Saturday, February 27, 2010

 It's no 9=8:  "What's Important Now" is the 2010 Rays' slogan.
At least the Fox Sports broadcasters would get it right if the team moved to Tampa.
Rays might have to get bold with Crawford .
Break up the AL East
Five questions about the Rays

Friday, February 26, 2010

Only at  If you want to buy from somewhere else, wait until tomorrow.

Hope is in the air.
Change is too:  Rays halt contract talks with C.C.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Price armed with confidence.  And a closer.
Longoria pumped:  2010 is best Rays squad since....2008.
Government math.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Put me in coach:  John Fogerty to play at the Trop.
Trade watch:  No rumors yet, and Crawford not yet annoyed with it.
Crawford: 'hoping for the best.'
Big Papi complaining about the negativity in the Boston Media.  Hey Papi, try out the Tampa media apathy.
Pena already missing playing in Tampa Bay.
Nobody is still talking about the Tampa Bay Rays

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Finally, some news from Spring camp...
Crawford's last tour?
Physical Specimen?  Upton matured, put on 7 pounds of muscle.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Facebook update:  Rays break 100,000 fans.  
Become a fan today.
Cowbell Posse on Facebook

Friday, February 19, 2010

Price gets lasik - would have worked for Rick Vaughn. 

Sick Closer?  Soriano's first day ends early.
More Tampa Rays talk
Sternberg: Rays won't be at the Trop through the end of their lease.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Go see the Rays while they are good.  Sternberg: Payroll will drop in 2011

Sunday, February 14, 2010

 Perfect Record:  Rays 5-0 in arbitration.

Crawford driven to steal more bases. 
All Access Part I, Part II
Tribune: 5 Rays to watch

Friday, February 12, 2010

Rays go to arbitration with Upton today, over 10% of his $3million salary
Best looking Upton?  Right here.

Telling Statistic?  Red Sox approaching 1 million Facebook fans.  Rays at 99,000 and holding.

52 days until Opening Day

Thursday, February 11, 2010

If the Trop is really the 5th worst stadium in baseball, how did the guy who runs it earn this Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Page 2: Selig statue is a bad idea.
Something stinks?  Naming of Rays' Spring home after world's largest phosphate company put on hold.

Monday, February 8, 2010


Rays release new 2010 alternate jersey on  Then they don't
Comeback?  Pat the Bat hopes to hit more home runs than Aubrey Huff this year.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

All around the country, Major League fans are getting excited by the best harbinger of spring...Truck Day.  That's the day when teams pack their gear into some nondescript 18 wheeler and head south for Spring Training.  
Do the Rays even have a truck?  Or do just they toss some gear into Pat Burrell's Escalade and drive across the Sunshine Skyway?

Fantasy: Desmond Jennings may be the best fantasy prospect in 2010.
The Oren Koules era is over in Tampa Bay
Lightning value sinking as fast as your home value under OK Hockey.
Let your friends know -- you can go watch the Lightning now.
Remember the 16 games when Barry Melrose was the coach?
Meet your new owner.  Some rich dude with $110 million laying around. 
Maybe now they'll go from being just OK to Great.  We'll probably be happy with good.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Upton Brothers visit the Hot Stove
NY Post: A-Rod on a dating frenzy
The many loves of A-Rod

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Rays Spring home gets new name.  Mosaic Field at Charlotte Sports Park.  Mosaic who?
If the Padres put you on waivers, can you really be any good?
Chastain thinks Rays have few question marks.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Vote for your Rays all-time 9.

C.C. $abathia makes as much as the Rays entire starting rotation.  In 10 weeks.
Navarro planning to bust his tail at spring training.

No news is good news?  Nothing on the Rays from the Times or the Tribune in 2 days.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Sasso:  Bullet Train could drop you off at Rays games - only if they move to downtown Tampa. 
Rays need a new PA announcer.  Before you apply, make sure you don't sound like this guy.
Way to go, MLB.  Limit competition and destroy a hobby, all in the name of profits.

Business Week Power 100Longoria"Longoria is one of just two male athletes on the list not to bring in at least seven figures (he can thank the MLB pay scale for that), yet many consider the second-year pro to be the best at his position—topping even fellow power athletes A-Rod and David Wright. Combined with his marketable face, that should spell big bucks down the road."

Monday, February 1, 2010

Baseball Prospectus:  Rays to finish 1st in East miss the playoffs.  Topkin