01. Players

  • 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 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    August 10, 2007 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 4, Tiggers 0. We have a favorite saying around these parts. Baseball is about three things…Pitching, pitching, pitching. We can’t emphasize it enough. It is amazing how good a team can look when they get good pitching. After losing their previous three games and last eight road games, […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee’s AA Debut A Wild One

    Down On The Farm: Jake McGee’s AA Debut A Wild One

    August 10, 2007 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 3. JK Ryu had his best start since being converted back from a relief a pitcher. In 6 shutout innings, he struck out 7 and walked only 1. Dale Thayer made his AAA debut for the Devil Rays and struggled with his control. He gave up 2 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dioner Navarro Is Just A Lil’ Guy

    [THE HANGOVER] Dioner Navarro Is Just A Lil’ Guy

    August 9, 2007 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays 7, Tiggers 1. Dioner Navarro was 3-5 last night to raise his average above .200 for the first time (.201) since May 15. He also hit his 4th home in the last three weeks, after only hitting one in the first three and a half months. Once considered […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Casey Fossum-Era Comes To An End, One Season Too Late

    The Hangover: The Casey Fossum-Era Comes To An End, One Season Too Late

    August 8, 2007 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    Tiggers 9, Devil Rays 6. Just the links for now. We will be back in a little while. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton has taken to centerfield very well but he is still learning how to play the position. In the meantime he will struggle with mental errors such as […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Joins Wade Davis In Montgomery

    Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Joins Wade Davis In Montgomery

    August 8, 2007 at 9:52 am 2 comments

    Columbus 4, Durham 1. The Bulls managed 10 hits but only 1 run. The one run came via Evan Longoria’s first home run at AAA. He was 1-3 with a walk and is hitting .313 with 4 RBI in 5 games. Justin Ruggiano collected 3 hits in 4 at bats […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rocco Baldelli Close To Returning

    The Hangover: Rocco Baldelli Close To Returning

    August 7, 2007 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

    Tiggers 6, Devil Rays 4. New bullpen, still the same ole Devil Rays. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Amazingly the Rays are only 5th in baseball with 59 blown leads. However, they are second only to the Houston Astros, having blown 58.4% of their leads. Is the Astros bullpen really that bad? […]

     
  • The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    August 6, 2007 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays @ Detroit Tigers A 3-game set…Tampa Bay is 42-68, 25.5 games back in the AL East…Detroit is 61-49, a half game back in the AL Central…The Rays are 16-35 on the road…Justin Verlander pitches for Detroit tonight. He is 11-4 with a 3.49 ERA…Edwin Jackson takes the mound […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Austin Hinkle Playing Above His Draft Position

    Down On The Farm: Austin Hinkle Playing Above His Draft Position

    August 6, 2007 at 11:44 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 6, Durham 4. JP Howell struck out 8 and walked only 1 and allowed 3 runs in 7 innings. Justin Ruggiano was 2-4 and hit his 15th home run. He is hitting .290. Evan Longoria was the Bulls’ DH and went 1-4 with a strike out. He is now […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Are Starting To Look Like The Team Joe Maddon Always Wanted

    The Hangover: Rays Are Starting To Look Like The Team Joe Maddon Always Wanted

    August 3, 2007 at 12:21 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays (off day)The Rays open a three game set tonight at the Trop against the Baltimore Orioles. How bad have the Devil Rays been this season? At the beginning of June, the Rays had thoughts of third place in the division. Now Tampa Bay is 9 games behind the […]