Archive for May 17th, 2007

  • Juuust A Bit Outside

    Juuust A Bit Outside

    May 17, 2007 at 1:45 pm 3 comments

    One number that is starting to gain steam in baseball circles is VORP (Value Over Replacement Player), a stat invented by Keith Woolner of Baseball Prospectus. Without boring you with all the brain-surgery math behind the number, we will just say that it measures the contribution of a player to […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Rays May Never Come Home

    The Hangover: The Rays May Never Come Home

    May 17, 2007 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 11, Rangers 8.Last night’s win marked the first time since August 23 of last season that the Rays have won 3 straight. That 3 game streak also came at the hands of Rangers at the Trop when Tampa Bay won the the first 3 of a 4-game set. […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: Bobby Abreu Decides To Earn His King’s Ransom

    AL East Roundup: Bobby Abreu Decides To Earn His King’s Ransom

    May 17, 2007 at 9:06 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Boston Red Sox 26 12 – 7-3 L1 – New York Yankees 18 20 8.0 5-5 W1 117 Toronto Blue Jays 18 22 9.0 5-5 W3 115 Baltimore Orioles 18 23 9.5 4-6 L5 114 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 17 22 9.5 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Lewis Rollins Now On The Prospect Radar

    Down On The Farm: Lewis Rollins Now On The Prospect Radar

    May 17, 2007 at 8:39 am 0 comments

    Pawtucket 7, Durham 4. Jason Hammel numbers are starting to look very pedestrian. He has had a shaky outing giving up 6 runs in 4.2 innings. He allowed 5 hits and 4 walks. After a very strong start to the season Hammel’sallowed 57 base runners in 50 innings with a […]