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  • Joe Maddon and the Departure of a Franchise Face

    Joe Maddon and the Departure of a Franchise Face

    October 28, 2014 at 9:12 am 12 comments

    Very few franchises are defined by their manager. Managers are more or less second-guessed dugout dwellers whose job it is to write the lineup card and push the right bullpen buttons. Joe Maddon was more than that. Like Casey Stengel for the 1962 Mets, Maddon was the face of the […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • The Continued Struggle for the Soul of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Continued Struggle for the Soul of the Florida Sports Fan

    September 23, 2011 at 8:15 am 12 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings is back

     
  • What, Me Panic?

    What, Me Panic?

    April 11, 2011 at 10:30 am 16 comments

    When we need s sensible take, we always turn to our correspondent. Jordi Scrubbings is back with another take on the Rays… I’ve been looking up a lot lately. Apparently, the sky is falling. I hear people are getting ready to fling themselves from skyscrapers, kiss their wives or husbands […]

     
  • When Tis Noble to Boo

    When Tis Noble to Boo

    September 5, 2010 at 4:20 pm 12 comments

    There is a well-worn cliché that baseball is a game of failure. It is a game where even the greatest hitters of all-time fail in more than 60% of their attempts. It is a game where most teams lose 33% of their games and there are years when 50% is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jae Seo Reaffirms His Position As Worst Pitcher In Baseball

    [THE HANGOVER] Jae Seo Reaffirms His Position As Worst Pitcher In Baseball

    May 9, 2007 at 10:07 am 2 comments

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 3. The headline at DevilRays.com reads “Seo shaky in loss”. Shaky? 6 innings with 9 hits and 3 runs is shaky. Seo was awful. The headline in the Tampa Tribune reads “Seo Takes Step Back“. A step back? From what? From his last start, when he […]