Jake McGee

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rocco Baldelli Makes ’08 Debut

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rocco Baldelli Makes ’08 Debut

    June 17, 2008 at 7:51 am 1 comment

    Durham @ Buffalo (ppd.). This game was called in the 3rd inning and will be concluded today. Joel Guzman hit his 14th home run to give the Bulls a 2-1 lead prior to the rain…Jeff Niemann had retired the first 6 batters before giving up a solo home run to […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Hawk Harrelson And His Family Ruin A Perfectly Good Game

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Hawk Harrelson And His Family Ruin A Perfectly Good Game

    May 31, 2008 at 11:15 am 3 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: The call by the White Sox announcers on Cliff Floyd’s walk-off home run to lead off the 9th inning. “That ball hit way back…DeWayne Wise at the fence…jumps…AND MAKES THE CATCH…no…that ball is outta […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] McGee And Brignac Among Hot Prospects

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] McGee And Brignac Among Hot Prospects

    May 24, 2008 at 7:32 am 3 comments

    Durham 4, Richmond 1. The forgotten prospect, Joel Guzman (can I still call him a prospect?) hit a 3-run home run in the 2nd inning and that was enough for Jeremy Cummings who improved to 3-0 in 3 starts for the Rays, since coming over from Australia Taiwan. He struck […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Eduardo Morlan To DL; Former Twins Now 3-For-3 With Injuries

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Eduardo Morlan To DL; Former Twins Now 3-For-3 With Injuries

    April 26, 2008 at 10:46 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 5, Durham 2. Mith Talbot gave up 5 runs in 6 innings. Montgomery 8, Birmingham 3. Wade Davis held Birmingham to 2 hits and no runs in 7 innings. He struck out 4, walked 1. Thanks to two double plays, he faced 1 over the minimum…Ronnie Merril had 4 […]

     
  • [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 […]