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  • [THE HANGOVER] Floyd And Garza Both To Miss At Least 4 Weeks

    [THE HANGOVER] Floyd And Garza Both To Miss At Least 4 Weeks

    April 10, 2008 at 8:27 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Willy Aybar collected 3 of the Rays 8 hits while Jason Bartlett was 2-2…With 1 run in already in the 6th, the O’s had 1st and 3rd with no outs. Andy Sonnanstine got out of the jam with a pop up to Aki Iwamura and then an inning-ending […]

     
  • [TV COVERAGE] SW Alabama Is Rays’ Country! Wait. What?

    [TV COVERAGE] SW Alabama Is Rays’ Country! Wait. What?

    April 9, 2008 at 2:11 pm 13 comments

    The image above is the Florida portion of Major League Baseball’s territorial map [via Bleed Cubbie Blue]. HERE is the complete map. From what we understand this map is used to determine which games are blacked out in specific areas on MLB.tv. We assume this also applies to coverage through […]

     
  • [THE TROP] BJ Upton Nearly Swallowed Alive By Rays New Sunburst Logo

    [THE TROP] BJ Upton Nearly Swallowed Alive By Rays New Sunburst Logo

    April 9, 2008 at 12:42 pm 10 comments

    Ever have one of those ideas that seemed great in your head only to end up being a huge disappointment once implemented? The Tampa Bay Rays had one of those last night for the home opener. Below is an image of the Rays’ new Sunburst logo “emblazoned” into the center […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Heath Rollins Picking Up Where He Left Off In ’07

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Heath Rollins Picking Up Where He Left Off In ’07

    April 9, 2008 at 11:02 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Columbus 4. Jeff Niemann retired the first 11 batters he faced before walking a batter in the 4th. in the 5th things started to fall apart for Niemann. 4 hits, a walk and an error led to 4 runs and Niemann was only saved by an inning-ending double […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza The Latest Member Of Rays To Land On DL

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza The Latest Member Of Rays To Land On DL

    April 9, 2008 at 8:31 am 9 comments

    THE GOOD: Carlos Pena hit his 3rd HR of the young season, this one off of a tough lefty in Erik Bedard. One thing El Gato did well in ’07 was hitting lefties. 11 of his 46 HR came off of lefties last year or about 1 every 11 at […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Hits First Home Run Of 2008

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Hits First Home Run Of 2008

    April 8, 2008 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

    Durham 11, Columbus 5. Mike Prochaska pitched a strong 5 innings in his 2008 debut. The lone run came on a solo shot in the 5th as he struck out 2 and walked none…Fernando Perez hit two 2-run triples and Reid Brignac was 2-6 with his first home run of […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    April 8, 2008 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Continue Quest For .500

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Continue Quest For .500

    April 8, 2008 at 12:28 pm 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Jonny Gomes didn’t get his first start until Saturday and now has started two of the past three and has home runs in both contests…Jason Hammel did give up 4 runs on 8 hits, but his only walk was the intentional variety. He also managed to work 6 […]

     
  • [CONSPIRACY THEORY] Did Joe Girardi Serve A Secret 1-Game Suspension?

    [CONSPIRACY THEORY] Did Joe Girardi Serve A Secret 1-Game Suspension?

    April 5, 2008 at 9:59 am 5 comments

    How many times in your entire life can you remember a major league manager missing a game because he was sick? I am sure it has happened a few times in history, but it is so rare, that I honestly can’t think of a single case. Last night Yankees manager […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Punch Yankees In The Mouth

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Punch Yankees In The Mouth

    April 5, 2008 at 8:47 am 0 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. The Good: Scoring 13 runs in Yankee stadium in the first regular season game since the incidents in spring training. Like Prof keeps saying. If you want respect, you gotta punch the bully right in the mouth…The […]