01. Players

  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Chris Mason Pick Up League-Leading Victories

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Chris Mason Pick Up League-Leading Victories

    July 16, 2007 at 8:05 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Buffalo 4. JK Ryu struck out 7 but allowed 4 runs in 5 innings. Mississippi 12, Montgomery 2. Jonathon Barratt gave up 6 runs (5 earned) in 3 innings. Two of the runs came as a result of bases loaded balks in the second inning. Fernando Perez was […]

     
  • The Hangover: BJ Upton Is Back In The Lineup Tonight

    The Hangover: BJ Upton Is Back In The Lineup Tonight

    July 13, 2007 at 4:20 pm 3 comments

    Yankees 7, Devil Rays 3.Sorry. Just Webtopia today. Feel free to throw poop at us in the comments. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton will be in the lineup tonight after missing 29 games. [TampaBay.com] Marc Lancaster has what he considers the biggest story lines of the second half for the […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: BJ Upton Makes Final Rehab Start For Vero Beach

    Down On The Farm: BJ Upton Makes Final Rehab Start For Vero Beach

    July 13, 2007 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

    Buffalo 3, Durham 1. JP Howell made a spot-start for Durham with Joe Maddon deciding to skip him the first time through the rotation. He struck out 5 and walked none while allowing 2 runs in 5 innings. Michel Hernandez hit a solo home run to drive in the only […]

     
  • The Hangover: Devil Rays Seek Relevancy

    The Hangover: Devil Rays Seek Relevancy

    July 12, 2007 at 10:11 am 2 comments

    The Devil Rays open the second half with a four-game set against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. In baseball, momentum is only as good tomorrow’s starting pitcher which doesn’t usually bode too well for the Rays, but this series is huge for both Tampa Bay and New York. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    July 10, 2007 at 11:40 am 2 comments

    Benjamin Franklin said that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Today we introduce exhibit #1 that Joe Maddon and the Devil Rays front office are insane… If we don’t come back after the break better in the bullpen, we’re not. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Getting Closer To The Devil Rays

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Getting Closer To The Devil Rays

    July 10, 2007 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Daytona 7, Vero Beach 6 (gm 1). Jake McGee struck out 11 in 6 innings but gave up 3 runs on 3 solo home runs. Greg Dupas gave up 4 unearned runs in the 7th to blow the lead, the final 3 coming on a 3-run home run with 2 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    July 9, 2007 at 11:16 am 2 comments

    Royals 12, Devil Rays 4. 5 innings, 100 pitches. When we look back on the 2007 season, that could be the opening line. 5 innings, 100 pitches. The rest of the rotation (outside of James Shields) has been awful, but that was no surprise. The bullpen has been vomit-inducing, but […]

     
  • When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    July 9, 2007 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We had heard about this home run hit by Joel Guzman a couple of weeks ago, but we just now came across the video. If you have never seen a game at the new DBAP in Durham, it may be difficult to appreciate exactly how far Guzman hit this ball. […]

     
  • When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    July 9, 2007 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We had heard about this home run hit by Joel Guzman a couple of weeks ago, but we just now came across the video. If you have never seen a game at the new DBAP in Durham, it may be difficult to appreciate exactly how far Guzman hit this ball. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    July 9, 2007 at 9:37 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Buffalo 2. Tony Peguero gave up 1 run in 5 inning for his first win at AAA Durham. Juan Salas pitched the 6th and 7th allowing only 1 hit and no runs while striking out 5 of the 7 batters he faced. Jason Pridie was 3-5 with a […]