01. Players

  • The Second Coming Of B. J. Upton

    August 1, 2006 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

    In the summer of 2004 B. J. Upton was called up to play for the Devil Rays as the 19 year old savior of a franchise. That summer, Upton appeared in 45 games, and showed flashes of brilliance. He batted .258-4-12, and stole 4 bases. He also showed that plenty […]

     
  • Evan Longoria: A Man Among Rookies

    Evan Longoria: A Man Among Rookies

    June 30, 2006 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    A few days ago, we commented about the torrid start of the Devil Rays first round selection Eva Evan Longoria. Andrew Freidman had stated that the plan was for Longoria to play the 2006 regular season at Hudson Valley and then spend this fall in the Arizona Fall League working […]

     
  • Evan Longoria: A Man Among Rookies

    Evan Longoria: A Man Among Rookies

    June 30, 2006 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    A few days ago, we commented about the torrid start of the Devil Rays first round selection Eva Evan Longoria. Andrew Freidman had stated that the plan was for Longoria to play the 2006 regular season at Hudson Valley and then spend this fall in the Arizona Fall League working […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Debuts For Hudson Valley

    Evan Longoria Debuts For Hudson Valley

    June 21, 2006 at 11:09 am 1 comment

    The Devil Rays first round draft pick, Evan Longoria, made his professional debut last night for the low-A Hudson Valley Renegades. Longoria wore the number 34, played 3B and batted 3rd. He went 1-5 with an RBI on a first inning sacrifice fly.

     
  • Evan Longoria Debuts For Hudson Valley

    Evan Longoria Debuts For Hudson Valley

    June 21, 2006 at 10:09 am 0 comments

    The Devil Rays first round draft pick, Evan Longoria, made his professional debut last night for the low-A Hudson Valley Renegades. Longoria wore the number 34, played 3B and batted 3rd. He went 1-5 with an RBI on a first inning sacrifice fly.

     
  • B. J. Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot

    B. J. Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot

    June 19, 2006 at 10:58 am 1 comment

    Another of the Devil Rays top prospects has run in to trouble in the minors. B. J. “Don’t Call Me Melvin” Upton, was arrested last Friday for DWI in Durham, NC. With Delmon Young set to return from his 50 game suspension tonight, Upton removed that good feeling by committing […]

     
  • B. J. Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot

    B. J. Upton Arrested For Being An Idiot

    June 19, 2006 at 9:58 am 0 comments

    Another of the Devil Rays top prospects has run in to trouble in the minors. B. J. “Don’t Call Me Melvin” Upton, was arrested last Friday for DWI in Durham, NC. With Delmon Young set to return from his 50 game suspension tonight, Upton removed that good feeling by committing […]

     
  • How Good Will Delmon Young And B. J. Upton Be?

    How Good Will Delmon Young And B. J. Upton Be?

    May 1, 2006 at 11:05 am 0 comments

    note: This was a post we wrote about an hour before the news of Delmon Young came over the wire. As far as we are concerned it is still relevant, especially in regards to B. J. Upton. Obviously Young’s “value” has taken a significant hit since his incident, but exactly […]

     
  • How Good Will Delmon Young And B. J. Upton Be?

    How Good Will Delmon Young And B. J. Upton Be?

    May 1, 2006 at 10:05 am 0 comments

    note: This was a post we wrote about an hour before the news of Delmon Young came over the wire. As far as we are concerned it is still relevant, especially in regards to B. J. Upton. Obviously Young’s “value” has taken a significant hit since his incident, but exactly […]

     
  • Maddon Being Maddon

    Maddon Being Maddon

    April 18, 2006 at 9:27 pm 0 comments

    Let’s call it a learning curve. Much has been made of Joe Maddon and how he likes to do things a little differently. He is very computer savvy. He hates pitch counts. He used four outfielders AND a rover against David Ortiz. He wears funky glasses. But sometimes as a […]