Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • The Hangover: We’re Going Streaking!

    The Hangover: We’re Going Streaking!

    July 18, 2007 at 11:21 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 8, Angels 3.The Rays may have produced their best all-around performance of the year. In doing so, they stretched their winning streak to 1 in a row, matching their fourth longest streak of the season. The Devil Rays now have two shots to pick up a second win […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Up And Down Season Continues For Wade Townsend

    Down On The Farm: Up And Down Season Continues For Wade Townsend

    July 18, 2007 at 9:39 am 0 comments

    Durham 10, Louisville 2. Jae Seo moved to 4-1 with a 3.35 ERA since his demotion after allowing 1 run in 7 innings. Justin Ruggiano hit his 12th home run and drove in 5. Jason Pridie was 2-5 with 3 runs scored and is now hitting .316 since his promotion […]

     
  • The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays: 10 Years Of Sucktitude

    The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays: 10 Years Of Sucktitude

    July 17, 2007 at 12:32 pm 5 comments

    We had this idea a little while ago that in honor of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 10th Season, we would feature the best players at each position from throughout the long, storied short, awkward existence of the franchise. Hindsight is 20/20 and in the end we had a hard […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Will Kline Makes Debut

    Down On The Farm: Will Kline Makes Debut

    July 17, 2007 at 1:02 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Louisville 2. JP Howell made his second spot-start for the Bulls, striking out 10 in 7 innings. He gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. Chad Orvella pitched the 8th and 9th for his 13th save. Jason Pridie was 3-5 with 2 RBI. He is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] In The End, Even Old Yeller Had To Be Shot

    [THE HANGOVER] In The End, Even Old Yeller Had To Be Shot

    July 16, 2007 at 11:06 am 1 comment

    Yankees 7, Devil Rays 6. The Devil Rays lost three of four games to the Yankees, but for the first time in almost a month, the Rays were competitive. The starting pitching was better, but they still don’t put in enough time on the mound. And the bullpen is…well the […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Chris Mason Pick Up League-Leading Victories

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Chris Mason Pick Up League-Leading Victories

    July 16, 2007 at 8:05 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Buffalo 4. JK Ryu struck out 7 but allowed 4 runs in 5 innings. Mississippi 12, Montgomery 2. Jonathon Barratt gave up 6 runs (5 earned) in 3 innings. Two of the runs came as a result of bases loaded balks in the second inning. Fernando Perez was […]

     
  • The Hangover: BJ Upton Is Back In The Lineup Tonight

    The Hangover: BJ Upton Is Back In The Lineup Tonight

    July 13, 2007 at 4:20 pm 3 comments

    Yankees 7, Devil Rays 3.Sorry. Just Webtopia today. Feel free to throw poop at us in the comments. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton will be in the lineup tonight after missing 29 games. [TampaBay.com] Marc Lancaster has what he considers the biggest story lines of the second half for the […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: BJ Upton Makes Final Rehab Start For Vero Beach

    Down On The Farm: BJ Upton Makes Final Rehab Start For Vero Beach

    July 13, 2007 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

    Buffalo 3, Durham 1. JP Howell made a spot-start for Durham with Joe Maddon deciding to skip him the first time through the rotation. He struck out 5 and walked none while allowing 2 runs in 5 innings. Michel Hernandez hit a solo home run to drive in the only […]

     
  • The Hangover: Devil Rays Seek Relevancy

    The Hangover: Devil Rays Seek Relevancy

    July 12, 2007 at 10:11 am 2 comments

    The Devil Rays open the second half with a four-game set against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. In baseball, momentum is only as good tomorrow’s starting pitcher which doesn’t usually bode too well for the Rays, but this series is huge for both Tampa Bay and New York. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Reid Brignac And His Bat Are Waking Up

    Down On The Farm: Reid Brignac And His Bat Are Waking Up

    July 12, 2007 at 8:10 am 0 comments

    Montgomery 8, Mississippi 7. With two outs in the bottom of the 9th, Reid Brignac hit a walk-off solo home run to give the Biscuits the win. He was 0-4 before the final at bat, but 13 hits and 3 home runs in his last 6 games. He did commit […]