Don Zimmer

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Fern Gully, Jonny And Lou And Circle Me Bert

    January 22, 2010 at 8:18 am 1 comment

    Fernando Perez was recently on “MLB Home Plate” on Sirius/XM radio in which he discussed “Jersey Shore,” proper baseball pluralization and his childhood nickname. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Jonny Gomes wants to reunite with Lou Piniella and hopes it will feel sooo good. [Sports Untapped] Safe to say that Bert Blyleven’s […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Glenn Gibson’s Successful Tenure With Rays

    October 30, 2009 at 7:00 am 1 comment

    The Rays released a number of minor leaguers. The most notable name on the list is Glenn Gibson. He was the player the Rays acquired from the Nationals for Elijah Dukes. That may seem bad, but we have long said that as long as Gibson didn’t somehow maim Evan Longoria […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Right Fielders Are To The Rays What QBs Are To Jon Gruden

    [THE HANGOVER] Right Fielders Are To The Rays What QBs Are To Jon Gruden

    May 30, 2008 at 10:10 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: Jason Bartlett stole 3 bases, including 3rd base twice…BJ Upton threw a runner out at third base on the fly… THE BAD: The Golden Sombrero for Jonny Gomes…Edwin Jackson being Edwin. After 27 pitches in the 2nd inning we knew it was going to be a long night…Rays […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Is Reestablishing Himself As A Top Prospect

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Is Reestablishing Himself As A Top Prospect

    March 12, 2008 at 10:50 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Twins 1. Joe Maddon and Jim Hickey is starting to let their starters stretch it out early this year. James Shields worked 5 scoreless innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 walk. His last inning was his […]

     
  • [WEEK IN REVIEW] The Past Week In Pictures

    [WEEK IN REVIEW] The Past Week In Pictures

    March 9, 2008 at 5:50 pm 0 comments
     
  • [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Collision That Rocked The Evil Empire

    [ELLIOT JOHNSON] The Collision That Rocked The Evil Empire

    March 9, 2008 at 1:05 pm 10 comments

    It is not just spring training for the guys playing in the 9th inning of a spring game. For those that missed, and we don’t know how you could, the Rays’ Elliot Johnson, a second base prospect, collided with the Yankees Francisco Cervelli, a reserve catcher in the 9th inning […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Are Beginning To Believe

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Are Beginning To Believe

    February 21, 2008 at 9:07 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (39 days until Opening Day) A while back we were critical of Joe Maddon for the following quote… I think [81 wins is] a reasonable goal…But of course I don’t want us just to stop there. Some thought we were too hard on Papa Joe. Our point […]

     
  • The Hangover: And The Hits Just Keep On Comin’ For Evan Longoria

    The Hangover: And The Hits Just Keep On Comin’ For Evan Longoria

    October 22, 2007 at 7:56 am 5 comments

    Scottsdale Scorpions (1-10)thurs Mesa 6, Scottsdale 2. Reid Brignac led of for Scottsdale, going 2-3 and hitting a olo home run, his first in the AFL. Evan Longoria was 2-3 with 2 doubles and a walk.friScottsdale 9, Peo Javelinas 3. Evan Longoria was 3-4 with 2 doubles, a home run […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Green Uniforms Have Not Yet Been Retired

    The Hangover: The Green Uniforms Have Not Yet Been Retired

    October 16, 2007 at 9:15 am 1 comment

    Surprise 9, Scottsdale 6.Reid Brignac was 0-4 and is now hitting .118 (2-17) and Evan Longoria was 1-3 with a single and a walk with 2 strike outs. Calvin Medlock pitched a perfect 4 outs with 1 strike out. He now has a 5.06 ERA in 5.1 IP covering 3 […]

     
  • The Hangover:

    The Hangover:

    August 23, 2007 at 8:39 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 2, Red Sox 1. The Devil Rays struck out 9 times last night. How unusual is that? Not at all. The Rays lead the AL with 986 strikeouts. The AL record was set by the 1996 Detroit Tigers who whiffed an amazing 1,266 times. They are averaging 7.8 […]