Jason Hammel

  • Jason Hammel’s ’09 Emergence May Be Due To Off-Season Knee Surgery

    Jason Hammel’s ’09 Emergence May Be Due To Off-Season Knee Surgery

    September 25, 2009 at 12:27 pm 13 comments

    Prior to the start of the season, the Rays traded Jason Hammel to the Rockies for a double-A pitching prospect Aneury Rodriguez. Since then, The Hammer has emerged as a solid major league starting pitcher for a team headed to the playoffs. So why the emergence? Was it the change […]

     
  • Emergence Of Jackson And Hammel May Benefit Rays In Long Run

    Emergence Of Jackson And Hammel May Benefit Rays In Long Run

    June 29, 2009 at 10:00 am 6 comments

    Much has been made about how well Edwin Jackson is pitching for Detroit. Of course, his emergence is only magnified with Matt Joyce still in triple-A and even more so by the recent demotion of Andy Sonnanstine. Well, if that makes you want to vomit, then you will definitely want […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Duke’s Horrible Season, Bossman’s Slump And Hammer’s Start

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Duke’s Horrible Season, Bossman’s Slump And Hammer’s Start

    April 27, 2009 at 7:13 am 3 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Carl Crawford. CC is heating up. 2 more hits yesterday and he has now hit safely in 5 straight. He […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Sabathia’s Pounding, Assumptionism And Bad Weather

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Sabathia’s Pounding, Assumptionism And Bad Weather

    April 7, 2009 at 7:08 am 7 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: No Rays, but watching the O’s beat up on the Yankees and CC Sabathia was a nice replacement. Sabathia getting […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Why Baseball Opens In Bad Weather Cities

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Why Baseball Opens In Bad Weather Cities

    April 6, 2009 at 7:19 am 3 comments

    Dan Johnson’s career with the Rays lasted a grand total of 10 games and 28 trips to the plate. But with one mighty swing of the bat at Fenway last fall (right), he will always be remembered for what he contributed to the franchise. Rain is threatening the cancellation of […]

     
  • Jason Hammel Traded To Rockies; Niemann Is 5th Starter

    April 5, 2009 at 1:04 pm 1 comment

    It’s official, Joe smith of the St. Pete Times is reporting that the Rays have traded Jason Hammel to the Colorado Rockies for double-A prospect Aneury Rodriguez. Hammel said he has been informed by the Rays he’s been traded to the Rockies. Though he was appreciative the Rays gave him opportunities, Hammel […]

     
  • Rays Have Deal In Place With Rockies, But Questions Remain

    Rays Have Deal In Place With Rockies, But Questions Remain

    April 5, 2009 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    [Update 11:35am] Joe Smith says a Rockies scout was in the stands to watch Hammel pitch today and Smith has some quotes from Jason Hammel about the possibility of being traded. “I haven’t heard anything,” Hammel said. “It’s been pretty rough actually. I’m just trying to not think about it. We’re […]

     
  • Rays May Be Targeting Rockies Double-A Pitcher For Hammel

    Rays May Be Targeting Rockies Double-A Pitcher For Hammel

    April 4, 2009 at 2:08 pm 5 comments

    [Update 2:15pm] Marc Lancaster says he would be surprised if the Rays don’t make a deal by tomorrow for either Jason Hammel or Jeff Niemann. [2:10pm] Troy Renck of the Denver Post is reporting that the Rays have spent the past week scouting Aneury Rodriguez, a double-A pitcher for the […]

     
  • 10 Questions To Be Answered In Spring Training (Update)

    April 4, 2009 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

    Four weeks ago we addressed 10 questions hovering over the Rays in spring training. Let’s take a look at those questions and see if we are any closer to getting some answers… What can we expect from BJ Upton this season? We are still in “wait-and-see” mode with BJ Upton […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Our Third Birthday

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Our Third Birthday

    April 3, 2009 at 6:53 am 5 comments

    On this date three years ago, a biology professor that was hiding from his students during office hours on opening day of the baseball season, started a blog. That Professor had little idea what he was doing as is clearly evident in his first-ever post, a post that included a […]