BJ Upton

  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    July 9, 2007 at 9:37 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Buffalo 2. Tony Peguero gave up 1 run in 5 inning for his first win at AAA Durham. Juan Salas pitched the 6th and 7th allowing only 1 hit and no runs while striking out 5 of the 7 batters he faced. Jason Pridie was 3-5 with a […]

     
  • The Hangover: No Answer For Rays Recent Struggles

    The Hangover: No Answer For Rays Recent Struggles

    July 5, 2007 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

    Red Sox 7, Devil Rays 5.10 straight losses as we near the All-Star break. At one point this season the Devil Rays had three of the ten worst starting pitchers in baseball in their rotation and yet they were only 4 games below The Charlie Hough Line (.500). Since, then […]

     
  • The Hangover: Carl Crawford Correct Choice To Represent Rays In All-Star Game

    The Hangover: Carl Crawford Correct Choice To Represent Rays In All-Star Game

    July 2, 2007 at 12:18 pm 1 comment

    Indians 3, Devil Rays 2. On a day when the Rays would lose their season-high seventh straight game, there was some good news that came from the Devil Rays clubhouse. While one could argue that there were 3-4 players with statistics more worthy of the All-Star game, when manager Jim […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Strikeouts Are Fascist, Groundballs Are More Democratic

    [THE HANGOVER] Strikeouts Are Fascist, Groundballs Are More Democratic

    June 29, 2007 at 1:32 pm 2 comments

    White Sox 5, Devil Rays 1. The Professor visits Scott Kazmir at home… The Professor: Hey Scott, how’s it going?Kid K: Well, this morning I woke up and the sun was shining and my dog, Homer Philippoussis Odyssey Shawn Camp the Third, had already retrieved all 13 of my newspapers. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Devil Rays Bullpen Blows Lead…Again

    The Hangover: Devil Rays Bullpen Blows Lead…Again

    June 28, 2007 at 10:19 am 0 comments

    White Sox 5, Devil Rays 3.2008…2008…2008…We still don’t know what to think about this team. We braced ourselves for what we knew would be a trying season. The team was talented, but it was very young, which means we knew they would be inconsistent. The team still had enormous holes […]

     
  • DevilRays.com Knows Not Of This Baseball That We Speak Of

    DevilRays.com Knows Not Of This Baseball That We Speak Of

    June 27, 2007 at 12:31 pm 3 comments

    We are beginning to wonder who the hell writes the headlines for the stories at DevilRays.com. We hope for Dawn Klemish’s sake, it is not the same person that writes the articles. After this latest diaper filled with Indian poop, we are not even sure it is somebody that knows […]

     
  • 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: Elijah Dukes Is Gone, But Could Return

    The Hangover: Elijah Dukes Is Gone, But Could Return

    June 23, 2007 at 1:41 pm 4 comments

    Dodgers 6, Devil Rays 3.It was like David Chase wrote the most recent episode of Elijah Dukes’ career. It just went blank and nobody is quite sure what happened… In the end there was an option that nobody saw and it was absolutely the right move by the Devil Rays […]

     
  • The Hangover: Carlos Pena Is A Stabilizing Force

    The Hangover: Carlos Pena Is A Stabilizing Force

    June 18, 2007 at 8:44 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 7, Rockies 4.Remember back in the off-season when the only position we were worried about was who would fill the enormous shoes of Travis Lee? Elijah Dukes took his first base mitt to the Arizona Fall League. Jonny Gomes borrowed a glove for about 3 hours early in […]

     
  • 2007 Devil Rays Trade Value Index

    2007 Devil Rays Trade Value Index

    June 15, 2007 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

    Nate Silver of Baseball Prospectus and SI.com recently released his list of the 50 Most Valuable Players in baseball. We took Mr. Silver to task for not including Carl Crawford. Let’s just say we aren’t buying Nate a beer anytime soon. In light of this glaring omission, we thought it […]