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Laugher In The Bronx

September 23rd, 2011

The Tampa Bay Rays dominated the Yankees Thursday night 15-8 and if you look at that score, it wasn’t nearly that close.

Matt Moore got his first big league start for the Rays and pitched a phenomenal game. He struck out 11 over 5 innings and gave up just 4 hits.

Bartolo Colon started for the Yankees and the Rays jumped all over him, leading 13-0 in the 5th inning.

Toronto also beat the LA Angels to help move the Rays a game a head of them for the Wildcard spot.

Boston and the Rays each have 6 games remaining, with Boston having a 2 game lead right now.

Full game recap at ESPN.

Rays Lose to Yankees 4-2 (Twice)

September 22nd, 2011

Wednesday was the doubleheader between the Yankees and the Rays and both ended the same way, 4-2 losses for the Rays.

In the first game James Shields pitched against what seemed like every pitcher the Yankees had as they used 8 pitchers on the day.

Shields was up to 120 pitches in the 8th when he gave up the tying home run in the 8th to Eduardo Nunez. JP Howell then gave up a double that scored two runs (charged to Shields.)

With the win the Yankees clinched the division.

Full game recap at ESPN.

In the 2nd game Jeremy Hellickson faced off with CC Sabathia. This was another tough game for the Rays as they had tied it late at 2-2 off  Kelly Shoppach and Sean Rodriguez solo homers.

The 8th inning doomed the Rays again as they loaded the bases and Jorge Posada hit a 2 run single to put the Yankees up 4-2 for good. Rafael Soriano closed out the game for the Yankees.

Full game recap at ESPN.

Allegiant Air Adds Flight to Niagra Falls Out of St Pete

September 21st, 2011

Allegiant Air will be adding a twice weekly flight out of St. Petersburg direct to Niagra Falls, New York.

The new flights out of St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport will begin on December 15th.

Story from BayNews9.


Sarasota business offers AK-47 voucher

September 21st, 2011 will not only offer cash and credit card processing services, but now for new customers they will also off a voucher towards an AK-47.  According to the New Times Broward Palm Beach , the program offers an AK-47 worth up to $750 for new accounts based on how much credit-card processing volume businesses put through the company.

I guess a would be robber would think twice before messing with you if you were armed with an AK-47.

Full article available at

American hikers to be released from prison in Iran

September 21st, 2011

It has been about two years since American hikers, Sarah Stroud, Josh Fattal, and Shane Bauer were detained by authorities in Iran for illegally crossing into the country and accused them of being spies.  Officials are now saying that Josh and Shane have been released as of this morning.  Sarah Stroud was freed  earlier due to medical reasons.

The article on this story can be found on

Rays Lose to Yankees 5-0

September 21st, 2011

The Rays failed to capitalize on a golden opportunity Tuesday night as they fell to the Yankees 5-0. Boston also lost their game against Baltimore which at least kept the Rays 2 games back.

Ivan Nova, who improved to 16-4, 12-0 over his last 15 starts, pitched 7 and 2/3 scoreless innings as the Yankees beat up on the Rays. It could have been much worse for the Rays as the Yankees were only 1 for 7 when they had bases loaded, which was a lot.

Wade Davis, now 10-10, looked pretty bad from the start, it seemed like he lacked command. The Rays did have their chances to score, but failed to capitalize every time, including bases loaded in the 7th with no outs.

The Yankees and Rays will play a double header on Wednesday.

Full game recap at ESPN.

Fighting crime just got easier with a new iPhone app

September 20th, 2011

The Clearwater police is revolutionizing the way that citizens can help fight crime.  Available now for the iphone, users can download an app called the “Clearwater PD Tips.”  Information can be relayed to the police department about a crime going down, the informant remains anonymous while all the data goes directly from the iPhone to an analysis unit.

This technology if the first of its kind in Florida.

Click here for the full details of the article.

Don Cesar To Get Makeover

September 19th, 2011

The famous St. Petersburg Beach is getting an expensive face lift to the tune of $7 million.

There is a fountain outside of the King Charles Ballroom which is being removed, some people are quite upset over that.

The lobby, lobby bar and Sea Porch will be remodeled by next month.

The renovations are designed to make the hotel sleek and hipper to attract a younger crowd.

Full story at BayNews9.

Bucs Win Against Vikings

September 19th, 2011

Josh Freeman had another 4th quarter comeback.

The Bucs didn’t look very good in the first half as they trailed 17-0 at the half. However, the 2nd half was just the opposite, the Bucs moved the ball all over the Vikings while the Vikings looked helpless.

LeGarrett Blount capped off the scoring with a 4 yard touchdown with just 31 seconds remaining.

Full game recap at ESPN.

Rays Weekend Recap

September 19th, 2011

They Rays had a great series against Boston, winning 3 out of 4 and pulling to within 2 games of Boston in the Wild Card race.

Friday, September 16th, 2011:

James Shields took the mound against the returning Josh Beckett. This game was the one I thought the Rays had the best chance of winning but in the end they lost 4-3.

Full game recap at ESPN.

Saturday, September 17th, 2011:

Jeff Niemann battled Jon Lester Saturday night and the Rays were able to squeak out a 4-3 victory. Niemann was able to get the victory.

Full game recap at ESPN.

Sunday, September 18th, 2011:

David Price only pitched 4 innings after getting hit with a line drive right in the chest. Luckily the Rays wouldn’t need him as their offense took care of things this day. The Rays outscored Boston 8-5 to win the last game of the series. Tim Wakefield got the loss for Boston.

Full game recap at ESPN.

The Rays are down to just 10 games left in the season, 7 against the Yankees and 3 against the Blue Jays.




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