Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Closer To The Majors

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Closer To The Majors

    April 13, 2007 at 9:49 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Pawtucket 2. Jeff Niemann was strong in his second outing of the year but he had a case of Kazmir-itus. Niemann worked 5 scoreless innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 6, but it took 96 pitches. Jeff Ridgway and Chad Orvella combine to […]

     
  • The Hangover: A Stomach-Punch Loss For The Rays

    The Hangover: A Stomach-Punch Loss For The Rays

    April 13, 2007 at 8:40 am 0 comments

    “stomach-punch” game. Carl Crawford hit a double in the 9It’s funny but sad. Losing a lead in the 8th or 9th inning should be the worst way to lose a game. The Devil Rays bullpen blows so many leads late in games, that when they do, it is never very […]

     
  • The Debut Of The Tampa Bay Rays Cork-Board

    The Debut Of The Tampa Bay Rays Cork-Board

    April 12, 2007 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

    Today we are debuting a new feature here at RI. We are calling it the “Tampa Bay Rays Cork-Board” (A few of you may pick up on the cheesy double-meaning behind the name. sorry, it had to be done). The Cork-Board, which will be found permanently located in the side-panel, […]

     
  • Tidbits: Devil Rays @ Minnesota Twins

    Tidbits: Devil Rays @ Minnesota Twins

    April 12, 2007 at 10:43 am 0 comments

    The Twins enter the series with the Rays at 5-3, tied with Detroit for first place of the AL Central. The just concluded a 3-game set with the Evil empire, dropping the first two, but took the final game last night 5-1 behind Russ Ortiz. The Rays were 1-6 against […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Woods Fines Starting To Leave His Mark

    Down On The Farm: Woods Fines Starting To Leave His Mark

    April 12, 2007 at 10:22 am 0 comments

    Pawtucket 5, Durham 3. JP Howell was better his second trip to the mound for Durham but still not doing anything to make Joe Maddon regret his decision to pick Edwin Jackson for the 5th spot of the Rays rotation. In 5.2 innings, he struck out 3 with no walks […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: King Felix Sashimis All Over The Red Sox

    AL East Roundup: King Felix Sashimis All Over The Red Sox

    April 12, 2007 at 9:10 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Toronto Blue Jays 5 3 – 5-3 W1 – Boston Red Sox 4 4 1.0 4-4 L1 154 New York Yankees 4 4 1.0 4-4 L1 154 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 3 5 2.0 3-5 W1 153 Baltimore Orioles 3 6 2.5 […]

     
  • The Hangover: 7+2 Equals Rare Road Win

    The Hangover: 7+2 Equals Rare Road Win

    April 12, 2007 at 8:01 am 0 comments

    Every once and a while the Devil Rays are capable of putting together a complete game. Last night’s 6-5 win over the Rangers was far from perfect, but we could see the signs. The offense is going to score runs. This will not be a problem on most nights for […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Wade Townsend Is Still Human

    Down On The Farm: Wade Townsend Is Still Human

    April 11, 2007 at 10:34 am 0 comments

    Pawtucket 2, Durham 1. Jason Hammel finally allowed a few hits, but was still strong in his second outing of the season. Last night he worked 5 innings giving up 4 hits, 2 walks and 1 run. Chris Richard hit his 2nd home run and Jorge Cantu went 0-3. Greenville […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: Prelude To The Great A-Rod Escape

    AL East Roundup: Prelude To The Great A-Rod Escape

    April 11, 2007 at 9:33 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Toronto Blue Jays 4 3 – 4-3 L1 – Boston Red Sox 4 3 – 4-3 W2 – New York Yankees 4 3 – 4-3 W2 – Baltimore Orioles 3 5 1.5 3-5 W2 154 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2 5 2.0 […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Rays Being The Rays

    The Hangover: The Rays Being The Rays

    April 11, 2007 at 8:22 am 0 comments

    Jae Seo was awful last night. Yes, the defense was atrocious with 3 errors in the Rays 12-9 loss to the Rangers, their 4th straight. Still, Seo gave up 8 hits, 3 walks, 1 hit batter, 1 wild pitch and 10 runs (5 earned) in 3 innings. The Rangers have […]