Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano In AAA All-Star Game Tonight

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano In AAA All-Star Game Tonight

    July 11, 2007 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    Bristol 10, Princeton 5. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… On Monday night, three Montgomery Biscuits participated in the Southern League All-Star game. Catcher John Jaso had two singles in two at bats but was also charged with 2 passed balls. Pitcher Chris Mason struck out 2 and walked 1 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    July 10, 2007 at 11:40 am 2 comments

    Benjamin Franklin said that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Today we introduce exhibit #1 that Joe Maddon and the Devil Rays front office are insane… If we don’t come back after the break better in the bullpen, we’re not. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Getting Closer To The Devil Rays

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Getting Closer To The Devil Rays

    July 10, 2007 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Daytona 7, Vero Beach 6 (gm 1). Jake McGee struck out 11 in 6 innings but gave up 3 runs on 3 solo home runs. Greg Dupas gave up 4 unearned runs in the 7th to blow the lead, the final 3 coming on a 3-run home run with 2 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    July 9, 2007 at 11:16 am 2 comments

    Royals 12, Devil Rays 4. 5 innings, 100 pitches. When we look back on the 2007 season, that could be the opening line. 5 innings, 100 pitches. The rest of the rotation (outside of James Shields) has been awful, but that was no surprise. The bullpen has been vomit-inducing, but […]

     
  • When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    July 9, 2007 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We had heard about this home run hit by Joel Guzman a couple of weeks ago, but we just now came across the video. If you have never seen a game at the new DBAP in Durham, it may be difficult to appreciate exactly how far Guzman hit this ball. […]

     
  • When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    July 9, 2007 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We had heard about this home run hit by Joel Guzman a couple of weeks ago, but we just now came across the video. If you have never seen a game at the new DBAP in Durham, it may be difficult to appreciate exactly how far Guzman hit this ball. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    July 9, 2007 at 9:37 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Buffalo 2. Tony Peguero gave up 1 run in 5 inning for his first win at AAA Durham. Juan Salas pitched the 6th and 7th allowing only 1 hit and no runs while striking out 5 of the 7 batters he faced. Jason Pridie was 3-5 with a […]

     
  • Summing Up The Red Sox Series In 39 Seconds

    Summing Up The Red Sox Series In 39 Seconds

    July 6, 2007 at 2:03 pm 1 comment

    It is fitting that Shawn Bleepin’ Camp is featured in a video in which the Devil Rays mascot is being de-pantsed…We also couldn’t help but notice the irony of each mascot’s jersey number. Wally is wearing #97 while Raymond is wearing #00. Those numbers happen to also be the number […]

     
  • The Hangover: Starring Joe Maddon As The Black Knight

    The Hangover: Starring Joe Maddon As The Black Knight

    July 6, 2007 at 9:39 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 15, Devil Rays 4. [They fight until Arthur cuts off Black Knight's left arm] King Arthur: Now, stand aside, worthy adversary! Black Knight: ‘Tis but a scratch! King Arthur: A scratch? Your arm’s off! Black Knight: No, it isn’t! King Arthur: Well, what’s that then? King Arthur: I’ve […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Reid Brignac Homers To Rally Biscuits

    Down On The Farm: Reid Brignac Homers To Rally Biscuits

    July 6, 2007 at 9:38 am 0 comments

    Buffalo 3, Durham 0. Jae Kuk Ryu gave up 2 runs in 5 innings on 7 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 2. Juan Salas struck out 2 in 1 inning of work but gave a run on 2 hits. Seth McClung was typical AAA Seth McClung. He struck […]