Matt Silverman

  • [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 SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evidence Suggests 2007 Was Only The Beginning For Carlos Pena

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evidence Suggests 2007 Was Only The Beginning For Carlos Pena

    February 10, 2008 at 10:44 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil DogsDRG back at you today, and today’s topic is everybody’s pick to fall back to earth in 2008, Carlos Pena. Armchair GM ranks the top first basemen in baseball. Pena does not make the top 5, but he does get the dubious title of “Risky Pick”. Bouncing […]

     
  • [NEW UNIFORMS] One Blogger Is Fined For Using Moniker "Devil Rays"

    [NEW UNIFORMS] One Blogger Is Fined For Using Moniker "Devil Rays"

    February 5, 2008 at 1:15 pm 8 comments

    Seriously…We can’t make this shit up. Baseball Musings has still been referring to the Tampa Bay Rays as the “Tampa Bay Devil Rays”. Well, after receiving a letter from Matt Silverman, president of the Devil Rays, they can no longer use the excuse that they “didn’t get the memo”. Baseball […]

     
  • [NEW UNIFORMS] One Blogger Is Fined For Using Moniker "Devil Rays"

    [NEW UNIFORMS] One Blogger Is Fined For Using Moniker "Devil Rays"

    February 5, 2008 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

    Seriously…We can’t make this shit up. Baseball Musings has still been referring to the Tampa Bay Rays as the “Tampa Bay Devil Rays”. Well, after receiving a letter from Matt Silverman, president of the Devil Rays, they can no longer use the excuse that they “didn’t get the memo”. Baseball […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Wants A Chance To Prove He Belongs On The Opening Day Roster

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Wants A Chance To Prove He Belongs On The Opening Day Roster

    February 3, 2008 at 12:12 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (11 days until pitchers and catchers report)Marc Lancaster believes the Rays are using the Royal’s Alex Gordon and Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun as case studies for their decision about where Evan Longoria will start the 2008 season. Gordon was the opening day third baseman for Kansas City […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Trying To Find A Common Ground In Hall Of Fame Debates

    [THE HANGOVER] Trying To Find A Common Ground In Hall Of Fame Debates

    January 29, 2008 at 10:48 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (16 days until pitchers and catchers report)One our regular commenters, is starting to expand his horizons with a contributing piece at The Baseball Analysts. We were tempted to dedicate an entire post entitled “Why The Devil Rays Commenters Suck: Bob Rittner”, but were afraid nobody would get […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Claim To Be Losing Money Despite Revenue Sharing That Exceeds Payroll

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Claim To Be Losing Money Despite Revenue Sharing That Exceeds Payroll

    January 26, 2008 at 9:02 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just links today on Bob Eucker’s birthday, the 10th anniversary of “I did not have sexual relations with that woman“, Australia Day, and National Peanut Brittle Day. We will celebrate by cooking some peanut brittle with our grandmother, and then hooking […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Minor League Affiliates Finalize Coaching Staffs

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Minor League Affiliates Finalize Coaching Staffs

    December 12, 2007 at 9:32 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (64 days until pitchers and catchers report) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Yesterday we mentioned that Ben Broussard and Miguel Olivo could be on the Rays radar if they are non-tendered by their respective teams. Eduardo Encina says that Broussard would fit, but that “at age 29 (Olivo) would […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Price For Scott Kazmir Keeps Going Up

    [THE HANGOVER] The Price For Scott Kazmir Keeps Going Up

    December 5, 2007 at 9:54 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)If the Rays want to sign Scott Kazmir to a long-term contract, they may want to do it sooner rather than later, because the price keeps going up. Jake Peavy signed a contract extension with the San Diego Padres that will guarantee him $65.5 million over the […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Rocco Baldelli May Be On The Way Out

    THE HANGOVER Rocco Baldelli May Be On The Way Out

    November 8, 2007 at 10:32 am 0 comments

    Team USA 3, Mexico 0.Well, Team USA won their World Cup opener against Mexico. We know that Justin Ruggiano was hit by a pitch to start a rally (bastards) but we are having trouble tracking down a box score, so we have no idea how Evan Longoria did. But since […]