Evan Longoria

  • Down On The Farm: Working Lots O’ Overtime

    Down On The Farm: Working Lots O’ Overtime

    April 23, 2007 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    Toledo 7, Durham 4 (16 inn.). Lucky Vero Beach. The Rays had Sunday off while all three of the other minor league affiliates worked overtime. In Durham, Jeff Niemann gave up 3 runs in 5 innings and struck out 8. Seth McClung and Chad Orvella pitched a combined 5 hitless […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Not Surprising That Fernando Perez Is An Ivy-Leaguer

    Down On The Farm: Not Surprising That Fernando Perez Is An Ivy-Leaguer

    April 21, 2007 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

    Durham 9, Columbus 8. After three straight strong starts, Jason Hammel was knocked around last night. He gave up 6 hits and 5 walks in 4 innings that led to 5 runs. Tim Corcoran pitched 3 scoreless innings as the Bulls rallied. Joel Guzman went 2-5 with his first home […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is Still Toying With Minor League Pitchers

    Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is Still Toying With Minor League Pitchers

    April 8, 2007 at 10:19 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Syracuse 5. The Bulls took the 3rd game of their opening series and got their first win of the season. Jeff Niemann made his first AAA start and was impressive. He struck out 7 in 5 innings with only 1 walk. He gave up 4 hits and 2 […]

     
  • The Hangover: More Cuts Expected Today

    The Hangover: More Cuts Expected Today

    March 28, 2007 at 8:19 am 0 comments

    After the Rays 1-0 win over the Jays, the Rays no longer have the worst spring training record. In fact they are now ahead of the White Sox and the Mets. This time it was the pitching staff led by Casey Fossum. The Fossum Flop pitched 5 shutout innings allowing […]

     
  • The Hangover: Devil Rays Still Looking For First Gear

    The Hangover: Devil Rays Still Looking For First Gear

    March 20, 2007 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

    The Rays optioned Joel Guzman to AAA Durham on Monday. Guzman, who showed up to Spring Training slimmed down, impressed the coaches with his defensive ability at third base, but struggled with the bat. He was 4-29 with 2 doubles and a home run. Guzman has a long ways to […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Devil Rays Only Love It When It Rains

    The Hangover: The Devil Rays Only Love It When It Rains

    March 13, 2007 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Another loss. Want a good reason to hate the Trop? Based on the Spring results so far (1 win came during rain-shortened game) and the inept bullpen, the Rays will go 162-0 if every game were to be shortened due to rain. Maybe they can force a leak in the […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Curse Of New Kids On The Block

    The Hangover: The Curse Of New Kids On The Block

    February 20, 2007 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

    We understand the excitement about the possibility of Edwin Jackson being the 5th starter for the Rays this season. Of course, everybody points to the 3-2 record and 1.60 ERA in the Venezuelan Winter League. The St. Pete Times ran an article on Jackson and his hopes of making the […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Listed As Day-To-Day

    Evan Longoria Listed As Day-To-Day

    August 17, 2006 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

    Earlier today in out A Look At The Future feature, we reported that Evan Longoria was removed from yesterday’s second game of a double header, after only one at bat. It turns out that Longoria fouled a ball off his shin in the first game and his shin swelled up […]

     
  • People Are Starting To Notice Evan Longoria

    People Are Starting To Notice Evan Longoria

    August 15, 2006 at 9:38 am 0 comments

    In the mot recent edition of Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet, Evan Longoria was recognized as the hottest prospect in baseball. This is not a ranking of the top prospects but rather a list of the players that are playing really well recently. Longoria was recognized for hitting .378-4-12 in […]

     
  • Guzman And Longoria Not Likely To Be Called Up To The Devil Rays This Season

    Guzman And Longoria Not Likely To Be Called Up To The Devil Rays This Season

    August 11, 2006 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

    As we get closer to September, speculation has started on how the Devil Rays’ front office will handle the September call-ups. In the past, the front office has been reluctant to bring up some of the better minor league prospects. The new front office has shown that they are not […]