Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Down On The Farm

    Down On The Farm

    April 21, 2006 at 8:59 am 0 comments

    [CLICK IMAGES BELOW TO SEE STATS FOR SOME OF D-RAYS TOP PROSPECTS]Durham Bulls (AAA)Unlike their Major League counterparts, the Bulls are running like, well, like the Bulls of Pamplona. In 14 games they lead the International League with 30 stolen bases, 11 more than the next team. In fact they […]

     
  • Going, Going, Gomes…Take That Tavarez!

    Going, Going, Gomes…Take That Tavarez!

    April 20, 2006 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

    We can’t underscore how big tonight’s game was for the psyche of the team. A sweep to start such a brutal part of the schedule would have been very damaging. Once again, good pitching makes you look like a good baseball team. Scott Kazmir, put together his second strong outing […]

     
  • Going, Going, Gomes…Take That Tavarez!

    Going, Going, Gomes…Take That Tavarez!

    April 20, 2006 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

    We can’t underscore how big tonight’s game was for the psyche of the team. A sweep to start such a brutal part of the schedule would have been very damaging. Once again, good pitching makes you look like a good baseball team. Scott Kazmir, put together his second strong outing […]

     
  • Heeeeere’s Edwin!

    Heeeeere’s Edwin!

    April 20, 2006 at 9:11 pm 0 comments

    As we mentioned earlier this week, with Mark Hendrickson still a week away from being able to return from the DL and Jason Hammel being sent back to Durham, the team is left without a starting pitcher for Saturday’s game in Texas. It is looking more and more like that […]

     
  • Heeeeere’s Edwin!

    Heeeeere’s Edwin!

    April 20, 2006 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

    As we mentioned earlier this week, with Mark Hendrickson still a week away from being able to return from the DL and Jason Hammel being sent back to Durham, the team is left without a starting pitcher for Saturday’s game in Texas. It is looking more and more like that […]

     
  • The Curse of LaMar-Naimoli, cont’d…Again

    The Curse of LaMar-Naimoli, cont’d…Again

    April 20, 2006 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

    Apparently this is turning into a regular feature on this site. Carl Crawford hyperextended his shoulder on Tuesday night diving for a ball. Even though he stayed in the game, he was a late scratch from last night’s game in Boston. He is listed as day-to-day. Crawford is the sixth […]

     
  • The Curse of LaMar-Naimoli, cont’d…Again

    The Curse of LaMar-Naimoli, cont’d…Again

    April 20, 2006 at 11:08 am 0 comments

    Apparently this is turning into a regular feature on this site. Carl Crawford hyperextended his shoulder on Tuesday night diving for a ball. Even though he stayed in the game, he was a late scratch from last night’s game in Boston. He is listed as day-to-day. Crawford is the sixth […]

     
  • Mamma Said There’d Be Days Like This

    Mamma Said There’d Be Days Like This

    April 19, 2006 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

    We have always stated that we would rather our favorite teams get blown out then lose a close game. Also, if you are going to lay a stinker, you might as well do it against one of the better starting pitchers in the major leagues. The Stinker? You need look […]

     
  • Mamma Said There’d Be Days Like This

    April 19, 2006 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

    We have always stated that we would rather our favorite teams get blown out then lose a close game. Also, if you are going to lay a stinker, you might as well do it against one of the better starting pitchers in the major leagues. The Stinker? You need look […]

     
  • Inconceivable!

    Inconceivable!

    April 19, 2006 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

    Since the beginning of the 2000 season, the two teams that are tied with the most opposing batters hit? The Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Boston Red Sox, which can go a long way to explaining the bad blood between the teams. Each team has hit 495 batters over […]