Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays Redux

    The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays Redux

    August 8, 2007 at 1:11 pm 1 comment

    We* recently presented to you “The All-Time Tampa Bay Devil Rays: 10 Years Of Sucktitude“. For those of you that have been around these parts for a while, know that we will take the occasional (well-deserved) jab at the franchise, the team and/or certain players but for the most part […]

     
  • Show Your Love: Rock The Raymond Vote

    Show Your Love: Rock The Raymond Vote

    August 8, 2007 at 11:32 am 2 comments

    The folks over at Home Run Derby have a tournament-style bracket running in an effort to determine the best mascot in baseball featuring 40 mascots from the past and present. HRD has assembled a Menangerie of 40 Mascots (39 anthropomorphic and 1 obnoxious monkey) from Major League Baseball’s past and […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Casey Fossum-Era Comes To An End, One Season Too Late

    The Hangover: The Casey Fossum-Era Comes To An End, One Season Too Late

    August 8, 2007 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    Tiggers 9, Devil Rays 6. Just the links for now. We will be back in a little while. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton has taken to centerfield very well but he is still learning how to play the position. In the meantime he will struggle with mental errors such as […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Joins Wade Davis In Montgomery

    Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Joins Wade Davis In Montgomery

    August 8, 2007 at 9:52 am 2 comments

    Columbus 4, Durham 1. The Bulls managed 10 hits but only 1 run. The one run came via Evan Longoria’s first home run at AAA. He was 1-3 with a walk and is hitting .313 with 4 RBI in 5 games. Justin Ruggiano collected 3 hits in 4 at bats […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rocco Baldelli Close To Returning

    The Hangover: Rocco Baldelli Close To Returning

    August 7, 2007 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

    Tiggers 6, Devil Rays 4. New bullpen, still the same ole Devil Rays. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Amazingly the Rays are only 5th in baseball with 59 blown leads. However, they are second only to the Houston Astros, having blown 58.4% of their leads. Is the Astros bullpen really that bad? […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Dale Thayer Named SL’s Pitcher-Of-The-Week

    Down On The Farm: Dale Thayer Named SL’s Pitcher-Of-The-Week

    August 7, 2007 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

    Tennessee 6, Montgomery 2. Erold Andrus was 2-4 and hit his 10th double and 1st home run since being promoted from Vero Beach. Reid Brignac was 0-4, and Fernando Perez was 2-4. Clearwater 9, Vero Beach 8. Sergio Pedroza was 4-4 and hit his 18th home run. It was his […]

     
  • The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    August 6, 2007 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays @ Detroit Tigers A 3-game set…Tampa Bay is 42-68, 25.5 games back in the AL East…Detroit is 61-49, a half game back in the AL Central…The Rays are 16-35 on the road…Justin Verlander pitches for Detroit tonight. He is 11-4 with a 3.49 ERA…Edwin Jackson takes the mound […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Austin Hinkle Playing Above His Draft Position

    Down On The Farm: Austin Hinkle Playing Above His Draft Position

    August 6, 2007 at 11:44 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 6, Durham 4. JP Howell struck out 8 and walked only 1 and allowed 3 runs in 7 innings. Justin Ruggiano was 2-4 and hit his 15th home run. He is hitting .290. Evan Longoria was the Bulls’ DH and went 1-4 with a strike out. He is now […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Are Starting To Look Like The Team Joe Maddon Always Wanted

    The Hangover: Rays Are Starting To Look Like The Team Joe Maddon Always Wanted

    August 3, 2007 at 12:21 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays (off day)The Rays open a three game set tonight at the Trop against the Baltimore Orioles. How bad have the Devil Rays been this season? At the beginning of June, the Rays had thoughts of third place in the division. Now Tampa Bay is 9 games behind the […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Joel Guzman And Wes Bankston Likely To Be Traded After Season

    Down On The Farm: Joel Guzman And Wes Bankston Likely To Be Traded After Season

    August 3, 2007 at 10:15 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Columbus 8. Mitch Talbot struck out 7 in 5 innings, but allowed 6 runs (5 earned). Shawn Camp pitched the 9th inning for his first save. Evan Longoria made his AAA debut, playing third base and batting 6th. He was 0-3 with a strike out, but had a […]