Daniel Russell

  • joined Dec 03, 2010
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
  • posts 655
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Danny is a product of the space coast, a graduate from the Florida State University, the grandson of a depression era pitcher, and the son of a south-sider from Chicago.

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  • MLB Tampa Bay Rays
  • NCAAF Florida St. Seminoles
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TB 7 - STL 2: Odorizzi's Homecoming a success


"the coolest, single baseball moment of my life" -- Maddon ejected -- Longoria homers -- Rays riding six game win streak

VIDEO: Kiermaier calls Rays highlights as Jay-Z


Kevin Kaiermaier, The Outlaw of the Rays outfield, dropped by the MLB Fan Cave to provide some highlights of a few plays from the Rays' season -- and he did so through his Jay-Z impression, now...


Don't be boring, Dustin Ackley

Last night, Dustin Ackley made a spectacular play to rob a homerun from beyond the wall, then walked away with a gentle nod to the mound. Pretty cool attitude. In this moment, his teammates...

Vote for the Rays' Social Media Night t-shirt giveaway


The Rays just announced a second annual Social Media Night will be held August 1st, and they want your help deciding on the t-shirt design. Vote in the comments of this facebook post using the hashtag of your favorite shirt. For tickets, use promo code Media2 at checkout.

The Rays Tank: Rays not dealing until the deadline


Per Gammons and Sherman.

The Dodgers' Case for David Price


Bring me Corey Seager.

Cardinals wish they had Evan Longoria


... so does everyone else.

Rays promote Curt Casali


Ryan Hanigan to DL, retro to July 9th; Wil Myers moved to 60-Day DL.

The Cardinals' Case for David Price


Scott and Danny discuss how the Cardinals and Rays could settle on a trade for David Price without Oscar Taveras.

TB 6 - DET 3: Rays play like their old selves


Jennings and Zobrist combined for sweet music, Longoria and Sean Rod powered the production, and Cobb did his job for five innings.

Hold up, the Rays are less than ten games out?


After a record setting June, could this team come back into the playoff picture?


GDT: Call on me, Colome

Today's Lineups TAMPA BAY RAYS BALTIMORE ORIOLES D. Jennings - CF Nick Markakis - RF Kevin Kiermaier - RF Steve Pearce - LF Ben Zobrist - SS Adam Jones - CF Evan...


GDT: Price's last home start?

Price requested the columbia blue jersey's for this afternoon's game, and the request was granted.

HOU 3 - TB 1: Price deals, offense heels


The scouts were in attendance for David Price, and that's the bright side.


Danny's World Cup Preview

The World Cup is upon us, my favorite competition in sports. Yes, I write about baseball as a hobby, but the nationalism and pride of the World Cup, and the showcase of the majority of the world's...


GDT: Now bring my that palindrome


TB 0 - SEA 3: Price pitches well in loss


David Price kept his pitch count low, and nearly escaped early without allowing any runs. The Mariners put two men on, and then bunted the bases loaded for Robinson Cano. The rolling baseball split...


GDT: wise men at their end know dark is right

go rays?

Grant Balfour out as closer


Grant Balfour has been removed from his position as closer for the Tampa Bay Rays in order to find some swagger. Balfour is no longer the closer... for now the #Rays are going to match up the...

Rays sign picks from rounds 6-9


Four of the Rays first ten picks are now under contract.

Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Draft Picks


The following is a listing of the Rays' 2014 draft picks, and links to coverage we have offered on any of the players. Round Player Position School State Overall Coverage ...

MIA 11, TB 6: Rays losing streak reaches ten games


It's fitting that the Rays reach their 10th consecutive loss on draft day, because it's best we turn our attention to the future. Drew wrote earlier this week that the Rays were entering a crucial...

Balfour is Mad


Grant Balfour was critical of Rays fans last night, but was he right to be upset?

TB 5 - OAK 2: S-Rod HR lifts Rays in 11


Sean Rodriguez walk off homer in the eleventh lifts Rays after strong return by Alex Cobb


GDT: #WantFriesWithThat

#Rays Maddon said Guyer is hitting ball better than any other #Rays player — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 21, 2014 .@RaysJoeMaddon shakes up today's #Rays lineup vs @Athletics: p...

State of the Rays: Holding out Hope


Examining the predictive value of run differential, and a look ahead through playoff odds.

What does your gut say about the 2014 season?


Looking at the odds for playoff contention.

Blow up the Bench?


Is that really a good idea?

Jon Morosi writes lazy article about the Rays


I shouldn't be giving this any time out of my day, I have too many other things to do, but given this morning's discussion of the meaning of "trolling" Rays fans -- you know, kicking a fanbase when...

Erik Bedard and the changeup

An odd twist on traditional usage.

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