Archive for August 14th, 2009

  • The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    The Sunburst Player Of The Game Pick ‘Em

    August 14, 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 […]

     
  • Taking A Look At The Toll Of 2008 On The Arms Of 2009

    Taking A Look At The Toll Of 2008 On The Arms Of 2009

    August 14, 2009 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

    After the World Series last year we expressed our concerns about the stress and length of the 2008 season on the pitching staff and how some of the pitchers might experience a step backwards in 2009. Specifically, we were worried about the number of innings the pitchers threw as compared […]

     
  • Gregg Zaun Will Not Be Allowed To Customize His Helmet

    Gregg Zaun Will Not Be Allowed To Customize His Helmet

    August 14, 2009 at 10:30 am 3 comments

    In this piece by Marc Topkin, we learn that Gregg Zaun wants to catch well into his mid-40s (he is 38 now). But the most disappointing news to us is learning that MLB now has a new rule that says catchers can no longer get custom paint jobs on their […]

     
  • Sonnanstine And Niemann Exposed To Waivers

    August 14, 2009 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Jayson Stark is reporting that the Rays exposed two of their starting pitchers to waivers recently. Clubs monitoring the waiver wire say the Rays’ Jeff Niemann and Andy Sonnanstine both got claimed this week — and were immediately pulled back. It is quite possible that the Rays were looking to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss

    August 14, 2009 at 7:02 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Not for nothin’, but Jonny Gomes hit 3 home runs last night. Of course, this wasn’t the first time he has accomplished that […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Matt Moore Continues To Rack Up K’s

    August 14, 2009 at 6:38 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Gwinnett 5. Wade Davis allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits in 5 innings. He struck out 3 and walked 3…Desmond Jennings went 2-4 with a walk and an RBI. In 11 games, he is 10-36 (.300) with 3 strikeouts and 5 walks. He is 2-4 in […]