Archive for the ‘Tampa Bay Rays’ Category

Sam Fuld: American Hero

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

In a week where we await the fate of Barry Bonds in court and witnessed Manny Ramirez retire rather than face another suspension for steroid use, baseball badly needed some fresh-faced lad to step up and demonstrate that it is possible to play the game with some sort of virtue. Oddly ...

God Bless David Price

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

It seems that athletes can no longer speak the truth without a ton of people getting their panties in a bunch, which makes every one that does a refreshing dose. And right now none are more refreshing than David Price, who called out the pathetic fanbase of the Tampa Bay Rays ...

The Year of The Loser

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Way back in '08, we here at Rumors and Rants proclaimed it the Greatest Year in Sports History. I know what you are thinking -- big deal. So did Sports Illustrated and ESPN and everyone else who makes widespread proclamations. Only we made the call in July. Basically, when something's up, ...

When This World Series Ended, Did Anyone Notice?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

It's not just the two teams involved. Although, let's be honest, nobody outside Philadelphia cares about the Phillies (we're pretty sure Phillies fans don't give a damn about that) and, despite the underdog appeal, literally nobody this side of Dick Vitale is really invested in the Rays (that'll soon change, ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Now that the White Sox have wrapped up the final playoff spot after Tuesday night's 1-0 thriller over the Twins for the AL Central title, we can finally make our playoff predictions. [caption id="attachment_3098" align="alignright" width="321" caption="I've always wondered what it would be like to celebrate in a giant manpile on ...

Cliff Floyd: Major League Playa

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Remember the last time you hung out a bar and saw a former Montreal Expo making out with some random chick? Well friends, unless you just answered "Yeah, I totally remember this time my buddies and I saw Tim Wallach going to town with some broad," then I invite you ...