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  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    September 14, 2008 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we saw exactly how close the Rays came to blowing a chance at drafting David Price. With 17 games to play the Rays had to overcome a 1.5 game lead over the Kansas City Royals. The David Price Sweepstakes [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price Could Make First Start As Early As Wednesday

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price Could Make First Start As Early As Wednesday

    September 14, 2008 at 11:38 am 7 comments

    THE GOOD: James Shields. It had been a while since we had seen Shields paint one of his Shieldsian Masterpieces. When Shields is on his game as he was yesterday, it is like watching a young Greg Maddux. The Greg Maddux that actually threw fastballs in the low 90s and […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rays’ Magic Number Now Single Digits

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rays’ Magic Number Now Single Digits

    September 13, 2008 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

    The New York Roadkills didn’t even show up this afternoon and with the Rays’ win, coupled with the Red Sox loss to the Jays, the magic number is now 14 to win the division…More importantly, the magic number to clinch at least a wild card is… And both the Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Evan Longoria To Return To Lineup Today

    [THE HANGOVER] Evan Longoria To Return To Lineup Today

    September 13, 2008 at 9:53 am 23 comments

    Last night’s contest was rained out. The Rays and Yankees will play a day-night double-header with the first going at the originally scheduled 1:05 and the night-cap will be at 7:05…Boston beat the Jays last night 7-0, and will also play a double-header today…The Twins were rained out in Baltimore […]

     
  • [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 […]