Akinori Iwamura

  • The Hangover: The Emergence Of Dioner Navarro

    The Hangover: The Emergence Of Dioner Navarro

    September 26, 2007 at 9:36 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 7, Yankees 6 (10 innings). It is easy to talk about how good a hitter Dioner Navarro has been on the morning after he hit a walk-off extra-inning home run to beat the hated Yankees. But exactly how good has Navi been in the second half? Since the […]

     
  • The Hangover: It Will All Be Over Soon

    The Hangover: It Will All Be Over Soon

    September 25, 2007 at 8:24 am 7 comments

    Devil Rays (off day) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… This just in…Evan Longoria is good. Longoria plays third base. Akinori Iwamura plays third base. Aki ranked 23rd (out of 35, min. 250 PA) of major league third basemen in OPS. Aki has a weak arm. Aki may need to move to a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Justin Ruggiano Makes Major League Debut

    The Hangover: Justin Ruggiano Makes Major League Debut

    September 20, 2007 at 8:37 am 1 comment

    Angels 2, Devil Rays 1.Come back in a little bit for a big announcement. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Justin Ruggiano made his major league debut last night. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Rays designated Wes Bankston for assignment. [tampabay.com] Brendan Harris was unavailable again yesterday after pulling a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Apparently One Good Season Makes Carlos Pena A Derek Jeter

    The Hangover: Apparently One Good Season Makes Carlos Pena A Derek Jeter

    September 18, 2007 at 11:36 am 0 comments

    Angels 10, Devil Rays 7.Just the links today as we try to recover from a weekend in the Live Music Capital of the World. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Devil Rays are 63-88 with 11 games remaining and are 2 games behind Baltimore in the AL East and Kansas City for […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Continue To Win With 4th Place In Sight

    The Hangover: Rays Continue To Win With 4th Place In Sight

    September 4, 2007 at 9:55 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 9, Orioles 7.Could the Tampa Bay Devil Rays actually avoid last place for only the second time in their ten year existence? With last night’s come-from-behind victory over the Orioles, the Rays have moved within 3 games of Baltimore for 4th place in the AL East. And while […]

     
  • The Hangover: Has Rocco Baldelli Played His Last Game As A Devil Ray?

    The Hangover: Has Rocco Baldelli Played His Last Game As A Devil Ray?

    August 28, 2007 at 10:27 am 7 comments

    White Sox 5, Devil Rays 4.Ahhh…the nostalgia. For a brief momen there it was like we were watching pre-All-Star break Edwin Jackson, all over again. We should thank Edwin for reminding us that he is still Edwin Jackson and we are still Devil Rays fans. It should come as no […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: An Akinori Iwamura Bobblehead In Vero Beach Makes Perfect Sense…To Nobody

    Down On The Farm: An Akinori Iwamura Bobblehead In Vero Beach Makes Perfect Sense…To Nobody

    August 23, 2007 at 8:30 am 4 comments

    Durham 8, Richmond 2. JP Howell struck out 9 and walked 2 in 8 innings. He was touched for 2 runs (1 earned) on only 4 hits. He did throw 2 wild pitches. Jay Witasick pitched a perfect 9th. Evan Longoria went 2-4 with 2 RBI. In 18 games, he […]

     
  • The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    August 6, 2007 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays @ Detroit Tigers A 3-game set…Tampa Bay is 42-68, 25.5 games back in the AL East…Detroit is 61-49, a half game back in the AL Central…The Rays are 16-35 on the road…Justin Verlander pitches for Detroit tonight. He is 11-4 with a 3.49 ERA…Edwin Jackson takes the mound […]