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  • [RAYS BLOGOSPHERE] Rays Blogs Rule The Blogosphere

    [RAYS BLOGOSPHERE] Rays Blogs Rule The Blogosphere

    May 18, 2008 at 11:59 am 2 comments

    Please allow me a moment to say “job well done” to a couple of Rays’ blogs. According to StrikeTwo.net, which tracks and ranks baseball blogs, both this site, Rays Index and DRays Bay rank in the top 20 of all baseball blogs. These rankings are based on “influence” in the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    May 18, 2008 at 7:27 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Charlotte 4. Jeremy Cummings won his 2nd game in 2 starts. He gave up 2 runs in 5 innings. Fernando Perez, Justin Ruggiano and Chris Richard sparked the offense with 3 hits each. Richard had 2 home runs and srove in 5. Montgomery 2, Tennessee 1. Rhyne Hughes […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    May 17, 2008 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

    My. What a difference a year makes. One year ago on Rays Index we told you that the Rays starting rotation had three of the eight worst pitchers in baseball. Juuust A Bit Outside [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young One Of Worst Hitters In AL

    [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young One Of Worst Hitters In AL

    May 17, 2008 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

    Jim Souhan has a very telling headline in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune: “Muscular singles hitter is not what we had in mind”. Of course, I don’t need to tell you that Souhan is referring to former Devil Dog Delmon Young. Touted as a power hitter, Delmon Young is gettting outslugged by […]

     
  • [KING DAVID] David Price Ks A-Rod Twice

    [KING DAVID] David Price Ks A-Rod Twice

    May 17, 2008 at 1:40 pm 2 comments

    David Price made what should be his last extended spring training start today, with a twist. He faced the New York Yankees extended spring squad which featured a rehabbing Alex Rodriguez. In 5 innings, Price faced A-Rod 5 times. Rodriguez went 1-4 with a home run, a walk and 2 […]

     
  • [RAYSHEADS UNITE] RAYSHEAD Spotted In St. Louis

    [RAYSHEADS UNITE] RAYSHEAD Spotted In St. Louis

    May 17, 2008 at 12:40 pm 3 comments

    That is a RAYSHEAD if I have ever seen one. Despite rumors to the contrary, The Professor was not in St. Louis last night. As far as I know. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] The Duke Was Dealing; Rays Win First Game Of Interleague

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] The Duke Was Dealing; Rays Win First Game Of Interleague

    May 17, 2008 at 11:25 am 1 comment

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: Andy Sonnanstine scattered 8 hits over 8 innings and only allowed 1 run on a solo home run in the 8th. Sonny only had 2, 1-2-3 innings (1st/7th), but managed to avoid any serious […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price To Make Debut; Salem Out For Season

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price To Make Debut; Salem Out For Season

    May 17, 2008 at 7:47 am 2 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 3. Mitch Talbot gave up 3 runs in his 6 innings of work and improved to 4-3. The Bulls hit 4 home runs, including 2 from Joel Guzman who was 3-4 and drove in 3. Montgomery 5, Tennessee 1. Wade Davis did not allow a run despite […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: St. Louis Cardinals

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: St. Louis Cardinals

    May 16, 2008 at 4:23 pm 6 comments

    Over/Unders: 88 wins for the Rays, as predicted by PECOTA in the preseason: The Rays as of today, sit at 24-17. In order to win 88 games, they need to only go 64-57. In other words, they have played 7-over .500 in the first quarter of the season and need […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Riggans Makes Most Of Rare Start

    [THE HANGOVER] Riggans Makes Most Of Rare Start

    May 16, 2008 at 11:45 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: Scott Kazmir. In the first 5 innings, Kazmir only allowed 1 hit. He went 6, giving up 3 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 3…Right off the bat, we get yet another gold glove play by Evan Longoria at third base, diving to his left to rob […]