Tim Beckham

  • 2010 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    2010 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    February 2, 2010 at 10:00 am 11 comments

    In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we don’t want to do any work ourselves and instead want to take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some conclusions that nobody had noticed before, and then pawn it off […]

     
  • Matt Sweeney

    Six Rays Among ESPN.com Top 100 Prospects

    January 30, 2010 at 11:07 am 4 comments

    Earlier this week Keith Law ranked the Rays as the third best organization in baseball. Now Law has released his list of the Top 100 prospects. Six Rays are in the top 100, including 4 in the top 30. 6. Desmond Jennings 15. Wade Davis 17. Jeremy Hellickson 29. Tim […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Johnny Damon, Prospects And Navi’s Jealousy

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Johnny Damon, Prospects And Navi’s Jealousy

    January 28, 2010 at 7:06 am 0 comments

    The latest name to be tied to the Rays is Johnny Damon. And with the Yankees signing former Devil Ray Randy Winn, Damon is looking for a new home. Joel Sherman reports that the Rays have shown interest in Damon for some time… The Tampa Bay Rays have been in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Plans For Everything, An Arbitration Deadline And Becks New Pecs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Plans For Everything, An Arbitration Deadline And Becks New Pecs

    January 18, 2010 at 9:31 am 5 comments

    Via Roger Mooney, Joe Maddon speaks about the Rays catching situation: “It is an open competition in a sense, but for me I think we have two really good catchers and I don’t know exactly how it’s going to work yet, I truly don’t…I just think we’re in a good […]

     
  • Baseball America’s Top 10 Rays Prospects

    Baseball America’s Top 10 Rays Prospects

    December 22, 2009 at 1:21 pm 1 comment

    Baseball America has released their annual list of the Rays Top 10 prospects. The number in parentheses is that player’s 2009 ranking… 1. Desmond Jennings, of (5) 2. Jeremy Hellickson, rhp (8) 3. Wade Davis, rhp (3) 4. Matt Moore, lhp (6) 5. Reid Brignac, ss (4) 6. Tim Beckham, […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Named SAL All-Star

    September 3, 2009 at 6:27 am 2 comments

    Durham 9, Charlotte 0. Jason Cromer pitched 6 shutout innings, striking out 2 and walking 2…Desmond Jennings went 2-3 with a triple and his 3rd home run. He also walked twice and stole 2 bases…Matt Joyce was 2-5 with an RBI and Chris Richard went 4-5 with his 24th home […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Extends Hitting Streak To 11

    August 29, 2009 at 8:39 am 0 comments

    Durham 11, Norfolk 2. Wade Davis made what could have been his last minor league start. He started and worked 3 perfect innings before a rain delay. A relief pitcher was warming up prior to the delay which suggests that Davis will be called up to start on Monday or […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Tim Beckham Heating Up Down Stretch

    August 26, 2009 at 6:07 am 1 comment

    Durham 9, Syracuse 6. Jeremy Hellickson does it again. This time he retired 18 of the first 19 batters he faced before giving up a 3-run run home run in the 7th for his only runs allowed. He gave up just 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 10. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Has 7-Game Hit Streak

    August 24, 2009 at 6:33 am 0 comments

    Syracuse 3, Durham 2. Joe Bateman came into the game in the 9th with the score tied. He hit 2 batters, allowed a stolen base and then gave up a walk-off single…Wade Davis started, giving up 2 runs (1 earned). He struck out 3 and walked none. He did give […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Flirting With History And Then Imploding

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Flirting With History And Then Imploding

    August 3, 2009 at 6:52 am 8 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: James Shields. Shields flirted with the first no-hitter in franchise history, allowing just 3 walks in the first 7 innings, before giving up a […]