

    March 7, 2007 at 6:41 pm 2 comments

    Last week we mentioned (via Deadspin) that a blogger was auctioning himself off on Ebay. Manny Stiles of ArmchairGM. has never had a favorite baseball team and declared himself a free agent with the proceeds going to charity. The winner of the auction would be able to decide which baseball […]

     
  • Rays Roster And Lineup Projections Update

    Rays Roster And Lineup Projections Update

    March 6, 2007 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

    We are a few weeks, two intra-squad games and four official games into Spring Training. Now is a good time to take a look at our 2007 25-man roster projections. Over the course of the next month we will update these projections twice a week. A couple of notes on […]

     
  • Throwing Bossman Junior Upton Back Into The Fire

    Throwing Bossman Junior Upton Back Into The Fire

    March 5, 2007 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

    Today the Rays take their 1-2 Spring Record into Prospect Energy Park against the Twins. Papa Joe Maddon is marching out the B-Squad, with only Jorge Cantu and Jonny Gomes as regulars making the start today (once again we can’t mention one without the other this Spring. Jorge and Jonny […]

     
  • The Hangover: When Ozzie Smith Dies He Will Roll Over In His Grave

    The Hangover: When Ozzie Smith Dies He Will Roll Over In His Grave

    March 5, 2007 at 9:30 am 1 comment

    Last year the Rays struggled in a number of areas on their way to 101 losses. Let’s take a look at how those struggles have translated to the first few games of the Spring. Bullpen blows leads? Check Starting pitchers throw too many pitches keeping them from working deep in […]

     
  • The Hangover: Yet Another Rays-Marlins Trade Rumor…*Yawn*

    The Hangover: Yet Another Rays-Marlins Trade Rumor…*Yawn*

    March 4, 2007 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

    We are a little late today, but sometimes, “The Hangover” feature really is a hangover. It took Scott Kazmir 41 pitches to record four outs in the Rays 6-5 victory over the Jays yesterday. Kaz is still young but throwing too many pitches is the only thing that is standing […]

     
  • The Hangover: Josh Hamilton Is Now About 500′ Farther From The Rays

    The Hangover: Josh Hamilton Is Now About 500′ Farther From The Rays

    March 2, 2007 at 9:07 am 0 comments

    Josh Hamilton is not the only former Rays first round pick that is trying to stick with another major league club this spring. One time opening day starter, Dewon Brazelton is in camp with the Kansas City Royals as a non-roster invitee. Don’t the Royals employ scouts? Then again, it […]

     
  • The Hangover: Joe Maddon Not Afraid Of Bulging Veins

    The Hangover: Joe Maddon Not Afraid Of Bulging Veins

    March 1, 2007 at 9:23 am 0 comments

    Papa Joe Maddon is going to tighten the reigns on his young team this season and is not afraid to get in a players face, just don’t expect to read about it in the paper. Team owner Stuart Sternberg is glad that none of the players Got A Delmon from […]

     
  • The Hangover: Joe Maddon Finds Brendan Harris Attractive

    The Hangover: Joe Maddon Finds Brendan Harris Attractive

    February 28, 2007 at 9:09 am 0 comments

    Team owner Stuart Sternberg is making a personal appearance at Spring Training. Apparently, The Boss reads five newspapers a day and reads what is written online about the Rays. psst. do you guys think he has been to this site? neither do we. Stuart Sternberg is trying to sell the […]