Jeff Niemann

  • [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, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir’s Set-back Increases Chance Of Jeff Niemann Making Opening Day Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Scott Kazmir’s Set-back Increases Chance Of Jeff Niemann Making Opening Day Roster

    February 27, 2008 at 9:18 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (33 days until Opening Day) Even though the MRI results are not due until today, the St. Pete Times this morning is reporting that Scott Kazmir will be sidelined for approximately two weeks. The news on Rays ace Scott Kazmir’s left elbow appeared relatively good Tuesday night […]

     
  • [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] David Price Goes Live

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    February 22, 2008 at 9:53 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (38 days until Opening Day)These links are starting to get out of hand. Is it just us or does it seem like the amount of Rays coverage has gone through the roof this Spring? We may have to make an executive decision to break up “The Hangover” […]

     
  • [Kid K] Scott Kazmir Sports A New Look In 2008…Unfortunately

    [Kid K] Scott Kazmir Sports A New Look In 2008…Unfortunately

    February 21, 2008 at 12:38 pm 4 comments

    Matt Bishoff of DRays Bay attended the Rays workout yesterday and snapped some pictures. Fairly typical practice pics. But then something caught our eye. Last year, Scott Kazmir looked like this. This year Kaz looks like this… There is a reason we call him ‘Kid K’, with his boyish looks. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays New Ballpark Is Not As Ugly As Some Would Like You To Believe

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays New Ballpark Is Not As Ugly As Some Would Like You To Believe

    February 20, 2008 at 8:53 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (40 days until Opening Day) Just the links for now…as we crank Warrant on National Cherry Pie Day… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… In case you missed it last night, ABC-7 is reporting that Cal Ripken Jr., is leading a group to purchase the Vero Beach Rays and move […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Watch In Spring Training

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Watch In Spring Training

    February 12, 2008 at 10:25 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (2 days until pitchers and catchers report)The Tampa Tribune lists “Five Rays To Watch” in Spring Training. The list includes several obvious names, including Akinori Iwamura, Rocco Baldelli, Edwin Jackson, Dioner Navarro and Trever Miller. We are not sure Trever Miller needs to be on this list. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    January 30, 2008 at 9:15 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (15 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is national croissant day, which of course means that we are making American croissants for breakfast. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Just in case Marc Topkin is looking for material today, here are two more positions that the Rays are trying to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Five To Compete For Final Two Spots In Rotation

    [THE HANGOVER] Five To Compete For Final Two Spots In Rotation

    January 11, 2008 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (34 days until pitchers and catchers report) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… With three spots in the rotation spoken for (Scott Kazmir, James Shields, Matt Garza), Joe Maddon stated that five pitchers will compete for the final two spots including Edwin Jackson, Andy Sonnanstine, Jeff Niemann, Jason Hammel and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] James Houser Added To 40-Man Roster Despite Ongoing Suspension

    [THE HANGOVER] James Houser Added To 40-Man Roster Despite Ongoing Suspension

    November 26, 2007 at 9:19 am 0 comments

    Devil RaysSince the we embarked on our Thanksgiving shenanigans, the Rays made several changes to the 40-man roster. Dropped from the 40-man roster Chris Snelling (traded to Phillies) Jon Switzer (DFA’d) Brian Stokes (DFA’d) Added to 40-man roster John Jaso, C Jason Pridie, OF Fernando Perez, OF James Houser, SP […]