01. Players

  • Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is One Step Closer To The Majors

    Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is One Step Closer To The Majors

    August 1, 2007 at 8:53 am 1 comment

    Evan Longoria has been promoted to AAA Durham. He hit .307-21-76 with a .930 OPS in 105 games. He is tied with for the lead league in home runs and leads the SL in RBI and Runs (78). Despite a stellar glove, Joel Guzman will be moved permanently to first […]

     
  • The Hangover: Carl Crawford Saves The Day

    The Hangover: Carl Crawford Saves The Day

    July 31, 2007 at 11:21 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 5, Blue Jays 4. It was the type of game that can help a team salvage a little dignity in a lost season. It was the type of game that can remind team that they do know how to win a game. Andy Sonnanstine allowed 2 runs in […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Removed From Start With Shoulder Fatigue

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Removed From Start With Shoulder Fatigue

    July 31, 2007 at 8:58 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Indianapolis 3. Jeff Niemann started but was pulled after just 5 pitches due to an injury. We will have more on this later. Justin Ruggiano collected 3 hits and his 19th stolen base, while Jason Pridie was 2-5 to raise his average to .328. Joel Guzman was 2-5 […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Ty Wigginton Rumors Start Heating Up

    The Hangover: The Ty Wigginton Rumors Start Heating Up

    July 26, 2007 at 8:17 am 2 comments

    Orioles 6, Devil Rays 1. Just the links today, with limited posts for the rest of the week as we trek back to the Sunshine State for some much-needed R&R and a 3-game set with the Red Sox and the Pink Hat Nation. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Joe Maddon was openly […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Makes Case For Spot In Devil Rays Rotation

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Makes Case For Spot In Devil Rays Rotation

    July 26, 2007 at 7:17 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Norfolk 0. Jeff Niemann pitched 6 scoreless innings, striking out 4 and walking 1 to pick up his 11th win. Three relievers combined to complete the shutout, with Chad Orvella pitching a 1-hit 9th with 2 strike outs for his 14th save. Jorge Cantu was 2-4 and hit […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Devil Rays Allowed No Runs Yesterday!

    The Hangover: The Devil Rays Allowed No Runs Yesterday!

    July 24, 2007 at 11:58 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (off day)The schedule makers must have seen this past weekend coming and mercifully gave the Rays and their dwindling fans base a much needed day off. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton and Robinson Cano were selected as AL co-players of the week. Upton hit .414 with 2 home […]

     
  • The Hangover: Andy Sonnantine Solidifies His Spot In The Rotation

    The Hangover: Andy Sonnantine Solidifies His Spot In The Rotation

    July 20, 2007 at 4:36 pm 1 comment

    Angels 3, Devil Rays 0.Despite being “small” for a right-hander and despite not being blessed with a plus-fastball, Andy Sonnanstine breezed through the minors with amazing numbers. His status grew to almost legendary proportions among Devil Rays fans who had never even seen him pitch. For a team that always […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Chris Mason And Jeremy Hellickson Continue To Pick Up Wins

    Down On The Farm: Chris Mason And Jeremy Hellickson Continue To Pick Up Wins

    July 20, 2007 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

    Montgomery 3, Carolina 2. Chris Mason struck out 8 in 6 innings to pick up his 12th win on the year. He allowed 5 hits, 1 walk and 2 runs. Dale Thayer picked up his 18th save with 2 scoreless innings. Fernando Perez was 2-5 and stole 2 bases. He […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Maturation Of BJ Upton

    The Hangover: The Maturation Of BJ Upton

    July 19, 2007 at 11:27 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 7, Angels 2. BJ Upton got off to a great start this season, hitting .365 the first month. In April and early May he was knocking the ball all over the place…but there was a catch. He was striking out at an enormous rate. While nobody expected Upton […]

     
  • The Hangover: We’re Going Streaking!

    The Hangover: We’re Going Streaking!

    July 18, 2007 at 11:21 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 8, Angels 3.The Rays may have produced their best all-around performance of the year. In doing so, they stretched their winning streak to 1 in a row, matching their fourth longest streak of the season. The Devil Rays now have two shots to pick up a second win […]