Shawn Riggans

  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Punch Yankees In The Mouth

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Punch Yankees In The Mouth

    April 5, 2008 at 8:47 am 0 comments

    DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays. The Good: Scoring 13 runs in Yankee stadium in the first regular season game since the incidents in spring training. Like Prof keeps saying. If you want respect, you gotta punch the bully right in the mouth…The […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Opening Day Roster Is Now Set

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Rays Opening Day Roster Is Now Set

    March 29, 2008 at 10:26 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (2 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Reds 6, Tampa Bay Rays 3. The Good: Carl Crawford was 3-4 with 2 doubles…Carlos Pena hit a ball so hard off the top of the wall in right field that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    [THE HANGOVER] If Zobrist Is On DL, Bench Appears Set

    March 24, 2008 at 8:31 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (7 days until Opening Day) We have a busy, busy day planned here at RI, so be sure to check back early and often…Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 10, Reds 9. The Good: The two players that the Rays will rely on to be power sources in 2008, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    March 17, 2008 at 8:36 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Tigers 2. The Good: James Shields was..well…he was James Shields. 2 hits, no runs in 4.2 innings. Andy Sonnanstine continues to lay claim to one of the final two spots in the rotation striking out 5 in […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] JP Howell Not In Running For Rotation

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] JP Howell Not In Running For Rotation

    March 16, 2008 at 9:38 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (15 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 11, Braves 10. The Good: Jason Hammel finally had a good start, throwing 5 scoreless. Is it enough to get his name back in the mix? Elliot Johnson […]

     
  • [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] Joe Maddon Sees A Different Edwin Jackson This Spring

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Maddon Sees A Different Edwin Jackson This Spring

    March 5, 2008 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (26 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays vs Twins. Canceled due to rain. Prior to being called, Edwin Jackson pitched three scoreless innings, allowing 3 hits, striking out 1 and walking none. Jackson has now pitched 5 scoreless innings and has yet to walk a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    [THE HANGOVER] Josh Paul Is Still Favorite To Be Backup Catcher

    February 18, 2008 at 9:29 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (42 days until Opening Day)Joe Maddon stated that Shawn Riggans is the favorite to be the backup catcher on opening day. Papa Joe then commented on what his criteria is for a backup catcher. “The backup guy should be pretty effective defensively,” Maddon said. “It’s not an […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Camp Opens For Rays With Few Jobs On The Line

    [THE HANGOVER] Camp Opens For Rays With Few Jobs On The Line

    February 15, 2008 at 9:24 am 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (45 days until Opening Day)Lots ‘o Links today, so let’s get to ‘em… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Tampa Tribune does not see many positions open for the Rays heading into Spring Training. By their count, there are two spots in the rotation, two in the bullpen, one […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] All Evan Longoria Needs Is A Chance, And Now He’s Got It

    [THE HANGOVER] All Evan Longoria Needs Is A Chance, And Now He’s Got It

    February 12, 2008 at 9:54 pm 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (1 day until pitchers and catchers report) It is what he wanted. It is what we wanted. It is not necessarily what the front office wanted. But now it looks like Evan Longoria will get the opportunity to prove in Spring Training that he belongs in the […]