Carl Crawford

  • Coco Crisp Recounts Time He Went Coocoo On The Rays

    Coco Crisp Recounts Time He Went Coocoo On The Rays

    February 28, 2011 at 8:52 am 9 comments

    Back in June, 2008, James Shields plunked Coco Crisp after Crisp had slid a little too hard into second base in a previous game and then mouthed-off about the incident. In an interview with David Laurila of Baseball Prospectus, Crisp offers a rare insight into the makings of a baseball […]

     
  • CHART: Rays All-Time Games Played Leaders

    CHART: Rays All-Time Games Played Leaders

    February 24, 2011 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

    i was working on my “Chart of the Day” feature over at Business Insider and was trying something new, a word cloud (created using Wordle.net). And I thought it would be fun to see what it would look like over here. So here are all 43 players that have played at […]

     
  • Rays Never Offered Crawford A Contract

    February 24, 2011 at 10:52 am 12 comments

    This really shouldn’t be much of a surprise, but Carl Crawford confirms that the Rays never offered him a contract. This comes in response to Crawford being asked if his situation was similar to that of LeBron James leaving Cleveland… “No, I didn’t LeBron them at all,” said the Rays […]

     
  • Carl Crawford Apologizes To Rays For Press Conference Slight

    Carl Crawford Apologizes To Rays For Press Conference Slight

    February 18, 2011 at 3:16 pm 22 comments

    Apparently there are only so many words that Carl Crawford can say with a sore throat. And when doing the math, the Rays did not make the cut. Today, Crawford apologized for not thanking the organization that made him a hundred millionaire… “My throat was hurting so bad and I […]

     
  • Crawford Takes Shot At Rays Fans

    Crawford Takes Shot At Rays Fans

    February 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm 57 comments

    Bob Nightengale of USA Today has a story on Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez and how they will handle the pressure of playing in Boston. Within the piece, Crawford reminisces about playing in the Trop after a big road trip (via TampaBay.com)… “It was tough last year,” Crawford says. “You’re […]

     
  • Forget You – The Tampa Bay Rays Version (Video)

    February 9, 2011 at 1:00 pm 8 comments

    Our very own video correspondent and Afrologist, Jordi Scrubbings, put together this litte tribute to those that have left the Rays…

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Sunburst In The Turf, Manny’s New-Old Number And A Formal Intro

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Sunburst In The Turf, Manny’s New-Old Number And A Formal Intro

    February 1, 2011 at 7:09 am 6 comments

    Yesterday we spoke with a representative from FieldTurf that said the Sunburst logo, which could be seen in center field since the beginning of the 2008 season, would not be included with the installation of the new AstroTurf. But when we spoke with the Rays, they clarified that the logo […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Spring TV, Manny In Tampa And Archer’s Locker

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Spring TV, Manny In Tampa And Archer’s Locker

    January 31, 2011 at 7:13 am 4 comments

    Sweet Fancy Moses, there are only 15 days until pitchers and catchers report! And just after that, Spring Training games will begin. This year, five of the games will be broadcast by Sun Sports/Fox Sports Florida… Thurs. March 10 vs Red Sox Tues. March 15 vs Marlins Fri. March 18 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Manny’s Number, Bowling With BJ And Manny’s Conditioning

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Manny’s Number, Bowling With BJ And Manny’s Conditioning

    January 25, 2011 at 7:20 am 9 comments

    A few people have been wondering about Manny Ramirez jerseys and what number he might where with the Rays. Since leaving the Red Sox (where he wore number 24), Manny has worn number 99 with both the Dodgers and the White Sox. Under the category of “shite we can’t make […]

     
  • Crawford Has Put Tampa Bay In The Rearview Mirror

    Crawford Has Put Tampa Bay In The Rearview Mirror

    January 5, 2011 at 2:33 pm 20 comments

    There has been a lot of emotion recently surrounding Carl Crawford’s move to the Red Sox. During his introductory press conference with the Red Sox (and apparently Dunkin Donuts) he told the world that his heart was in Boston and he never mentioned the team that helped make him a […]