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  • [JORGE CANTU] Separated At Birth?

    [JORGE CANTU] Separated At Birth?

    March 11, 2008 at 2:45 pm 1 comment

    We are going to keep doing this until we run out of ideas so bear with us. This week we are going old school… Former Devil Ray Jorge Cantu and………………..Luke Skywalker Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Elliot Johnson Collision: Rays Index Talks With My Baseball Bias

    [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Elliot Johnson Collision: Rays Index Talks With My Baseball Bias

    March 11, 2008 at 1:30 pm 4 comments

    Yesterday we participated in a little back-and-forth with My Baseball Bias, a Yankees blog, about the Elliot Johnson/Francisco Cervelli collision from the past weekend. You can read the entire exchange HERE. We have included a few snippets below… MBB: …Young guys are out there playing hard trying to make an […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 20 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 20 Days Until Opening Day

    March 11, 2008 at 11:30 am 9 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    March 10, 2008 at 12:44 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 […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 21 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 21 Days Until Opening Day

    March 10, 2008 at 11:06 am 4 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    March 10, 2008 at 8:37 am 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (21 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Reds 6, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Edwin Jacskon allowed all 6 runs in the second inning on 6 hits, 2 walks and 2 errors. Jackson retired the last 6 batters he faced in the 3rd and 4th and 5 other pitchers […]

     
  • [WEEK IN REVIEW] The Past Week In Pictures

    [WEEK IN REVIEW] The Past Week In Pictures

    March 9, 2008 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

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  • [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Joe Maddon’s Confidence Grows

    [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Joe Maddon’s Confidence Grows

    March 9, 2008 at 4:20 pm 2 comments

    Last year the Tampa Bay Rays picked up Joe Maddon‘s two-year option. In reality it was a one-year deal as few teams are willing to enter a season with a manager that only has one year left on his contract. In 2008, Papa Joe and the Rays will either take […]

     
  • [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Collision That Rocked The Evil Empire

    [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Collision That Rocked The Evil Empire

    March 9, 2008 at 1:05 pm 10 comments

    It is not just spring training for the guys playing in the 9th inning of a spring game. For those that missed, and we don’t know how you could, the Rays’ Elliot Johnson, a second base prospect, collided with the Yankees Francisco Cervelli, a reserve catcher in the 9th inning […]