Matt Garza

  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Disappointed In Rays Debut

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Disappointed In Rays Debut

    March 4, 2008 at 9:54 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (27 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Detroit 9.The Rays are now 4-0 after starting the 2007 spring season 1-14. Willy Aybar started at third going 2-3 with 2 RBI, but committed his first error. That was the Rays’ first error in four games. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir Plans To Be On The Mound Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir Plans To Be On The Mound Opening Day

    February 28, 2008 at 9:29 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (32 days until Opening Day) While Scott Kazmir is still aiming to be ready to take the mound on Opening Day in Baltimore on March 31st, Joe Maddon and Andrew Friedman are taking a much more cautious approach. “I know, with pitchers, there’s a certain prestige that […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    February 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (36 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Rays Anatomy interviewed David Price. It is a solid interview with good questions. However…And this is not a jab at RA because we have seen plenty of other Q&As with Price…but when […]

     
  • [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] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    February 18, 2008 at 9:29 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (42 days until Opening Day)Joe Maddon stated that Shawn Riggans is the favorite to be the backup catcher on opening day. Papa Joe then commented on what his criteria is for a backup catcher. “The backup guy should be pretty effective defensively,” Maddon said. “It’s not an […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Watch In Spring Training

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Watch In Spring Training

    February 12, 2008 at 10:25 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (2 days until pitchers and catchers report)The Tampa Tribune lists “Five Rays To Watch” in Spring Training. The list includes several obvious names, including Akinori Iwamura, Rocco Baldelli, Edwin Jackson, Dioner Navarro and Trever Miller. We are not sure Trever Miller needs to be on this list. […]

     
  • [FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR] Rays Of Light Rebuts Our Stance On Scott Kazmir

    [FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR] Rays Of Light Rebuts Our Stance On Scott Kazmir

    February 8, 2008 at 3:09 pm 1 comment

    Yesterday we speculated that due to the current atmosphere in Major League Baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays would likely trade Scott Kazmir prior to the 2009 season. Today Rays of Light plays “Devil’s Advocate” to our obviously infallible argument, and suggests why the Rays should not trade their ace. Let’s […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE RUMORS] The Rays Are Not Talking To The A’s About Joe Blanton

    [HOT STOVE RUMORS] The Rays Are Not Talking To The A’s About Joe Blanton

    February 8, 2008 at 10:08 am 11 comments

    This is what we hate about baseball’s new “Hot Stove League”… By now most of you have heard about the Rays supposed interest in Oakland’s Joe Blanton. First let’s go back to the original source. Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports had a video report in which he talks about the possibility […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Acquire Third Baseman, Hope To Magically Make Him A ‘Super-Duper-Utility’ Guy

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Acquire Third Baseman, Hope To Magically Make Him A ‘Super-Duper-Utility’ Guy

    January 18, 2008 at 9:21 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (27 days until pitchers and catchers report) On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays acquired Willy Aybar and Chase Fontaine for Jeff Ridgway. Aybar, who will be 25 on opening day, missed all of 2007 due to a wrist injury suffered in Spring Training and a stint in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Tampa Bay Rays Are Promising As Much As $300 Million For Local Schools With New Stadium

    [THE HANGOVER] The Tampa Bay Rays Are Promising As Much As $300 Million For Local Schools With New Stadium

    January 14, 2008 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (31 days until pitchers and catchers report)The Tampa Bay Rays claim that as much as $800 million in new local taxes will be generated for St. Petersburg over the next 35 years due to the redevelopment of the Tropicana Field site. As part of the proposal for […]