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  • [JOEY GATHRIGHT] Joey Gathright No Longer Hurdling Just Cars

    [JOEY GATHRIGHT] Joey Gathright No Longer Hurdling Just Cars

    March 26, 2008 at 11:10 am 1 comment

    Remember that story about former Devil Rays’ prospect Joey Gathright being drafted by the Rays after a scout witnessed him jumping over a car in the high school parking lot? Well, Gathright was never able to utilize that potential with the Rays and was eventually traded to the Royals for […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    March 26, 2008 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we learned that Matt Silverman was exploring the possibility of giving Vince Naimoli a more prominent and public role with the organization. We can only assume that since we have not heard Naimoli’s name since, that Silverman came to his senses. The Impending Return […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays React To Demotion Of Evan Longoria

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays React To Demotion Of Evan Longoria

    March 26, 2008 at 8:01 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (5 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Jays 0. The Good: Rays pitchers combined on a shutout without walking a batter and striking out 8. Jason Hammel was limited to 4 innings in the game so that the relievers could catch up on their […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] POLL: What Should The Tampa Bay Rays Have Done With Evan Longoria?

    [EVAN LONGORIA] POLL: What Should The Tampa Bay Rays Have Done With Evan Longoria?

    March 25, 2008 at 3:51 pm 3 comments

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  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Evan Longoria Demotion: What They Are Saying In The Blogosphere

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Evan Longoria Demotion: What They Are Saying In The Blogosphere

    March 25, 2008 at 2:40 pm 3 comments

    Yesterday the Tampa Bay Rays sans Devil of St. Petersburg Near Tampa announced that Evan Longoria would begin the season at AAA Durham. Despite only 198 career games as a professional and 31 games at AAA most viewed the move as purely financial. Many fans and non-fans weren’t happy noting […]

     
  • [JEFF NIEMANN] Separated At Birth?

    [JEFF NIEMANN] Separated At Birth?

    March 25, 2008 at 1:38 pm 2 comments

    We are going to keep doing this until we run out of ideas so bear with us…You might think that we Photoshopped this weeks entry. We promise you we did not lengthen the neck in the image on the right to look more like that of Jeff Niemann… Jeff Niemann […]

     
  • [THE DUGOUT] The Dugout Visits The Tampa Bay Rays Chatroom

    [THE DUGOUT] The Dugout Visits The Tampa Bay Rays Chatroom

    March 25, 2008 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

    We must admit, few things get us more excited than seeing a new post pop-up in our feedreader from The Dugout. The humor is sooo 9th grade, but it is usually short, sweet and to the point and is almost always good for at least one out loud laugh. Just […]

     
  • [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    [POWER RANKINGS] The Tampa Bay Rays Power Rankings

    March 25, 2008 at 10:14 am 4 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Is Mr. March

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Is Mr. March

    March 25, 2008 at 8:00 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (6 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 13, Pirates 4. The Good: Holy Schnikey! Edwin Jackson made 31 starts in 2007. Want to take a guess how many times he worked at least 7 innings? Take your time…Hint: You will only need one hand…That is […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: Evan Longoria Will Begin Season In Minors

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: Evan Longoria Will Begin Season In Minors

    March 24, 2008 at 4:50 pm 11 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. [Queue the dramatic musical score] No surprise here…Evan Longoria was cut today and will begin the 2008 season at AAA […]