Desmond Jennings

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Ruggiano Joins Medlock, DiFelice Back In Durham

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Ruggiano Joins Medlock, DiFelice Back In Durham

    April 25, 2008 at 12:17 am 0 comments

    Durham: Off Montgomery 5, Birmingham 4. Jake McGee improved to 2-1 after holding Birmingham to 3 runs in 6 innings. He struck out 5 and walked 2. He did give up a solo home run in the 3rd…Erold Andrus and Sergio Pedroza had 2 hits apiece. Andrus added his 8th […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jonny Gomes Back To His Part-Time Role

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jonny Gomes Back To His Part-Time Role

    March 30, 2008 at 9:48 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (1 day until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Reds 8, Tampa Bay Rays 4. The Good: Edwin Jackson was good, not great. After walking the first batter of the game and then giving up a single to the second […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    March 3, 2008 at 9:52 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Pirates 5. The Rays are now 3-0 after starting the 2007 spring schedule 1-14. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann did not allow a run yesterday in his first spring appearance, but it took him 33 pitches to […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Scott Kazmir Just Made Us Throw Up A Little

    [HAPPY HOUR] Scott Kazmir Just Made Us Throw Up A Little

    February 26, 2008 at 4:27 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (34 days until Opening Day) What could possibly knock the Barry Bonds non-story from above-the-fold. Hmmmm? What could possibly be a bigger story than that? What is THIS? Rays ace Scott Kazmir will have an MRI exam on his left elbow this afternoon after feeling discomfort while […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Pitchers And Catchers Report: All Is Right In The World

    [THE HANGOVER] Pitchers And Catchers Report: All Is Right In The World

    February 14, 2008 at 11:24 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (46 days until Opening Day)Today is the first official day of Spring Training as pitchers and catchers are required to report. However, according to Marc Lancaster, this is a mere formality as players have been reporting to the Naimoli Complex, three days a week for weeks now. […]

     
  • [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 […]