Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    August 30, 2006 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

    Toledo 6, Durham 1. The Bulls managed only an RBI groundout by Wes Bankston in the first inning. Darnell McDonald and Shawn Riggans both collected 2 hits and Ty Wiggington was 1-4 with a double. McDonald stole his 29th base of the year. Chris Seddon was wild and ineffective as […]

     
  • A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    August 29, 2006 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

    Durham 8, Toledo 7. As expected, Delmon Young was pulled from last nights lineup in anticipation of joining the D-Rays in Chicago for tonight’s game against the White Sox. Sunday night may very well have been Young’s last game with the Bulls as there is definite need for a right […]

     
  • Delmon Young Could Be In Devil Rays’ Lineup Tomorrow

    Delmon Young Could Be In Devil Rays’ Lineup Tomorrow

    August 28, 2006 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

    The St. Pete Times is reporting that that Jonny Gomes will be placed on the DL and will miss the rest of the season, and Delmon Young will take his place on the roster. The move which could happen as early as this afternoon would have Young make his major […]

     
  • Devil Rays News And Notes

    Devil Rays News And Notes

    August 28, 2006 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

    Stacy Long was recently interviewed about Delmon Young for an article that will appear in the ESPN the Magazine. [Talk Alabama] Even though he only played in 100 games for the Visalia Oaks before being promoted to AA, Reid Brignac was named the California League MVP. [MiLB] Jacob McGee was […]

     
  • Jonny Gomes’ Season May Be Over

    Jonny Gomes’ Season May Be Over

    August 25, 2006 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

    Joe Maddon announced that Jonny Gomes will have his shoulder examined during the team’s off day on Monday. Gomes has been playing most of this season with a strained rotator cuff, that has limited him to DH duties. The injury will likely require arthroscopic surgery and there is a good […]

     
  • D-Rays @ Baltimore Orioles Tidbits

    D-Rays @ Baltimore Orioles Tidbits

    August 25, 2006 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

    If there is such a thing as an important series when your team is 52-76 and in last place, this is an important series and as important as it gets. The Rays enter this series with one last hope to finish strong and possibly surge past the Horioles into 4th […]

     
  • Addition By Subtraction…Rays Get Rid Of Russell Branyan

    Addition By Subtraction…Rays Get Rid Of Russell Branyan

    August 25, 2006 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

    Kevin Witt called up to replace Branyan on roster Last night the Devil Rays traded Russell Branyan to the San Diego Padres for minor leaguer Evan Meek and either a player to be named later or cash. The Padres, who are 1 game back of the Dodgers in the NL […]

     
  • A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    August 25, 2006 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

    Durham 5, Norfolk 3. Kevin Witt went 2-4 with 2 runs scored in what was probably his last game for the Bulls. Witt was promoted after the Rays traded Russell Branyan to the Padres (more on that later). Shawn Riggans another player who is likely to be called up next […]

     
  • The Hangover: What The Hell Is Going On Out There?

    The Hangover: What The Hell Is Going On Out There?

    August 24, 2006 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

    D-Rays 7, Texas 3. Something strange is happening and we can’t quite put our finger on it. Here at RI we have been hesitant to give Joe Maddon a hard time. Sure we have poked fun at his glasses from time to time, but we have held back criticism of […]

     
  • A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    A Look At The Future: Yesterday On The Farm

    August 24, 2006 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

    Durham 7, Norfolk 6. Darnell McDonald hit a lead-off walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th to give the Bulls the win. Edwin Jackson picked up the win after blowing the save in the top half of the inning. A single and 2 wild pitches by Jackson was […]