RAYS (no game scheduled)
THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- If you haven’t seen them yet, here are the Rays dressed as nerds. [RaysIndex]
- Two more post-game concerts: Train (July 13) and O.A.R. (Aug. 24).
- Triple-A reliever John Gaub who was placed on waivers to make room for Drew Sutton, has been claimed by the Rangers. [@RMooneyTrib]
- Johnette Howard of ESPN.com writes about how Rich Thompson vowed to never give up on baseball as well as the whirlwind trip that led him to the Rays and his first big league action in 8 years. [ESPN]
- Surprise! The Yankees are more popular in the state of Florida than the Rays. [The Miami Herald]
DOWN ON THE FARM…
Notfolk 4, DURHAM 0. Chris Archer had a whopping 12 strikeouts in 6 innings, but he gave up 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks. His ERA is now 4.96…DH Leslie Anderson was 0-4…SS Reid Brignac was 0-3 and is now hitting .141 in 21 games since being demoted…C Jose Lobaton went 0-3.
Jackson 5, MONTGOMERY 4. SS Hak-Ju Lee went 1-3 with a walk. He is hitting .237 and also committed 2 errors, his 8th and 9th in 46 games.
Brevard Co. @ CHARLOTTE. (postponed)
BOWLING GREEN 12, Great Lakes 3. RF Drew Vettleson went 3-6 with his 4th home run. He is hitting .299…OF Josh Sale has not played since being removed from the game on Monday with an undisclosed injury.