September 4, 2009
Sure will miss you and your translator. (AP)
Since I have personally lost hope for this season lets take a look ahead to the offseason. Today we will start with the question of picking up Akinori Iwamura’s opition for next season.
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May 14, 2009
We’re a little behind schedule so here’s last night’s thoughts, today’s preview, daily links, and lineups all in one post. Don’t get used to it.
I couldn’t catch much of last night’s game, but it seemed pretty typical. Carlos Pena had a good day at the plate, along with B.J. Upton who had three hits. The story offensively was Jason Bartlett who is the best hitter in the bottom three of any order. Barty continues to mash and hit his fifth homerun of the season in his first at bat. Let the debate for J.B. leading off over Upton continue.
Jeff Niemann had a typical start, going five innings and working in and out of trouble all night. And Troy Percival also had a typical night for himself which is giving up a lot of runs quickly and efficiently: that’s four runs, on four hits and two jacks on 19 pitches. Luckily the Rays were up by a good amount and were able to escape Baltimore with a W (as sad as that sounds). Read the rest of this entry »
April 30, 2009
After surfing around the Rays blogosphere, there seems to be a general consensus including one we highlighted towards the end of last night’s post; someone or something needs to motivate this team. Whether it be Joe Maddon lighting a fire underneath them or an event like last year’s brawl. Only fitting that the Red Sox are in town this weekend. Either way, check out what’s going on in the world of the Rays.
Read about the First Annual Rays Trade Pool which we took part in
Read about Jason Bartlett’s hamstring
Read about this weekends “must win” series
Read about the hopeless Rays
Read about Maddon needing to find his inner Lou Piniella
Read about Desmond Jennings’ hot start
Read about the Rays continuing the trend of poor starts by WS losers