Elliot Johnson

  • [CONSPIRACY THEORY] Did Joe Girardi Serve A Secret 1-Game Suspension?

    [CONSPIRACY THEORY] Did Joe Girardi Serve A Secret 1-Game Suspension?

    April 5, 2008 at 9:59 am 5 comments

    How many times in your entire life can you remember a major league manager missing a game because he was sick? I am sure it has happened a few times in history, but it is so rare, that I honestly can’t think of a single case. Last night Yankees manager […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Opening Day Roster Is Now Set

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Opening Day Roster Is Now Set

    March 29, 2008 at 10:26 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (2 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Reds 6, Tampa Bay Rays 3. The Good: Carl Crawford was 3-4 with 2 doubles…Carlos Pena hit a ball so hard off the top of the wall in right field that […]

     
  • [ELLIOT JOHNSON] Elliot Johnson: We Did Not See That Coming

    [ELLIOT JOHNSON] Elliot Johnson: We Did Not See That Coming

    March 27, 2008 at 1:10 pm 4 comments

    Back in December we took a look at “The Curious Case Of Elliot Johnson“. We examined how far he had fallen on the prospect board in only one season, noting that it was “not too late for Johnson to reclaim his semi-elite status” but that he was in danger of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Bartlett To Be Rays Second Leadoff Hitter

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Bartlett To Be Rays Second Leadoff Hitter

    March 27, 2008 at 7:48 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (4 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Twins 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2. The Good: The Rays used the league minimum three regulars yesterday. Two of those three, Jason Bartlett and Aki Iwamura the Rays new double-play combo combined for 5 of the Rays 6 hits, including two […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    March 24, 2008 at 8:31 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (7 days until Opening Day) We have a busy, busy day planned here at RI, so be sure to check back early and often…Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Reds 9. The Good: The two players that the Rays will rely on to be power sources in 2008, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    [THE HANGOVER] Matt Garza Good And Bad In Latest Outing

    March 19, 2008 at 8:15 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (12 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Phillies 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2. The Good: Matt Garza in the 2nd, 3rd and 6th innings. After a shaky first, he retired 9 of 10 and then the last 4 he faced. Evan Longoria hit his 3rd home run of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Was Crying For Help

    [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Was Crying For Help

    March 18, 2008 at 8:01 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (13 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. DNP DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Apparently Elijah Dukes was crying inside…”I can communicate now without feeling like I’m afraid to say the wrong thing,” Dukes said. “These guys here, they’re willing to listen here…In the past, I don’t have […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    March 17, 2008 at 8:36 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Tigers 2. The Good: James Shields was..well…he was James Shields. 2 hits, no runs in 4.2 innings. Andy Sonnanstine continues to lay claim to one of the final two spots in the rotation striking out 5 in […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Makes Yet Another Statement

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Makes Yet Another Statement

    March 15, 2008 at 9:28 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (16 days until opening day) DRG here again to cover my Devil Dogs while The Prof is covering competitive sledding in Canada… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 8, Blue Jays 4. I know it is only spring training but it is a nice feeling to see the […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli May Have Played His Last Game For The Rays

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli May Have Played His Last Game For The Rays

    March 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until Opening Day) Not the best day in the world to be a Rays fan. We just reported about the cheapshots thrown by the Yankees in the today’s spring games (we apologize, for the excessive profanity). This came after this morning’s press conference to announce […]