Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza Dominates Marlins For 5th Win

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza Dominates Marlins For 5th Win

    June 15, 2008 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza stepped up after his meltdown in his previous start. Garza gave up only 1 run on 3 hits. He walked a batter and hit another…Evan Longoria is once again showing that not only is he the front-runner for Rookie of the Year, but he also deserves […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] JT Hall Wins FSL Home Run Derby

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] JT Hall Wins FSL Home Run Derby

    June 15, 2008 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

    Durham 4, Buffalo 3. Ben Hendrickson improved to 5-4, holding Buffalo to 3 runs in 6.2 innings…Scott Dohmann struck out 5 in 2 perfect innings for the save…Dan Johnson was 3-4 with an RBI to improve his average to .292…Chris Richard’s 3-run home run, his 11th, gave the Bulls the […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    June 14, 2008 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index we reached our low point with Edwin Jackson, after he appeared to give up when his job was on the line. Edwin Jackson Quits When It Matters Most [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Sonnanstine Survives Shaky First To Pick Up 7th Win

    [THE HANGOVER] Sonnanstine Survives Shaky First To Pick Up 7th Win

    June 14, 2008 at 1:46 pm 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine was lucky he only gave up 2 runs in the first inning. A strike-‘em-out-throw-‘em-out, got the Rays out of the top of the first only down 2-0. And the Rays offense did exactly what they needed, scoring twice in the bottom half of the inning on […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Has Strongest Outing Of ’08

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Wade Davis Has Strongest Outing Of ’08

    June 14, 2008 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

    Rochester 1, Durham 0. After his first bad start with the Bulls in his last outing, Jeremy Cummings rebounded nicely, throwing 4 shutout innings, allowing only 2 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 4…Juan Salas gave up only his 2nd run in his last 18 innings. He worked 2 […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Florida Marlins

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Florida Marlins

    June 13, 2008 at 3:52 pm 2 comments

    FIRST INNING…The Rays just went 3-6 on a tough 9-game road trip, their worst stretch since going 3-8 after starting the season 3-1. Tampa Bay lost 2 of 3 series and went from 1.5 games up in the AL East to 2 games behind the Sox. Of a bigger concern […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    June 13, 2008 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index, we wrote our second open letter to Elijah Dukes. Another Open Letter To Elijah Dukes [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [Ken Griffey Jr] Floyd To Retire After Season; Griffey To The Rays?

    [Ken Griffey Jr] Floyd To Retire After Season; Griffey To The Rays?

    June 13, 2008 at 1:27 pm 2 comments

    According to John Heyman of ESPN.com, Cliff Floyd indicated that he will likely retire following this season. The Rays don’t have a set starting right fielder, but the lefthanded-hitting Eric Hinske (11 home runs, 31 RBI) has done a nice job as part of a rotation, and a righthanded hitter […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lead Wild Card By 3 Games

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lead Wild Card By 3 Games

    June 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Don’t forget to VOTE for Carl Crawford to start the all-star game. If you haven’t voted yet today, go NOW! [MLB All-Star Voting] Rays the Stakes lays out why they believe the Rays will have trouble hanging around this season…We’ve said it several times. The Rays will […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Richard And Reid Named Players Of The Month

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Richard And Reid Named Players Of The Month

    June 13, 2008 at 8:45 am 0 comments

    Rochester 9, Durham 4. Mitch Talbot picked up his first loss since April, dropping to 6-4. He was 5-0 in his previous 8 starts. He gave up 7 runs (6 earned) in 5.1 innings…5 different Bulls had 2 hits apiece including Fernando Perez, who also stole his 18th base…Joel Guzman […]