Archive for May 22nd, 2009

  • Price To Be Called Up Monday; Percival To Retire?

    May 22, 2009 at 4:06 pm 21 comments

    [Update 6:21pm] Joe Maddon on Troy Percival: ““I wouldn’t be surprised if he chooses not to come back.” [UPDATE 5:25pm] Marc Lancaster is now reporting that David Price will be the starting pitcher on Monday. ESPN.com believes that David Price will be called up on Monday to take Scott Kazmir’s […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    May 22, 2009 at 3:00 pm 22 comments

    Prof: The Sunburst is going to take the holiday weekend off and will resume again on Tuesday. Up until first pitch, use the comments section to predict who you think will be the Sunburst Player of the Game. (be sure to use a valid email address while leaving the comment). […]

     
  • Roster Changes For Interleague Series?

    Roster Changes For Interleague Series?

    May 22, 2009 at 1:30 pm 15 comments

    [UPDATE 3:05pm] Marc Topkin says Troy Percival and Scott Kazmir to the DL. No surprises there. Again, keep an eye on Durham’s rotation the next couple of days to see how it is handled. That will tell us who is being called up on Monday to replace Dale Thayer. [UPDATE 2:30pm] Marc […]

     
  • Behold The Beast…ZORILLA!

    Behold The Beast…ZORILLA!

    May 22, 2009 at 12:00 pm 8 comments

    Ladies and Gentlemen…We give you…ZORILLA! The Eighth Wonder of the World! The masses have spoken and and now Zorilla makes his debut on the back of an official “Rayshead” t-shirt. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Is Scott Kazmir On Way Out Of Rotation?

    Is Scott Kazmir On Way Out Of Rotation?

    May 22, 2009 at 9:00 am 7 comments

    Scott Kazmir is having a bad season. Correction, Kazmir is having an awful season: 45.2 innings, 60 hits, 29 walks, 35 strikeouts, 7.69 ERA. That translates to a -9.7 VORP. Only Ricky Nolasco is worse (-10.9) of all pitchers with at least 40 innings pitched (Andy Sonnanstine has the 6th […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Percivillian Moments And ZORILLA!

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Percivillian Moments And ZORILLA!

    May 22, 2009 at 6:57 am 29 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. Think Troy Percival, only like the *exact* opposite, and that is Zorilla…Matt Garza. He was in danger of […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Matt Joyce Continues To Hit Triple-A Pitchers

    May 22, 2009 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Lehigh Valley 2. James Houser struck out 7, but walked 4 in 5 innings, allowing 2 runs…Reid Brignac was 3-3 with a walk to raise his average to .291…Matt Joyce added 3 hits in 5 at bats with 2 RBI…Joe Dillon hit a 2-run home run, his first […]