Dan Wheeler

  • [THE HANGOVER] The Mad Australian Comments On His Nickname

    [THE HANGOVER] The Mad Australian Comments On His Nickname

    January 10, 2009 at 1:23 pm 1 comment

    The Rays claimed Dewon Day off of waivers from the Red Sox. Day, 28, is a right-handed pitcher that split time between double-A and triple-A in the White Sox organization in 2008. He posted an ERA of 4.56 at triple-A despite 25 strike outs and only 6 walks in 23.2 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitching Prospect Arrested

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitching Prospect Arrested

    January 5, 2009 at 11:01 am 0 comments

    How good is it to be Evan Longoria these days? Las Vegas Weekly reminds us… Tampa Bay Devil Rays third baseman Evan Longoria took Hugh Hefner’s VIP table at the Playboy Club with his eight friends for two hours atop the Palms and enjoyed several games of blackjack in between […]

     
  • [TROY PERCIVAL] Percival Not As Bad In ’08 As You Might Think

    [TROY PERCIVAL] Percival Not As Bad In ’08 As You Might Think

    November 11, 2008 at 1:30 pm 2 comments

    Yesterday we linked to a story by Joe Posnanski in which he rated managers on their decisions to intentionally walk batters and how often it comes back to bite the manager in the butt (If you missed it, the short version is Posnanski finally found something Papa Joe sucks at). […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Troy Percival Mentors Young Players From California

    [THE HANGOVER] Troy Percival Mentors Young Players From California

    October 13, 2008 at 8:27 am 1 comment

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Dan Wheeler. All we can do is tip our cap. The second inning of work scared us. The third inning terrified us. But four innings? Huge…Evan Longoria. Longoria rediscovered his confidence between games 1 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag Homers 3 Times; Wheeler Blows Lead In 9th

    [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag Homers 3 Times; Wheeler Blows Lead In 9th

    September 19, 2008 at 7:45 am 9 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: Evan Longoria. There has been some recent talk that his extended stint on the DL would cost Dirtbag the Rookie of the Year award. 3 home runs last night. What about now? That’s what we […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dan Wheeler Throws Lose-Lose Pitch; Rays Lose

    [THE HANGOVER] Dan Wheeler Throws Lose-Lose Pitch; Rays Lose

    August 8, 2008 at 11:24 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine was the hard-luck loser, shutting out the M’s for 7 innings before allowing a run in the 8th. At one point he retired 17-straight batters, a team record…Rays batters that led-off an inning were on base 4 times in a row at one point. THE BAD: […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza Loses His Control

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza Loses His Control

    July 25, 2008 at 10:29 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Akinori Iwamura’s defense. We can’t stop praising how seamlessly he has moved to his new position. If he does not win the gold glove, it would be a bigger injustice than Evan Longoria not winning the rookie of the year. Last night, the Rays turned 2 double-plays in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Bizarro Rays Keep Winning

    [THE HANGOVER] The Bizarro Rays Keep Winning

    May 2, 2008 at 10:15 am 18 comments

    THE GOOD: Another running grab by Carl Crawford in left. This is why he will win a gold glove despite having one of the worst outfield arms…Jonny Gomes home run was very Jose Canseco-esque. A LOT of Canseco’s home runs were all muscle. A lot of times he would get […]

     
  • [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 Lock-Up Dan Wheeler For 3 Years

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lock-Up Dan Wheeler For 3 Years

    April 2, 2008 at 8:21 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (1-0) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays (Off Day). DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Rays signed Dan Wheeler to a 3-year extension. The deal will pay Wheeler $9.5 million over the next three years with a 4th year team option that is worth $4 million with a $1 million buyout. […]