01. Players

  • Down On The Farm: Joel Guzman And Wes Bankston Likely To Be Traded After Season

    Down On The Farm: Joel Guzman And Wes Bankston Likely To Be Traded After Season

    August 3, 2007 at 10:15 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Columbus 8. Mitch Talbot struck out 7 in 5 innings, but allowed 6 runs (5 earned). Shawn Camp pitched the 9th inning for his first save. Evan Longoria made his AAA debut, playing third base and batting 6th. He was 0-3 with a strike out, but had a […]

     
  • The Hangover: So THIS Is What A Major League Bullpen Looks Like

    The Hangover: So THIS Is What A Major League Bullpen Looks Like

    August 2, 2007 at 12:40 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 6, Blue Jays 2. Thank you Mr. Friedman. Thank you. It’s not the ’96 Yankees or the ’02 Angels or the ’06 Tigers. Hell, it is still not even the ’06 Pirates. But for the first time in two years, it is not the Long Island Ducks either. […]

     
  • 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 […]