Cliff Floyd

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rocco Is Ready; May Be Forced To Wait A Few More Days

    [THE HANGOVER] Rocco Is Ready; May Be Forced To Wait A Few More Days

    August 6, 2008 at 3:21 pm 3 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… BJ Upton was benched for this afternoon’s game for not running out a ground ball back to the pitcher in the 9th inning of last night’s game. Joe Maddon did not rule out using him late in the game. [The Heater] As we expected, Rocco Baldelli is […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Percival Continues To Struggle

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Continues To Struggle

    July 27, 2008 at 11:06 am 10 comments

    THE GOOD: Carl Crawford and the Royals defense. With 2 outs and Aki Iwamura on first, BJ Upton hit a lazy bloop to shallow right field that fell in for a double. Aki should have scored, but was held up at third. CC then hit a flyball in foul territory […]

     
  • [Ken Griffey Jr] Floyd To Retire After Season; Griffey To The Rays?

    [Ken Griffey Jr] Floyd To Retire After Season; Griffey To The Rays?

    June 13, 2008 at 1:27 pm 2 comments

    According to John Heyman of ESPN.com, Cliff Floyd indicated that he will likely retire following this season. The Rays don’t have a set starting right fielder, but the lefthanded-hitting Eric Hinske (11 home runs, 31 RBI) has done a nice job as part of a rotation, and a righthanded hitter […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Shutdown By Jered Freakin’ Weaver

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Shutdown By Jered Freakin’ Weaver

    June 11, 2008 at 11:55 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: James Shields faced only one over the minimum in 6 of the 8 innings he pitched. That’s it. That’s the only good thing we could come up with…Oh, and Evan Longoria had 2 doubles, responsible for half of the Rays’ hits. THE BAD: Jered Weaver? Unfortunately for the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag And The Fat Catcher Carry Rays Over Angels

    [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag And The Fat Catcher Carry Rays Over Angels

    June 10, 2008 at 10:24 am 7 comments

    THE GOOD: Evan Longoria, Willy Aybar and Dioner Navarro. Not only did they hit back-to-back-to-back and belly-to-belly-to-belly home runs in the 2nd inning for the first time in franchise history, but the trio went a combined 9-13 with 3 doubles, 4 home runs and 9 RBI…The Rays managed only 2 […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Hawk Harrelson And His Family Ruin A Perfectly Good Game

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Hawk Harrelson And His Family Ruin A Perfectly Good Game

    May 31, 2008 at 11:15 am 3 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: The call by the White Sox announcers on Cliff Floyd’s walk-off home run to lead off the 9th inning. “That ball hit way back…DeWayne Wise at the fence…jumps…AND MAKES THE CATCH…no…that ball is outta […]

     
  • THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: James Shields 1 Hit Gem; Even Longoria With The Walk-Off Bomb

    THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: James Shields 1 Hit Gem; Even Longoria With The Walk-Off Bomb

    May 10, 2008 at 11:30 am 10 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: Best. Rays. Game. Ever…James Shields, 1 hit and one controversial hit batter short of a perfect game…Evan Longoria a 2-run walk-off home run with 1 out in the bottom of the 9th…Diving catches from […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Shawn Bleepin’ Camp Repays The Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Shawn Bleepin’ Camp Repays The Rays

    May 9, 2008 at 10:40 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: Edwin Jackson. 112 pitches, 73 strikes. His 112th pitch was 97 mph. One pitch in the 8th registered 99 (although we are skeptical) and he was consistently 95+ in the 8th inning. No runs. 6 hits, no walks 1 walk. Great game, even if the Jays bailed him […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Baseball Gods Had Already Spoken…And They Said ‘Lose’

    [THE HANGOVER] The Baseball Gods Had Already Spoken…And They Said ‘Lose’

    May 8, 2008 at 9:23 am 1 comment

    THE GOOD: The Red Sox lost…The Yankees lost…The Orioles lost…So the only team that the Rays lost ground to last yesterday was the Jays. Oh and the O’s are now in their rightful place, last place… THE BAD: Shaun Marcum faced the minimum through the first 6.2 innings. The only […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] We Are Confused By All This Winning

    [THE HANGOVER] We Are Confused By All This Winning

    May 7, 2008 at 10:00 am 14 comments

    THE GOOD: Good game for Akinori Iwamura offensively. In the 3rd, Aki had an RBI single, but more impotantly, with 2 outs, he advanced to second base on Carl Crawford’s sac fly. That allowed Aki to score on BJ Upton’s single…Jason Bartlett made two amazing plays in the field. The […]