Rob Neyer

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rain Doesn’t Help Rays’ Cause

    [THE HANGOVER] Rain Doesn’t Help Rays’ Cause

    May 3, 2008 at 11:24 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: Evan Longoria’s walk in the 2nd. Dirtbag is struggling and Joe Maddon always said he wanted to see how he would handle a slump. Even if the hits aren’t coming right now, you want to see that he still has a mastery of the strike zone and is […]

     
  • The Hangover: We Smell A Devil Rays Battle Royal For Two Spots In The Rotation

    The Hangover: We Smell A Devil Rays Battle Royal For Two Spots In The Rotation

    May 30, 2007 at 10:07 am 0 comments

    Tigers 14, Devil Rays 2. Starting pitching can carry a team — or weigh it down. The Devil Rays are experiencing the latter, as three of the team’s five starting pitchers have been as inconsistent as their ERAs are high. Those are the first two sentences from Bill Chastain’s write-up […]

     
  • The Great B. J. Upton Debate

    The Great B. J. Upton Debate

    March 15, 2007 at 10:41 am 5 comments

    B. J. “Don’t call me Melvin” Upton is a big story for the Rays this Spring and the Worldwide Leader is starting to pick up on it. Papa Joe Maddon is giving Upton a shot to make the team as a “super-utility” player. He would not have a regular position, […]