Archive for July 21st, 2008

  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Oakland A’s

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Oakland A’s

    July 21, 2008 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

    FIRST INNING A look back…Several of the Rays top hitters continue to struggle including Carl Crawford, BJ Upton and Carlos Pena…At what point do we stop assuming that they will eventually break out? Crawford was 3-12 in the Jays series and is hitting .255/.295/.378 in the last month. Upton went […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    July 21, 2008 at 11:55 am 3 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Percival Return From DL; Rays Drop Finale To Jays

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Return From DL; Rays Drop Finale To Jays

    July 21, 2008 at 11:08 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: The Red Sox were swept in Anaheim by the Angels, maintaining the Rays 1.5 game lead in the AL East. THE BAD: The Yankees swept the A’s. We suppose the good news there is that the Rays now have one less enemy in the wild card hunt. After […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Pitches 7 Scoreless In Triple-A Debut

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Pitches 7 Scoreless In Triple-A Debut

    July 21, 2008 at 9:07 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Syracuse 0. Wade Davis was dominating in his triple-A debut, pitching 7 scoreless innings, allowing only 3 hits. He struck out 6 and walked 3. He also hit a batter…Juan Salas pitched 2 scoreless innings for his first save…Chris Richard provided most of the offense with a 2-run […]