Other News

  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] More Thoughts On The Evan Longoria Deal

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] More Thoughts On The Evan Longoria Deal

    April 19, 2008 at 11:09 am 5 comments

    DRG here again after a little hiatus to get you through the weekend… The Good: Getting Evan Longoria signed for an average salary over the next 6 years of less than the average salary in baseball right now, which is just north of $3mm. Longoria is just the latest example […]

     
  • [DAN JOHNSON] Rays Pick Dan Johnson Off Waivers From A’s

    [DAN JOHNSON] Rays Pick Dan Johnson Off Waivers From A’s

    April 18, 2008 at 1:53 pm 5 comments

    [Update 4:24 PM] Marc Lancaster is reporting that Calvin Medlock has been designated for assignment to clear room for Johnson on the 40-man roster. However, there is still no word on who is being dropped from the 25-man roster although Justin Ruggiano seems like the obvious choice. Lancaster also notes […]

     
  • [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 […]