Desmond Jennings

  • [THE HANGOVER] Delmon Young Walks The Company-Line In Minnesota

    [THE HANGOVER] Delmon Young Walks The Company-Line In Minnesota

    February 1, 2008 at 9:21 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (13 days until pitchers and catchers report)A college newspaper in Minnesota got a hold of Delmon Young for a quick little Q&A following the Minnesota Twins FanFest. And boy, what a difference 1,600 miles makes. When asked about his experience with Tampa Bay… Tampa was fun. They […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    January 30, 2008 at 9:15 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (15 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is national croissant day, which of course means that we are making American croissants for breakfast. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Just in case Marc Topkin is looking for material today, here are two more positions that the Rays are trying to […]

     
  • The Hangover: Xavier Hernandez Breaks Down Top Prospects

    The Hangover: Xavier Hernandez Breaks Down Top Prospects

    October 9, 2007 at 10:47 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (66-96)Durham pitching coach, Xavier Hernandez is considered to be a major league pitching coach-in-waiting. Having spent 2006 with Montgomery and this past season with the Bulls, X may have as much to do with the recent surge in top pitching prospects in the Devil Rays organization as anybody. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Latest Prospect Hot Sheet Littered With Rays Prospects

    Down On The Farm: Latest Prospect Hot Sheet Littered With Rays Prospects

    September 5, 2007 at 8:34 am 1 comment

    Hudson Valley 11, Aberdeen 5. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Five Rays minor leaguers have made the latest edition of Baseball America’s “Prospect Hot Sheet”. Evan Longoria (#6; He’s held his own in the International League), Wade Davis (#12; In many organizations, Davis would be the No. 1 prospect. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Three Minor League Affiliates Set To Begin Championship Runs

    Down On The Farm: Three Minor League Affiliates Set To Begin Championship Runs

    September 4, 2007 at 8:54 am 0 comments

    Durham 2, Charlotte 1. Mitch Talbot finished the regular season by picking up his 13th win. He went 6.2 innings, allowing 6 hits, 1 walk and 1 run. Chad Orvella picked up his 20th save. Evan Longoria was 0-3 with a walk and 3 strikeouts. He finished the regular season […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: BJ Upton Homers In AAA Rehab Start

    Down On The Farm: BJ Upton Homers In AAA Rehab Start

    July 2, 2007 at 8:17 am 0 comments

    Durham 7, Toledo 5. Mitch Talbot gave up 5 runs in 6 innings. He struck out 7 and walked 4. Scott Dohmann pitched a perfect 8th and 9th with 4 strike outs to pick up the win. BJ Upton went 1-3 and homered in his 3rd rehab start. He played […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Is Desmond Jennings The Next Troubled Rays Prospect?

    Down On The Farm: Is Desmond Jennings The Next Troubled Rays Prospect?

    June 12, 2007 at 9:17 am 2 comments

    Scranton, 6 Durham 4. Mitch Talbot gave up 3 runs (1 earned) in 5.2 innings. He only struck out 2 and allowed 8 hits and 3 walks. Seth McClung was up to his old tricks. He walked 4 and gave up 2 runs in 1.1 innings. Jonny Gomes had a […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: A Dirtbag Among Boys

    Down On The Farm: A Dirtbag Among Boys

    June 7, 2007 at 9:04 am 0 comments

    Durham 2, Ottawa 0 (gm 1). Joel Guzman hit a 2-run home run to break a scoreless tie in the 7th inning. It was his 8th of the season. Mitch Talbot pitched a 7 inning shutout, striking out 3 to even his record at 5-5.Durham 4, Ottawa 3 (gm 2, […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jason Hammel Makes Case For Rays Open Rotation Slot

    Down On The Farm: Jason Hammel Makes Case For Rays Open Rotation Slot

    May 29, 2007 at 9:21 am 1 comment

    Durham 8, Ottawa 0. Bulls pitchers run their scoreless streak to 19 consecutive innings. Yesterday, Jason Hammel pitched a complete game 5-hit shutout. He struck out 6 and walked none to lower his ERA to 2.85. Justin Ruggiano hit a home run for the second consecutive game and now has […]