1. Tampa Bay Rays Lose a Tough One...to Matt Wieters

    The anointed one finally showed us why he has celebrity status in Baltimore already. Not only did the Rays lose again last night, making it 147 losses in their last 148 games it seems like, but they were beaten by one player and one player only...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  2. Hey Tampa Bay Rays, Thanks For Finally Showing Up Last Night

    Under normal circumstances, winning a Sept. 14 game against the Baltimore Orioles would be a big one. Under normal circumstances, David Price's seven strong innings or Reid Brignac's 4-for-4 night would be a cause for elation...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  3. Tampa Bay Rays' 2009 Season: What Went Wrong?

    Coming into the season it was widely known that the Rays would have a fight on their hands. We all knew the defending American League champions were going to have to participate in a Battle Royale for AL East supremacy...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 233 reads 11 comments

  4. Why I Am Proud of Fernando Rodney

    I am finally proud of Fernando Rodney. You heard me right. Fernando Rodney is awesome. Before you begin your tirade, let me explain something: I have never, ever, ever, ever, EVER been a fan of Rodney...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 167 reads 1 comments

  5. Spinning the Truth: This is What We Do

    Things are beginning to look bleak. The Rays continue to slide in the Wild Card race. BJ Upton sprained his ankle tonight in a collision. Former face of the franchise Scott Kazmir pitches well in his first start...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 78 reads 3 comments

  6. It Is Time to Give Serious Cy Young Consideration To Justin Verlander

    Just a few weeks ago I would have told you that Josh Beckett was the Cy Young front-runner for the 2009 season. A few weeks before that, Roy Halladay would have been my pick...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 576 reads 14 comments

  7. Tampa Bay Rays: Controllers of Their Own Destiny

    Let's do some math, shall we. The Tampa Bay Rays are currently five games behind the Boston Red Sox for the Wild Card lead. Today, the Rays open up a three-game series against said Red Sox...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  8. Rick Porcello Celebrates by Not Drinking a Beer

    Just in case you hadn't heard, Rick Porcello did something special in his young career last night. Sure, he picked up the win, pushing his record to 11-8 on the season...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 418 reads 1 comments

  9. Tampa Bay Rays: Are They Throwing in the Towel?

    What does a team in the thick of a playoff race not do? Well, they don't give up. They don't look ahead to the future, while sacrificing the present. They don't run anything other than their best lineup out on the field, day in and day out...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 223 reads 4 comments

  10. Nate Robertson Has Already Been Rewarded the Loss for Saturday

    It's time to play the "Which would you rather have?" game. In the bottom of the ninth with the winning run on second, would you rather have Placido Polanco or Miguel Cabrera at the plate? Would ...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 85 reads 5 comments

  11. What Has Aubrey Huff Brought to the Table for the Detroit Tigers?

    Let's face it, since joining the Tigers, Aubrey Huff has been a bit of a bust. He was supposed to add a big bat in the middle of the lineup, and thus far he has looked like he has never faced American League pitching before...

    Sean Heyboer Written by Sean Heyboer about almost 5 years ago 155 reads 0 comments