Archive for June, 2009

  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Makes First Start In Over A Year

    June 27, 2009 at 6:20 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Toledo 3 (15). The Bulls finally pulled out a win after 4 hours, 37 minutes when Justin Ruggiano hit a 2-out bases loaded single in the 15th to score 2. He was 0-6 prior to the single…The bullpen combined to allow just 1 run in 9 innings…Chris Richard […]

     
  • Sonnanstine Demoted To Durham, Abreu Designated, Kazmir and Bradford Activated

    June 26, 2009 at 10:07 pm 2 comments

    Marc Topkin has the news… Rays send down Andy Sonnanstine, designate Winston Abreu. Scott Kazmir will start on Saturday. Jeff Niemann will be bumped back to Monday. The Rays had to make room for Kazmir and RHP Chad Bradford to be activated. The decision on who to drop from the […]

     
  • [Happy Hour] The One Where We Discuss Dirtbag’s Return, A Tampa Ballpark And That Fat Dog Elvis

    June 26, 2009 at 3:50 pm 5 comments

    Bunch of links starting to pile up today so let’s dust off the “Happy Hour” feature… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Evan Longoria is back in the lineup tonight. [Rays Report] The Group looking for a new home for the Rays, A Baseball Community, is now looking at potential sites in Tampa […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    June 26, 2009 at 3:00 pm 14 comments

    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). The commenter that correctly predicts who we will name the Sunburst Player of the Game the most […]

     
  • Rays Looking For Young Corner Outfielder, Not A Closer

    Rays Looking For Young Corner Outfielder, Not A Closer

    June 26, 2009 at 10:30 am 7 comments

    Yesterday we linked to a story by Jon Heyman of SI.com that said the Rays were looking for a closer, but do not want to add payroll. Something he called a “tough task.” Now Jayson Stark of ESPN.com is spinning a different tune. One that makes a heck of a […]

     
  • The Daily Poll

    June 26, 2009 at 9:00 am 3 comments

    Do you feel Andy Sonnanstine did enough after the first inning last night to save his spot in the rotation?(polls)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Duke’s Future, Bartlett’s Streak And BJ Picked Off, Again

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Duke’s Future, Bartlett’s Streak And BJ Picked Off, Again

    June 26, 2009 at 7:24 am 8 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: The Duke’s Comeback. After his horrible first inning, we saw the Andy Sonnanstine we know and love when he retired […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jennings, Kang and Montoyo To Participate In Futures Game

    June 26, 2009 at 6:22 am 0 comments

    Toledo 4, Durham 2. After a good 2-3 week stretch, Carlos Hernandez posted his second straight rough outing. In 5 innings, he allowed 4 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks. He struck out 3…Reid Brignac went 1-5 and is hitting .288 while Justin Ruggiano was 1-4 and John Jaso […]

     
  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    June 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm 17 comments

    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). The commenter that correctly predicts who we will name the Sunburst Player of the Game the most […]

     
  • The Daily Poll

    June 25, 2009 at 9:00 am 3 comments

    If Aki Iwamura returns 100% healthy, what would you like to see Joe Maddon do with Ben Zobrist?(trends)