Archive for June, 2007

  • Down On The Farm: Mason And Longoria Receive Honors

    Down On The Farm: Mason And Longoria Receive Honors

    June 6, 2007 at 11:52 am 1 comment

    Montgomery 3, Carolina 2. Jonathon Barratt struck out 7 and only allowed 1 run in 6 innings. Dale Thayer gave up a solo home run in the 9th, but settled down to pick up his 13th save. Evan Longoria hit his 13th home run and Reid Brignac went 0-4. Sarasota […]

     
  • The 2006 Draft: A Look Back

    The 2006 Draft: A Look Back

    June 5, 2007 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

    With the 2007 MLB draft two days away, the Devil Rays front office is busy preparing for their second rodeo. Now is a good time to take a look back and make an an early assessment of how the organization did in their first draft. We all know about Evan […]

     
  • Bill Chastain Pretends To Cover The Devil Rays

    Bill Chastain Pretends To Cover The Devil Rays

    June 5, 2007 at 10:41 am 0 comments

    Bill Chastain writes regularly for devilrays.com. We would like to think that a writer that specializes in a certain topic, in this case it is the Tampa Bay Devil Rays…would know more about the topic than the average fan that is reading his articles. No? OK, then is it too […]

     
  • The Hangover: El Gato Strikes Again

    The Hangover: El Gato Strikes Again

    June 5, 2007 at 9:11 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 4, Royals 2. Carlos Pena was 3-3 and hit his 12th home run and his 56th catwalk. How good has Pena been this season? Of the 12 players in the AL with at least 11 home runs, Pena’s 131 at bats are at least 56 fewer than any […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano Continues His Torrid Pace

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano Continues His Torrid Pace

    June 5, 2007 at 8:31 am 0 comments

    Louisville 10, Durham 2. Jeff Niemann did not survive the 5th inning, allowing 6 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks. Niemann is now 4-4 with a 4.29 ERA on the season and looks to be a long ways from the Trop. Justin Ruggiano, on the other hand, wants to […]

     
  • We’re Going Mock Drafting! The Baseball Mock Draft To End All Mock Drafts

    We’re Going Mock Drafting! The Baseball Mock Draft To End All Mock Drafts

    June 4, 2007 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    We love Mock Drafts. We love them because they make us laugh. So called experts spend countless hours sifting through scouting reports and game film and try to match these kids with team needs. They are immensely popular in football and basketball but have recently began to gain steam in […]

     
  • The Hangover: JP Howell Proves Better Than Axis Of Evil

    The Hangover: JP Howell Proves Better Than Axis Of Evil

    June 4, 2007 at 9:56 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 5, Royals 1. Let’s see if we can make it three for three… On two previous occasions we have been critical of headlines found on devilrays.com. On both occasions, the title of the article was subsequently changed. On the first occasion, the title was factually wrong and on […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Seth McClung Bests Josh Hamilton

    Down On The Farm: Seth McClung Bests Josh Hamilton

    June 4, 2007 at 8:56 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Louisville 3. With two pitchers recently promoted from the Bulls rotation, Durham did not have an available starting pitcher on Sunday. Relief pitcher Tony Peguero, who made 21 starts at Montgomery a year ago, was called on and pitched 3.2 innings and allowed 3 runs. Seth McClung pitched […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    June 3, 2007 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

    Royals 9, Devil Rays 4.Only Edwin Jackson could throw up a stinker and make the Kansas City Royals look like the ’75 Reds. After Saturday’s loss, Edwin Jackson is now 0-7 in 10 starts and has not won a game in 33 appearances since being acquired from the Dodgers. His […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    June 3, 2007 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

    Louisville 7, Durham 5. Jason Hammel struck out 9 in 5 innings but allowed 7 hits and 3 walks that led to 4 runs. Justin Ruggiano and Wes Bankston contributed 2 hits apiece. Ruggiano is now 12-38 (.315) with 4 home runs and 3 doubles in the past 9 games. […]