Carlos Pena

  • [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Have Already Improved By 12 Games Over 2007

    [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Have Already Improved By 12 Games Over 2007

    December 6, 2007 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Here is an interesting mathematical projection of the Rays 2008 season. Just based on the upgrade in the rotation with the addition of Matt Garza and the upgrade in defense with the addition of Jason Bartlett, the Rays will give up 121 fewer […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    November 30, 2007 at 4:39 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)What is the best cure for The Hangover? Happy Hour! There was just too much going on in the Raysiverse that we couldn’t wait until tomorrow morning when nobody turns on their computers. Without further ado… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Nationals traded Ryan Church to the Mets […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitchers Are Allergic To Strikes

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitchers Are Allergic To Strikes

    November 28, 2007 at 7:56 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (66-96)Recondite Baseball recently did a little research on a simple pitching statistic and unwittingly may have stumbled upon one of the main reasons that the Rays pitching has been so awful and in turn, why the Devil Rays have been so bad. Since the year 2000 (encompassing all […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] James Houser Added To 40-Man Roster Despite Ongoing Suspension

    [THE HANGOVER] James Houser Added To 40-Man Roster Despite Ongoing Suspension

    November 26, 2007 at 9:19 am 0 comments

    Devil RaysSince the we embarked on our Thanksgiving shenanigans, the Rays made several changes to the 40-man roster. Dropped from the 40-man roster Chris Snelling (traded to Phillies) Jon Switzer (DFA’d) Brian Stokes (DFA’d) Added to 40-man roster John Jaso, C Jason Pridie, OF Fernando Perez, OF James Houser, SP […]

     
  • [AL MVP] Carlos Pena 9th Most Valuable American Leaguer

    [AL MVP] Carlos Pena 9th Most Valuable American Leaguer

    November 19, 2007 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

    In March, Carlos Pena started the 2007 season as a non-roster spring training invitee that was just looking for a roster spot. At the end of March, Pena rode an awful spring training straight back to the minor leagues where he spent most of the 2006 season and many thought […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] There Are No Carl Crawford Rumors To Deny

    [THE HANGOVER] There Are No Carl Crawford Rumors To Deny

    November 14, 2007 at 11:05 am 0 comments

    Team USA 4, South Africa 2.Evan Longoria went 1-4 with a triple and Justin Ruggiano went 0-4 as Team USA moved to 5-1 and clinched a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. They have one final game in the preliminary round versus Taipei with the quarterfinals set to played on […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Peter Gammons Predicts 30+ Home Runs For Evan Longoria In 2008

    THE HANGOVER Peter Gammons Predicts 30+ Home Runs For Evan Longoria In 2008

    November 12, 2007 at 10:27 am 1 comment

    Team USA 5, Japan 1.Evan Longoria had a 2-run double in the 8th that put the game out of reach. He finished 1-4. Justin Ruggiano also went 1-4.Team USA 12, Spain 2.Evan Longoria went 2-4 and hit his second home run of the World Cup, a 2-run shot. Justin Ruggiano […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER We Know People Are Desparate For Rumors, But This Is Getting Redunculous

    THE HANGOVER We Know People Are Desparate For Rumors, But This Is Getting Redunculous

    November 6, 2007 at 11:42 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays (66-96) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The general manager’s meetings are under way in Orlando. [TBO] DRaysBay now has more interviews with David Price than Price has pitches thrown as a professional…He bought a new car. [DRaysBay] Another trade rumor that has blown up after one writer was just speculating. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Do Small Market Teams Want Empty Stands?

    The Hangover: Do Small Market Teams Want Empty Stands?

    October 17, 2007 at 10:46 am 5 comments

    Surprise 10, Scottsdale 1.Reid Brignac went 1-5 and is now 3-22 (.136) in 5 games. Evan Longoria was 1-4, and is now 6-25 (.240) in 7 games. He also committed 2 errors in the field. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Major League players and managers voted Carlos Pena to be the first […]

     
  • The Hangover: Even Without Long-Term Deals, Look For Carlos Pena And Scott Kazmir To Avoid Arbitration

    The Hangover: Even Without Long-Term Deals, Look For Carlos Pena And Scott Kazmir To Avoid Arbitration

    October 3, 2007 at 8:13 pm 10 comments

    Devil Rays DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Ledger takes a look at the upcoming arbitration cases of Scott Kazmir and Carlos Pena. Another thing to always consider when teams deal with arbitration and their top players. A big incentive to avoid arbitration is that teams do not like having to go […]