James Shields

  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Makes His Case Today

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Makes His Case Today

    March 2, 2008 at 11:23 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (29 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Tampa Bay Rays 5, Blue Jays 2. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann will get his first spring start today. Eric Hinske will be in left field, with Ben Zobrist at second and […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Is Infatuated With Edwin Jackson

    [THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Is Infatuated With Edwin Jackson

    March 1, 2008 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (30 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Just the links for now. I have a few things coming up later. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays are at home today against the Jays. One surprise in the lineup as Cliff […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir Plans To Be On The Mound Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir Plans To Be On The Mound Opening Day

    February 28, 2008 at 9:29 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (32 days until Opening Day) While Scott Kazmir is still aiming to be ready to take the mound on Opening Day in Baltimore on March 31st, Joe Maddon and Andrew Friedman are taking a much more cautious approach. “I know, with pitchers, there’s a certain prestige that […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    [THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] David Price’s Spring Schedule Remains A Mystery

    February 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (36 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Rays Anatomy interviewed David Price. It is a solid interview with good questions. However…And this is not a jab at RA because we have seen plenty of other Q&As with Price…but when […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    February 19, 2008 at 9:46 am 9 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (41 days until Opening Day)Yesterday we posted a list of 10 questions we wished the media would ask the Rays. One of those questions dealt with the future of the shortstop position for the Tampa Bay Rays. In an ideal world, is Jason Bartlett the Rays starting […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    February 18, 2008 at 9:29 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (42 days until Opening Day)Joe Maddon stated that Shawn Riggans is the favorite to be the backup catcher on opening day. Papa Joe then commented on what his criteria is for a backup catcher. “The backup guy should be pretty effective defensively,” Maddon said. “It’s not an […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [KID K] Scott Kazmir Likely To Be Traded Following 2008 Season

    [KID K] Scott Kazmir Likely To Be Traded Following 2008 Season

    February 7, 2008 at 2:46 pm 9 comments

    Rays fans need to pay attention to the sagas drawn out in Minnesota and Baltimore this off-season as the same situation is likely to unfold with the Rays next winter. Last week the Minnesota Twins traded Johan Santana to the New York Mets. Santana and the Mets subsequently agreed to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Babe Ruth Would Be A $400 Million Player Today

    [THE HANGOVER] Babe Ruth Would Be A $400 Million Player Today

    February 5, 2008 at 9:39 pm 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (8 days until pitchers and catchers report) Happy Birthday Babe Ruth! He would be 113 today if only he had not taken so many performance enhancing beers, hot dogs and whores…Which gets us to thinking. If The Bambino were playing today and had just completed his 6th […]