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  • [THE HANGOVER] The Dirtbag Get’s The Call: Evan Longoria To Start Tonight

    [THE HANGOVER] The Dirtbag Get’s The Call: Evan Longoria To Start Tonight

    April 12, 2008 at 12:39 am 8 comments

    THE GOOD: Carlos Pena had 2 home runs and 6 RBI. The second home run came with 1 out in 7th and the bases empty of a 5-2 game, the O’s brought in a lefty to face the Rays top of the order which is 3 straight lefties. 3 batters […]

     
  • [LIVE BLOGS] Rays Index PSA: Live Blogs Back By Popular Demand

    [LIVE BLOGS] Rays Index PSA: Live Blogs Back By Popular Demand

    April 11, 2008 at 3:20 pm 2 comments

    Last week we presented the “Second Annual Rays Index Opening Day Live Blog-A-Balloo“. It was fun, raw, unadulterated, foul-mouthed, emotional, naked, drunken, bliss…No, really…we were naked the whole time… Originally the plan called for Opening Day to be the only guaranteed Live Blog-A-Ballo, with the option for others later in […]

     
  • [TAMPA BAY] A Shout-Out To All The Tampa Bay Franchises

    [TAMPA BAY] A Shout-Out To All The Tampa Bay Franchises

    April 11, 2008 at 11:31 am 7 comments

    Earlier this week, Paul Lukas of UniWatch, posted a graphical mashup created by a reader that incorporated all the sports teams logos for the city of Oakland . This inspired several other readers to submit their own mashups, including Cleveland, Denver, Philadelphia and Detroit. Not to be outdone, we decided […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Strong In Second Start

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Strong In Second Start

    April 11, 2008 at 10:56 am 0 comments

    Columbus 1, Durham 0.Ben Hendrickson allowed only 2 hits and 1 unearned run in 5 innings, but was saddled with the loss as the Bulls could manage only 3 singles…2 of those singles came off the bat of Evan Longoria who was 2-3 with a walk and is now up […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Al Reyes Gets Punched Out, Tasered And Arrested For Being A Stupid Drunk

    [THE HANGOVER] Al Reyes Gets Punched Out, Tasered And Arrested For Being A Stupid Drunk

    April 11, 2008 at 8:44 am 1 comment

    THE GOOD: We could mention that Aki Iwamura broke out of his mini-slump by getting on base 4 times, or we could mention the diving catch by Carl Crawford or the 3 RBI from 2 lucky off-the-end-of-the-bat hits by Mike DiFelice, or the home run from Eric Hinske that gave […]

     
  • [THE TROP IS CURSED] The Curse Of The New Kids On The Block Has Befallen The Rays

    [THE TROP IS CURSED] The Curse Of The New Kids On The Block Has Befallen The Rays

    April 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm 4 comments

    The Cubs are said to be cursed even though they have been to the playoffs recently…The Red Sox were said to be cursed even though they had intermittent periods of success… The Tampa Bay Rays on the other hand have never won more than 70 games. The Tampa Bay Rays […]

     
  • [MATT GARZA] Rays Could Seek Compensation If Twins Hid Garza’s Injury

    [MATT GARZA] Rays Could Seek Compensation If Twins Hid Garza’s Injury

    April 10, 2008 at 12:24 pm 12 comments

    On Monday night, during the Tampa Bay Rays’ home opener, Matt Garza pulled himself from the game in the 3rd inning with an injury to the radial nerve in this throwing arm. Following the game, Garza was placed on the 15-day DL. He will rest the arm for two weeks […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 2

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Rays Index Confidence Graph: Week 2

    April 10, 2008 at 10:51 am 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 […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 10, 2008 at 10:41 am 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index, we learned that Julio Lugo is not so good at math. Julio Lugo On 15-Day DL With A Sore Brain [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Townsend Moved To Bullpen

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Townsend Moved To Bullpen

    April 10, 2008 at 10:05 am 0 comments

    Durham 10, Columbus 4 (11 inn). The Bulls scored 6 in the top of the 11th after there were 2 outs, to break a 4-4 tie. Alex Cannizaro had the big blow, a bases-loaded double that scored 2 to put the Bulls up for good. Chris Richard capped the inning […]