Can you feel it, Rays fans? You know it’s coming; your clock is starting to tick louder and louder. It’s bad enough you have to live with the fact that your stadium, your attendance figures, your payroll and your team’s
Continue reading Future of the Rays? Price-less.
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For years, the Tampa Bay community maintained an odd sort of love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with their former centerfielder, BJ Upton. I say former because that all ended last week. After signing a lucrative five-year, $75 million contract, Upton
Continue reading Parting thoughts on BJ Upton
I walked into a sports bar the other night just as James Shields had struck out his record-setting, fifteenth batter.
“I see you drivin’ ‘round town with the girl I love, and I’m like….” -Cee Lo Green
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Have you ever had one of those dead-end jobs where you’re overworked, underpaid and the only thing worse than waking up at the crack of dawn to go to a job you hate is listening to your wife or girlfriend
Continue reading The key to Tampa Bay Rays success resides in the wedding ring
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“You gonna watch the game tonight?” asked one passerby to another. “You know I am. I got my t-shirt in the car and I’m just waiting to get off,” the other answered.
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I was watching the Rays-Rangers game the other night when I heard an interesting statistic. As Michael Young stepped to the plate for the first time, the local announcers referred to him as the Texas Rangers’ all-time hits leader. Really?
Continue reading American League All-Time Hits Leaders by Team Trivia Contest
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St Louis hosted this year’s All-Star Game, a contest which the American League won 4-3. This marks the twelfth straight time the AL has won the Midsummer Classic. Can you say domination? I knew that you could.
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