Archive for May 5th, 2011

  • Price On Being Pulled: “I Don’t Want To Talk About It” (Video)

    May 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm 32 comments

    This afternoon, David Price picked up his fourth win with a ten strikeout, no walk performance against the Blue Jays. But with 118 pitches, Joe Maddon pulled Price from the game with 2 outs in the ninth inning, despite no runners on base, denying Price the shot at a complete […]

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Order Is Restored

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Order Is Restored

    May 5, 2011 at 4:03 pm 5 comments

    There may not have been a more lopsided betting line than David Price at home against youngster Kyle Drabek in on a lazy getaway afternoon today. Yes, Joe cashed in. And so did the Rays, moving just one game back of the evil empire. David Price mowing down 10 and looking […]

  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    May 5, 2011 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    Two years ago on Rays Index we heard Joe Maddon go out of his way to rip a Rays fan. This came after Troy Percival screamed obsenities at the fan, who was at the game with his son. All of this was after a Rays win. The One Where We […]

  • Did BJ Upton Get Screwed Last Night?

    Did BJ Upton Get Screwed Last Night?

    May 5, 2011 at 9:13 am 10 comments

    Last night, BJ Upton absolutely lost it and was ejected after striking out for the fourth time. It was also the third time he went down looking. Many Rays fans feel Upton’s tirade was justified. So let’s take a look at the data… Here is a plot of the pitches […]

  • If Rays Move East, Will They Bypass Tampa And Go To Orlando?

    May 5, 2011 at 8:30 am 9 comments

    Ten years ago, the idea of a Major League Baseball team in Orlando was whispered, but rarely did anybody take it seriously. Sure the team would be able to draw from the tourists, but it would be difficult to build a core fanbase, and outside of Disney, there wasn’t much […]

  • Rays Confidence Graph

    Rays Confidence Graph

    May 5, 2011 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    The Rays Confidence Graph is a look at how much confidence Rays fans have in the Tampa Bay Rays. The graph is designed to give us a look at how our emotional bias as Rays fans fluctuates through time. The “confidence” in the team is an inexact measure of how […]

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of The Duke, And A Pair Of Ejections

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of The Duke, And A Pair Of Ejections

    May 5, 2011 at 6:31 am 14 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. click above image for boxscore THE GOOD: The Duke. OK, we like to crap on Andy Sonnanstine a lot around here. So it is only fair […]