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  • [HAPPY HOUR] All-Star Game Could Come To St. Pete As Early As 2014

    [HAPPY HOUR] All-Star Game Could Come To St. Pete As Early As 2014

    March 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (17 days until Opening Day) With the Rays proposed stadium starting to feel like it could become a reality, we got to wondering when the new stadium might host a Major League All-Star game. The Rays are one of only three franchises that have never hosted the […]

     
  • [2008 ROSTER] 2008 25-Man Roster And Starting Lineup Projections Redux

    [2008 ROSTER] 2008 25-Man Roster And Starting Lineup Projections Redux

    March 14, 2008 at 4:14 pm 5 comments

    The 2008 25-man roster prediction is based only on players currently within the organization and will be updated when trades are consummated and free agents are signed. We are half-way through spring training, let’s update our 25-man roster projections with a couple of changes. We are now also going to […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 17 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 17 Days Until Opening Day

    March 14, 2008 at 10:43 am 1 comment

    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] Matt Garza Continues To Improve

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Continues To Improve

    March 14, 2008 at 8:43 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (17 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Red Sox 3. Matt Garza looks stronger everytime out. Yesterday he went 4.2 scoreless innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2. JP Howell relieved and went 2.1 innings giving up only 1 […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Blogosphere Refrains From Throwing Brushback Pitches

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Blogosphere Refrains From Throwing Brushback Pitches

    March 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (18 days until Opening Day) This morning we included a few links to the Yankees Blogospere in reaction to Shirley Duncan’s cheap shot yesterday on Akinori Iwamura. Now let’s take a look at what other people are saying, including some Rays blogs, in case you missed them. […]

     
  • [BARRY BONDS] Exploring Exactly What Barry Bonds Would Mean To Rays

    [BARRY BONDS] Exploring Exactly What Barry Bonds Would Mean To Rays

    March 13, 2008 at 12:46 pm 16 comments

    According to one projection system, the Rays are a 92-win team with Bonds… A few weeks ago, news broke that the Rays had brought up Barry Bonds’ name in internal discussions of available free agents. At the time we made it clear that it was highly unlikely that the Rays […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 18 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 18 Days Until Opening Day

    March 13, 2008 at 10:30 am 5 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] Shelley Shirley Duncan Is The New A.J. Pierzynski (A Little Bitch)

    [THE HANGOVER] Shelley Shirley Duncan Is The New A.J. Pierzynski (A Little Bitch)

    March 13, 2008 at 9:49 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (18 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Spankees 6. Andy Sonnanstine got his first start of the spring and looked sharp going 3 scoreless and giving up only 1 hit. He did not walk a batter. Troy Percival pitched another perfect inning in the […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli May Have Played His Last Game For The Rays

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli May Have Played His Last Game For The Rays

    March 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until Opening Day) Not the best day in the world to be a Rays fan. We just reported about the cheapshots thrown by the Yankees in the today’s spring games (we apologize, for the excessive profanity). This came after this morning’s press conference to announce […]

     
  • [YANKEES] Yankees Play Dirty After Whining About Clean Play

    [YANKEES] Yankees Play Dirty After Whining About Clean Play

    March 12, 2008 at 3:01 pm 14 comments

    [Update 7:00pm] DRays Bay has the video. Let us add this comment…This was absolutely a premeditated act by Duncan. He was out by 15 feet at second base, which means the only reason he went for two was for the purpose of being able to make his ignoramus “statement”] [Update […]