Tim Beckham

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Houser Earns First Win And Rollins Tosses 3-Hitter

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Houser Earns First Win And Rollins Tosses 3-Hitter

    June 9, 2008 at 9:10 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Charlotte 2. The Bulls scored once in the 8th to tie and once in the 9th for the win. Jon Weber’s sac fly in the 8th tied it and Nathan Haynes’ walk-off single in the 9th with 2 outs was the game-winner…Ben Hendrickson gave up 2 runs in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Luck Starting To Fall In Rays’ Favor

    [THE HANGOVER] Luck Starting To Fall In Rays’ Favor

    June 8, 2008 at 12:29 pm 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Willy Aybar saves the day. The Rays loaded the bases with 1 out in the 8th and Evan Longoria struck out on a hanging 3-2 pitch. Now with 2 outs, Aybar doubled to right and drove in 2 to break a 2-2 tie…Jason Bartlett was even more day-savingish. […]

     
  • [RULE 4 DRAFT] Recapping The First Day Of The Draft

    [RULE 4 DRAFT] Recapping The First Day Of The Draft

    June 6, 2008 at 2:50 pm 11 comments

    THE GOOD: The consensus seem to be that the Rays took the player with the best chance to be a superstar in the big leagues, in Tim Beckham. THE BAD: Can somebody please explain to us why Tim Beckham was wearing an old Devil Rays’ cap after he was drafted? […]

     
  • [2008 RULE 4 DRAFT] Rays To Pick Beckham After Posey Makes $12MM Demand

    [2008 RULE 4 DRAFT] Rays To Pick Beckham After Posey Makes $12MM Demand

    June 5, 2008 at 11:18 am 2 comments

    Word is starting to leak out that the Tampa Bay Rays will select high school shortstop Tim Beckham with the top pick in the draft. It had been thought that the Rays were deciding between Beckham and Florida State catcher Buster Posey. Many will say that the decision was based […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Power Struggle Within Rays Over Posey Or Beckham

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Power Struggle Within Rays Over Posey Or Beckham

    June 5, 2008 at 7:19 am 1 comment

    Richmond 8, Durham 1. Chris Mason dropped to 2-6 after allowing 5 runs in 5.1 innings on 10 hits and no walks. He struck out 6…Reid Brignac had 2 of the Bulls 5 hits in 4 at bats. Montgomery 10, Carolina 2. Richard de los Santos gave up 2 runs […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Sox Dared Garza To Throw Strike-One; Garza Doesn’t Deliver

    [THE HANGOVER] Sox Dared Garza To Throw Strike-One; Garza Doesn’t Deliver

    June 4, 2008 at 10:49 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: Say what you will about Aki Iwamura, but this guy was born to hit in Fenway Park. His first at bat of the game was a typical Aki flyball to left field, only in Fenway that is a leadoff home run. Aki would hit 50 doubles if he […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Continues To Cruise Through FSL

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Continues To Cruise Through FSL

    June 3, 2008 at 7:58 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Pawtucket 0. Jeremy Cummings struck out 11 and did not walk a batter in 7 shutout innings. He gave up 5 hits. Since being signed by the Rays and assigned to Durham, Cummings is 5-0 in 5 starts with a 0.84 ERA. He has allowed 15 hits and […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Please Don’t Draft Posey

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Please Don’t Draft Posey

    May 31, 2008 at 6:50 am 6 comments

    Durham 10, Pawtucket 6. Chattanooga 4, Montgomery 0. Vero Beach 6, Brevard Co. 2. Greenville 6, Columbus 3.NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Desmond Jennings, who had yet to play this season, has been participating in extended spring games and could be activated today or tomorrow. [Biscuits Batter] No surprise […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Posey And Beckham Ranked 1-2 By John Sickels

    May 18, 2008 at 7:27 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Charlotte 4. Jeremy Cummings won his 2nd game in 2 starts. He gave up 2 runs in 5 innings. Fernando Perez, Justin Ruggiano and Chris Richard sparked the offense with 3 hits each. Richard had 2 home runs and srove in 5. Montgomery 2, Tennessee 1. Rhyne Hughes […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price To Make Debut; Salem Out For Season

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Price To Make Debut; Salem Out For Season

    May 17, 2008 at 7:47 am 2 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 3. Mitch Talbot gave up 3 runs in his 6 innings of work and improved to 4-3. The Bulls hit 4 home runs, including 2 from Joel Guzman who was 3-4 and drove in 3. Montgomery 5, Tennessee 1. Wade Davis did not allow a run despite […]