Edwin Jackson

  • [PITCHING STAFF HANGOVER] Look At Toll Of 2008 On Rays Pitching Staff; Garza Could Take Step Back In ’09

    [PITCHING STAFF HANGOVER] Look At Toll Of 2008 On Rays Pitching Staff; Garza Could Take Step Back In ’09

    November 10, 2008 at 4:20 pm 1 comment

    This morning we linked to a story in which we learned that Jim Hickey has ordered the pitching staff to not even touch a baseball until January. Buster Olney references a number of recent teams that made deep October playoff runs and then suffered from a breakdown of the pitching […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] No Serious Talks For Jackson Or Sonnanstine; Many Teams Interested

    [THE HANGOVER] No Serious Talks For Jackson Or Sonnanstine; Many Teams Interested

    November 10, 2008 at 9:35 am 0 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The AL Rookie of the Year Award will be announced today. Rocco Baldelli spoke to the Providence Journal about this past season (probably the worst year of my entire life, and it ended up being one of the best years), and about […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Resnick Knows Little About Rays, Still Pens Column

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Resnick Knows Little About Rays, Still Pens Column

    November 6, 2008 at 9:46 am 16 comments

    Joe Resnick talked to Joe Maddon at the GM meetings about his upcoming honeymoon and about the Rays offseason plans. Joe Resnick didn’t do his homework. A couple of the idiotic things written by Resnick: “The Rays’ top priorities are to settle their bullpen, find a regular right fielder and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Kicking The Tires On Aaron Heilman

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Kicking The Tires On Aaron Heilman

    November 5, 2008 at 9:50 am 12 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Ken Davidoff of Newsday is reporting that the Rays have some interest in the Mets’ Aaron Heilman…Heilman scares us because we think there is still a part of Heilman that wants to be a starting pitcher even though the Mets have kept in the bullpen the last […]

     
  • [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    November 3, 2008 at 5:40 pm 5 comments

    In one somewhat surprising move and one not-so-surprising move, the Rays have declined the 2009 options on both Cliff Floyd and Trever Miller. The Floyd move is not surprising as we recently learned that he could be headed for retirement. Even if Floyd chooses to play again in 2009, $2.75 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays On Brink Of Elimination…Again

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays On Brink Of Elimination…Again

    October 27, 2008 at 7:25 am 13 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: The Rays have been here before. July 18. Rays enter second-half losers of 7 straight. A loss out of the break and the season is over. The Rays win. September 9. Rays have lost […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] ‘Blue Man Grandma’ Will Haunt Our Nightmares

    [HAPPY HOUR] ‘Blue Man Grandma’ Will Haunt Our Nightmares

    October 24, 2008 at 4:09 pm 2 comments

    Earlier today we discussed how a rainout in game 3 will leave the Rays and Phillies scrambling for a starter in a potential game 7. Now we want to hear your opinion… Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Some curious photos from game 2. The “Blue Man” Grandma […]

     
  • [WORLD SERIES ROTATION] Rainout Could Mean Chaos For Potential Game 7

    [WORLD SERIES ROTATION] Rainout Could Mean Chaos For Potential Game 7

    October 24, 2008 at 11:42 am 9 comments

    Depending on who you talk to, there is either a 70% or a 90% chance of rain during game 3 of the World Series. If game 3 is postponed, all three of the games in Philadelphia will be moved back a day. MLB will then eliminate the off-day between games […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Edwin Jackson Is Added To Playoff Roster

    [HAPPY HOUR] Edwin Jackson Is Added To Playoff Roster

    October 9, 2008 at 7:27 pm 2 comments

    THE TELLING: There was a lot of discussion as to whether Eric Hinske or Fernando Perez would be left off the roster in the ALCS. We are not sure why it was even a question. Joe Maddon needs Perez on the roster. When Jon Lester starts for the Red Sox, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Maddon Still Undecided About RF And DH For Game 2

    [THE HANGOVER] Maddon Still Undecided About RF And DH For Game 2

    October 3, 2008 at 10:04 am 4 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… Best and most telling quote we have read yet about the Rays first playoff game comes from Her Rays: You know what was really refreshing about this game. It was the playoffs and the Rays still looked […]