01. Players

  • 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 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano And Reid Brignac Lead Teams To Playoff Wins

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano And Reid Brignac Lead Teams To Playoff Wins

    September 7, 2007 at 8:57 am 3 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 5 (Durham leads 2-0). The Bulls scored 5 in the first 2 innings, and eventually had a 9-2 lead after 6 innings. Justin Ruggiano backed up his 2 home run performance in game 1 with a 3-3 night, reaching base 5 times and 2 RBI. Ellliot Johnson […]

     
  • The Hangover: Would Juan Uribe At $3M Be An Upgrade?

    The Hangover: Would Juan Uribe At $3M Be An Upgrade?

    September 6, 2007 at 10:53 am 12 comments

    Devil Rays 17, Orioles 2.In last night’s offensive outburst, Brendan Harris hit his first home run since June 18. Teamed with Ben Zobrist and Josh Wilson, the Rays have been sporting below-average hitters and brick-glove defensemen at the shortstop position. With Reid Brignac still at least a year away from […]

     
  • Carlos Pena Is Having A Great Year, But…

    Carlos Pena Is Having A Great Year, But…

    September 5, 2007 at 11:59 am 5 comments

    We mentioned this a while back but we need to mention it again that Carlos Pena is the Devil Rays nominee for The Hank Aaron Award. We have made our feelings about the award clear in the past. In short the award is severely flawed and was created as a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]