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  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price, Niemann And 2 Others To Join Rays

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price, Niemann And 2 Others To Join Rays

    September 13, 2008 at 8:40 am 2 comments

    Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 20, Durham 2 (Scranton/WB wins 3-1). Wade Davis gave up 8 runs (5 earned) in only 2 innings, as Scranton had innings of 5,5 and 8 runs…Phil Hughes struck out 12 Bulls in just 5 innings as the Yankees won the IL Governor’s Cup Finals…Gaby Martinez hit his first […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: New York Yankees Roadkills

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: New York Yankees Roadkills

    September 12, 2008 at 2:20 pm 1 comment

    FIRST INNINGA look back…On Tuesday night in the 9th inning, the Rays had just blown a 1-run lead and were down to their final 3 outs against one of the top closers in baseball and on the verge of losing their 5th straight and relinquishing first place for the first […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] And Down The Stretch They Come

    [THE HANGOVER] And Down The Stretch They Come

    September 12, 2008 at 10:58 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: If the Rays win the AL East, the Red Sox have to play the Angels in the first round with LA having home field advantage. This season, the Red Sox are 1-8 against the Angels and 0-3 in Anaheim. THE BAD: Of the 19 remaining games, the Rays […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Walk-Off Win Forces Game 4 For Bulls

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Walk-Off Win Forces Game 4 For Bulls

    September 12, 2008 at 8:44 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Scranton Wilkes-Barre 2 (Scranton/WB leads 2-1). Nathan Haynes broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the 9th with a 1-out double that scored Elliot Johnson from first base…Jeff Niemann lasted 6.2 innings, striking out 8. He left with a 2-1 lead, allowing 5 hits and 2 walks. […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Raysiverse Schadenfreude

    [HAPPY HOUR] Raysiverse Schadenfreude

    September 11, 2008 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

    Earlier this week we wished openly begged for for just one win from the Royals in Minneapolis. After getting pummeled in the first two games, our wishes came true on getaway day as the Royals beat the Twinkies in 10 innings today, 3-2. Yes RAYSHEADS, the Magic Number is now […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 24

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 24

    September 11, 2008 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph will appear every Wednesday and is a look at how much confidence Rays fans have in the Tampa Bay Rays. The graph is designed to give us a look at how our emotional bias as Rays fans fluctuates through time. The “confidence” in the team is […]

     
  • [KING DAVID] David Price To Make First Big League Start On Sept. 23?

    [KING DAVID] David Price To Make First Big League Start On Sept. 23?

    September 11, 2008 at 11:18 am 1 comment

    Marc Topkin reports that when Joe Maddon was asked who would start the second game of a September 23rd double-header against the Orioles, he said a decision had not been made, but did note that the Orioles “have a lot of left-handed guys that are pretty good.” The only left-handed […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rumors Of The Rays Demise Have Been Greatly Exagerated

    [THE HANGOVER] Rumors Of The Rays Demise Have Been Greatly Exagerated

    September 11, 2008 at 10:12 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine. Facing the Red Sox for the first time this season, Duke didn’t disappoint. Despite hitting 2 batters (he only had 3 entering the game), he did not walk a batter and struck out 7, giving up only 1 unearned run…Carlos Pena. We thought it was just […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Bulls Can’t Push Run Across Early, Bats Go Cold Late, Trail 2-0

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Bulls Can’t Push Run Across Early, Bats Go Cold Late, Trail 2-0

    September 11, 2008 at 9:04 am 3 comments

    Scranton/WB 1, Durham 0 (13; Scranton/WB leads 2-0). Two nights ago, both the Bulls and the Rays played a dramatic game that was decided in the 9th inning. Last night both the Bulls and the Rays both played extra innings. While the Rays won both matchups, the Bulls dropped their […]

     
  • [RIGO!] Rays Index, Game On; Game 144 @ Boston

    [RIGO!] Rays Index, Game On; Game 144 @ Boston

    September 10, 2008 at 7:59 pm 1 comment

    We are testing a new feature here at RI…We are still not sure if we even want to do this, so bear with us as we play around with the format…Basically it is somewhere between a Live Blog-A-Baloo, a Running Diary and an Open Game Thread. Rather than offering a […]