Archive for August 7th, 2008

  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Seattle Mariners

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Seattle Mariners

    August 7, 2008 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

    FIRST INNING A look back…Yesterday the Rays won a dramatic come-from-behind game after trailing by 3 runs entering the 9th inning, scoring 6 runs without an out. The final 3 came on a walk-off home run off the bat of Carlos Pena. The day started ominously with the benching of […]

     
  • [NEW BULLPEN PIECE] The Rays Have Acquired Chad Bradford From The Orioles

    [NEW BULLPEN PIECE] The Rays Have Acquired Chad Bradford From The Orioles

    August 7, 2008 at 2:47 pm 3 comments

    The Rays added a relief pitcher this afternoon, sending a player-to-be-named-later to the Orioles for Chad Bradford. Bradford, 34 next month, has a 2.45 ERA in 40.1 innings this year. His strikeout rate is dangerously low, but he’s not walking anyone or allowing home runs. He also has a very […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] 6 Runs In 9th; When Will Doubters Start Doubting Selves?

    [THE HANGOVER] 6 Runs In 9th; When Will Doubters Start Doubting Selves?

    August 7, 2008 at 11:31 am 9 comments

    THE GOOD: Scott Kazmir pitched 9 innings! Wait. What? Oh. That was the last 2 games combined. Nevermind…Playing like a champion. Yesterday was just one of those days that we expected the team to just roll over and die. A noon affair against a team the Rays have struggled against, […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Pulled From Game After Being Hit By Pitch

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Reid Brignac Pulled From Game After Being Hit By Pitch

    August 7, 2008 at 10:28 am 0 comments

    Richmond 5, Durham 4. Ben Hendrickson started and gave up 4 runs in 6 innings…Calvin Medlock took the loss after allowing a go-ahead solo home run in the 8th inning…Justin Ruggiano finished 0-5 with 3 Ks…Dan Johnson was 3-5…Jonny Gomes was 2-5 with a double and 2Ks. He also threw […]