John Jaso

  • Pena Named To All-Star Team; Jaso Promoted

    July 12, 2009 at 10:09 am 7 comments

    A couple of programming notes this morning via Marc Lancaster… The entire Rays infield will now be in St. Louis for the All-Star game. Carlos Pena has been added to the AL roster to replace Dustin Pedroia. Pedroia’s wife is currently in the hospital and may be set to deliver […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training: Who Is Playing Where And More Importantly, When

    Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training: Who Is Playing Where And More Importantly, When

    March 17, 2009 at 12:00 pm 6 comments

    In the spring, with so many players in the lineup everyday, it is difficult to learn anything about playing time from the boxscores and statlines. What we really need to know is how much playing time each player gets at each position, and more importantly, when are they in the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rumors Of The Rays Demise Have Been Greatly Exagerated

    [THE HANGOVER] Rumors Of The Rays Demise Have Been Greatly Exagerated

    September 11, 2008 at 10:12 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine. Facing the Red Sox for the first time this season, Duke didn’t disappoint. Despite hitting 2 batters (he only had 3 entering the game), he did not walk a batter and struck out 7, giving up only 1 unearned run…Carlos Pena. We thought it was just […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Johnson And Hernandez Called Up; Guzman DFA’d

    [HAPPY HOUR] Johnson And Hernandez Called Up; Guzman DFA’d

    September 9, 2008 at 4:50 pm 1 comment

    Marc Topkin is reporting that Dan Johnson and Michel Hernandez have been added to the 40-man roster and will report to the Rays. To make room on the 40-man roster, Joel Guzman has been designated for assignment. Johnson will start tonight in left field, with Eric Hinske in right and […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Drop Second Straight; Magic Number For Wild Card Now 26

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Drop Second Straight; Magic Number For Wild Card Now 26

    August 27, 2008 at 10:33 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: After all that has happened in the past 3 days the Rays still lead the Red Sox by 4 games in the loss column with the hapless O’s coming to town next and the Red Sox still have 2 more games in Yankee Stadium and then have to […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeff Niemann Throws First Professional Shutout

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeff Niemann Throws First Professional Shutout

    August 21, 2008 at 12:36 pm 4 comments

    Durham 5, Louisville 0. Jeff Niemann tossed his first career shutout, a 4-hitter. He struck out 6 and walked none, needing only 106 pitches. He retired the final 12 batters he faced. It was a great performance for a pitcher that had failed to work past 6 innings in his […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Thayer And Cummings Strong In AAA All-Star Game

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Thayer And Cummings Strong In AAA All-Star Game

    July 17, 2008 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

    PCL 6, IL 5 (AAA All-Star game). Chris Richard started for the IL at first base and went 0-2 with a strike out…Dale Thayer pitched the 5th inning, allowing no runs on 1 hit and Jeremy Cummings got the call in the 7th inning, also holding the PCL scoreless while […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Three Biscuits To Start In All-Star Game

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Three Biscuits To Start In All-Star Game

    July 4, 2008 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

    Charlotte 7, Durham 3. Mississippi 7, Montgomery 5. Palm Beach @ Vero Beach (ppd) Columbus 10, Hickory 4. Batavia 5, Hudson Valley 2. Bluefield 6, Princeton 2. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Three of the Biscuits named to the All-Star team will be starters including John Jaso, Wade Davis […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] 10 Rays’ Prospects Named To AAA And AA All-Star Squads

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] 10 Rays’ Prospects Named To AAA And AA All-Star Squads

    July 3, 2008 at 7:32 am 0 comments

    Durham 7, Charlotte 1. Jeff Niemann may have used the motivation of Mitch Talbot’s promotion to fuel his best start of the year, a complete game effort in which he allowed 1 run while striking out 12 and walking only 1 batter. Niemann threw 107 pitches, 74 for strikes…Justin Ruggiano […]