Tim Beckham

  • Down On The Farm: Did Wade Townsend Retire?

    June 24, 2009 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    Toledo 11, Durham 10 (13). Reid Brignac was 3-6…Matt Joyce was 0-7 with 2 strikeouts…Rhyne Hughes was 3-6 and hit a pair of  home runs, driving in 4…Ray Sadler added a grand slam, his 9th home r4un. Montgomery 1, Tennessee 0. Brandon Mann pitched 6.2 shutout innings, striking out 6 […]

     
  • The McDLT: Where Hopefully The Hot Stay Hot And The Cool Don’t

    June 15, 2009 at 10:30 am 3 comments

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  • Down On The Farm: Beckham Named To SALy All-Star Team

    June 9, 2009 at 6:07 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Pawtucket 2. Wade Davis pitched 6 scoreless innings with 7 Ks and 3 walks…Dale Thayer picked up his 8th save with 2 innings, allowing 1 run…Justin Ruggiano and John Jaso were a combined 0-5. Birmingham 14, Montgomery 8. Pat Burrell DH’d and batted third, going 0-5 with 3 […]

     
  • The 2008 Draft: A Look Back

    June 3, 2009 at 12:00 pm 4 comments

    With the 2009 MLB draft next Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Rays front office is busy preparing for their fourth rodeo. Now is a good time to take a look back and gauge the early returns from players selected in last year’s draft. Without further ado, we present you the Tampa […]

     
  • The McDLT: Where Hopefully The Hot Stay Hot And The Cool Don’t

    June 1, 2009 at 10:30 am 2 comments

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  • Down On The Farm: Hughes Hits League-Leading 12th Home Run

    Down On The Farm: Hughes Hits League-Leading 12th Home Run

    May 15, 2009 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    Durham 11, Louisville 6. Durham trailed 5-0 early but scored 8 runs in the 3rd and 4th innings. Ray Sadler had the big blow, a 3-run home run in the 3rd…Justin Ruggiano was 3-3 with 2 walks. He scored 4 runs and drove in 3…Reid Brignac was 2-3 with a […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Rough Nights For Price, Beckham And Hughes

    May 3, 2009 at 9:44 am 4 comments

    Columbus 10, Durham 6. The first batter of the game reached on a Reid Brignac throwing error and the second batter reached on a Ray Olmedo throwing error and it was all downhill from there. David Price would allow 4 unearned runs that inning and 2 more of the normal […]

     
  • Video: Tim Beckham Interviewed By Kige Ramsey, Yes, That Kige Ramsey

    April 23, 2009 at 1:03 pm 2 comments

    Here is a short three-minute interview with 2008 top pick Tim Beckham. From the context, it sounds as if the interview happened just prior to start of the regular season. The video appears to have been shot by Kige Ramsey of Deadspin fame, and about the 2:30 mark, you can […]

     
  • Rosters For Minor League Affiliates Have Been Finalized

    April 4, 2009 at 5:06 pm 4 comments

    Stacy Long of the Montgomery Advertiser has the rosters for all four of the upper-level minor league affiliates (links below). We have updated the Cork-Board (organizational depth chart) in the sidebar accordingly. Durham Bulls Montgomery Biscuits Charlotte Stone Crabs Bowling Green Hot Rods A few notes on the minor league […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training: Who Is Playing Where And More Importantly, When

    Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training: Who Is Playing Where And More Importantly, When

    March 17, 2009 at 12:00 pm 6 comments

    In the spring, with so many players in the lineup everyday, it is difficult to learn anything about playing time from the boxscores and statlines. What we really need to know is how much playing time each player gets at each position, and more importantly, when are they in the […]