THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- Brandon Gomes was called up to take Alex Cobb’s spot on the roster. Gomes had 6 saves in 11 appearances for the Durham Bulls with a 1.35 ERA (1.02 FIP) and 22 strikeouts in 13.1 innings (5 walks). [TampaBay.com]
- Mark Simon showing some love for Rays Index on the latest episode (5/2) of “Baseball Today.” [ESPN]
- Ben Zobrist was named AL Player of the Week. [The Heater]
- Evan Longoria will scale back his workouts after his latest injury. [Rays Report]
- Alex Colome was named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week. [Claw Digest]
- Some pics from a recent Stone Crabs game. [RaysProspects]
- The Rays cracked the top 10 in the latest Power Rankings from USA Today. [USA Today]
DOWN ON THE FARM…
- DURHAM @ Indianapolis: (postponed)
- Jacksonville 6, MONTGOMERY 5: Shane Dyer gave up 6 runs (5 earned) in 5.2 innings…Evan Longoria went 1-4 with his 3rd home run in his last rehab game…SS Tim Beckham went 2-4 with a walk…LF Stephen Vogt had 3 hits including 2 home runs. He drove in 4.
- Fort Myers 4, CHARLOTTE 3 (10): Drew Leary blew a 2-run lead in the 9th with a 2-run home run. The Stone Crabs then lost the game in the 10th…Merrill Kelly pitched 7 shutout innings, giving up just 2 hits and 1 walk. He struck out 2…SS Hak-Ju Lee went 0-5 with a strikeout.
- Dayton @ BOWLING GREEN: (suspended in the first inning)