Stuart Sternberg

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Opening Day Lives Up To Hype

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Opening Day Lives Up To Hype

    April 1, 2008 at 9:16 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (1-0) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 6, Baltimore 2. The Good: Winning is about pitching and James Shields did his job. He needed only 86 pitches (53 strikes) to get through 7 innings. That despite walking 3 batters, something he only did 4 times in 2007…The new and […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Demoting Longoria Will Cost Rays Money In Long Run

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Demoting Longoria Will Cost Rays Money In Long Run

    March 24, 2008 at 10:38 am 11 comments

    The Rays will make a decision today or tomorrow about the fate of Evan Longoria and where he will begin the 2008 baseball season. All signs indicate that the Rays will send The Dirtbag back to the minors for a little more seasoning. Many have argued that the smart business […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] Mayor’s Support For New Stadium May Hinge On Name Change To ‘St. Pete Rays’

    [NEW STADIUM] Mayor’s Support For New Stadium May Hinge On Name Change To ‘St. Pete Rays’

    March 3, 2008 at 1:16 pm 8 comments

    St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker wrote an Op-Ed piece for the St. Pete Times, concerning his decision to withhold endorsement of the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed waterfront stadium. Baker urges the public to be patient as he and the city council evaluate all issues concerning the proposal before they decide […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir’s Set-back Increases Chance Of Jeff Niemann Making Opening Day Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir’s Set-back Increases Chance Of Jeff Niemann Making Opening Day Roster

    February 27, 2008 at 9:18 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (33 days until Opening Day) Even though the MRI results are not due until today, the St. Pete Times this morning is reporting that Scott Kazmir will be sidelined for approximately two weeks. The news on Rays ace Scott Kazmir’s left elbow appeared relatively good Tuesday night […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Scott Kazmir Just Made Us Throw Up A Little

    [HAPPY HOUR] Scott Kazmir Just Made Us Throw Up A Little

    February 26, 2008 at 4:27 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (34 days until Opening Day) What could possibly knock the Barry Bonds non-story from above-the-fold. Hmmmm? What could possibly be a bigger story than that? What is THIS? Rays ace Scott Kazmir will have an MRI exam on his left elbow this afternoon after feeling discomfort while […]

     
  • [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” […]

     
  • [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] Akinori Iwamura Need Not Worry About Second-Year Struggles Of Other Japanese Position Players

    [THE HANGOVER] Akinori Iwamura Need Not Worry About Second-Year Struggles Of Other Japanese Position Players

    January 21, 2008 at 9:26 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (24 days until pitchers and catchers report)DRays Bay looks at the history of Japanese position players that have made the switch to Major League Baseball and their improvement (or lack thereof) from year one to year two. History does not bode well for Akinori Iwamura as only […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Six Or Seven Years For James Shields Is A Risk Worth Taking

    [THE HANGOVER] Six Or Seven Years For James Shields Is A Risk Worth Taking

    January 19, 2008 at 12:05 pm 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (26 days until pitchers and catchers report)The most important news to come out amongst all the moves the Rays have made in the past week is a move they haven’t made…yet. It is being reported that the Tampa Bay Rays are trying to sign James Shields to […]

     
  • The Hangover: Three More In Green

    The Hangover: Three More In Green

    September 28, 2007 at 10:10 am 4 comments

    Yankees 3, Devil Rays 3.The biggest game of the weekend is not one of the D-Rays games against the Jays. Surprise! Most would say that the biggest game is the Bucs tilt against the Panthers on Sunday for first place in the NFC South. But a case could be made […]