Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Evan Longoria Debuts For Hudson Valley

    Evan Longoria Debuts For Hudson Valley

    June 21, 2006 at 10:09 am 0 comments

    The Devil Rays first round draft pick, Evan Longoria, made his professional debut last night for the low-A Hudson Valley Renegades. Longoria wore the number 34, played 3B and batted 3rd. He went 1-5 with an RBI on a first inning sacrifice fly. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • The Problem With Interleague Play

    June 21, 2006 at 9:47 am 0 comments

    We understand the allure of interleague games. We are fans of it. We love Yankees-Mets. We love Angels-Dodgers and Cubs-White Sox. We love Devil Rays-Marlins and we really loved Devil Rays-Phillies. But for every Yankees-Mets series there are three or four Devil Rays-Diamondbacks series. We do understand the reasoning behind […]

     
  • Musical Chairs: Gathright And McClung First Without Chairs

    Musical Chairs: Gathright And McClung First Without Chairs

    June 21, 2006 at 9:44 am 0 comments

    In a pair of moves yesterday, Rays’ fans got a glimpse of the pitching staff of the future. In the first move, Seth McClung was sent to the minors and replaced by Edwin Jackson. McClung was 2-10 in 15 starts, leading the league in losses and clearly losing favor with […]

     
  • Musical Chairs: Gathright And McClung First Without Chairs

    June 21, 2006 at 8:44 am 0 comments

    In a pair of moves yesterday, Rays’ fans got a glimpse of the pitching staff of the future. In the first move, Seth McClung was sent to the minors and replaced by Edwin Jackson. McClung was 2-10 in 15 starts, leading the league in losses and clearly losing favor with […]

     
  • The Prodigal Son Returns And Still Hasn’t Grown Up

    The Prodigal Son Returns And Still Hasn’t Grown Up

    June 20, 2006 at 9:53 am 0 comments

    Baseball’s top prospect, Delmon Young, returned to the field last night after serving a 50-game suspension for throwing a bat at an umpire. In a slight bit of irony, Young was actually able to return one game early as the Durham Bulls concluded a previously rain-suspended game on Monday afternoon. […]

     
  • The Prodigal Son Returns And Still Hasn’t Grown Up

    The Prodigal Son Returns And Still Hasn’t Grown Up

    June 20, 2006 at 8:53 am 0 comments

    Baseball’s top prospect, Delmon Young, returned to the field last night after serving a 50-game suspension for throwing a bat at an umpire. In a slight bit of irony, Young was actually able to return one game early as the Durham Bulls concluded a previously rain-suspended game on Monday afternoon. […]

     
  • Elijah Dukes Has Been Suspended By Devil Rays…Again

    Elijah Dukes Has Been Suspended By Devil Rays…Again

    June 19, 2006 at 11:15 am 0 comments

    If the Devil Rays needed a reason not to trade Carl Crawford, recent issues with some of their top prospects will definitely make them think twice before moving their best hitter to another organization. Not to be outdone by Delmon Young and B. J. Upton, Devil Rays outfield prospect Elijah […]

     
  • That Felt Good

    That Felt Good

    June 19, 2006 at 11:15 am 0 comments

    We must admit we were a bit surprised this weekend. When we saw that the Rays were heading to Philadelphia for the next round of interleague play, we actually dreaded the thought. We have such a strong distaste for anything Philadelphia, that the thought of having to watch three games […]

     
  • B. J. Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot

    B. J. Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot

    June 19, 2006 at 10:58 am 1 comment

    Another of the Devil Rays top prospects has run in to trouble in the minors. B. J. “Don’t Call Me Melvin” Upton, was arrested last Friday for DWI in Durham, NC. With Delmon Young set to return from his 50 game suspension tonight, Upton removed that good feeling by committing […]

     
  • Elijah Dukes Has Been Suspended By Devil Rays…Again

    Elijah Dukes Has Been Suspended By Devil Rays…Again

    June 19, 2006 at 10:15 am 0 comments

    If the Devil Rays needed a reason not to trade Carl Crawford, recent issues with some of their top prospects will definitely make them think twice before moving their best hitter to another organization. Not to be outdone by Delmon Young and B. J. Upton, Devil Rays outfield prospect Elijah […]