Andrew Friedman

  • 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 […]

     
  • The Hangover: So THIS Is What A Major League Bullpen Looks Like

    The Hangover: So THIS Is What A Major League Bullpen Looks Like

    August 2, 2007 at 12:40 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 6, Blue Jays 2. Thank you Mr. Friedman. Thank you. It’s not the ’96 Yankees or the ’02 Angels or the ’06 Tigers. Hell, it is still not even the ’06 Pirates. But for the first time in two years, it is not the Long Island Ducks either. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    July 9, 2007 at 11:16 am 2 comments

    Royals 12, Devil Rays 4. 5 innings, 100 pitches. When we look back on the 2007 season, that could be the opening line. 5 innings, 100 pitches. The rest of the rotation (outside of James Shields) has been awful, but that was no surprise. The bullpen has been vomit-inducing, but […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Camp Found His Inner Nolan Ryan And His Inner Shawn Camp

    The Hangover: Shawn Camp Found His Inner Nolan Ryan And His Inner Shawn Camp

    June 26, 2007 at 9:38 am 1 comment

    White Sox 5, Devil Rays 4.Surprise: The top four hitters in the Rays lineup went a combined 0-12, so it was not a surprise the Rays couldn’t score past the 4th inning. Not a surprise: A member of the middle relief struggle mightily. Casey Fossum faced 4 batters and allowed […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Camp Makes Us Want To Hurt Stuffed Animals

    The Hangover: Shawn Camp Makes Us Want To Hurt Stuffed Animals

    June 16, 2007 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

    Rockies 12, Devil Rays 2.Prior to last night’s game, there were two instances that had yet to happen, but for which we had been bracing ourselves to occur eventually. James Shields is maturing into a great pitcher, and before last night he had been nearly perfect on the season. He […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] We Knew The Bullpen Was Bad, But Geez

    [THE HANGOVER] We Knew The Bullpen Was Bad, But Geez

    May 22, 2007 at 10:00 am 4 comments

    Something smells…Let’s see if we can figure out what it is… Yesterday, somebody in the comments section asked about the number of runners inherited that Shawn Camp had allowed to score this year. Of course, we really don’t need a statistics to tell us that the answer is somewhere between […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Juan Salas Caught Injecting Himself With Idiot Enhancing Drugs

    [THE HANGOVER] Juan Salas Caught Injecting Himself With Idiot Enhancing Drugs

    May 8, 2007 at 11:47 am 0 comments

    With an off-night last night, we were all set to sing a little diddy to you about BJ Upton and his hot start. But then came word the Juan Salas had gone all “Jose Canseco” on us. We, like most Devil Rays fans have been shouting at the top of […]

     
  • James “The Greater” Quietly Surpasses Kazmir As Rays Ace

    James “The Greater” Quietly Surpasses Kazmir As Rays Ace

    May 3, 2007 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

    It is all about winning series. Tonight James Shields takes the mound in the rubber match against the Twins with a chance for the Rays 3rd series win in their last 4. And we are glad it is Shields toeing the rubber. We have said this before. James Shields is […]

     
  • James "The Greater" Quietly Surpasses Kazmir As Rays Ace

    James "The Greater" Quietly Surpasses Kazmir As Rays Ace

    May 3, 2007 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

    It is all about winning series. Tonight James Shields takes the mound in the rubber match against the Twins with a chance for the Rays 3rd series win in their last 4. And we are glad it is Shields toeing the rubber. We have said this before. James Shields is […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Rays Being The Rays

    The Hangover: The Rays Being The Rays

    April 11, 2007 at 8:22 am 0 comments

    Jae Seo was awful last night. Yes, the defense was atrocious with 3 errors in the Rays 12-9 loss to the Rangers, their 4th straight. Still, Seo gave up 8 hits, 3 walks, 1 hit batter, 1 wild pitch and 10 runs (5 earned) in 3 innings. The Rangers have […]