01. Players

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] James Houser Suspended 50 Games

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] James Houser Suspended 50 Games

    August 18, 2007 at 10:56 am 0 comments

    Turns out it was disciplinary and not a trade, with the discipline coming from Major League baseball and not the team. James Houser was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Pitching prospect Houser suspended [tampabay.com]Durham 3, Indianapolis 0. Jae Seo pitched 7.2 shutout innings. He […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Tries To Build On Last Start

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Tries To Build On Last Start

    August 17, 2007 at 10:59 am 2 comments

    Edwin Jackson takes the mound tonight in the first game of a three-game set with the Indians and we have no idea what to expect. Jackson could throw a 2-hit shutout, striking out 10 or he might get knocked out in the third inning. Therein lies the enigma that is […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Seven Rays To Appear In Arizona Fall League

    Down On The Farm: Seven Rays To Appear In Arizona Fall League

    August 17, 2007 at 9:58 am 0 comments

    Indianapolis 9, Durham 1. JP Howell was roughed up for 9 runs (7 earned) in only 4 innings. Calvin Medlock pitched 3 shutout innings, with no hits, but did walk 2 and struck out none. Evan Longoria hit his third home run since being promoted to AAA to account for […]

     
  • The Hangover: David Price Is Now A Very Rich Man

    The Hangover: David Price Is Now A Very Rich Man

    August 16, 2007 at 10:34 am 4 comments

    Devil Rays 6, Red Sox 5.Anybody else worried that the Rays closer next year will be 38 years old, with a history of Tommy John surgeries (emphasis plural) and throws 86 mph? Guess it could be worse. With only a few hours to go before the league’s new early deadline […]

     
  • The Hangover: Somebody Pissed In Our Wheaties

    The Hangover: Somebody Pissed In Our Wheaties

    August 15, 2007 at 10:34 am 3 comments

    Red Sox 2, Devil Rays 1.Let that be a lesson to you kids out there. Don’t anger the baseball gods.Let’s all bow down and honor the best team of 2008. Let’s pay homage the greatest team in the history of baseball. Let’s sacrifice a decapitated cat to Ted Williams and […]

     
  • The Hangover: Innings Start To Pile Up For James Shields And Scott Kazmir

    The Hangover: Innings Start To Pile Up For James Shields And Scott Kazmir

    August 14, 2007 at 10:07 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 3, Devil Rays 0.Well, you saw that one coming. Not only did the Rays not get to their hotel until 6:30 in the morning, but Red Sox fans are so desperate these days that one panicked member of Pink Sox Nation felt that the Scarlett Ho’s needed help […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: We Better Start Remembering The Name Ryan Royster

    Down On The Farm: We Better Start Remembering The Name Ryan Royster

    August 14, 2007 at 8:38 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Charlotte 0. Mitch Talbot moved to 11-8 with 7 shutout innings. He is 5-1 in his last 6 starts and now tied with teammate Jeff Niemann for the IL lead in victories. Wes Bankston hit his 11th home run. Evan Longoria was given the night off. Columbus 5, […]

     
  • The Hangover: Jason Hammel Pitching Himself Out Of The 2008 Rotation

    The Hangover: Jason Hammel Pitching Himself Out Of The 2008 Rotation

    August 13, 2007 at 11:13 am 0 comments

    Rangers 9, Devil Rays 1. Jason Hammel deserved a few starts worth of buffer from criticism as he adjusted back to being a starting pitcher. After making 13 starts in Durham, Hammel was called up to the Rays and inserted into the bullpen. At first it appeared as though he […]

     
  • The Hangover: Casey Fossum Tries Not To Let Door Hit Him In The Ass On The Way Out

    The Hangover: Casey Fossum Tries Not To Let Door Hit Him In The Ass On The Way Out

    August 11, 2007 at 2:19 pm 3 comments

    Rangers 7, Devil Rays 4.Remember that 2-game winning streak and series-split in Detroit? Seems like a distant memory after last night’s loss and knowing that Edwin Jackson is on the mound tonight. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Andy Sonnanstine is learning that what worked in the minors is not necessarily going to […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Dirtbag May Bring Home Southern League’s Top Honor

    Down On The Farm: Dirtbag May Bring Home Southern League’s Top Honor

    August 11, 2007 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

    Toledo 4, Durham 0. Mike Prochaska walked 6 in 5 innings and allowed 2 runs (1 earned). The Bulls collected only 4 hits, 2 by Justin Ruggiano who also stole his 22nd and 23rd bases of the season. Evan Longoria was 0-4 with 3 strikeouts. Montgomery 7, Chattanooga 4. Gabriel […]