Josh Butler

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Stay Undefeated In Orlando

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Stay Undefeated In Orlando

    April 23, 2008 at 11:09 am 11 comments

    THE GOOD: James Shields showed us that he is a winner last night. He struggled early without his best stuff and with shoddy defense behind him, but fought through it and still managed to give Joe Maddon 7 innings. For all the changes to the bullpen, the biggest reason the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Bulls And Biscuits Work Overtime

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Bulls And Biscuits Work Overtime

    April 23, 2008 at 9:25 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Charlotte 2 (11 inn.). A one-out single in the bottom of the 11th by Jeremy Owens won the game for the Bulls…JK Ryu started and struck out 6 in 5 innings, allowing 1 run…Dale Thayer had a chance to close out the win in the 9th but a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Claim To Be Losing Money Despite Revenue Sharing That Exceeds Payroll

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Claim To Be Losing Money Despite Revenue Sharing That Exceeds Payroll

    January 26, 2008 at 9:02 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (19 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just links today on Bob Eucker’s birthday, the 10th anniversary of “I did not have sexual relations with that woman“, Australia Day, and National Peanut Brittle Day. We will celebrate by cooking some peanut brittle with our grandmother, and then hooking […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Josh Butler Has Solid Vero Beach Debut

    Down On The Farm: Josh Butler Has Solid Vero Beach Debut

    June 22, 2007 at 8:42 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Scranton 1. Mitch Talbot struck out 6 and walked none in 6.1 innings. He gave up 1 run on 4 hits. Chad Orvella struck out 2 in 1.2 perfect innings. Since his return to Durham, Orvella has struck out 7 and only allowed 1 hit and no walks […]

     
  • 2007 Devil Rays Trade Value Index

    2007 Devil Rays Trade Value Index

    June 15, 2007 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

    Nate Silver of Baseball Prospectus and SI.com recently released his list of the 50 Most Valuable Players in baseball. We took Mr. Silver to task for not including Carl Crawford. Let’s just say we aren’t buying Nate a beer anytime soon. In light of this glaring omission, we thought it […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    June 3, 2007 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

    Louisville 7, Durham 5. Jason Hammel struck out 9 in 5 innings but allowed 7 hits and 3 walks that led to 4 runs. Justin Ruggiano and Wes Bankston contributed 2 hits apiece. Ruggiano is now 12-38 (.315) with 4 home runs and 3 doubles in the past 9 games. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Josh Butler Continues To Impress

    Down On The Farm: Josh Butler Continues To Impress

    April 19, 2007 at 9:11 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Columbus 4. Raul Cassanova tied the game in the 9th with a lead-off home run, and Chris Richard gave the Bulls the lead with an RBI single. Andy Sonnanstine struggled through 4 innings, giving up 5 hits, 2 walks and 3 runs, although only 1 was earned. Jeff […]