BJ Upton

  • The Hangover: Rays Bullpen Likes To Start Fires

    The Hangover: Rays Bullpen Likes To Start Fires

    June 6, 2007 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

    Blue Jays 12, Devil Rays 11. It hurts. real bad. But it would hurt a lot worse if we were surprised. Is there anybody out there that didn’t think, with Al Reyes unavailable, that this bullpen was capable of blowing a 5 run lead? Bullpens are supposed to put out […]

     
  • The Hangover: That’s Why We Call Him ‘James The Greater’

    The Hangover: That’s Why We Call Him ‘James The Greater’

    May 31, 2007 at 10:53 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 5, Tigers 3. James Shields proved last night that if he wants a W, he just going to have to go out and do it himself. Shields had not won since a May 3rd victory over the Twins. That’s a span of 4 starts including a start in […]

     
  • The Devil Rays Had This Promotion A Few Times This Year Already

    The Devil Rays Had This Promotion A Few Times This Year Already

    May 21, 2007 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

    The Devil Rays single-A affiliate, the Vero Beach Devil Rays, will hold the promotion to end all promotions tonight when they host “Awful Night”. Awful night will contain some of the most awful promotions, music, food, giveaways, and entertainment that you will ever see at a Minor League Baseball game. […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Rays May Never Come Home

    The Hangover: The Rays May Never Come Home

    May 17, 2007 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 11, Rangers 8.Last night’s win marked the first time since August 23 of last season that the Rays have won 3 straight. That 3 game streak also came at the hands of Rangers at the Trop when Tampa Bay won the the first 3 of a 4-game set. […]

     
  • Carl Crawford Is No Better Than 51st Most Valuable Player In Baseball

    Carl Crawford Is No Better Than 51st Most Valuable Player In Baseball

    May 16, 2007 at 3:00 pm 3 comments

    Nate Silver of Baseball Prospectus and SI.com recently released his list of “Baseball’s Top 50 MVPs.” In concept, the UFD (Ultimate Fantasy Draft) is pretty simple: If you were starting a baseball team from scratch, which players would you want to build your team around? Three members of the Tampa […]

     
  • The Hangover: Bubble Boy Strikes Again

    The Hangover: Bubble Boy Strikes Again

    May 16, 2007 at 11:00 am 2 comments

    Devil Rays 4, Rangers 3. Bubble Boy goes down with another hamstring injury. In the first inning Rocco Baldelli pulled up with a sore hamstring running to first base and had to be removed from the game. Is it us or is Rocco starting to look an awful lot like […]

     
  • The Hangover: Carlos Pena Or Jonny Gomes? Decision Coming Soon

    The Hangover: Carlos Pena Or Jonny Gomes? Decision Coming Soon

    May 14, 2007 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 2, Blue Jays 1. We are not going to get fooled in to thinking that Jae Seo is suddenly worthy of a spot in the rotation. This is what he does. He is just good enough, just often enough, that his teams keep believing that he is just […]

     
  • The Hangover: Finally, A Reliever Loses His Job

    The Hangover: Finally, A Reliever Loses His Job

    May 7, 2007 at 10:20 am 0 comments

    A’s 5, Devil Rays 3. After winning three of the previous four series, the Rays came back to earth a little by dropping the rubber match with the A’s. The good news is, that despite throwing both Casey Fossum and Edwin Jackson in the series, the Rays only allowed 12 […]

     
  • The Hangover:Another 9th Inning Home Run Given Up By Brian Stokes

    The Hangover:Another 9th Inning Home Run Given Up By Brian Stokes

    May 5, 2007 at 10:21 am 0 comments

    A’s 5, Devil Rays 2.On April 22, the Rays took a 4-2 lead into the 9th inning against the Indians. On that night, Joe Maddon was forced to use Brian Stokes in the 9th inning, with Al Reyes unavailable after having worked the previous two nights. Stokes gave up 3 […]

     
  • The Hangover: One Game Closer To Charlie Hough

    The Hangover: One Game Closer To Charlie Hough

    May 4, 2007 at 10:12 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 6, Twinkies 4. Let us paint you a picture. Rays up 5-1 in the 5th and the Twins have the bases loaded. No outs and due up are two of the best hitters in baseball including the AL batting leader. What is the BEST case scenario? 2 runs […]