01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Sox Dared Garza To Throw Strike-One; Garza Doesn’t Deliver

    [THE HANGOVER] Sox Dared Garza To Throw Strike-One; Garza Doesn’t Deliver

    June 4, 2008 at 10:49 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: Say what you will about Aki Iwamura, but this guy was born to hit in Fenway Park. His first at bat of the game was a typical Aki flyball to left field, only in Fenway that is a leadoff home run. Aki would hit 50 doubles if he […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeremy Hellickson Named One Of Hottest Prospects Of ’08

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeremy Hellickson Named One Of Hottest Prospects Of ’08

    June 4, 2008 at 7:49 am 0 comments

    Richmond 7, Durham 0. Ben Hendrickson dropped to 4-4 after giving up 5 runs in 5 innings on 9 hits and 3 walks…The Bulls managed only 2 hits, singles by Nathan Haynes and Justin Ruggiano. Montgomery 10, Carolina 5. Kevin Lynn gave up 5 runs (3 earned) in 4.1 innings […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Open 3-Game Set In Fenway

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Open 3-Game Set In Fenway

    June 3, 2008 at 9:59 am 9 comments

    THE GOOD: All 3 AL East Teams in action last night lost. Both the Sox and the Yankees lost last night. THE BAD: THE TELLING: Even if the Rays lose 2 of 3 in this series, the Rays would still be in first place in the AL East…David Ortiz went […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Continues To Cruise Through FSL

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Continues To Cruise Through FSL

    June 3, 2008 at 7:58 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Pawtucket 0. Jeremy Cummings struck out 11 and did not walk a batter in 7 shutout innings. He gave up 5 hits. Since being signed by the Rays and assigned to Durham, Cummings is 5-0 in 5 starts with a 0.84 ERA. He has allowed 15 hits and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Magic Number For Playoffs Now Sits At 100

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Magic Number For Playoffs Now Sits At 100

    June 2, 2008 at 8:45 am 7 comments

    THE GOOD: In the top of the 5th Andy Sonnanstine somehow survived to only allow 1 run to score. After the 1 run scored, the Sox had 1st and 3rd with no outs and could not put another run on the board. Gabe Gross would tie the game in the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Desmond Jennings Homers In First At Bat Of 2008

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Desmond Jennings Homers In First At Bat Of 2008

    June 2, 2008 at 7:22 am 2 comments

    Pawtucket 5, Durham 3. Mitch Talbot only allowed 1 hit in 4 scoreless innings, but was pulled after a rain-delay…Steve Andrade make his first appearance for the Bulls since being promoted from Montgomery, gave up 5 runs in 1 inning after the delay…Reid Brignac has been moved up to the […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Kazmir Picks Up 5th Win In May

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Kazmir Picks Up 5th Win In May

    June 1, 2008 at 1:20 pm 3 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Marc Topkin is up to his over-dramatic ways. According to Topkin the Rays success is mostly due to having Eric Hinske, Al Reyes and Dan Wheeler. Don’t get me wrong. Those players have […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Talent Or Need? Posey Or Alvarez? Rays Undecided?

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Talent Or Need? Posey Or Alvarez? Rays Undecided?

    June 1, 2008 at 11:36 am 1 comment

    Pawtucket 14, Durham 7. Jeff Niemann gave up 10 runs in 4.2 innings including 4 home runs. Jon Weber, Justin Ruggiano and Elliot Johnson homered for the Bulls. Reid Brignac was 1-3 with his 20th double. Carolina 7, Montgomery 6. Chris Nowak and Gabby Martinez homered for the Biscuits. Martinez’ […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Hawk Harrelson And His Family Ruin A Perfectly Good Game

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Hawk Harrelson And His Family Ruin A Perfectly Good Game

    May 31, 2008 at 11:15 am 3 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: The call by the White Sox announcers on Cliff Floyd’s walk-off home run to lead off the 9th inning. “That ball hit way back…DeWayne Wise at the fence…jumps…AND MAKES THE CATCH…no…that ball is outta […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Please Don’t Draft Posey

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Please Don’t Draft Posey

    May 31, 2008 at 6:50 am 6 comments

    Durham 10, Pawtucket 6. Chattanooga 4, Montgomery 0. Vero Beach 6, Brevard Co. 2. Greenville 6, Columbus 3.NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Desmond Jennings, who had yet to play this season, has been participating in extended spring games and could be activated today or tomorrow. [Biscuits Batter] No surprise […]