Post Tagged with: "Jordi Scrubbings"

  • What, Me Panic?

    What, Me Panic?

    April 11, 2011 at 10:30 am 16 comments

    When we need s sensible take, we always turn to our correspondent. Jordi Scrubbings is back with another take on the Rays… I’ve been looking up a lot lately. Apparently, the sky is falling. I hear people are getting ready to fling themselves from skyscrapers, kiss their wives or husbands […]

     
  • A Review of Pre-Season Rays Writing

    A Review of Pre-Season Rays Writing

    March 30, 2011 at 9:00 am 3 comments

    We are less than a week away from Opening Day. A day romanticized by fans, writers, announcers, analysts, and everyone else associated with The Grand Old Game. It’s also the day of dreams, hopes, and projections. It’s the day we look to the Rays front office and hope they made […]

     
  • Filming Rays PSAs and Commercials

    Filming Rays PSAs and Commercials

    March 29, 2011 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings recently had an opportunity to participate in some TV work at The Trop for the Rays. Below is his account of that experience. If you have ever been to the ballpark early, you’ve probably seen the public service announcements the Rays video folks play. They usually […]

     
  • A Review of The Extra 2%

    A Review of The Extra 2%

    March 23, 2011 at 11:51 am 7 comments

    For a review of the new book on the Rays, The Extra 2%, we turn to our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings… There is no doubt some of the best sports books ever have been about baseball. Every baseball fan has their favorites. Personally, I am fan of The Curious Case of […]

     
  • Keeping Faith in the Cowbell

    Keeping Faith in the Cowbell

    February 22, 2011 at 10:30 am 6 comments

    Our correspondent and Afrologist, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with another sensible take on things that drive most of us nuts… “Absolutely!! Have faith in us!! RT @GtotheLee: @DAVIDprice14 there goes Soriano & Balfour is there anybody left to field a team?”- David Price on Twitter, Jan 14th, 2011 We live […]

     
  • The Bus Leagues Experience and Laughing with Jordi

    The Bus Leagues Experience and Laughing with Jordi

    January 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm 1 comment

    Howdy, y’all. My most humble apologies for not posting here much since the season ended. I promise I’ll rectify that soon. But in the meantime, I would like to let you know what I’ve been up to since we last met. First and most important, I am now a published […]

     
  • The Cold Dome of the Soul

    The Cold Dome of the Soul

    October 17, 2010 at 7:30 pm 7 comments

    Ever since B.J. Upton meekly popped up for the final out of the final game of the Rays’ 2010 season, nearly every scribe, blogger, writer, and analyst following the team has penned his or her ode to the past seven months of Bay Area baseball. Some have written of disappointment, […]

     
  • The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    October 3, 2010 at 6:56 am 10 comments

    On August 3rd, 1980 more than 16,000 people packed Tampa Stadium for the “Last Tango in Tampa”, a Championship Wrestling of Florida event featuring the best wrestlers of the day. Through a sweltering heat – the air was “hot and heavy” according to announcer Gordon Solie – fans watched legends […]

     
  • When Tis Noble to Boo

    When Tis Noble to Boo

    September 5, 2010 at 4:20 pm 12 comments

    There is a well-worn cliché that baseball is a game of failure. It is a game where even the greatest hitters of all-time fail in more than 60% of their attempts. It is a game where most teams lose 33% of their games and there are years when 50% is […]

     
  • The Feared Tropicana Temple Style

    The Feared Tropicana Temple Style

    August 15, 2010 at 3:53 pm 4 comments

    Back in the day, in the prehistoric pre-Devil Raysian era of 1991, aspiring hip-hop producer Robert Diggs (aka the RZA) brought together nine rappers under the banner of the Wu-Tang Clan and revolutionized the hip-hop genre. In his book “The Wu-Tang Manual”, Diggs discussed his method of utilizing each individual […]