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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 […]

     
  • Standing On The Porch By The Bay

    Standing On The Porch By The Bay

    April 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm 4 comments

    [Jordi Scubbings is back with his latest take on all things Rays] … Drinking a beer, watching the Rays. Before the Rays finish their first lengthy road trip of the season, I want to talk about what’s new at the home of the Rays. There is no doubt most Rays […]

     
  • Coming Home to the Rays

    Coming Home to the Rays

    March 27, 2013 at 9:07 am 2 comments

    Here is the latest from our correspondent, Jordi Scrubbings… I’ll admit, when I first saw the Rays’ new season slogan I almost got emotional. “Welcome Home” Home. Home means much more to me than usual as I conclude nearly 14 months in Afghanistan. Home is more than where I lay […]

     
  • Chronicle of a Rays Fan in Afghanistan

    Chronicle of a Rays Fan in Afghanistan

    May 18, 2012 at 9:30 am 6 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings, our correspondent in charge of all things sensible, is back with an update on his trip abroad… I’ve been in Afghanistan now for two months. Two weeks after I arrived, baseball season started. While it’s not incredibly difficult to stay in the know on what’s going on with […]

     
  • For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, Time Marches On

    For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, Time Marches On

    October 7, 2011 at 8:26 am 13 comments

    For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, Time Marches On

     
  • 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

     
  • The Guilt of Not Going

    The Guilt of Not Going

    August 10, 2011 at 8:00 am 15 comments

    The latest from Jordi Scrubbings

     
  • Boston Globe Says Red Sox Were Swept By…The Trop?

    Boston Globe Says Red Sox Were Swept By…The Trop?

    August 7, 2009 at 10:30 am 8 comments

    Commenter Beth made a great find with this piece written by Adam Kilgore of the Boston Globe. While Kilgore does give the Rays some credit towards the end for sweeping the Red Sox, the first 6-7 paragraphs gives credit only to Tropicana Field. Forgive the Red Sox if they were […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins: Rays-Phils, Game 1

    [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins: Rays-Phils, Game 1

    October 21, 2008 at 8:54 pm 9 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Say it with us. The Tampa Bay Rays are in the World Series and it starts TONIGHT! It never gets old. We will be mumbling that to our selves all day. THE BAD: Mrs. […]