Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Bill Chastain Pretends To Cover The Devil Rays

    Bill Chastain Pretends To Cover The Devil Rays

    June 5, 2007 at 10:41 am 0 comments

    Bill Chastain writes regularly for devilrays.com. We would like to think that a writer that specializes in a certain topic, in this case it is the Tampa Bay Devil Rays…would know more about the topic than the average fan that is reading his articles. No? OK, then is it too […]

     
  • The Hangover: El Gato Strikes Again

    The Hangover: El Gato Strikes Again

    June 5, 2007 at 9:11 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 4, Royals 2. Carlos Pena was 3-3 and hit his 12th home run and his 56th catwalk. How good has Pena been this season? Of the 12 players in the AL with at least 11 home runs, Pena’s 131 at bats are at least 56 fewer than any […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano Continues His Torrid Pace

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano Continues His Torrid Pace

    June 5, 2007 at 8:31 am 0 comments

    Louisville 10, Durham 2. Jeff Niemann did not survive the 5th inning, allowing 6 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks. Niemann is now 4-4 with a 4.29 ERA on the season and looks to be a long ways from the Trop. Justin Ruggiano, on the other hand, wants to […]

     
  • We’re Going Mock Drafting! The Baseball Mock Draft To End All Mock Drafts

    We’re Going Mock Drafting! The Baseball Mock Draft To End All Mock Drafts

    June 4, 2007 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    We love Mock Drafts. We love them because they make us laugh. So called experts spend countless hours sifting through scouting reports and game film and try to match these kids with team needs. They are immensely popular in football and basketball but have recently began to gain steam in […]

     
  • The Hangover: JP Howell Proves Better Than Axis Of Evil

    The Hangover: JP Howell Proves Better Than Axis Of Evil

    June 4, 2007 at 9:56 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 5, Royals 1. Let’s see if we can make it three for three… On two previous occasions we have been critical of headlines found on devilrays.com. On both occasions, the title of the article was subsequently changed. On the first occasion, the title was factually wrong and on […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Seth McClung Bests Josh Hamilton

    Down On The Farm: Seth McClung Bests Josh Hamilton

    June 4, 2007 at 8:56 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Louisville 3. With two pitchers recently promoted from the Bulls rotation, Durham did not have an available starting pitcher on Sunday. Relief pitcher Tony Peguero, who made 21 starts at Montgomery a year ago, was called on and pitched 3.2 innings and allowed 3 runs. Seth McClung pitched […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    June 3, 2007 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

    Royals 9, Devil Rays 4.Only Edwin Jackson could throw up a stinker and make the Kansas City Royals look like the ’75 Reds. After Saturday’s loss, Edwin Jackson is now 0-7 in 10 starts and has not won a game in 33 appearances since being acquired from the Dodgers. His […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    June 3, 2007 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

    Louisville 7, Durham 5. Jason Hammel struck out 9 in 5 innings but allowed 7 hits and 3 walks that led to 4 runs. Justin Ruggiano and Wes Bankston contributed 2 hits apiece. Ruggiano is now 12-38 (.315) with 4 home runs and 3 doubles in the past 9 games. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Seo Long, Don’t Let The Door Hit You In The Ass

    [THE HANGOVER] Seo Long, Don’t Let The Door Hit You In The Ass

    June 2, 2007 at 10:46 am 0 comments

    Royals 4, Devil Rays 1. Only the Rays could throw up a stinker and make Brian Bannister look like Johan Santana. The Devil Rays finally made changes to the rotation that we all have patiently waited for. OK, maybe we weren’t very patient at times. Jae Seo has been designated […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Josh Hamilton, Right Place, Wrong Team

    Down On The Farm: Josh Hamilton, Right Place, Wrong Team

    June 2, 2007 at 10:45 am 4 comments

    Durham 5, Louisville 4 (10 inn). Mitch Talbot struck out 5 in 6 innings and allowed 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. Ben Zobrist and Wes Bankston homered for the Bulls. Bankston’s 8th home run of the season came with 2 outs in the bottom of the 10th […]