Yes we still write post. Yes we still believe in this team. Yes we hate the fact that the Rays lose to teams that they should destroy.
I understand Joe Maddon’s philosophy behind the 30 minutes after the game to reflect on the performance. I am just trying to figure out during which bad loss you change that motive and try to figure out what the hell is going on.
Only James Shields can take a no-hitter in the 8th just to lose. Jeff Niemann can out-pitch Felix Hernandez for 6 innings just to lose. Only the Rays can get NO-HIT by Mark Buehrle.
I don’t know if there has been an offense in the history of baseball that has been as bi-polar as the Rays has been this season. Never have I seen a team put up as many 10 run games as the Rays have to basically be shut down the next day.
You think Buehrle’s no-no would of woken up this team and make them realize that they need to change what they do. The way you make the playoffs is by being a solid team day in and day out. Someone needs to slap the Rays in the face and tell them that.