Tim Beckham

  • 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Tim Beckham

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Tim Beckham

    February 24, 2009 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Is it us or does Tim Beckham look like he has bulked up a little bit? Here is a pic from last year. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Tim Beckham talks about the adjustment to Major League Baseball and to a Major League clubhouse. Tom Foley spoke about Beckham’s work ethic. [MLB] […]

     
  • 2009 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis (Update)

    2009 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis (Update)

    February 14, 2009 at 11:00 am 3 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 […]

     
  • 2009 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    2009 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    February 2, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Speculate Haphazardly On What It Would Take For Rays To Land Brian Giles

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Speculate Haphazardly On What It Would Take For Rays To Land Brian Giles

    December 8, 2008 at 10:56 am 7 comments

    [Update: 3:40pm] Now it looks like the Cubs and Padres have figured out how to move Peavy without a third team. Of course, the Rays could still try to work with the Padres on a deal for Giles, but this seems less likely now. [9:56am]In case you missed it late […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Niemann And Davis Lead Bulls Into IL Championship Series

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Niemann And Davis Lead Bulls Into IL Championship Series

    September 8, 2008 at 7:18 am 2 comments

    Game 3: Durham 3, Lousiville 2 (Bulls lead 2-1). Jeff Niemann saved possibly his best performance as a pro for when the Bulls needed it most. Niemann took a no-hitter into the 8th inning, and finished with 11 strikeouts to only 3 walks in 8 innings of work, allowing 1 […]