David Price

  • Peter Gammons Predicts May 1 Promotion For David Price

    Peter Gammons Predicts May 1 Promotion For David Price

    April 23, 2009 at 12:00 pm 5 comments

    Yesterday morning, Peter Gammons appeared on ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike” show. Near the end of the interview, he was asked whether the Rays will feel pressured to promote David Price sooner than they planned. Gammons offered his prediction (if you have an Insider account, you can find the full […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: King David Picks Up First Win Of ’09

    April 22, 2009 at 6:00 am 2 comments

    Durham 7. Gwinnett 3. David Price retired the first 8 he faced including 4 strike outs, but ran into some trouble in the 3rd with a single followed by a home run. Those were the only runs and hits he allowed in 5 innings. He did walk 1 and hit […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: David Price Limited To 65 Pitches In 2nd Start

    Down On The Farm: David Price Limited To 65 Pitches In 2nd Start

    April 17, 2009 at 7:00 am 5 comments

    Gwinnett 3, Durham 0. [Ed. note: Where the heck is Gwinnett and why do they have a triple-A ballclub?][see comments, thanks Chris] David Price was strong in his second start, giving up just 1 unearned run in 5 innings, but was removed after 65 pitches. He struck out 6 and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Tale Of Two Niemanns, A Horrid Offense And Illegal Gloves (Again)

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Tale Of Two Niemanns, A Horrid Offense And Illegal Gloves (Again)

    April 12, 2009 at 10:21 am 2 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Rebounds. Despite his horrid first inning, Jeff Niemann managed to stay in the game into the 6th inning. In fact, […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Price Faces Weiters Twice, Struggles With Pitch Count

    Down On The Farm: Price Faces Weiters Twice, Struggles With Pitch Count

    April 12, 2009 at 9:48 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Norfolk 4.David Price made his first start of the year and lasted only 3.2 innings as he couldn’t keep his pitch count (75) in check. Both runs allowed came on a 2-run home run. In total he gave up 4 hits and walked 2. He struck out 4. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Bizarro Night In The Minors

    Down On The Farm: Bizarro Night In The Minors

    April 11, 2009 at 8:05 am 0 comments

    Durham vs Norfolk (ppd. rain). Montgomery vs West Tenn (susp. rain). Ft. Myers 7, Charlotte 1.BJ Upton made his second rehab start, leading off as the DH. He went 1-3 with a single a walk. He struck out once and was caught stealing twice. He is 2-5 in the stolen […]

     
  • CONTEST: Guess The Date Of David Price’s Promotion

    CONTEST: Guess The Date Of David Price’s Promotion

    April 10, 2009 at 10:00 am 9 comments

    David Price opens up his season tonight for the Durham Bulls. One of the bigger questions heading into spring training was whether or not David Price would be able to win a spot in the rotation. Very early on we realized he was fighting an uphill battle. First it was […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Talbot And Hellboy Strong; Beckham Goes Deep

    Down On The Farm: Talbot And Hellboy Strong; Beckham Goes Deep

    April 10, 2009 at 6:33 am 4 comments

    Durham 2, Norfolk 1. Mitch Talbot pitched 5 shutout innings, striking out 4 and walking none…Dale Thayer pitched the 9th for the save…The Bulls managed only 4 hits with one run scoring on an error and the other on a ground out…Reid Brignac was 1-3 with a walk. West Tenn […]

     
  • 10 Questions To Be Answered In Spring Training (Update)

    April 4, 2009 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

    Four weeks ago we addressed 10 questions hovering over the Rays in spring training. Let’s take a look at those questions and see if we are any closer to getting some answers… What can we expect from BJ Upton this season? We are still in “wait-and-see” mode with BJ Upton […]

     
  • Wade Davis’ Spring Performance Impressive

    Wade Davis’ Spring Performance Impressive

    March 31, 2009 at 10:00 am 7 comments

    Recently we wondered aloud if Wade Davis might actually be closer to being ready for the majors than David Price. Buster Olney spoke with one AL official who makes it sound as if Davis is ready for the big leagues right now. Wade Davis of the Rays was the most […]