Andrew Friedman

  • [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    March 24, 2008 at 8:31 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (7 days until Opening Day) We have a busy, busy day planned here at RI, so be sure to check back early and often…Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Reds 9. The Good: The two players that the Rays will rely on to be power sources in 2008, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reminds Us Why He Drives Us Nuts

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reminds Us Why He Drives Us Nuts

    March 20, 2008 at 8:45 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (11 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Phillies 1. The Good: This is why we hate Edwin Jackson. He will pitch like Bob Gibson about once a month and you start thinking man, what if he did this all the time, he could win […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    March 19, 2008 at 8:15 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (12 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Phillies 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2. The Good: Matt Garza in the 2nd, 3rd and 6th innings. After a shaky first, he retired 9 of 10 and then the last 4 he faced. Evan Longoria hit his 3rd home run of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Is Reestablishing Himself As A Top Prospect

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Is Reestablishing Himself As A Top Prospect

    March 12, 2008 at 10:50 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Twins 1. Joe Maddon and Jim Hickey is starting to let their starters stretch it out early this year. James Shields worked 5 scoreless innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 walk. His last inning was his […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Disappointed In Rays Debut

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Disappointed In Rays Debut

    March 4, 2008 at 9:54 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (27 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Detroit 9.The Rays are now 4-0 after starting the 2007 spring season 1-14. Willy Aybar started at third going 2-3 with 2 RBI, but committed his first error. That was the Rays’ first error in four games. […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Makes His Case Today

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Makes His Case Today

    March 2, 2008 at 11:23 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (29 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Tampa Bay Rays 5, Blue Jays 2. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann will get his first spring start today. Eric Hinske will be in left field, with Ben Zobrist at second and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Christmas In February For James Houser

    [THE HANGOVER] Christmas In February For James Houser

    February 29, 2008 at 10:23 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (31 days until Opening Day) The Rays and James Houser have found a loophole in his suspension. The Rays added the Sarasota native to their 40-man roster in November to protect him from being taken in the Rule 5 draft, and that move apparently trumps the suspension, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    February 19, 2008 at 9:46 am 9 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (41 days until Opening Day)Yesterday we posted a list of 10 questions we wished the media would ask the Rays. One of those questions dealt with the future of the shortstop position for the Tampa Bay Rays. In an ideal world, is Jason Bartlett the Rays starting […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] Andy Sonnanstine Has Big Advantage In Fight For Final Two Spots Of Rotation

    [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] Andy Sonnanstine Has Big Advantage In Fight For Final Two Spots Of Rotation

    February 17, 2008 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (43 days until opening day)DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Joe Maddon noted that he hopes that the Rays will become a better baserunning team in 2008 with the addition of Dave Martinez as bench coach. He also stated that the biggest factor […]