01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Jonny Gomes Never Saw A Pitch He Didn’t Like

    [THE HANGOVER] Jonny Gomes Never Saw A Pitch He Didn’t Like

    November 26, 2007 at 6:07 pm 4 comments

    Devil Rays DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… MVN’s Devil Rays blog has a new lead writer and a new name, and the only surprise is that there wasn’t already a blog using the moniker. We’ve never met Eric SanInocencio or his wife, but let’s hope that the title is the only portion […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] James Houser Added To 40-Man Roster Despite Ongoing Suspension

    [THE HANGOVER] James Houser Added To 40-Man Roster Despite Ongoing Suspension

    November 26, 2007 at 9:19 am 0 comments

    Devil RaysSince the we embarked on our Thanksgiving shenanigans, the Rays made several changes to the 40-man roster. Dropped from the 40-man roster Chris Snelling (traded to Phillies) Jon Switzer (DFA’d) Brian Stokes (DFA’d) Added to 40-man roster John Jaso, C Jason Pridie, OF Fernando Perez, OF James Houser, SP […]

     
  • [AL MVP] Carlos Pena 9th Most Valuable American Leaguer

    [AL MVP] Carlos Pena 9th Most Valuable American Leaguer

    November 19, 2007 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

    In March, Carlos Pena started the 2007 season as a non-roster spring training invitee that was just looking for a roster spot. At the end of March, Pena rode an awful spring training straight back to the minor leagues where he spent most of the 2006 season and many thought […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Evan Longoria And Justin Ruggiano Key Players In Team USA World Cup Title

    [THE HANGOVER] Evan Longoria And Justin Ruggiano Key Players In Team USA World Cup Title

    November 19, 2007 at 11:39 am 3 comments

    Team USA 6, Cuba 3.Team USA won all three games over the weekend including a 6-3 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the final to win the 2007 World Cup. Both Evan Longoria and Justin Ruggiano contributed in the final, with Longoria going 2-5 with 2 runs scored and Ruggiano […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Feature Alternate Jersey In 2009 With "Tampa Bay" Across The Front

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Feature Alternate Jersey In 2009 With "Tampa Bay" Across The Front

    November 16, 2007 at 8:57 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Rays (66-96) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Marc Lancaster is reporting that the Rays will feature an alternate jersey in 2009 and it will have “Tampa Bay” written across the front. [TBO] Baseball America previews the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Team USA is the top seed and will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Feature Alternate Jersey In 2009 With "Tampa Bay" Across The Front

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Feature Alternate Jersey In 2009 With "Tampa Bay" Across The Front

    November 16, 2007 at 8:57 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Rays (66-96) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Marc Lancaster is reporting that the Rays will feature an alternate jersey in 2009 and it will have “Tampa Bay” written across the front. [TBO] Baseball America previews the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Team USA is the top seed and will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Justin Ruggiano Powers Team USA To Top Seed

    [THE HANGOVER] Justin Ruggiano Powers Team USA To Top Seed

    November 15, 2007 at 10:22 am 0 comments

    Team USA 10, Chinese Taipei 7.Justin Ruggiano and Evan Longoria helped Team USA clinch the top seed in the quarterfinals by leading the team to a win over Taipei in the final game of group play. Ruggiano went 3-5, hitting 2 home runs and driving in 5. He had an […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] There Are No Carl Crawford Rumors To Deny

    [THE HANGOVER] There Are No Carl Crawford Rumors To Deny

    November 14, 2007 at 11:05 am 0 comments

    Team USA 4, South Africa 2.Evan Longoria went 1-4 with a triple and Justin Ruggiano went 0-4 as Team USA moved to 5-1 and clinched a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. They have one final game in the preliminary round versus Taipei with the quarterfinals set to played on […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Peter Gammons Predicts 30+ Home Runs For Evan Longoria In 2008

    THE HANGOVER Peter Gammons Predicts 30+ Home Runs For Evan Longoria In 2008

    November 12, 2007 at 10:27 am 1 comment

    Team USA 5, Japan 1.Evan Longoria had a 2-run double in the 8th that put the game out of reach. He finished 1-4. Justin Ruggiano also went 1-4.Team USA 12, Spain 2.Evan Longoria went 2-4 and hit his second home run of the World Cup, a 2-run shot. Justin Ruggiano […]

     
  • THE HANGOVER Evan Longoria Goes Deep For Team USA

    THE HANGOVER Evan Longoria Goes Deep For Team USA

    November 9, 2007 at 9:28 am 2 comments

    Team USA 7, Panama 0.Evan Longoria capped the scoring for Team USA with a 2-run home run in the 7th inning. It was the first home run of the tournament for Team USA. Longoria finished 2-3 with those 2 ribbies.DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Most of the free agent shortstops are already […]