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  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Willy Aybar Gets Start At First Base In Durham

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Willy Aybar Gets Start At First Base In Durham

    May 25, 2008 at 7:06 am 0 comments

    Durham 7, Richmond 1. Ben Hendrickson picked up his 4th win in 5 innings. He held Richmond to 1 run on 2 hits, but walked 4. Scott Dohmann relieved and struck out 4 in 2 shutout innings, while Juan Salas pitched the last 2 innings and struck out 3. Reid […]

     
  • [SCREWED BY MUSIC] Tonight’s Game Is Blacked Out Due To Rays’ Saturday Night Concert Series

    [SCREWED BY MUSIC] Tonight’s Game Is Blacked Out Due To Rays’ Saturday Night Concert Series

    May 24, 2008 at 2:35 pm 7 comments

    Tonight’s game at the Trop between the Rays and the Orioles will not be seen on the MLB’s “Extra Innings” package. Why? Because of The Commodores. Tonight is the first of several scheduled postgame concerts that the Rays will feature following Saturday home games. To accommodate the concerts, the Rays […]

     
  • [MOONEY OVER MY-HAMMY] SI Cover Not A Hit Among Rays; Mooney Won’t Tell Us Why

    [MOONEY OVER MY-HAMMY] SI Cover Not A Hit Among Rays; Mooney Won’t Tell Us Why

    May 24, 2008 at 1:02 pm 3 comments

    Earlier this week The Professor told you about the first ever Spots Illustrated cover to feature the Tampa Bay Rays (and it was not making fun of the Rays!). Yesterday, Roger Mooney of the Bradenton Herald got the reactions of a few of the Rays, and oh so subtly dropped […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Garza Is Latest Pitcher To Shutdown Opposition

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Garza Is Latest Pitcher To Shutdown Opposition

    May 24, 2008 at 10:33 am 1 comment

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: Matt Garza is still walking too many (4 last night) but he was better about getting ahead of batters. You can always tell when Garza is going to have a good night by his […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] McGee And Brignac Among Hot Prospects

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] McGee And Brignac Among Hot Prospects

    May 24, 2008 at 7:32 am 3 comments

    Durham 4, Richmond 1. The forgotten prospect, Joel Guzman (can I still call him a prospect?) hit a 3-run home run in the 2nd inning and that was enough for Jeremy Cummings who improved to 3-0 in 3 starts for the Rays, since coming over from Australia Taiwan. He struck […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Find Way To Lose Despite 18 Hits

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Find Way To Lose Despite 18 Hits

    May 18, 2008 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: 2-out RBI and an offense that didn’t quit. 5 of the 8 runs were scored with 2 out and the Rays bats rallied from down 8-4 to tie the game in the 8th inning. […]

     
  • [RAYS BLOGOSPHERE] Rays Blogs Rule The Blogosphere

    [RAYS BLOGOSPHERE] Rays Blogs Rule The Blogosphere

    May 18, 2008 at 11:59 am 2 comments

    Please allow me a moment to say “job well done” to a couple of Rays’ blogs. According to StrikeTwo.net, which tracks and ranks baseball blogs, both this site, Rays Index and DRays Bay rank in the top 20 of all baseball blogs. These rankings are based on “influence” in the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    May 18, 2008 at 7:27 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Charlotte 4. Jeremy Cummings won his 2nd game in 2 starts. He gave up 2 runs in 5 innings. Fernando Perez, Justin Ruggiano and Chris Richard sparked the offense with 3 hits each. Richard had 2 home runs and srove in 5. Montgomery 2, Tennessee 1. Rhyne Hughes […]

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young One Of Worst Hitters In AL

    [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young One Of Worst Hitters In AL

    May 17, 2008 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

    Jim Souhan has a very telling headline in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune: “Muscular singles hitter is not what we had in mind”. Of course, I don’t need to tell you that Souhan is referring to former Devil Dog Delmon Young. Touted as a power hitter, Delmon Young is gettting outslugged by […]

     
  • [KING DAVID] David Price Ks A-Rod Twice

    [KING DAVID] David Price Ks A-Rod Twice

    May 17, 2008 at 1:40 pm 2 comments

    David Price made what should be his last extended spring training start today, with a twist. He faced the New York Yankees extended spring squad which featured a rehabbing Alex Rodriguez. In 5 innings, Price faced A-Rod 5 times. Rodriguez went 1-4 with a home run, a walk and 2 […]