Delmon Young

  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Pushes All The Right Buttons As Rays Clinch Tie-Breaker

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Pushes All The Right Buttons As Rays Clinch Tie-Breaker

    September 18, 2008 at 9:52 am 1 comment

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: The Rays have now won 4 of their last 5 versus the Red Sox…Joe Maddon. With the Rays up 8-3 in the 5th with 2 on and David Ortiz due up, Papa Joe treated the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag Picks Up AL Rookie Award

    [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag Picks Up AL Rookie Award

    July 10, 2008 at 9:47 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: Edwin Jackson after the first inning. He seemed to gain a few inches on his fastball and settled down to hold the Yankees scoreless for the next 5+ innings after allowing 1 run in the first…JP Howell was once again his masterful self pitching 2 scoreless innings of […]

     
  • [THEO EPSTEIN] Theo Epstein Knows Little About Why Rays Are Winning

    [THEO EPSTEIN] Theo Epstein Knows Little About Why Rays Are Winning

    June 28, 2008 at 2:51 pm 5 comments

    Red Sox GM Theo Epstein appeared on Cal Ripken’s XM Radio show, Ripken Baseball. Epstein was asked about the sudden surge of the Tampa Bay Rays. “Obviously they’ve been picking at the top part of the draft for the better part of a decade now and they haven’t missed with […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Hellboy’s Double-A Debut Was A Forgettable One

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Hellboy’s Double-A Debut Was A Forgettable One

    June 28, 2008 at 7:28 am 1 comment

    Durham 7, Norfolk 3 (gm 1). Jeff Niemann picked up his 5th win in 7 decisions. He allowed 3 runs in 6 innings on only 1 hit, but he did walk 5 and struck out 4…Fernando Perez was 3-4 and scored 2 runs…Justin Ruggiano finished 2-4 with 2 RBI…Reid Brignac […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Kazmir Picks Up 5th Win In May

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Kazmir Picks Up 5th Win In May

    June 1, 2008 at 1:20 pm 3 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Marc Topkin is up to his over-dramatic ways. According to Topkin the Rays success is mostly due to having Eric Hinske, Al Reyes and Dan Wheeler. Don’t get me wrong. Those players have […]

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG] Dude, The Twins Did Not Get A Delmon

    [DELMON YOUNG] Dude, The Twins Did Not Get A Delmon

    May 29, 2008 at 6:12 pm 3 comments

    On Sept. 23, 2007, Delmon Young hit a 2-run home run against the Red Sox in the 2nd inning. After being traded to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett this past off-season, little did anybody know that 8 months later, Young would yet to have hit another. […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Garza Is Latest Pitcher To Shutdown Opposition

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Garza Is Latest Pitcher To Shutdown Opposition

    May 24, 2008 at 10:33 am 1 comment

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: Matt Garza is still walking too many (4 last night) but he was better about getting ahead of batters. You can always tell when Garza is going to have a good night by his […]

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young One Of Worst Hitters In AL

    [DELMON YOUNG] Delmon Young One Of Worst Hitters In AL

    May 17, 2008 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

    Jim Souhan has a very telling headline in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune: “Muscular singles hitter is not what we had in mind”. Of course, I don’t need to tell you that Souhan is referring to former Devil Dog Delmon Young. Touted as a power hitter, Delmon Young is gettting outslugged by […]

     
  • [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] Rays Earn Chance To Win Another Series

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Earn Chance To Win Another Series

    May 1, 2008 at 12:18 pm 4 comments

    DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Last day with a reduced schedule…Things should return back to normal tomorrow. Sue us. Tampa Bay Sports Blog takes a closer look at the Rays defense and sees lots of improvement even if the team does miss Delmon Young in right field…Gotta admit, Young’s arm is the […]