Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • The Hangover: Rays Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite BJ Upton’s Heroics

    The Hangover: Rays Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite BJ Upton’s Heroics

    September 9, 2007 at 12:07 pm 3 comments

    Devil Rays 5, Blue Jays 4.PLAYING A LIL’ PEPPER WITH LAST NIGHT’S GAME… My alma mater played a rare night game last night, so I was otherwise preoccupied and did not watch most of the game. Somehow I managed to avoid seeing the final score all night. I got to […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Josh Arhart Gives Biscuits 2-1 Lead

    Down On The Farm: Josh Arhart Gives Biscuits 2-1 Lead

    September 9, 2007 at 11:01 am 0 comments

    Montgomery 6, Mississippi 5 (11 innings; Montgomery leads series 2-1). The Biscuits trailed 5-2 early in the game but rallied to tie it in the 7th and Josh Arhart came through with a pinch-single for the walk-off victory in the 11th. Brooks Badeaux led off the inning with a walk […]

     
  • The Hangover: Joe Maddon Back For At Least One More Season

    The Hangover: Joe Maddon Back For At Least One More Season

    September 8, 2007 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

    Blue Jays 7, Devil Rays 2.Just the links today DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… When we first read the headline “Reports: Rays’ Maddon to get extension” we thought “why would the Rays extend Maddon’s contract when they could just pick up the two-year option on the existing contract?” Then we remembered that […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Evan Longoria Powers Bulls To Championship Series

    Down On The Farm: Evan Longoria Powers Bulls To Championship Series

    September 8, 2007 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Toledo 2 (Durham wins series 3-0). Evan Longoria just keeps getting better and better. On Friday the Dirt Bag powered the Bulls into the IL championship series with 2 home runs including a 2-out 2-run home run in the decisive 3-run 9th inning that broke a 2-2 tie. […]

     
  • The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    September 7, 2007 at 9:59 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays (off-day)It just seems like we are in Carlos Pena-bashing mode. Trust us. We love this guy. We have been looking for a replacement for our Rocco Baldelli jersey and El Gato may be the choice. But… There has been a lot of chatter recently about Carlos Pena for […]

     
  • The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    September 7, 2007 at 9:59 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays (off-day)It just seems like we are in Carlos Pena-bashing mode. Trust us. We love this guy. We have been looking for a replacement for our Rocco Baldelli jersey and El Gato may be the choice. But… There has been a lot of chatter recently about Carlos Pena for […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano And Reid Brignac Lead Teams To Playoff Wins

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano And Reid Brignac Lead Teams To Playoff Wins

    September 7, 2007 at 8:57 am 3 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 5 (Durham leads 2-0). The Bulls scored 5 in the first 2 innings, and eventually had a 9-2 lead after 6 innings. Justin Ruggiano backed up his 2 home run performance in game 1 with a 3-3 night, reaching base 5 times and 2 RBI. Ellliot Johnson […]

     
  • The Sporting News Ackowledges The Agony Of Devil Rays Fans

    The Sporting News Ackowledges The Agony Of Devil Rays Fans

    September 6, 2007 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

    We have a few big changes planned around these parts during the off-season. We figure if other people are going to start taking us seriously, we might as well start taking ourselves seriously. In his latest piece, Sean Deveney of The Sporting News explores what it means to be a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Would Juan Uribe At $3M Be An Upgrade?

    The Hangover: Would Juan Uribe At $3M Be An Upgrade?

    September 6, 2007 at 10:53 am 12 comments

    Devil Rays 17, Orioles 2.In last night’s offensive outburst, Brendan Harris hit his first home run since June 18. Teamed with Ben Zobrist and Josh Wilson, the Rays have been sporting below-average hitters and brick-glove defensemen at the shortstop position. With Reid Brignac still at least a year away from […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Durham And Columbus Open Playoffs With Wins

    Down On The Farm: Durham And Columbus Open Playoffs With Wins

    September 6, 2007 at 7:51 am 0 comments

    Durham 11, Toledo 8 (Bulls lead series 1-0). The Bulls got off to a fast start with Jon Weber, Jason Pridie and Justin Ruggiano hitting back-to-back-to-back home runs to start the game and giving Durham an early 3-1 lead. They stretched the lead to 6-2, including Ruggiano’s second home run […]