Akinori Iwamura

  • The Hangover: The Devil Rays Only Love It When It Rains

    The Hangover: The Devil Rays Only Love It When It Rains

    March 13, 2007 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Another loss. Want a good reason to hate the Trop? Based on the Spring results so far (1 win came during rain-shortened game) and the inept bullpen, the Rays will go 162-0 if every game were to be shortened due to rain. Maybe they can force a leak in the […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Curse of LaMar Naimoli Now On The Nationals

    The Hangover: The Curse of LaMar Naimoli Now On The Nationals

    March 11, 2007 at 10:39 am 0 comments

    Anybody else think that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito throws harder than Casey Fossum. Alito put on a Rays uniform and threw out the first pitch before the Rays-Phils games yesterday. [Insert cheesy "right"-handed joke here] The Rays suffered two more ugly losses during split-squad action, falling to the Twins […]

     
  • Rays Roster And Lineup Projections Update

    Rays Roster And Lineup Projections Update

    March 6, 2007 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

    We are a few weeks, two intra-squad games and four official games into Spring Training. Now is a good time to take a look at our 2007 25-man roster projections. Over the course of the next month we will update these projections twice a week. A couple of notes on […]

     
  • The Hangover: Joe Maddon Not Afraid Of Bulging Veins

    The Hangover: Joe Maddon Not Afraid Of Bulging Veins

    March 1, 2007 at 9:23 am 0 comments

    Papa Joe Maddon is going to tighten the reigns on his young team this season and is not afraid to get in a players face, just don’t expect to read about it in the paper. Team owner Stuart Sternberg is glad that none of the players Got A Delmon from […]

     
  • The Hangover: Akinori Iwamura, 20-40 Guy. Muu-RAH!

    The Hangover: Akinori Iwamura, 20-40 Guy. Muu-RAH!

    February 27, 2007 at 8:56 am 0 comments

    One of the biggest questions entering the 2007 season is how well Akinori Iwamura will adjust to Major League pitching. Most believe that his average will drop slightly, but his power will take a big hit. What nobody has speculated on is his base stealing totals. Well, despite a career […]

     
  • The Hangover: Lil’ Zimms Disses A-Rod, Drive-bys To Ensue

    The Hangover: Lil’ Zimms Disses A-Rod, Drive-bys To Ensue

    February 23, 2007 at 9:26 am 1 comment

    The Hardball Times have made a gallant effort to try and project Akinori Iwamura’s stats for 2007. The problem they face is that there have not been many comparable players that have made the jump from Japan to the Majors. The only similar player (ie. slugger) was Hideki Matsui. Well, […]

     
  • The Hangover: Fans In Walla Walla Spared From Having To Watch Rays

    The Hangover: Fans In Walla Walla Spared From Having To Watch Rays

    February 22, 2007 at 9:22 am 0 comments

    Deadspin has started their baseball previews and on day 1 they give us our beloved Rays. The first two-thirds of the post is a recap of the 2006 implosion (that sound was us banging our collective heads on the keyboard…over and over and over and over). We recommend skipping to […]