Dan Johnson

  • [DAN JOHNSON] Defensive Changes In Durham May Be Setting Up Future Move With Rays’ Roster

    [DAN JOHNSON] Defensive Changes In Durham May Be Setting Up Future Move With Rays’ Roster

    August 16, 2008 at 3:34 pm 2 comments

    An interesting situation is developing in Durham, that is worth keeping an eye on… Dan Johnson has started the last two games for the Durham Bulls at third base. Johnson, who leads the International League in OBP (.422) and OPS (.969), has only played first base and DH since being […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Continues To Tear Up The IL

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Dan Johnson Continues To Tear Up The IL

    May 16, 2008 at 7:45 am 0 comments

    Toledo 6, Durham 5. Chris Mason has yet to put together back-to-back strong outings. After throwing 5 shutout innings, his last time out, he was touched for 6 runs in 5.2 innings last night. He looked decent until the 6th inning, when he gave up 2 home runs…With runners on […]

     
  • DOWN ON THE FARM: Al Reyes Makes First Rehab Appearance

    DOWN ON THE FARM: Al Reyes Makes First Rehab Appearance

    April 27, 2008 at 7:45 am 2 comments

    Durham 3, Charlotte 2. Dan Johnson homered in his first game with the Bulls. Birmingham 4, Montgomery 2. Brevard Co. 5, Vero Beach 1. Al Reyes started the game and pitched 1 perfect inning in his first rehab appearance. Columbus 7, Charleston 4. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Nada […]

     
  • THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: Joe Maddon’s Crystal Ball Is Smarter Than You

    THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: Joe Maddon’s Crystal Ball Is Smarter Than You

    April 26, 2008 at 11:33 am 16 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. The Good: In what might be the biggest series to date in the history of the franchise, the Rays played the best defense I have ever seen. The diving catches. The diving […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Likely Without Wheeler And Percival Tonight

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Likely Without Wheeler And Percival Tonight

    April 24, 2008 at 9:30 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: With McScrappy on third base and two outs in the first, Jason Hammel got Vernon Wells to strike out to end the inning and avoid early trouble…Lots ‘o goodies in Rays Rally in 6th inning with the Rays down 3-0. Opposite field lead-off double by Dioner Navarro, followed […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Stay Undefeated In Orlando

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Stay Undefeated In Orlando

    April 23, 2008 at 11:09 am 11 comments

    THE GOOD: James Shields showed us that he is a winner last night. He struggled early without his best stuff and with shoddy defense behind him, but fought through it and still managed to give Joe Maddon 7 innings. For all the changes to the bullpen, the biggest reason the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reverts Back To Nuke-Of-Old

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reverts Back To Nuke-Of-Old

    April 21, 2008 at 10:02 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: The Bullpen? Are we the only ones that think a huge bullpen implosion is just waiting to happen? Yesterday, four relievers combined for 4.2 innings, 3 hits, 1 walk and no runs, while striking out 5. The bullpen now has an ERA of 2.70, a number that is […]

     
  • THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: Sonnanstine Is Masterful

    THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: Sonnanstine Is Masterful

    April 20, 2008 at 11:05 am 1 comment

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: Andy Sonnanstine. The End. The Bad: Baserunning. The End. The Telling: I don’t know if you have ever had an opportunity to watch a White Sox broadcast, but if not, you should put that […]

     
  • [DAN JOHNSON] Rays Pick Dan Johnson Off Waivers From A’s

    [DAN JOHNSON] Rays Pick Dan Johnson Off Waivers From A’s

    April 18, 2008 at 1:53 pm 5 comments

    [Update 4:24 PM] Marc Lancaster is reporting that Calvin Medlock has been designated for assignment to clear room for Johnson on the 40-man roster. However, there is still no word on who is being dropped from the 25-man roster although Justin Ruggiano seems like the obvious choice. Lancaster also notes […]