Things that should have never happened

  • The King is Gone, Long Live the Team

    The King is Gone, Long Live the Team

    August 4, 2014 at 9:41 am 12 comments

    In the span of five months, the sports scene in Florida has lost three premier players, players who were at the top of their position in their respective sports. But while Marty St. Louis, LeBron James, and now David Price wear new uniforms for different reasons, the teams they leave […]

     
  • Toe Nash’s Unfinished Story

    Toe Nash’s Unfinished Story

    June 30, 2014 at 11:36 am 5 comments

    This Sunday, ESPN Outside the Lines ran a short segment on former Devil Rays prospect Gregory “Toe” Nash. If you haven’t seen it, here is the link. It’s short, only 6:30 minutes, and well worth your time. I’ve mentioned Nash a few times on this site. The first time, I […]

     
  • Of Don Zimmer, Dreams, and Heartbreaks

    Of Don Zimmer, Dreams, and Heartbreaks

    June 5, 2014 at 2:34 pm 1 comment

    In the 1988 movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Coster’s character Ray Kinsella asks Burt Lancaster’s Moonlight Graham, “If you could do anything you wanted, if you could have a wish …” Moonlight Graham’s answer is feel the tingle in his arms as he connects with the ball, to run the […]

     
  • Whether He Stays Or Goes, Josh Lueke Needs To Address His Past

    Whether He Stays Or Goes, Josh Lueke Needs To Address His Past

    April 29, 2014 at 10:51 am 9 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest on the Raysiverse… A few days ago, Cork wrote his thoughts on Josh Lueke and the Deadspin article on Lueke’s checkered past. If you haven’t read it yet, please do. In the end, Cork suggests it is time for the Rays to cut […]

     
  • Riding Rightfielders: Wil Myers isn’t the first

    Riding Rightfielders: Wil Myers isn’t the first

    October 5, 2013 at 8:37 am 4 comments

    Our correspondent, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with his take on game one of the ALDS… Those who watched Friday’s debacle in Game 1 of the ALDS saw an unusual sight: Rays rightfielder Wil Myers getting confused and letting a fly ball drop between him and Desmond Jennings. Of course, the […]

     
  • My Problem with the Fox Sports Florida Girls

    My Problem with the Fox Sports Florida Girls

    August 4, 2012 at 8:00 am 23 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings, our corespondent in charge of Rays affairs, is back with his latest take on the Raysiverse… In late 2011, in an attempt to “bring a fresh look and feel in the delivery of content on TV and the digital platforms”, Fox Sports Florida took a page out of […]

     
  • Peralta’s Pine Tar Problem and the Gripe of Grip

    Peralta’s Pine Tar Problem and the Gripe of Grip

    June 27, 2012 at 9:00 am 3 comments

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest take on the world of the Rays… I wasn’t going to comment on the current suspension of Rays pitcher Joel Peralta. My initial thought was that he did something wrong, got caught, and had to face the reaper. It happens. But […]

     
  • The Chance of Opportunity

    The Chance of Opportunity

    September 14, 2011 at 11:44 am 5 comments

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest installment…

     
  • The Cold Dome of the Soul

    The Cold Dome of the Soul

    October 17, 2010 at 7:30 pm 7 comments

    Ever since B.J. Upton meekly popped up for the final out of the final game of the Rays’ 2010 season, nearly every scribe, blogger, writer, and analyst following the team has penned his or her ode to the past seven months of Bay Area baseball. Some have written of disappointment, […]

     
  • Reason #341 That The Tampa Bay Rays Failed To Repeat In 2009

    January 25, 2010 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    It is not easy being a Rays fan and taking the constant pounding and jabbing from fans of other teams. But before watching the video below, we had never been more embarassed to be a Rays fan. Nothing says street cred like a rap video that includes the lyrics, “we […]