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ZBW

  • joined Aug 17, 2008
  • last login Aug 26, 2014
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Rays Instagram Contest

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To any DRBers on Pinterest - I made the finals for this Rays instagram photo contest - please repin my entry if you would be so kind (Finalist Photo 15) - http://pinterest.com/pin/36380709460318665/ - thanks!

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DRB Keeper League Final Standings

I won! The question remains, will I get paid? Here are the final standings:  Bay Area Division *2.   Mulva 101-97-12 .510 38-20-2 13 1-8-1 3 18 *6.   The Hellboy Brigade 114-84-12 .571 4...

I know it's early, but I love the looks of this.

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I know it's early, but I love the looks of this.

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A Quick Update on Old Rays

Carl Crawford - .0 HRs. 166 wOBA. 2 SBs. 032 ISO. Ouch. Carlos Pena - 0 HRs. .024 ISO. 33.3 K%. .283 wOBA ($10 million salary HA) Awful.  Jason Bartlett - .000 ISO. .242 wOBA. No bueno, but a 11.5...

Super Sam Fuld.

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Super Sam Fuld.

Wired Q&A with Jonah Keri

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"Q&A: How Wall Street Whiz Kids Rebuilt a Major League Baseball Team" on Wired

Manny. Ray. Get it!??!?!?

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Manny. Ray. Get it!??!?!?

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Rays Re-Sign J.P. Howell

Rays Re-Sign J.P. Howell By Ben Nicholson-Smith [MLBTradeRumors.com] At least one of the Rays' free agent relievers is returning to Tampa Bay. The team re-signed left-hander J.P. Howell,...

Rays Game 1 Lineup w/ Career OPS vs. LHP

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1. Bartlett (.827) - SS 2. B.J. (.810) - CF 3. C.C. (.697) - LF 4. Longo (.906) - 3B 5. Pena (.750) - 1B 6. Rocco (.831) - DH 7. Zoby (.798) - RF 8. Shoppach (.951) - C 9. SRod (.716) - 2B Average = .810

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Tampa Bay Rays to give away 20,000 free tickets

Just got inside scoop that David Price and Evan Longoria will be making amends for their recent comments about attendance by offering up 20,000 free tickets to the Rays next home game, tomorrow...

Garza in shutter shades.

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Garza in shutter shades.

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Hanley for Hellickson, Brignac, Moore, & Barnese?

In an ESPN article (http://insider.espn.go.com/mlb/insider/news/story?id=5422673), Christina Kahrl speculates what it might take to land some of the biggest stars in baseball. One of the deals has...

MLB Confirms: David Price to Start All Star Game

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David Price has been named the AL starting pitcher for the 2010 All Star Game in Anaheim.

Cliff Lee to the Rangers

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Cliff Lee is headed from one AL West team to another. The Seattle Mariners are sending him (and Mark Lowe, on DL for the season) to the Texas Rangers in exchanged for Justin Smoak and 3 other prospects. First reported by Joel Sherman of the NY Post.

Pat The Bat, Not The LF

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Yes, he is hitting well for the Giants, but this is still fun to watch.

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Ted Lilly Cheats

How can a pitcher who throws no harder than a high schooler be successful in the majors? Well, if you're Ted Lilly, you cheat. And by cheat I mean stand 6 inches closer to the plate than you're...

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Rays' Best Lineup?

Joe Maddon switches up the lineup a lot. Personally, I like that (for many reasons), but others might be confused or bothered by it. Regardless, there are times when the Rays want/need to put their...

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Is Tim Beckham a Bust?

Listen, I know it's still very, very early in the season and very, very early in Tim Beckham's career (he's only 20 years old). But when can we really start talking about the lack of return the R...

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CC Admits The Inevitable

In a Sports Illustrated article due to come out soon, Carl Crawford is quoted, being blunt and straight-up about his (and Carlos Pena's) impending free agency: On the potential of Pena and Carl...

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Rays Infield = Best of Modern Era

Today Bill Conlin, Daily News Sports columnist, who covers the Philadelphia Phillies suggested that they have the best infield in the modern era in Placido Polanco, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, and R...

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Dioner Navarro Can't Hit?

In "Hitters by Zones," Jeremy Greenhouse of BaseballAnalysts.com broke the plate area down into nine zones, scaling the vertical component of the pitch for the batter’s height. He decided to...

Jon Brett thinks sliced bread came before the fishing pole. Jon Brett works in the fishing...

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Jon Brett thinks sliced bread came before the fishing pole. Jon Brett works in the fishing industry. FHL. Yes, this is the same Jon Brett that thought Troy Percival circa '09 was far better than Dan Wheeler circa '09

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Dan Wheeler and Jon Brett

A buddy of mine, who shall remain anonymous (Jon Brett), claims that Dan Wheeler is the worst pitcher in baseball, and takes it even further by saying he would take Troy Percival (circa 2008/2009)...

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Elias Rankings

From MLBTradeRumors.com: At the end of each season, The Elias Sports Bureau ranks all MLB players numerically based on a bunch of stats.  Every player is categorized in one of five position groups...

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Longoria Out of All-Star Game

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/breaking-news/story/1141091.html The Associated Press   ST. LOUIS -- Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria is out of the American League starting lineup for the...

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Joe Maddon, Troy Worstofall, and Sunk Cost

"This fellow last year had 26 saves for us," Maddon said. "We went to the World Series last year and a lot of it was on his back. I can understand being not pleased, but with regard to the...

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The Enigmatic Edwin Jackson

  The Rays should have kept Edwin Jackson as their closer? The Whiff Index (courtesy of Buster Olney, ESPN) The most swinging strikes in Thursday's games: h...

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If I was GM...

(disclaimer: Friedman, if you are reading this, please don't take it personally. I think you are the best GM in the game and we're lucky to have you. I'm just a passionate fan and I'm FRUSTRATED,...

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Suggestions?

So I have a project for a statistics class that is completely open ended. The only requirement is that it involve multiple linear regression. I am definitely going to do something relating to...

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Bucs Will Definitely Draft One of These Guys

Who do you want it to be? Who do you think it will be?   TIER III: Top-20 worthy Player Position School HT WT 40 Grade Aaron Maybin DE Penn State 6-3¾ 249 4.89 94 M...

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