General Sports - Baseball

FanPost
1

Two teams, two trades, not really comparable

Though two Tampa Bay sports teams traded away marquee players this season, different circumstances and different attitudes surround the departures.

Head coach Guy Boucher's first-pitch wrist-shot before Tampa Bay Rays game

4

A wrist-shot of a baseball from the mound, for a perfect strike? Lightning head coach Guy Boucher unleashes the awesome.

Marketing a defaced product

+

"The 24 Greatest Home Run Hitters" - is a farce of a subject in an era marred by performance enhancing drugs.

St. Pete Provincialism

1

Provincialism has long held back the Tampa Bay region for different reasons. Provincialism once again comes to the limelight as the Tampa Bay Rays seek a stadium that may end up outside the St....

William A. Shea Stadium's drawn out end

+

The demise of William A. Shea Stadium is now in progress.

Juiced story syndrome

+

Rays / Red Sox about to get underway on TBS (why the hell did MLB approve putting all playoff games in the first two rounds on basic cable?!) but I wanted to bring up MSNBC trying to milk...

"Major risk, major reward?" or "Evan Almighty!"

+

I've gotten used to the New York Islanders pulling stuff like this and I've also gotten used to the Tampa Bay lack-of-Devil Rays pulling this on a cost effective platform in the past... But a nine...

Crossing the line, sports wise

2

I got sent a story last night from my friend here in Tampa. He's a Red Sox fan and this was about a Yankees fan... So I wasn't at all surprised when he told me "Why is this news?" Yet this is...

Rays sending out feelers on ballpark

+

The St. Pete Times reported this morning in a short blurb on the cover of their print sports section that the D-Rays are sending out feelers for what fans would want in a new ballpark and where. ...

Ticketmaster-nhl_300x250.vaad1d8e

Feel the love

+

Anyone remember Delmon Young demanding money from reporters who wished to interview him? Oh wait, it gets better as Delmon is looking at a suspension for throwing his bat at an umpire. (view the...

Stop Bonds

3

I'm usually not big on petition sites (tried it one time and it didn't work out) but I believe this deserved mention... There is an Online Petition campaign against Barry Bonds.. It's in it's...

should barry bonds retire?

+

(I'm writing this Sunday for later publication on Boltsmag while I'm away) The St. Petersburg Times is running their weekly "Face Off" column on the subject of Barry Bonds. The column is...

WBC = HBC = Boring

1

"World Baseball classic" is actually the "Heritage Baseball Classic" -- I mean how else can you explain American citizens, born, raised and what not in the United States, playing for other...

South Florida Baseball on the ropes

+

Give it up to Jeffery Loria and Dave Sampson. Not only were teh Loria/Sampson duo content with ending Major League Baseball's tenure in Montreal through lies and deceit... Now they're formally...

Tampa Bay Baseball roundup

+

First off, a moment of silence for a fallen hero of Tampa Bay Sports... Al Lopez has passed. Lopez was the Bay area's first hall of famer and a link to the golden era of Major League baseball...

The Worst GM in baseball is...

+

....No surprise. Well, ESPN is sponsoring a ranking game for the fans to rank every general manager in Major League Baseball.... ...And there is only one man who deserves to be ranked #30.

Marlins inching closer to relocation?

+

Not feeling great here folks... but there is some news out there that deserves discussion.... The Florida Marlins and Miami have been given a deadline to reach -- June 9th -- by Major League...

Public Display of Affection planned

+

Our friends at OustNaimoli.com have a plan of action for the (few) fans who attend May 7th's game against the Minnesota Twins May 28th's game against the Mariners: This is an email from...

Don't you know, the Nationals don't matter?

1

You know, during the Lightning's playoff run last season, I was extremely upset at the media coverage of the team and the bias that Bristol (and the Extremely Partial Sports Network - EPSN. AKA...

Baseball Bastards

+

No hockey news in the local media this morning besides a WHA fluff piece in the Trib. That being said, I can't turn a blind eye towards congressional hearings and the world of Major League...

XM'ed Out

+

Damn my hearing situation. (baseball related note - not worth checking into if you do not like baseball)

The Unfriendly Confines

2

Against better judgement, I've been spending time on fanhome.scout.com and the baseball boards that are a part of the network (note to FanHome members and mods -- Hi, how are you, and i did not...

The Big Money Deals of MLB and the NHL Labor Woes

+

Maybe John Romano at the St. Petersburg Times read a piece I published last year regarding Alex Rodriguez deal to New York.... Whatever the case, Romano writes another great piece criticizing the...

To bide the time...

+

Well, no Hockey... Anyone care to join me talking baseball? Playoff baseball at that?

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Raw Charge

You must be a member of Raw Charge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Raw Charge. You should read them.

Join Raw Charge

You must be a member of Raw Charge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Raw Charge. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker