John Jaso

  • THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: Scott Kazmir Rediscovers His Confidence

    THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION: Scott Kazmir Rediscovers His Confidence

    May 11, 2008 at 11:01 am 5 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend. I can be reached here.. The Good: The 2nd inning was Scott Kazmir’s coming out party. In the 1st inning, Kid K’d fastball was only 88-89, much like it was in his first start off the DL. However, in the 2nd […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Eduardo Morlan To DL; Former Twins Now 3-For-3 With Injuries

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Eduardo Morlan To DL; Former Twins Now 3-For-3 With Injuries

    April 26, 2008 at 10:46 am 0 comments

    Charlotte 5, Durham 2. Mith Talbot gave up 5 runs in 6 innings. Montgomery 8, Birmingham 3. Wade Davis held Birmingham to 2 hits and no runs in 7 innings. He struck out 4, walked 1. Thanks to two double plays, he faced 1 over the minimum…Ronnie Merril had 4 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Scott Kazmir Pitches For First Time In ’08

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Scott Kazmir Pitches For First Time In ’08

    April 19, 2008 at 1:00 pm 1 comment

    Durham 7, Columbus 3. Montgomery 8, Tennessee 5. Vero Beach 8, St. Lucie 3. Scott Kazmir pitched 3 innings, allowed 1 hit, no walks, 1 unearned run. He struck out 3…In 4 plate appearances, Dioner Navarro walked twice, was hit by a pitch and flied out to center. He threw […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] No Scott Kazmir Today, But Kid K Is On Track For Return

    [THE HANGOVER] No Scott Kazmir Today, But Kid K Is On Track For Return

    March 31, 2008 at 8:12 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (Opening Day) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Obligatory Public Service Announcement: We will be hosting the 2nd Annual Opening Day Tampa Bay Rays Live Blog TODAY here at RI. So feel free to stop by and join in on the shenanigans as participation is certainly welcome. We have once […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Another Rain-Shortened Game Means Less Work For Pitchers

    [THE HANGOVER] Another Rain-Shortened Game Means Less Work For Pitchers

    March 7, 2008 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (24 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 6, Philies 4. Akinori Iwamura and Carlos Pena went deep. James Shields started, going three innings. He allowed 6 hits and 2 runs, both on a home run. Willy Aybar came on late and played first base making […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    February 22, 2008 at 9:53 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (38 days until Opening Day)These links are starting to get out of hand. Is it just us or does it seem like the amount of Rays coverage has gone through the roof this Spring? We may have to make an executive decision to break up “The Hangover” […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Watch In Spring Training

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays To Watch In Spring Training

    February 12, 2008 at 10:25 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (2 days until pitchers and catchers report)The Tampa Tribune lists “Five Rays To Watch” in Spring Training. The list includes several obvious names, including Akinori Iwamura, Rocco Baldelli, Edwin Jackson, Dioner Navarro and Trever Miller. We are not sure Trever Miller needs to be on this list. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] National Media Knows More About Rays Prospects Than The Major League Roster

    January 30, 2008 at 9:15 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (15 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is national croissant day, which of course means that we are making American croissants for breakfast. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Just in case Marc Topkin is looking for material today, here are two more positions that the Rays are trying to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] John Jaso And Dioner Navarro Would Make An Ideal Platoon In 2009

    [THE HANGOVER] John Jaso And Dioner Navarro Would Make An Ideal Platoon In 2009

    January 17, 2008 at 9:52 am 8 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until pitchers and catchers report) Rays Anatomy points to a Jim Callis chat at ESPN.com in which Callis believes the Rays catcher in 2010 will be John Jaso. We are big believers in Jaso, a 12th-round selection in the 2003 draft, and eagerly await the […]