Fernando Perez

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Can Clinch Today On National Television

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Can Clinch Today On National Television

    September 20, 2008 at 9:48 am 5 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: Edwin Jackson. A steady diet of 95 mph fastballs and decent sliders. And maybe Jackson’s greatest trait is his endurance. His fastest pitch of the night was the last pitch of the 8th inning, a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag Homers 3 Times; Wheeler Blows Lead In 9th

    [THE HANGOVER] Dirtbag Homers 3 Times; Wheeler Blows Lead In 9th

    September 19, 2008 at 7:45 am 9 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… THE GOOD: Evan Longoria. There has been some recent talk that his extended stint on the DL would cost Dirtbag the Rookie of the Year award. 3 home runs last night. What about now? That’s what we […]

     
  • [SEPTEMBER CALL-UPS] Fernando Perez Promoted; John Jaso To Follow

    [SEPTEMBER CALL-UPS] Fernando Perez Promoted; John Jaso To Follow

    August 31, 2008 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

    [Update: 11:29pm] Marc Lancaster is reporting that the Rays will recall Salas in time for Tuesday’s game. At this point, Salas will not be eligible for the post-season roster, since he will not be on the active roster at midnight tonight. However, the Rays also put the injured JK Ryu […]

     
  • [TRADE DEADLINE] What Do You Like Better..Christmas Or Trading Season?

    [TRADE DEADLINE] What Do You Like Better..Christmas Or Trading Season?

    July 23, 2008 at 3:03 pm 9 comments

    Yesterday we presented our updated Trade Value Index (TVI). With a little over a week until next Thursday’s trade deadline, rather than take a look at the players the Rays may target we will take a look at the players most likely to be sent packing should Andrew Friedman and […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Kazmir Not Happy With How Rehab Start Was Handled

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Kazmir Not Happy With How Rehab Start Was Handled

    April 24, 2008 at 1:00 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 11, Durham 2. Chris Mason dropped to 0-3 after allowing 5 runs in 3.2 innings…Joel Guzman hit his 4th home run and Reid Brignac was given a night off. Jacksonville 15, Montgomery 9. Mike Wlodarczyk gave up 8 runs (6 earned) in 3.1 innings…Joh Jaso was 2-4 with a […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Will Face Jeremy Guthrie On Opening Day

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Will Face Jeremy Guthrie On Opening Day

    March 23, 2008 at 9:54 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (8 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. Rained out. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Jeremy Guthrie will be the Orioles opening day starter against the Rays on March 31. The O’s are yet to reveal the remaining […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    [THE HANGOVER] Jason Hammel Makes Strong Case For Jeff Niemann

    March 11, 2008 at 7:56 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (20 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Indians 12, Tampa Bay Rays 10. Jason Hammel did not help himself in an effort to make the Rays roster giving up 9 runs in 3+ innings. At one point after giving up 2 runs in the first inning Hammel retired […]

     
  • [FERNANDO PEREZ] Rays Prospect Overcomes Handicap

    [FERNANDO PEREZ] Rays Prospect Overcomes Handicap

    March 5, 2008 at 12:44 pm 8 comments

    For those of you that are regular readers of Fire Joe Morgan, it is apparently impossible for a journalist to write an article about David Eckstein without mentioning that he is only 4’2″ tall. These journalists are also required to mention that despite being so small, Eckstein’s heart is the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Keep Evan Longoria In Minors To See Him Struggle

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Keep Evan Longoria In Minors To See Him Struggle

    February 25, 2008 at 9:40 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (35 days until Opening Day) Over the weekend, Marc Topkin of the St. Pete Times explored the Evan Longoria situation and asked whether he is ready for to be on the Rays opening day roster. “I worked hard in the offseason, and I really do feel I […]