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  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Rays Sign Evan Longoria To $44MM Extension

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Rays Sign Evan Longoria To $44MM Extension

    April 18, 2008 at 12:11 pm 12 comments

    [Update: 1:29 PM] Anybody still think the Rays could send Longoria back to Durham when Willy Aybar comes off the DL? [Update: 1:20 PM] Bill Chastain has the details and they are a doozy. With options, it can be as long as 9-years (!) and as much as $44 million. […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Scott Kazmir To Make Rehab Start Tonight

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Scott Kazmir To Make Rehab Start Tonight

    April 18, 2008 at 12:08 pm 1 comment

    Columbus 11, Durham 8. Mike Prochaska was touched for 7 runs (6 earned) in only 4 innings…Reid Brignac and Fernando Perez were both 1-5. Montgomery 10, Tennessee 5. Richard De los Santos picked up his 2nd win of the year with only 1 run allowed in 7 innings. He gave […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Continues To Ease Loss Of Scott Kazmir

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Continues To Ease Loss Of Scott Kazmir

    April 18, 2008 at 10:53 am 10 comments

    THE GOOD: Eric Hinske hit his 4th home run and is red hot. That is a home run in back-to-back games and 3 in the past week, of which he has started 6 games. Since April 9, he is 9-24 (.375) with 3 home runs and 5 RBI…We would be […]

     
  • [JASON BARTLETT] Brendan Harris Wears Size 12 Cement Shoes

    [JASON BARTLETT] Brendan Harris Wears Size 12 Cement Shoes

    April 17, 2008 at 2:15 pm 17 comments

    Rule #1 in a fight is to never punch “down” a weight class, it is a no-win situation…so we promise to keep civil, but we also feel the need to stick up for all sensible baseball fans. Because apparently if you think Jason Bartlett is a better defensive shortstop than […]

     
  • [JONNY GOMES] Separated At Birth?

    [JONNY GOMES] Separated At Birth?

    April 17, 2008 at 1:10 pm 1 comment

    We are going to keep doing this until we run out of ideas so bear with us…Jonny Gomes just doesn’t ever seem to get any love. Could it be because he used to be married to Britney Spears? Jonny Gomes and……………….Kevin Federline Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    April 17, 2008 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index Mother Nature won herself a free steak by hitting the famous “Snorting Bull” at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. She Hit The Fucking Bull! Mother Nature Gets A Free Steak [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    April 17, 2008 at 11:55 am 2 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we told you about the Rays new “Cowbell” campaign. We laughed at the time…OK, we still giggle a little…but the campaign has stuck and many fans embrace it. I Need More Cowbell! [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Matt Garza To Make Rehab Start On Sunday

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Matt Garza To Make Rehab Start On Sunday

    April 17, 2008 at 10:01 am 0 comments

    Columbus 7, Durham 2. Chris Mason was victimized by the defense behind him. After only allowing 2 hits and 1 run in the first 5 innings, a botched grounder by Reid Brignac to start the 6th opened the flood gates leading to 3 more runs (2 unearned). Mason struck out […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Since New Management Took Over, Value Of Tampa Bay Rays Has Increased 64.8%

    [THE HANGOVER] Since New Management Took Over, Value Of Tampa Bay Rays Has Increased 64.8%

    April 17, 2008 at 9:53 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: We can thank Brendan Harris for the 2 runs in the 6th by letting one go right through the wickets eventually letting 2 runners score. This is how bad Harris’ range is, he can’t even get balls hit right to him…Kurt Birkins looked solid in his first action […]

     
  • [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Rays Like To Watch…Themselves

    [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Rays Like To Watch…Themselves

    April 16, 2008 at 4:05 pm 4 comments

    In an effort to get back to talk about stuff on the field or at least in the ballpark, we bring you this story from USA Today which talks about the Rays hiring Tim Bogar this past off-season to be the quality assurance coach. “Quality Assurance” you ask? We’ll let […]