Archive for August, 2006

  • Texas Rangers @ D-Rays Tidbits

    Texas Rangers @ D-Rays Tidbits

    August 21, 2006 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

    The Rays are 49-75, 26.5 games behind the Spankees and 6 games behind the Horioles. They come into this series having lost their last 2 games and they are 5-13 in August. They are 0-5 against the Rangers this season including a 2-game sweep at the Trop in May. The […]

     
  • Devil Rays News And Notes

    Devil Rays News And Notes

    August 21, 2006 at 11:41 am 0 comments

    You can forgive us for doing a double-take when we read this headline. We must admit if we had to set the over-under for seeing a headline like this we would have guessed, not ’til 2009. [Battlecreek Enquirer] Speaking of which, the D-Rays tragic number for elimination is now 14 […]

     
  • THe Hangover: Stuck In A Glass Case Of Emotion

    THe Hangover: Stuck In A Glass Case Of Emotion

    August 21, 2006 at 10:28 am 0 comments

    D-Rays 6, Cleveland 5. Friday night was a big night for the psyche of the team and the team’s fans, although they would throw all that away the next two games, but more on that later. The simplest way to describe the Rays in the second have of the season, […]

     
  • A Look At The Future: This Past Weekend On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: This Past Weekend On The Farm

    August 21, 2006 at 9:28 am 0 comments

    One of the ‘Big 3′ combines to No-Hit Peoria Durham Bulls. On Friday, the Bulls lost to Columbus 8-2. Jim Magrane struggled from the mound, giving up 7 runs in 4.2 innings. He is now 1-3 with a 5.40 ERA since being promoted to AAA. Delmon Young went 0-3 and […]

     
  • The Hangover

    The Hangover

    August 18, 2006 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

    Relax, alright? Don’t try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring, and besides that they’re fascist. Throw some ground balls. They’re more democratic.-Crash Davis Toronto 6, Rays 2. This much we know…Scott Kazmir is a good pitcher. He has the potential to be a great pitcher. Last night he showed […]

     
  • A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    August 18, 2006 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

    Durham 7, Columbus 1. Delmon Young, continued his torrid hitting, going 2-5 with his 8th home run. Kevin Witt went 0-3 with 2 walks and 2 runs scored. Catcher Shawn Riggans has been hot lately and last night was no different. He went 3-5 with his 11th home run, a […]

     
  • Devil Rays Non-Committal On Delmon Young

    Devil Rays Non-Committal On Delmon Young

    August 17, 2006 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

    Earlier this week we reported that there was a rumor circulating that Delmon Young was told to be ready for a call-up to the big leagues. Manager Joe Maddon was asked about the possibility of Young being called up on September 1st, when rosters expend to 40 players. He would […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Listed As Day-To-Day

    Evan Longoria Listed As Day-To-Day

    August 17, 2006 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

    Earlier today in out A Look At The Future feature, we reported that Evan Longoria was removed from yesterday’s second game of a double header, after only one at bat. It turns out that Longoria fouled a ball off his shin in the first game and his shin swelled up […]

     
  • The Hangover: Most Bad Things Must Come To An End

    The Hangover: Most Bad Things Must Come To An End

    August 17, 2006 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

    D-Rays 8, Toronto 3. You gotta love this photo to the right. Poor Damon Hollins looks a bit inadequate and like he is about to get ‘pancaked’ by Jonny Gomes. Hollins looks genuinely scared. Maybe Jonny should pick on somebody more his size, like the portly Seth McClung. Before this […]

     
  • A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    August 17, 2006 at 11:58 am 0 comments

    Toledo 2, Durham 1, 11 innings. Great night for Jason Hammel. In 7 innings of work Hammel struck out 13 Mud Hens, including 5 of 6 batters in one stretch. In the 4th inning, he struck out the 2,3,4 hitters on 10 pitches. Even more impressive was that Hammel struck […]