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  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Oakland A’s

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Oakland A’s

    May 19, 2008 at 3:03 pm 5 comments

    TOSS UP Eric Hinske or Gabe Gross? On May 11th, Cliff Floyd came off the DL and rejoined the Rays for the first time in over a month. As long as Floyd is healthy (and the Rays are playing in an AL park) he will be the Rays starting DH […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    May 19, 2008 at 12:19 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 […]

     
  • [PIT STAINS] They Are Called ‘Batting Practice’ Jerseys For A Reason

    [PIT STAINS] They Are Called ‘Batting Practice’ Jerseys For A Reason

    May 19, 2008 at 11:26 am 2 comments

    We laid out our complaint this morning about the idiotic idea to wear the Batting Practice jerseys during yesterday’s game, but here is the visual evidence to show just how atrocious this idea was. Here we get a nice view of Edwin Jackson’s pit-stain… Here we can see how the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Anger Baseball Gods By Forgetting To Change Out Of BP Jerseys

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Anger Baseball Gods By Forgetting To Change Out Of BP Jerseys

    May 19, 2008 at 10:03 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist getting the start. Everytime he did something good, we were rewarded with shots of his wife Julianna. That’s it. That was the only redeeming quality of yesterday’s game. THE BAD: Joe Maddon had some questionable (read: idiotic) pitching changes on Sunday. First he brings Dan Wheeler […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Cannizaro Clears Waivers, Accepts Durham Assignment

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Cannizaro Clears Waivers, Accepts Durham Assignment

    May 19, 2008 at 7:36 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 6, Durham 3. Ben Hendrickson gave up 2 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings and dropped to 3-3…Dan Johnson was 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI…Reid Brignac did not play. Tennessee 3, Montgomery 2. Richard de los Santos allowed 3 runs (1 earned) in 6 innings…Ronnie Merrill had […]

     
  • [WATERFRONT STADIUM HYPOCRISY] Herb Polson Will Not Have You Rush If You Do Not Agree With Him

    [WATERFRONT STADIUM HYPOCRISY] Herb Polson Will Not Have You Rush If You Do Not Agree With Him

    May 18, 2008 at 1:38 pm 2 comments

    Herb Polson is a member of the St. Petersburg City Council. Polson is experienced with stadium proposals and feels that the other members should not rush to a decision on the Tampa Bay Rays proposal for a new stadium along the St. Pete waterfront. Of course that hasn’t stopped Herb […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Find Way To Lose Despite 18 Hits

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Find Way To Lose Despite 18 Hits

    May 18, 2008 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: 2-out RBI and an offense that didn’t quit. 5 of the 8 runs were scored with 2 out and the Rays bats rallied from down 8-4 to tie the game in the 8th inning. […]

     
  • [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)