Chris Mason

  • Chris Mason Is Adapting Quite Well To Life In Taiwan

    August 18, 2010 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

    Former Rays prospect Chris Mason, who once held the organizational record for wins in a season (15), and who once wanted to dye his hair pink for breast cancer awareness, took his talents to Taiwan this season. Mason pitches for La New Bears and is second in the Chinese Professional […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Hellickson Wins Triple-A Debut

    July 25, 2009 at 9:37 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Norfolk 2. Jeremy Hellickson made his first triple-A start and held Norfolk to 2 runs on 5 hits and an uncharacteristic 3 walks. He struck out 6 in 6 innings…Justin Ruggiano gave Hellboy an early lead with a 2-run home run in the first…Chris Richard finished 2-3 and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Longo’s Finger, A New Stadium And The End Of The Chris Mason Era

    July 17, 2009 at 7:08 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… How many times this season have we heard that so-and-so will definitely be back on a certain day or will definitely miss only X games, only to have that player out much longer? Well, remember a couple of days ago when Evan Longoria was adamant that he […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    December 1, 2008 at 10:57 am 0 comments

    According to Jim Street, six American League teams are among the group that has contacted free agent Ken Griffey Jr.. Based on some comments from Griffey’s agent, you can be sure the Tampa Bay Rays are one of those teams. “Kenny realizes that he probably would be a middle-ground guy […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] One Rays Prospect Is Guaranteed To Be Traded, Maybe

    [HOT STOVE] One Rays Prospect Is Guaranteed To Be Traded, Maybe

    November 10, 2008 at 11:43 am 1 comment

    Back in early August, the Rays added Chad Bradford from the Orioles for a Player To Be Named Later (PTBNL). It is two months later and the Rays have yet to send a player to the O’s to complete the deal. A couple of weeks ago, O’s GM Andy MacPhail […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Durham Clinches Divsion Behind Wade Davis And Dan Johnson

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Durham Clinches Divsion Behind Wade Davis And Dan Johnson

    August 27, 2008 at 9:28 am 2 comments

    Durham 3, Indianapolis 2. Dan Johnson broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the 8th with a solo home run and the Durham Bulls clinched the Southern Division title…Wade Davis started and gave up only one hit, a single to the second batter of the game. He struck out […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chris Mason Moved To Bullpen

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chris Mason Moved To Bullpen

    July 9, 2008 at 8:49 am 0 comments

    Norfolk 7, Durham 5. Mike Prochaska dropped to 2-4 after allowing 4 runs in 6 innings. He struck out 3 and walked 1…Chris Mason was bumped to the bullpen and gave up 3 runs in 2 innings on 4 hits and 2 walks. He did not strike out a batter…Elliot […]

     
  • [CHRIS MASON] The Secret To Chris Mason’s Girlish Figure? Hot Pockets

    [CHRIS MASON] The Secret To Chris Mason’s Girlish Figure? Hot Pockets

    June 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

    After being named AA’s pitcher of the year in 2007, Chris Mason has struggled since his promotion to Durham. Sportsgist.com cought up with Mason and his teammate/roommate Nick DeBarr for a rather candid interview about Mason. We are big fans of Mason and are rooting hard for him to make […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Grant Balfour Admits Pressure Is Tough On Him

    [THE HANGOVER] Grant Balfour Admits Pressure Is Tough On Him

    March 28, 2008 at 8:32 am 7 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 9, Indians 7. The Good: Scott Dohmann retired all 4 batters he faced, including the final out of the 6th inning with the bases loaded…Another errorless game for the Rays who have 21 in the spring. Only 6 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    March 24, 2008 at 8:31 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (7 days until Opening Day) We have a busy, busy day planned here at RI, so be sure to check back early and often…Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Reds 9. The Good: The two players that the Rays will rely on to be power sources in 2008, […]