01. Players

  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Impresses With Andrew Friedman Looking On

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Impresses With Andrew Friedman Looking On

    September 13, 2007 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

    Durham 5, Richmond 1 (Series tied 1-1). Jeff Niemann tossed a career-high 8 innings, striking out 9 and walking none in what may have been his best performance since he was drafted in 2004. He allowed 6 hits and 1 run. Niemann got stronger as the game progressed. Five of […]

     
  • The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Should Stop Swinging From Both Sides

    The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Should Stop Swinging From Both Sides

    September 12, 2007 at 9:22 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 16, Devil Rays 10.Thank you Red Sox. Thank you for reminding us that the team we root for is still the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. They aren’t the Twins, or the A’s or the Indians. They are indeed the Devil Rays. Thank you for erasing that warm and […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Makes Mets Fans Cry

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Makes Mets Fans Cry

    September 11, 2007 at 10:21 am 10 comments

    Devil Rays 1, Red Sox 0.Reports that Scott Kazmir’s had relinquished the title of Rays’ Ace were apparently premature. If you missed last night’s Devil Rays game, you missed one of the best games of the season and more importantly you missed a defining moment in the young career of […]

     
  • The Hangover: Sweet Fancy Moses! What Has Gotten Into The Devil Rays?

    The Hangover: Sweet Fancy Moses! What Has Gotten Into The Devil Rays?

    September 10, 2007 at 10:25 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 3, Blue Jays 2.Earlier this year we witnessed stretches of good offense and even a stretch or two of decent pitching (we are yet to see decent fielding). We wondered aloud on many occasions how good this team could be if both the hitting and pitching clicked at […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Montgomery Makes It Three Affiliates In Championship Series

    Down On The Farm: Montgomery Makes It Three Affiliates In Championship Series

    September 10, 2007 at 1:25 am 0 comments

    Montgomery 12, Mississippi 5 (Montgomery wins series 3-1). John Jaso got the Biscuits off to a good start with a 3-run home run in the first inning, and Montgomery broke things open with a 7-run sixth inning, to advance to the Southern League championship series for the second straight season. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite BJ Upton’s Heroics

    The Hangover: Rays Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite BJ Upton’s Heroics

    September 9, 2007 at 12:07 pm 3 comments

    Devil Rays 5, Blue Jays 4.PLAYING A LIL’ PEPPER WITH LAST NIGHT’S GAME… My alma mater played a rare night game last night, so I was otherwise preoccupied and did not watch most of the game. Somehow I managed to avoid seeing the final score all night. I got to […]

     
  • The Hangover: Joe Maddon Back For At Least One More Season

    The Hangover: Joe Maddon Back For At Least One More Season

    September 8, 2007 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

    Blue Jays 7, Devil Rays 2.Just the links today DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… When we first read the headline “Reports: Rays’ Maddon to get extension” we thought “why would the Rays extend Maddon’s contract when they could just pick up the two-year option on the existing contract?” Then we remembered that […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Evan Longoria Powers Bulls To Championship Series

    Down On The Farm: Evan Longoria Powers Bulls To Championship Series

    September 8, 2007 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Toledo 2 (Durham wins series 3-0). Evan Longoria just keeps getting better and better. On Friday the Dirt Bag powered the Bulls into the IL championship series with 2 home runs including a 2-out 2-run home run in the decisive 3-run 9th inning that broke a 2-2 tie. […]

     
  • The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    September 7, 2007 at 9:59 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays (off-day)It just seems like we are in Carlos Pena-bashing mode. Trust us. We love this guy. We have been looking for a replacement for our Rocco Baldelli jersey and El Gato may be the choice. But… There has been a lot of chatter recently about Carlos Pena for […]

     
  • The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    The Hangover: What Has Carlos Pena "Come Back" From?

    September 7, 2007 at 9:59 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays (off-day)It just seems like we are in Carlos Pena-bashing mode. Trust us. We love this guy. We have been looking for a replacement for our Rocco Baldelli jersey and El Gato may be the choice. But… There has been a lot of chatter recently about Carlos Pena for […]