Jake McGee

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeremy Hellickson Might Not Be Long For The FSL

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeremy Hellickson Might Not Be Long For The FSL

    April 22, 2008 at 8:07 am 0 comments

    Durham @ Norfolk, Double-Header (ppd. rain). Jacksonville 5, Montgomery 4. James Houser shut down the Suns on 2 hits in 6.2 shutout innings. He struck out 5 and walked 2. He was never in any real danger as only one runner reached 3rd base…The bullpen blew the lead allowing 5 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Minor League Pitchers Fear Dioner Navarro

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Minor League Pitchers Fear Dioner Navarro

    April 20, 2008 at 1:28 pm 2 comments

    Durham 2, Norfolk 0. Jacksonville 11, Montgomery 7. Vero Beach 10. St. Lucie 5. Dioner Navarro had a double and 4 walks in 5 plate appearances as the DH. Geez. Navi goes to Vero Beach and suddenly transforms into Barry Bonds. In 2 games he has walked 6 times…Matt Garzagoes […]

     
  • DOWN ON THE FARM Opening Day 2: Minor Leaguers On Patrol

    DOWN ON THE FARM Opening Day 2: Minor Leaguers On Patrol

    April 4, 2008 at 10:46 am 2 comments

    Toledo 3, Durham 2. Jeff Niemann had a strong 2008 debut, throwing 71 pitches (40 strikes) in 5 innings. He allowed 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 5…Evan Longoria went 0-3. He struck out to end the first, grounded out, flied out and […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] New Stadium Should Have Plenty Of Parking

    [HAPPY HOUR] New Stadium Should Have Plenty Of Parking

    March 11, 2008 at 5:30 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Links are coming in fast and furious today, so let’s throw a few more out for your Happy Hour amusement… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… A consultant for the Rays notes that 14,000 off-street parking spots would be available during Rays home games at […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Refuses To Be An Afterthought

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Refuses To Be An Afterthought

    March 8, 2008 at 11:50 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (23 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 9, Phillies 1. The big news yesterday came from the Rays biggest player, Jeff Niemann. Niemann threw three hitless innings with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. Ben Zobrist […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Jeff Niemann Will Get An Early Look In Spring Training

    [HAPPY HOUR] Jeff Niemann Will Get An Early Look In Spring Training

    February 28, 2008 at 7:04 pm 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (31 and a half days until Opening Day) The Rays have released their pitching schedule for the next few days, including all pitchers that are scheduled to take the mound tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday and the starting pitchers for Monday and Tuesday. Friday at RedsRays—Jackson, Hammel, Sonnanstine, […]

     
  • [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. […]

     
  • [FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR] Rays Of Light Rebuts Our Stance On Scott Kazmir

    [FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR] Rays Of Light Rebuts Our Stance On Scott Kazmir

    February 8, 2008 at 3:09 pm 1 comment

    Yesterday we speculated that due to the current atmosphere in Major League Baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays would likely trade Scott Kazmir prior to the 2009 season. Today Rays of Light plays “Devil’s Advocate” to our obviously infallible argument, and suggests why the Rays should not trade their ace. Let’s […]