01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 21 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 21 Days Until Opening Day

    March 10, 2008 at 11:06 am 4 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    March 10, 2008 at 8:37 am 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (21 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Reds 6, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Edwin Jacskon allowed all 6 runs in the second inning on 6 hits, 2 walks and 2 errors. Jackson retired the last 6 batters he faced in the 3rd and 4th and 5 other pitchers […]

     
  • [WEEK IN REVIEW] The Past Week In Pictures

    [WEEK IN REVIEW] The Past Week In Pictures

    March 9, 2008 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

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  • [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Joe Maddon’s Confidence Grows

    [TWO STEPS OR DIE] Joe Maddon’s Confidence Grows

    March 9, 2008 at 4:20 pm 2 comments

    Last year the Tampa Bay Rays picked up Joe Maddon‘s two-year option. In reality it was a one-year deal as few teams are willing to enter a season with a manager that only has one year left on his contract. In 2008, Papa Joe and the Rays will either take […]

     
  • [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Collision That Rocked The Evil Empire

    [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Collision That Rocked The Evil Empire

    March 9, 2008 at 1:05 pm 10 comments

    It is not just spring training for the guys playing in the 9th inning of a spring game. For those that missed, and we don’t know how you could, the Rays’ Elliot Johnson, a second base prospect, collided with the Yankees Francisco Cervelli, a reserve catcher in the 9th inning […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 22 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 22 Days Until Opening Day

    March 9, 2008 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] David Price: And So It Begins

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] David Price: And So It Begins

    March 9, 2008 at 11:14 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (22 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 4, Yankees 1.except for Shawn Riggans at catcher, this is the lineup we could see on March 31 including the batting order with Cliff Floyd in the 5-hole […]

     
  • [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 23 Days Until Opening Day

    [EVAN LONGORIA] Dirtbag-O-Meter: 23 Days Until Opening Day

    March 8, 2008 at 12:55 pm 1 comment

    We call him The Dirtbag because of how he plays and because he played college ball at Long Beach State whose baseball team has the coolest mascot in sports…The Dirtbags. The biggest question mark for the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training is whether or not Evan Longoria will be […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Refuses To Be An Afterthought

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Jeff Niemann Refuses To Be An Afterthought

    March 8, 2008 at 11:50 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (23 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 9, Phillies 1. The big news yesterday came from the Rays biggest player, Jeff Niemann. Niemann threw three hitless innings with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. Ben Zobrist […]