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  • [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Rays Like To Watch…Themselves

    [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Rays Like To Watch…Themselves

    April 16, 2008 at 4:05 pm 4 comments

    In an effort to get back to talk about stuff on the field or at least in the ballpark, we bring you this story from USA Today which talks about the Rays hiring Tim Bogar this past off-season to be the quality assurance coach. “Quality Assurance” you ask? We’ll let […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] Matt Silverman Addresses Concerns Over Environmental Impact Of Proposed Waterfront Stadium

    [NEW STADIUM] Matt Silverman Addresses Concerns Over Environmental Impact Of Proposed Waterfront Stadium

    April 16, 2008 at 2:24 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays team President Matt Silverman wrote a letter printed in the Tampa Tribune in an effort to address issues being raised concerning the environmental impact of the proposed stadium to be built along the St. Petersburg waterfront. One of the biggest concerns is that the Rays have yet […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 3

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 3

    April 16, 2008 at 1:04 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 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Big Night For Jeremy Hellickson As He Fans 13, Walks None

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Big Night For Jeremy Hellickson As He Fans 13, Walks None

    April 16, 2008 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

    Columbus 5, Durham 4. JK Ryu gave up 3 runs in 4.2 innings…Reid Brignac was 0-3 and is hitting .205…Joel Guzman hit his 3rd home run. He also committed his 5th error…Fernando Perez was 1-5 with 3 strike outs. Tennessee 3, Montgomery 2. Wade Davis allowed 2 runs (1 earned) […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Gary Glover Is McGlovin

    [THE HANGOVER] Gary Glover Is McGlovin

    April 16, 2008 at 10:44 am 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Jonny Gomes and Justin Ruggiano started against the lefty and went a combined 3-6 with a walk and an RBI…Last night during the Live Blog-A-Baloo we introduced a new nickname. McGlovin. For Gary Glover. He really is faking the whole major league pitcher thing (For those unfamiliar with […]

     
  • [LIVE BLOG] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week

    [LIVE BLOG] Rays Index Live Blog-A-Baloo Of The Week

    April 15, 2008 at 5:51 pm 1 comment

    Just a quick reminder that we will be Live-Blogging tonight’s crucial tilt with the New York Spankees…only it won’t be here. If you came here, listen very carefully…YOU ARE IN THE WRONG PLACE!! Instead head over the RAYSHEADS Facebook Page. It will be a little less formal than the Live […]

     
  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings: Week 3

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings: Week 3

    April 15, 2008 at 11:57 am 16 comments

    It’s Tuesday so it is time to update the Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings. These rankings are a combination of overall importance to the team and a general “who’s hot and who’s not”, mixed with how we currently feel about and perceive each member of the team. It is by […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Mitch Talbot’s Ship Continues To Sink

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Mitch Talbot’s Ship Continues To Sink

    April 15, 2008 at 10:54 am 1 comment

    Scranton WB 9, Durham 1. Mitch Talbot had a night he would prefer to forget. He lasted only 2 innings and gave up 8 runs on 8 hits and 2 walks. All 8 runs, 8 hits and 2 walks came in the second inning…The Bulls only managed 4 hits. Reid […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] When Sonnanstine Is Hittable, He Is Very Hittable

    [THE HANGOVER] When Sonnanstine Is Hittable, He Is Very Hittable

    April 15, 2008 at 9:19 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Not a god damned thing..OK…Evan Longoria’s first major league home run to tie up the game was a nice moment…And Joe Maddon actually sounding pieved in the post-game press conference was a refreshing change…Outside of that? Not a damn thing. THE BAD: We don’t want to talk about […]

     
  • [ROTATION] Rays Could Choose To Keep All The Starting Pitchers Once Healthy

    [ROTATION] Rays Could Choose To Keep All The Starting Pitchers Once Healthy

    April 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm 20 comments

    The following is not a typo… The Rays are being carried by their pitching staff, one of the best in baseball. After 12 games the Rays are 6-6 but it could be a lot worse if not for a team ERA of 3.86 good for 4th in the AL. In […]