01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitchers Are Allergic To Strikes

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitchers Are Allergic To Strikes

    November 28, 2007 at 7:56 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (66-96)Recondite Baseball recently did a little research on a simple pitching statistic and unwittingly may have stumbled upon one of the main reasons that the Rays pitching has been so awful and in turn, why the Devil Rays have been so bad. Since the year 2000 (encompassing all […]

     
  • [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 […]