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  • Remapping Florida Within The United Countries of Baseball

    Remapping Florida Within The United Countries of Baseball

    August 10, 2007 at 3:00 pm 21 comments

    Earlier this week, this map representing the “United Countries of Baseball” made the rounds on these here internets. The map comes to us from a Niketown location (where?) via Strange Maps. The map is quite intriguing in mapping out the dominant loyalties of baseball fans and how far they extend […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Knows As Much About The Rays Minor Leaguers As Your Mom

    Joe Maddon Knows As Much About The Rays Minor Leaguers As Your Mom

    August 10, 2007 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

    Joe Maddon commented on minor league relief pitcher Dale Thayer before yesterday’s game. Thayer was recently promoted from AA Montgomery to AAA Durham. Of course, to say he “commented on” is being generous. Rather, it was more like Papa Joe telling us that he knows nothing about Dale Thayer. All […]

     
  • The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    August 10, 2007 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 4, Tiggers 0. We have a favorite saying around these parts. Baseball is about three things…Pitching, pitching, pitching. We can’t emphasize it enough. It is amazing how good a team can look when they get good pitching. After losing their previous three games and last eight road games, […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee’s AA Debut A Wild One

    Down On The Farm: Jake McGee’s AA Debut A Wild One

    August 10, 2007 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 3. JK Ryu had his best start since being converted back from a relief a pitcher. In 6 shutout innings, he struck out 7 and walked only 1. Dale Thayer made his AAA debut for the Devil Rays and struggled with his control. He gave up 2 […]

     
  • Why The Devil Rays Columnists Suck: John Romano

    Why The Devil Rays Columnists Suck: John Romano

    August 9, 2007 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

    This is a few days old, but we have been busy. Sue us. We’ll give you $20. In his latest column, John Romano makes an effort to praise Delmon Young for his success this season and tout the 21-year old for rookie-of-the-year. Unfortunately, Mr. Romano can’t just praise Young and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dioner Navarro Is Just A Lil’ Guy

    [THE HANGOVER] Dioner Navarro Is Just A Lil’ Guy

    August 9, 2007 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays 7, Tiggers 1. Dioner Navarro was 3-5 last night to raise his average above .200 for the first time (.201) since May 15. He also hit his 4th home in the last three weeks, after only hitting one in the first three and a half months. Once considered […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Four Renegades Named To All-Star Team

    Down On The Farm: Four Renegades Named To All-Star Team

    August 9, 2007 at 10:03 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Columbus 3. Jason Pridie drove in 3 of the Bulls’ 4 runs, with a 2-run first inning home run and a solo home run in the 5th. He also added a double and now has 5 home runs and is hitting .315 (.907 OPS) in 38 games since […]

     
  • The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays Redux

    The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays Redux

    August 8, 2007 at 1:11 pm 1 comment

    We* recently presented to you “The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays: 10 Years Of Sucktitude“. For those of you that have been around these parts for a while, know that we will take the occasional (well-deserved) jab at the franchise, the team and/or certain players but for the most part […]

     
  • Show Your Love: Rock The Raymond Vote

    Show Your Love: Rock The Raymond Vote

    August 8, 2007 at 11:32 am 2 comments

    The folks over at Home Run Derby have a tournament-style bracket running in an effort to determine the best mascot in baseball featuring 40 mascots from the past and present. HRD has assembled a Menangerie of 40 Mascots (39 anthropomorphic and 1 obnoxious monkey) from Major League Baseball’s past and […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Casey Fossum-Era Comes To An End, One Season Too Late

    The Hangover: The Casey Fossum-Era Comes To An End, One Season Too Late

    August 8, 2007 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    Tiggers 9, Devil Rays 6. Just the links for now. We will be back in a little while. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton has taken to centerfield very well but he is still learning how to play the position. In the meantime he will struggle with mental errors such as […]