James Shields

  • The Hangover: Starring Joe Maddon As The Black Knight

    The Hangover: Starring Joe Maddon As The Black Knight

    July 6, 2007 at 9:39 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 15, Devil Rays 4. [They fight until Arthur cuts off Black Knight's left arm] King Arthur: Now, stand aside, worthy adversary! Black Knight: ‘Tis but a scratch! King Arthur: A scratch? Your arm’s off! Black Knight: No, it isn’t! King Arthur: Well, what’s that then? King Arthur: I’ve […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Camp Found His Inner Nolan Ryan And His Inner Shawn Camp

    The Hangover: Shawn Camp Found His Inner Nolan Ryan And His Inner Shawn Camp

    June 26, 2007 at 9:38 am 1 comment

    White Sox 5, Devil Rays 4.Surprise: The top four hitters in the Rays lineup went a combined 0-12, so it was not a surprise the Rays couldn’t score past the 4th inning. Not a surprise: A member of the middle relief struggle mightily. Casey Fossum faced 4 batters and allowed […]

     
  • The Hangover: James Shields’ Growing Pains

    The Hangover: James Shields’ Growing Pains

    June 21, 2007 at 10:47 am 0 comments

    Diamondbacks 7, Devil Rays 4. James Shields was roughed up in his second straight start. As has been the case all season long, Shields was susceptible to the long ball allowing two home runs. The difference in the last two starts is that the home runs came at inopportune times, […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Camp Makes Us Want To Hurt Stuffed Animals

    The Hangover: Shawn Camp Makes Us Want To Hurt Stuffed Animals

    June 16, 2007 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

    Rockies 12, Devil Rays 2.Prior to last night’s game, there were two instances that had yet to happen, but for which we had been bracing ourselves to occur eventually. James Shields is maturing into a great pitcher, and before last night he had been nearly perfect on the season. He […]

     
  • The Hangover: Ruddy Lugo Ready To Unleash His Reading Prowess On Oakland Area Children

    The Hangover: Ruddy Lugo Ready To Unleash His Reading Prowess On Oakland Area Children

    June 15, 2007 at 12:53 pm 1 comment

    Padres 7, Devil Rays 1.JP Howell did his job. After a shaky first in which he gave up an unearned run on 1 hit and 2 walks, Howell settled down and faced only one over the minimum over the next 6 innings. Unfortunately, as soon as Gary Glover allowed the […]

     
  • The Hangover: Andy Sonnanstine Earns First Win And A Nickname

    The Hangover: Andy Sonnanstine Earns First Win And A Nickname

    June 11, 2007 at 10:08 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 9, Marlins 4. It is all about winning series. Find a way to win 2 of 3 every time out. The win yesterday gave the Rays their second straight series win and both were highly improbable. After losing the opening game of each series with bullpen melt-downs of […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Bullpen Likes To Start Fires

    The Hangover: Rays Bullpen Likes To Start Fires

    June 6, 2007 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

    Blue Jays 12, Devil Rays 11. It hurts. real bad. But it would hurt a lot worse if we were surprised. Is there anybody out there that didn’t think, with Al Reyes unavailable, that this bullpen was capable of blowing a 5 run lead? Bullpens are supposed to put out […]

     
  • The Hangover: El Gato Strikes Again

    The Hangover: El Gato Strikes Again

    June 5, 2007 at 9:11 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 4, Royals 2. Carlos Pena was 3-3 and hit his 12th home run and his 56th catwalk. How good has Pena been this season? Of the 12 players in the AL with at least 11 home runs, Pena’s 131 at bats are at least 56 fewer than any […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    June 3, 2007 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

    Royals 9, Devil Rays 4.Only Edwin Jackson could throw up a stinker and make the Kansas City Royals look like the ’75 Reds. After Saturday’s loss, Edwin Jackson is now 0-7 in 10 starts and has not won a game in 33 appearances since being acquired from the Dodgers. His […]

     
  • The Hangover: ESPN Steps Out Of Their Tiny Little Universe

    The Hangover: ESPN Steps Out Of Their Tiny Little Universe

    June 1, 2007 at 10:34 am 4 comments

    Devil Rays (off day) Quick side note: You know what is great about yesterday’s off-day? At least one more day of people talking about how the Yankees are in last place tied with the Devil Rays. It is like informing a guy that his wife cheated on him with 5 […]