Tim Beckham

  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Leads The IL In OBP And OPS

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Leads The IL In OBP And OPS

    August 16, 2008 at 12:09 pm 2 comments

    Durham 6, Indianapolis 5. Nathan Haynes singled home the tying run in the top of the 9th and then scored the go-ahead run on a sac fly by Jon Weber…Jeff Niemann struck out 6 and walked 6 in 4.2 innings, allowing 2 hits and 5 runs. He also hit a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Floyd’s Knees Miraculously Remain Intact Despite Scoring 4 Runs

    [THE HANGOVER] Floyd’s Knees Miraculously Remain Intact Despite Scoring 4 Runs

    August 15, 2008 at 10:04 am 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Cliff Floyd’s knees. Somehow Floyd’s legs were still intact after the game, despite having to run the bases a whopping 5 times. Twice Floyd had to score all the way from first base on extra-base hits by Willy Aybar. Floyd scored 4 runs in total. THE BAD: James […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Tim Beckham Hits First Professional Home Run

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Tim Beckham Hits First Professional Home Run

    August 13, 2008 at 10:59 am 0 comments

    Durham (off-day) Montgomery 9, Jacksonville 6. Jason Cromer allowed only 2 unearned runs in 6 innings…Rhyne Hughes (12), Gaby Martinez (19) and Rashad Eldridge (4) homered for the Biscuits. Brevard Co. 6, Vero Beach 3 (13). Wade Townsend turned in maybe his best performance of the season, allowing only 1 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Will Make Triple-A Debut On Wednesday

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] David Price Will Make Triple-A Debut On Wednesday

    August 12, 2008 at 9:11 am 0 comments

    Richmond 4, Durham 2. Ben Hendrickson allowed only 2 runs in 6 innings…Fernando Perez hit his 4th home run. Montgomery (off-day) Vero Beach 6, Brevard Co. 0. Wilton Noel allowed only 1 hit in 6 shutout innings. He struck out 5 and walked 3. Noel had a no-hitter through 6 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] In The End, Rays Refused To Blow Up Farm System

    [THE HANGOVER] In The End, Rays Refused To Blow Up Farm System

    August 1, 2008 at 10:19 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: The future of the Rays remains intact. Despite reports that the Rays were offering the Pirates both Jeff Niemann and Reid Brignac, that now appears to be false. And if that is the case, it is pretty clear that the Rays had little or no intention of tinkering […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Beckham Returns From Layoff And Produces Best Game As A Pro

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Beckham Returns From Layoff And Produces Best Game As A Pro

    August 1, 2008 at 7:38 am 4 comments

    Buffalo 12, Durham 2. Heath Phillips made his first start since being signed by the Rays. He was pulled after 2.2 innings, giving up 1 run on 3 hits and 4 walks…Chris Richard was 2-3 with a double and his 20th home run. Montgomery 9, Huntsville 8. Mike Prochaska gave […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Brignac Sets Goal Of 3,000 Hits

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Brignac Sets Goal Of 3,000 Hits

    July 22, 2008 at 10:22 am 1 comment

    Lehigh Valley 4, Durham 2. Jeremy Cummings fell to 7-3 after giving up 4 runs (3 earned) in 6 innings. He struck out 5 and walked none…Calvin Medlock pitched 2 perfect innings of relief…Fernando Perez was 2-4 with 2 strikeouts and stole his 31st and 32nd bases…Justin Ruggiano struck out […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Thayer And Cummings Strong In AAA All-Star Game

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Thayer And Cummings Strong In AAA All-Star Game

    July 17, 2008 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

    PCL 6, IL 5 (AAA All-Star game). Chris Richard started for the IL at first base and went 0-2 with a strike out…Dale Thayer pitched the 5th inning, allowing no runs on 1 hit and Jeremy Cummings got the call in the 7th inning, also holding the PCL scoreless while […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Beckham Makes Debut At Shortstop

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Beckham Makes Debut At Shortstop

    June 29, 2008 at 9:33 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Norfolk 3. Mitch Talbot improved to 7-6 after holding Norfolk to 1 run in 6.2 innings. He struck out 4 and walked none…Chris Richard (15) and Joel Guzman (15) homered for the Bulls. Guzman finished 3-4 with 3 RBI. Fernando Perez was 2-5 and Justin Ruggiano added 2 […]

     
  • [THEO EPSTEIN] Theo Epstein Knows Little About Why Rays Are Winning

    [THEO EPSTEIN] Theo Epstein Knows Little About Why Rays Are Winning

    June 28, 2008 at 2:51 pm 5 comments

    Red Sox GM Theo Epstein appeared on Cal Ripken’s XM Radio show, Ripken Baseball. Epstein was asked about the sudden surge of the Tampa Bay Rays. “Obviously they’ve been picking at the top part of the draft for the better part of a decade now and they haven’t missed with […]