Dan Wheeler

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays React To Demotion Of Evan Longoria

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays React To Demotion Of Evan Longoria

    March 26, 2008 at 8:01 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (5 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Jays 0. The Good: Rays pitchers combined on a shutout without walking a batter and striking out 8. Jason Hammel was limited to 4 innings in the game so that the relievers could catch up on their […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Could Use Sonnanstine In The Bullpen

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rays Could Use Sonnanstine In The Bullpen

    March 21, 2008 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (10 days until Opening Day) Night game tonight. No BJ Upton or Akinori Iwamura until Sunday. Andy Sonnanstine gets the start. A solid outing would probably secure his spot in the rotation if there is still any doubt. Evan Longoria will start at third base. If the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Several Roster Decisions Still Pending

    [THE HANGOVER] Several Roster Decisions Still Pending

    March 21, 2008 at 8:23 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (10 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 4, Indians 4. The Good: Dioner Navarro continues his hot spring, going 2-2 with a double, home run and a walk. He is now 11-28 (.393) on the spring with 2 doubles, 2 home runs and a OPS. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    March 3, 2008 at 9:52 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Pirates 5. The Rays are now 3-0 after starting the 2007 spring schedule 1-14. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann did not allow a run yesterday in his first spring appearance, but it took him 33 pitches to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] New Deals For Shields And Pena May Keep Both From Being Traded During Arbitration Years

    [THE HANGOVER] New Deals For Shields And Pena May Keep Both From Being Traded During Arbitration Years

    January 27, 2008 at 11:24 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (18 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just the links today as we mourn the 15th anniversary of the passing of one of our childhood faves, Andre the Giant, and wish a happy birthday to another one of our childhood faves, Keith Olbermann. What better way to celebrate […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Drop $2.9 Million On Seventh Inning Pitcher

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Drop $2.9 Million On Seventh Inning Pitcher

    January 16, 2008 at 8:55 am 7 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (29 days until pitchers and catchers report) The Rays came to an agreement with Dan Wheeler on a one year contract for $2.875 million, avoiding arbitration. The salary will give Wheeler the 5th highest salary on the Rays in 2008, behind only Carl Crawford ($5.25 million), Troy […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Carlos Pena Tells Us Nothing…Some Seem To Think It Is Newsworthy

    [THE HANGOVER] Carlos Pena Tells Us Nothing…Some Seem To Think It Is Newsworthy

    January 15, 2008 at 9:55 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (30 days until pitchers and catchers report) Just the links today. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… We have updated our Meta-Analysis of Top Prospects to now include the “Cursory Top Prospect Post” from Rays of Light. Their post is worth a read if just to read the reasoning for […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Five To Compete For Final Two Spots In Rotation

    [THE HANGOVER] Five To Compete For Final Two Spots In Rotation

    January 11, 2008 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (34 days until pitchers and catchers report) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… With three spots in the rotation spoken for (Scott Kazmir, James Shields, Matt Garza), Joe Maddon stated that five pitchers will compete for the final two spots including Edwin Jackson, Andy Sonnanstine, Jeff Niemann, Jason Hammel and […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    November 30, 2007 at 4:39 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)What is the best cure for The Hangover? Happy Hour! There was just too much going on in the Raysiverse that we couldn’t wait until tomorrow morning when nobody turns on their computers. Without further ado… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Nationals traded Ryan Church to the Mets […]

     
  • The Hangover: Stop Us If You Have Heard This One Before

    The Hangover: Stop Us If You Have Heard This One Before

    September 14, 2007 at 12:27 pm 2 comments

    Mariners 8, Devil Rays 7.The Devil Rays have now lost th…[STOP] DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Devil Rays are now 61-86 and have fallen 2 games behind the Orioles in the AL East and 1.5 games behind the White Sox for the worst record in baseball. With 15 games remaining, the […]