Dioner Navarro

  • Did We Miss Something? Devil Rays Make Series Of Moves

    Did We Miss Something? Devil Rays Make Series Of Moves

    July 30, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    We are still not back from our self-imposed exile in the sunshine state, so the regular posts will not return until tomorrow, but in the meantime, we heard some rumors that Andrew Friedman may have made a move or two this weekend to improve the Rays relief corps. We have […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    July 9, 2007 at 11:16 am 2 comments

    Royals 12, Devil Rays 4. 5 innings, 100 pitches. When we look back on the 2007 season, that could be the opening line. 5 innings, 100 pitches. The rest of the rotation (outside of James Shields) has been awful, but that was no surprise. The bullpen has been vomit-inducing, but […]

     
  • The Hangover: Starring Joe Maddon As The Black Knight

    The Hangover: Starring Joe Maddon As The Black Knight

    July 6, 2007 at 9:39 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 15, Devil Rays 4. [They fight until Arthur cuts off Black Knight’s left arm] King Arthur: Now, stand aside, worthy adversary! Black Knight: ‘Tis but a scratch! King Arthur: A scratch? Your arm’s off! Black Knight: No, it isn’t! King Arthur: Well, what’s that then? King Arthur: I’ve […]

     
  • The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Is Still The Answer At Catcher

    The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Is Still The Answer At Catcher

    June 22, 2007 at 9:17 am 2 comments

    Devil Rays (off-day)With the off-day yesterday, we are going to try something different today. We feel like we have been rather harsh on a handful of players recently and we are not usually that negative. In our defense we supported Edwin Jackson for a long time even though his numbers […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Camp Makes Us Want To Hurt Stuffed Animals

    The Hangover: Shawn Camp Makes Us Want To Hurt Stuffed Animals

    June 16, 2007 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

    Rockies 12, Devil Rays 2.Prior to last night’s game, there were two instances that had yet to happen, but for which we had been bracing ourselves to occur eventually. James Shields is maturing into a great pitcher, and before last night he had been nearly perfect on the season. He […]

     
  • The Hangover: Jason Hammel To The Bullpen…For Now

    The Hangover: Jason Hammel To The Bullpen…For Now

    June 12, 2007 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (off day)The Devil Rays made an interesting and unexpected move yesterday. With two openings in the bullpen, the Rays recalled Jason Hammel from Durham. Having already dipped into the Durham relief corps and drawing two blanks, Andrew Friedman decided on an alternative solution to the Rays abysmal bullpen. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Devil Rays Earn Split With Yankees

    The Hangover: Devil Rays Earn Split With Yankees

    April 6, 2007 at 10:20 am 0 comments

    The Rays earned a sweep against the Yankees with a 7-6 win on a snowy night in the Bronx. One of the Yankee announcers last night mentioned that the Rays were beating the Yankees at their own game. We think it was the other way around. New York committed 3 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Cantu Or Gomes For Final Spot

    The Hangover: Cantu Or Gomes For Final Spot

    March 30, 2007 at 8:52 am 0 comments

    Two big notes from yesterday’s 3-3 tie with the Pink Sox. Edwin Jackson worked six innings and yielded only a single walk while striking out 5. Jackson has only had one start this spring in which his control betrayed him. If this keeps up, Jackson could be in for a […]

     
  • The Hangover: B. J. Upton Could Be Starting Second Baseman

    The Hangover: B. J. Upton Could Be Starting Second Baseman

    March 29, 2007 at 8:25 am 0 comments

    The Phillies beat the Rays 9-2 in Scott Kazmir’s final appearance before opening day. Damn, we hate losing to Philadelphia team in anything. So then we just go back and watch our tape of THIS game and we feel soooo much better. It appears as though we will need to […]

     
  • The Hangover: Wade Townsend? Never Heard Of Him

    The Hangover: Wade Townsend? Never Heard Of Him

    March 27, 2007 at 8:48 am 0 comments

    The Rays fell to Cleveland 4-3. You can tell that Joe Maddon wants his pitchers working deeper in games this year. For the second time this week a starting pitcher worked 7 innings, a rare sight in spring training. This time it was James Shields, who gave up 4 runs […]