01. Players

  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Right Fielders Are To The Rays What QBs Are To Jon Gruden

    [THE HANGOVER] Right Fielders Are To The Rays What QBs Are To Jon Gruden

    May 30, 2008 at 10:10 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: Jason Bartlett stole 3 bases, including 3rd base twice…BJ Upton threw a runner out at third base on the fly… THE BAD: The Golden Sombrero for Jonny Gomes…Edwin Jackson being Edwin. After 27 pitches in the 2nd inning we knew it was going to be a long night…Rays […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] 7 Vero Beach D-Rays Named All-Stars

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] 7 Vero Beach D-Rays Named All-Stars

    May 30, 2008 at 7:09 am 0 comments

    Durham 10, Norfolk 7. Jon Weber tied the game with a 2-out single in the top of the 9th, and the Dan Johnson put the Bulls ahead for good with a 3-run home run, 2 batters later. Johnson finished 3-6. Weber was 5-6 with 2 RBI…Ben Hendrickson started and gave […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Chicago White Sox

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Chicago White Sox

    May 29, 2008 at 3:31 pm 4 comments

    ODDSMAKERS Trading David Price to the Cardinals for Albert Pujols? We understand the temptation. The Cardinals are in rebuilding mode and are pitching-thin. The Rays have a set rotation, and a top pick that so far appears to be toying with minor league hitters. A Pujols in the Rays lineup […]

     
  • [WEB GEMS] Rays’ Ballboy Makes ‘Web Gems’

    [WEB GEMS] Rays’ Ballboy Makes ‘Web Gems’

    May 29, 2008 at 10:37 am 2 comments

    [Update] Nice pick-up by Steve…If you watch the ticker at the bottom of the screen, not only does it happen to be on the Rays-Rangers numbers, but they also give us the pitching line from David Price in his second professional start. In the 7th inning yesterday the Rays ballboy […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza Discovers Strikezone, Dominates Rangers

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza Discovers Strikezone, Dominates Rangers

    May 29, 2008 at 10:14 am 8 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza finally discovered the strikezone. He had shown improvement in his last start, but yesterday he was dominating. 10 strikeouts. 2 walks. 77 of 114 pitches for strikes (67.5%). He was also 23-30 (77%) in getting strike-one on the batter, and two of the batters in which […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Strikes Out 9 In 6 Shutout Innings

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Strikes Out 9 In 6 Shutout Innings

    May 29, 2008 at 7:13 am 1 comment

    Durham 7, Norfolk 1. Jeremy Cummings improved to 4-0 in 4 starts since signing with the Rays organization. The only hit he allowed in 7 innings, was a 2-out single in the 6th. He walked 2 and struck out 5. In those 4 starts, Cummings has allowed only 10 hits […]