01. Players

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Hellickson Picks Up Another Win

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Hellickson Picks Up Another Win

    May 20, 2008 at 7:33 am 4 comments

    Durham (DNP) Montgomery 11, Tennessee 5.Mike Prochaska as victorious in his first start since his demotion from Durham. He allowed 3 run in 6.2 innings…Ronnie Merrill and Gabby Martinez homered for the Biscuits. Martinez drove in 4 on 3 hits. Vero Beach 6, Tampa 5. Jeremy Hellickson improved to 5-0, […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Oakland A’s

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Oakland A’s

    May 19, 2008 at 3:03 pm 5 comments

    TOSS UP Eric Hinske or Gabe Gross? On May 11th, Cliff Floyd came off the DL and rejoined the Rays for the first time in over a month. As long as Floyd is healthy (and the Rays are playing in an AL park) he will be the Rays starting DH […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Anger Baseball Gods By Forgetting To Change Out Of BP Jerseys

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Anger Baseball Gods By Forgetting To Change Out Of BP Jerseys

    May 19, 2008 at 10:03 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist getting the start. Everytime he did something good, we were rewarded with shots of his wife Julianna. That’s it. That was the only redeeming quality of yesterday’s game. THE BAD: Joe Maddon had some questionable (read: idiotic) pitching changes on Sunday. First he brings Dan Wheeler […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Find Way To Lose Despite 18 Hits

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Find Way To Lose Despite 18 Hits

    May 18, 2008 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: 2-out RBI and an offense that didn’t quit. 5 of the 8 runs were scored with 2 out and the Rays bats rallied from down 8-4 to tie the game in the 8th inning. […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    May 18, 2008 at 7:27 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Charlotte 4. Jeremy Cummings won his 2nd game in 2 starts. He gave up 2 runs in 5 innings. Fernando Perez, Justin Ruggiano and Chris Richard sparked the offense with 3 hits each. Richard had 2 home runs and srove in 5. Montgomery 2, Tennessee 1. Rhyne Hughes […]

     
  • [KING DAVID] David Price Ks A-Rod Twice

    [KING DAVID] David Price Ks A-Rod Twice

    May 17, 2008 at 1:40 pm 2 comments

    David Price made what should be his last extended spring training start today, with a twist. He faced the New York Yankees extended spring squad which featured a rehabbing Alex Rodriguez. In 5 innings, Price faced A-Rod 5 times. Rodriguez went 1-4 with a home run, a walk and 2 […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] The Duke Was Dealing; Rays Win First Game Of Interleague

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] The Duke Was Dealing; Rays Win First Game Of Interleague

    May 17, 2008 at 11:25 am 1 comment

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: Andy Sonnanstine scattered 8 hits over 8 innings and only allowed 1 run on a solo home run in the 8th. Sonny only had 2, 1-2-3 innings (1st/7th), but managed to avoid any serious […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price To Make Debut; Salem Out For Season

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price To Make Debut; Salem Out For Season

    May 17, 2008 at 7:47 am 2 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 3. Mitch Talbot gave up 3 runs in his 6 innings of work and improved to 4-3. The Bulls hit 4 home runs, including 2 from Joel Guzman who was 3-4 and drove in 3. Montgomery 5, Tennessee 1. Wade Davis did not allow a run despite […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: St. Louis Cardinals

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: St. Louis Cardinals

    May 16, 2008 at 4:23 pm 6 comments

    Over/Unders: 88 wins for the Rays, as predicted by PECOTA in the preseason: The Rays as of today, sit at 24-17. In order to win 88 games, they need to only go 64-57. In other words, they have played 7-over .500 in the first quarter of the season and need […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Riggans Makes Most Of Rare Start

    [THE HANGOVER] Riggans Makes Most Of Rare Start

    May 16, 2008 at 11:45 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: Scott Kazmir. In the first 5 innings, Kazmir only allowed 1 hit. He went 6, giving up 3 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 3…Right off the bat, we get yet another gold glove play by Evan Longoria at third base, diving to his left to rob […]