Brian Stokes

  • [THE HANGOVER] Headline Writers At Times And Tribune Up To Their Old Tricks

    [THE HANGOVER] Headline Writers At Times And Tribune Up To Their Old Tricks

    May 6, 2008 at 8:50 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Getting a last place team after having been swept by the Sox. THE BAD: Getting the last place Toronto Blue Jays who are clearly better than their record and have actually won 5 in a row. THE TELLING: Three games with the Jays, none of which will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] An In Depth Look At James The Greater

    [THE HANGOVER] An In Depth Look At James The Greater

    January 31, 2008 at 9:52 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until pitchers and catchers report) Baseball Prospectus profiles James Shields. Take five minutes to read this and you will know more about James the Greater than you thought possible. Two things stood out to us: 1) Shields scouting report from Baseball America’s list of the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Officially Unveil Plans For New Stadium On St. Pete Waterfront

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Officially Unveil Plans For New Stadium On St. Pete Waterfront

    November 29, 2007 at 9:30 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays (66-96)The Rays officially unveiled the plans for a new stadium on the St. Petersburg waterfront as well as the reconstruction of the Tropicana Field site. The St. Pete Times has an image gallery of what can be expected. Most of the details have already been released, but some […]

     
  • The Hangover: David Price Is Now A Very Rich Man

    The Hangover: David Price Is Now A Very Rich Man

    August 16, 2007 at 10:34 am 4 comments

    Devil Rays 6, Red Sox 5.Anybody else worried that the Rays closer next year will be 38 years old, with a history of Tommy John surgeries (emphasis plural) and throws 86 mph? Guess it could be worse. With only a few hours to go before the league’s new early deadline […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] We Knew The Bullpen Was Bad, But Geez

    [THE HANGOVER] We Knew The Bullpen Was Bad, But Geez

    May 22, 2007 at 10:00 am 4 comments

    Something smells…Let’s see if we can figure out what it is… Yesterday, somebody in the comments section asked about the number of runners inherited that Shawn Camp had allowed to score this year. Of course, we really don’t need a statistics to tell us that the answer is somewhere between […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Has A Lot To Learn

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Has A Lot To Learn

    April 19, 2007 at 7:59 am 0 comments

    Orioles 6, Devil Rays 4. He is only 23…he is only 23…he is only 23…102 pitches in 4 innings. 6 hits, 4 walks. Scott Kazmir actually threw 60 strikes, which is not terrible, so it is not just his lack of control. He just throws too many pitches. Some how […]

     
  • The Hangover: Another Candidate For The Job Seth McClung Does Not Have

    The Hangover: Another Candidate For The Job Seth McClung Does Not Have

    March 15, 2007 at 8:33 am 0 comments

    Moral victory last night. The Rays were losing the entire game so the ‘pen did not blow the lead. We never gave Brian Stokes much of a chance to win the fifth spot in the rotation and…what? We had Stokes in the rotation’s 5th spot earlier this week? Never happened. […]

     
  • 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 […]