Evan Longoria

  • Down On The Farm: Andy Sonnanstine Is Making A Case For Spot In Rays Rotation

    Down On The Farm: Andy Sonnanstine Is Making A Case For Spot In Rays Rotation

    May 15, 2007 at 9:29 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Richmond 1. Andy Sonnanstine is going to make it very difficult for the Rays to ignore him. He is the only starting pitcher at Durham that is not on the 40-man roster, but so far in 2007 he is making the rest of the IL look like…well like […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is Tearing Up The Southern League

    Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is Tearing Up The Southern League

    May 14, 2007 at 8:44 am 0 comments

    Richmond 8, Durham 1. Jeff Niemann was knocked out in the 6th inning after giving up 7 runs (5 earned) on 7 hits including 2 home runs. He struck out 6 and did not walk a batter. His ERA is now 4.10. Ben Zobrist committed 2 errors and went 0-4 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Wade Davis Tosses No-Hitter For Vero Beach

    Down On The Farm: Wade Davis Tosses No-Hitter For Vero Beach

    May 5, 2007 at 8:23 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Norfolk 0. Every night the Durrham Bulls send out a starting pitcher that is a legitimate Major League prospect. It must be a fun thing to watch. Last night it was Andy Sonnanstine. And on this night he threw 8 shutout innings on 7 hits and 1 walk. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Rough Start/Strong Finish For JP Howell

    Down On The Farm: Rough Start/Strong Finish For JP Howell

    May 3, 2007 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Norfolk 4, Durham 1 (7 inn). JP Howell struck out 7 without a walk in 7 innings but 2 home runs in the first were all that Norfolk needed. Howell would settle down and retire 19 of the last 20 batters he faced before the game was called due to […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Big Afternoon For Top Pitching Prospects

    Down On The Farm: Big Afternoon For Top Pitching Prospects

    April 30, 2007 at 6:11 am 0 comments

    Durham 2, Charlotte 1. After Chris Richard tied the game with a 1-out single in the bottom of the 9th, Shawn Riggans knocked in the winner with a 2-out single. Mitch Talbot got back on track after 3 straight bad starts. He gave 1 run in 7 innings and did […]

     
  • 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 […]