Chad Orvella

  • First Annual Tampa Bay Rays Trade Pool

    First Annual Tampa Bay Rays Trade Pool

    April 30, 2009 at 10:00 am 22 comments

    Welcome to the 1st Annual Tampa Bay Rays Trade Pool where we determine who is the best at predicting which members of the Rays organization will be traded this season (this contest is based loosely on the “Dead Pool“). We have invited all members of the Tampa Bay Rays Blogosphere […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Orvella Dropped From 40-Man; Rays Preparing For A Move?

    [HOT STOVE] Orvella Dropped From 40-Man; Rays Preparing For A Move?

    December 8, 2008 at 10:45 pm 5 comments

    Bill Chastain is reporting that the Rays have outrighted Chad Orvella to Durham, removing him from the 40-man roster. To remove Orvella from the roster is not a surprise as he was the lowest ranked member of the 40-man roster in the most recent “Trade Value Index“. However, the timing […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Is Mr. March

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Is Mr. March

    March 25, 2008 at 8:00 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (6 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 13, Pirates 4. The Good: Holy Schnikey! Edwin Jackson made 31 starts in 2007. Want to take a guess how many times he worked at least 7 innings? Take your time…Hint: You will only need one hand…That is […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Let’s Play Nine?

    Down On The Farm: Let’s Play Nine?

    August 30, 2007 at 7:31 am 0 comments

    Richmond 2, Durham 1. Mitch Talbot dropped to 12-9 after walking 5 in 5 innings and allowing 2 runs. Evan Longoria was 1-3 with a walk and 2 strikeouts. Montgomery 12, Carolina 6. Reid Brignac was 2-4, driving in 3, including his 17th home run. Fernando Perez was 2-4 with […]

     
  • The Hangover: Innings Start To Pile Up For James Shields And Scott Kazmir

    The Hangover: Innings Start To Pile Up For James Shields And Scott Kazmir

    August 14, 2007 at 10:07 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 3, Devil Rays 0.Well, you saw that one coming. Not only did the Rays not get to their hotel until 6:30 in the morning, but Red Sox fans are so desperate these days that one panicked member of Pink Sox Nation felt that the Scarlett Ho’s needed help […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Chad Orvella Continues His Resurgence

    Down On The Farm: Chad Orvella Continues His Resurgence

    June 26, 2007 at 8:38 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Richmond 5. Jae Kuk Ryu gave up 4 runs in 5.2 innings and but picked up his 2nd win in 5 starts. His ERA is now 4.37. Chad Orvella allowed only 1 walk in the 9th inning to pick up his 8th save. In 6 appearances since returning […]

     
  • 11 Questions For Chad Orvella

    11 Questions For Chad Orvella

    June 20, 2007 at 10:40 am 5 comments

    Chad Orvella was recently sent to AAA Durham after 10 appearances with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. In only his 4th full season as a pro, Orvella has spent parts of each of the last three seasons with the Devil Rays, but has yet to achieve the same level of […]

     
  • The Hangover: Andy Sonnanstine Earns First Win And A Nickname

    The Hangover: Andy Sonnanstine Earns First Win And A Nickname

    June 11, 2007 at 10:08 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 9, Marlins 4. It is all about winning series. Find a way to win 2 of 3 every time out. The win yesterday gave the Rays their second straight series win and both were highly improbable. After losing the opening game of each series with bullpen melt-downs of […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Chad Orvella And Tim Corcoran Called Up From Durham

    Down On The Farm: Chad Orvella And Tim Corcoran Called Up From Durham

    May 8, 2007 at 8:48 am 0 comments

    Although no official announcement has been made by the Rays, Tim Corcoran and Chad Orvella were unavailable for last night’s game for the Durham Bulls as they have been promoted to the Rays to replace the demoted Ruddy Lugo and the suspended Juan Salas, as reported by the Durham Herald-Sun. […]

     
  • Time To Get The Durham Shuttle Warmed Up

    Time To Get The Durham Shuttle Warmed Up

    April 10, 2007 at 11:12 am 0 comments

    Let’s face it, Shawn Camp and Ruddy Lugo are not major league pitchers right now. In spring training Joe Maddon made it clear that there were no more free lunches. No more “scholarships”. This is why we were puzzled when Papa Joe appeared to guarantee Camp and Lugo spots in […]