JP Howell

  • The Hangover: Is Bob Gibson’s Arm Available?

    The Hangover: Is Bob Gibson’s Arm Available?

    April 5, 2007 at 8:09 am 0 comments

    Game 2 of the 2007 season was rained out yesterday. No makeup date has been scheduled. If the game had been played, Jonny Damon would not have been in the lineup. He is suffering from a sore calf, which caused him to be removed from Monday’s opener. In fact, now […]

     
  • The Hangover: More Cuts Expected Today

    The Hangover: More Cuts Expected Today

    March 28, 2007 at 8:19 am 0 comments

    After the Rays 1-0 win over the Jays, the Rays no longer have the worst spring training record. In fact they are now ahead of the White Sox and the Mets. This time it was the pitching staff led by Casey Fossum. The Fossum Flop pitched 5 shutout innings allowing […]

     
  • The Devil Rays Rotation Is Set And Edwin Jackson Appears To Be In

    The Devil Rays Rotation Is Set And Edwin Jackson Appears To Be In

    March 26, 2007 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    We are one week from opening day and based on the pitching assignments that manager Joe Maddon has utilized recently, we now know the order of the Rays starting pitching rotation and it hints at who the 5th starter is. First let’s look at the slots… Scott Kazmir Jae Seo […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Damnedest Spring Training Ever

    The Hangover: The Damnedest Spring Training Ever

    March 23, 2007 at 8:39 am 0 comments

    Remember when the Rays were 1-14? Another win last night on a walk-off single by Elijah Dukes in the 10th and the Rays have now won 5 of 7. B. J. Upton had two RBI and two more hits and now has his spring average up to .277. Casey Fossum […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Or J. P. Howell For The 5th Spot

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Or J. P. Howell For The 5th Spot

    March 19, 2007 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

    The Rays rallied from down 3-0 pull out just their third win of the Spring 5-4, in one of two split-squad games. In the other game, the two pitchers that appear to have a leg up for the final spot in the rotation, each tossed three innings in the 6-0 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Another Candidate For The Job Seth McClung Does Not Have

    The Hangover: Another Candidate For The Job Seth McClung Does Not Have

    March 15, 2007 at 8:33 am 0 comments

    Moral victory last night. The Rays were losing the entire game so the ‘pen did not blow the lead. We never gave Brian Stokes much of a chance to win the fifth spot in the rotation and…what? We had Stokes in the rotation’s 5th spot earlier this week? Never happened. […]

     
  • Rays Roster And Lineup Projections Update

    Rays Roster And Lineup Projections Update

    March 6, 2007 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

    We are a few weeks, two intra-squad games and four official games into Spring Training. Now is a good time to take a look at our 2007 25-man roster projections. Over the course of the next month we will update these projections twice a week. A couple of notes on […]