Daniel Russell

  • joined Dec 03, 2010
  • last login Aug 30, 2014
  • posts 656
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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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Erik Bedard and the changeup

An odd twist on traditional usage.

Rays Poetry Thread


Bring your frustrations here.

BAL3, TB1: Boxberger rescues Price, Offense drowns


The Rays were swept by Baltimore, but hey, we have gifs! The talented Brett Phillips has joined the DRaysBay masthead, and will be providing a touch more media to our Rays coverage. Welcome aboard,...

A brief Orioles series preview


The Rays have returned home, after what was certainly a hell week and taking four of six from division rivals. This week they get to play three more against who is now leading the division:...

The Rays Tank: Wil Myers inside the park 3 run HR


Yesterday the Rays sealed their first back-to-back series wins of the season, against divisional opponents no less. The Rays staked their victory on another superior performance by Wil Myers in...

Rays designate Heath Bell for assignment


Nate Karns promoted, Josh Lueke retained.

TB 10 - NYY 5: Rays run down Yanks in 14 innings


I watched the whole damn thing, so read the recap.

A brief Yankees series preview


I don't have time for all of Ian's shenanigans and fancy charts about how the Rays compare. I have a job and a weekend coming up, and I want to go exercise some. Here's what you need to know. The...

Yunel Escobar and the Longball


This is what happens when you pull the damn ball!

The Rays Tank: Rays notch double header sweep


The game the Rays never wanted went swimmingly, and the game afterward was a breath of fresh air on a chilly night, and there were a few notable performances: - David DeJesus knocked a line drive o...

TB 2 - BOS 1: Mr. Bobblehead fails to touch home


After all our bickering, the game still commenced, with all 30,000* people showing up for their bobble heads they desperately needed. *Actual attendance: probably 2,000 Cesar Ramos started things...

Bobblegate and the Rays Rotation


The Red Sox strong armed the Rays into a double header this afternoon. Wouldn't you?

Where everybody knows your name


State of the Rays: Approaching Oblivion


April isn't over, the season isn't over, but this week will test the Rays.

Q&A: John Sickels on key Rays prospects


John Sickels, who runs the SB Nation site Minor League Ball, recently completed his survey of the Top 20 prospects for 2014 by organization, while in the midst of recovery from a severe concussion...

Cesar Ramos to start on Sunday


Rumor has it that Cesar Ramos, long reliever in the Rays bullpen, will get the start this Sunday in Matt Moore's stead. Intuitively, this makes sense. Ramos was the second choice for the fifth...

The Rays Tank: Rotation shuffle incoming


Regardless of whether the Rays will lose Matt Moore for the season, the timing could not be better from a schedule standpoint for the Rays to promote whoever they want from Durham. Matt Moore went...

Drafting by Revenue


Is the MLB Draft unfair to low-revenue teams?

Royals 7, Rays 3: Hodor


Jennings credited with two RBI on a home run and a double. Odorizzi was all Hits (10) and few K's (4).

Matt Moore elbow injury update


Moore placed on disabled list.

Sean Rodriguez had himself a Friday


A little overdue praise is in order. Sean Rodriguez missed Thursday's game after his wife Gisele went into labor around noon, bringing forth the couple's fourth child Zekiel Cruz. MLB players are...

Silverman meets with Kriseman, ESPN punts


"Could Rays be headed to Montreal?"

TEX 3, TB 0: Cobb out duels Darvish in loss


Cobb out duels in loss.

Rays extend Yunel Escobar on three year deal


The Rays announced this weekend that they have extended gold-glove candidate short stop Yunel Escobar through 2016 with an option for 2017. Activating the $5M option remaining on his current...

Evan Longoria ties franchise record with HR 163


Evan Longoria tied Carlos Pena for the Rays franchise record with career HR No. 163 in the 7th inning last night. The entire moment was fantastic. Dewayne Staats had just finished describing the...

Matt Joyce, lead off hitter


Quick thoughts on Joyce batting lead off.

Build a batting order for 2014


The roster is set. It's time to build the batting order.


Fantasy Baseball Name

Trying to come up with something good. Help me out. Some ideas thus far: - Bay of Puigs - Field Zobriety Test - Don't Ortiz me like that - Devil Wears Prado - Six Pence, none the richer N...

Alex Colome suspended 50 games


Alex Colome has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for steroid use, likely a metabolite of Boldenon, an anabolic steroid developed for veterinary use, mostly...

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